Partick Thistle Reserves Season 1967-68
PTFC Kit 1967-68
1967-68 (Reserves)
The 93rd season of Partick Thistle F.C.
scorers in CAPS • used subs in brackets
1. Sat-12-Aug-1967 [a] L0-1 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 12/8/1967. Taylor, West, Caddell, Walters, Pollatschek, Divers, McEwan, Roxburgh, Coulston, Clark, Lynn.
Roxburgh had an early shot but it was punched clear. On the half-hour a shot by Lynn was dropped by the keeper but was cleared off the line. Airdrie's first real shot attempt on goal went just over (40). Report only to half-time.
2. Wed-16-Aug-1967 [h] D2-2 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 17/8/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
3. Sat-19-Aug-1967 [h] W5-0 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 19/8/1967. Taylor, Cumming, Pollatschek, O'Neill (1), Caddell, Trialist, Lynn, Bustard, COULSTON (3), WALTERS, Brownlie.
Walters prodded home a Lynn pass (11). It was all Thistle and Coulston doubled the lead from a Bustard pass (22). He scored again, this time from a pass by Lynn (35). Kilmarnock were hemmed in their own half. Report only to half-time.
4. Sat-26-Aug-1967 [h] L0-2 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 26/8/1967. Niven, West, Pollatschek, Cumming, Caddell, McEwan, Lynn, Bustard, Campbell, McLindon, Brownlie.
A lively Airdrie side found themselves confronting Thistle's off-side trap. McLindon went close with a header turned round the post but Airdrie were on top by the end of the first half, their No 11 shooting straight at Niven. Report only to half-time.
5. Wed-30-Aug-1967 [a] D1-1 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
GH 31/8/1967. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
6. Sat-02-Sep-1967 [a] L1-2 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 2/9/1967. Taylor, Caddell, West, Cumming, Hansen, McEwan, LYNN, Bustard, Clarke, Divers, Gallagher. (Campbell.) Final Position: 4th of 4, 4/12 pts.
Taylor did well saving a couple of shots. Thistle got into the game and Bustard went close. Divers went off injured (15), replaced by Campbell. Killie scored (27). Report only to half-time.
7. Fri-08-Sep-1967 [a] L1-3 Rangers (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 9/9/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced. NEWMAN.
8. Sat-23-Sep-1967 [a] D1-1 Alloa Athletic (Friendly)
ET 23/9/1967. Taylor, West, Pollatschek, Cumming, Hansen, Walters, Brownlie, Bustard, Clarke, DIVERS, Gallagher.
Alloa should have taken the lead but missed badly (15) but they scored at the second attempt with a penalty after a foul in the box (27). Two minutes later it was 1-1, Divers scoring from outside the box. Report only to half-time.
9. Sat-30-Sep-1967 [h] W3-1 Hibernian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 30/9/1967. Taylor, West, Trialist, Ross, Hansen, WALTERS, LYNN, Brownlie, Divers, Roxburgh, Gallagher. Remaining scorer as yet unsourced.
Gallagher, Roxburgh and West were all denied by fine saves by the Hibs keeper. It was mostly Thistle but Hibs went close before Brownlie set up Lynn for the opener (26). Walters headed a second goal (53). Report incomplete.
10. Fri-06-Oct-1967 [a] W4-1 Stirling Albion (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 7/10/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
11. Fri-13-Oct-1967 [a] L1-3 Celtic (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 14/10/1967. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
12. Sat-21-Oct-1967 [h] D3-3 Dundee United (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 21/10/1967. Trialist, Cumming, West, Ross, Hansen, Walters, Lynn, DIVERS, CLARKE, Roxburgh, Brownlie. Remaining scorer as yet unsourced.
The trialist keeper slipped but recovered in time to prevent an opener for United (5) then a Divers effort was tipped over for a fruitless corner. The keeper failed to hold a header (28). Two minutes later it was 2-0 but Clarke then Divers levelled before half-time. Report only to half-time.
13. Sat-28-Oct-1967 [h] L1-4 Raith Rovers (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 28/10/1967. Trialist, West, Brown, Ross, Hansen, Walters, Roxburgh, Trialist, Brownlie, Paul, Lynn. Scorer (a penalty) as yet unsourced.
Goals 15 and 25 set Rovers up nicely. A penalty right on half-time was all that Thistle could muster (taker unidentified). A 30-yard run and a fine pass to slip in the scorer (60 and a 4th goal soon after (the 2nd header of the match) put the game well out of Thistle's reach.
14. Sat-04-Nov-1967 [a] L1-8 Aberdeen (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 4/11/1967. Trialist, Caddell, West, Ross, Hansen, Trialist, Clarke, Divers, Cumming, Trialist, WALTERS. Report in AEE illegible - perhaps just as well!
Walters gave Thistle the lead (5) finishing off a Clarke cross but it was a false dawn although Clarke hit the keeper soon after. The Dons were stronger and much more experienced and led 3-1 at half-time. Report only to half-time.
15. Sat-11-Nov-1967 [h] D2-2 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 11/11/1967. Ritchie, Cumming, West, McLindon, Hansen, Walters, Lynn, Roxburgh, Clarke, Divers, GALLAGHER (2).
16. Mon-20-Nov-1967 [a] L2-3 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 21/11/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
