Partick Thistle Reserves Season 1971-72
PTFC Kit 1971-72
1971-72 (Reserves)
The 97th season of Partick Thistle F.C.
scorers in CAPS • used subs in brackets