17. Sat-25-Nov-1967 [h] D0-0 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 25/11/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
18. Mon-27-Nov-1967 [a] L0-5 Kilmarnock (Scottish 2nd XI Cup 2nd Round)
GH 28/11/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced. First round bye.
19. Sat-02-Dec-1967 [h] L0-2 Dundee (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 2/12/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
20. Sat-16-Dec-1967 [h] W3-2 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 16/12/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
21. Sat-13-Jan-1968 [a] W3-2 Hibernian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 13/1/1968. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced. Trialist, Cumming, Brown, Ross, Hansen, Gray, Roxburgh, Gallagher, BROWNLIE (2-1 pen), Paul, GIBSON.
22. Fri-26-Jan-1968 [a] L1-2 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 27/1/1968. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
23. Sat-03-Feb-1968 [h] L2-5 Celtic (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 3/2/1968. Ritchie, WEST, Brown, Ross, Hansen, Walters, Trialist, Cunningham, Clark, Lynn, Trialist. Remaining scorer as yet unsourced.
Thistle trailed 2-0 after 5 minutes then West's curling shot completely beat the keeper for 2-1 (15). Celtic's 2-goal lead was restored (38). Report only to half-time.
24. Sat-10-Feb-1968 [a] L2-3 Dundee United (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 10/2/1968. Ritchie, West, Brown, Ross, Hansen, Cumming, Lynn, Ferguson, Divers, Brownlie, Gibson. Scorers as yet unsourced.
United started the better and Ritchie did well to save a fierce 20-yarder. Ten minutes later West cleared a shot by ex-JAG Hainey off the line. Thistle came more into it and had a few unproductive corners before the break. Report only to half-time.
25. Sat-02-Mar-1968 [h] W2-1 Aberdeen (Scottish Reserve League)
AEE 2/3/1968. Ritchie, West, Brown, Ross, Cumming, Cunningham, Gibson, FERGUSON, ROXBURGH, Divers, Brownlie.
Ritchie dived full length to save in the first minute. A Ferguson shot at a corner beat the keeper but a defender cleared off the line. There were close things at both ends. Gibson rounded the keeper but his cut-back was cleared then another Thistle attempt was kicked off the line. Report only to half-time.
26. Sat-09-Mar-1968 [a] W1-0 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 9/3/1968. Ritchie, West, Brown, Ross, Caddell, Cunningham, LYNN, Divers, Roxburgh, Ferguson, Gibson.
Pretty much nothing happened in the first half except Lynn scored what proved to be the winner (37). Report only to half-time.
27. Sat-16-Mar-1968 [h] L5-7 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 16/3/1968. Ritchie, Caddell, Brown, Ross, Hansen, Ferguson, Gibson, Lynn, CLARKE, Divers, Brownlie. Remaining scorers as yet unsourced.
Clarke headed home a Lynn cross (18) but a 25-yard free-kick put Hearts level (28) then a headed clearance by Brown was fired back in (30). Report only to half-time.
28. Wed-27-Mar-1968 [a] W1-0 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 28/3/1968. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
29. Fri-29-Mar-1968 [a] D1-1 Dundee (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 30/3/1968. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
30. Sat-06-Apr-1968 [h] L0-3 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 6/4/1968. Line-up as yet unsourced.
31. Tue-09-Apr-1968 [a] D3-3 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 10/4/1968. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
32. Wed-10-Apr-1968 [h] W4-1 St Johnstone (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 11/4/1968. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
33. Wed-17-Apr-1968 [a] L0-1 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 18/4/1968. Line-up as yet unsourced.
34. Fri-19-Apr-1968 [a] D3-3 St Johnstone (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 20/4/1968. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
35. Mon-22-Apr-1968 [h] W3-0 Stirling Albion (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 23/4/1968. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
36. Wed-24-Apr-1968 [h] D1-1 Rangers (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 25/4/1968. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
37. Sat-27-Apr-1968 [h] W3-1 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 27/4/1968. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
38. Mon-29-Apr-1968 [a] W4-3 Raith Rovers (Scottish Reserve League)
FFP 4/5/1968. Ritchie, Newman, Cummings, Stewart, Hansen, Newman, LYNN, BONE, ROXBURGH, McLindon, CUNNINGHAM. (Ross.)
Rovers took an early lead but Bone, Roxburgh and Cunningham put Thistle 3-1 up before Rovers levelled with goals either side of half-time. Thistle were the slicker team after half-time and deserved Lynn's winner. Bizarrely when he scored, he ran straight into the dug-out soon to be replaced by Ross.
1967-68 Reserves summary notes

P38 W12 D10 L16 (1.211 ppg)

Historical PT Reserves average: 1.462 ppg (@ 22-Aug-2023)
  • The points-per-game measurements (ppg) above are calculated on the same principle as the first-team's all games category, and are based on 1 point for a draw and 3 points for a win across all eras.
  • Final League Position: 8th of 16, 29/60 pts.

see also:
1967-68 (first-team) →

PTFC Kit 1967-68

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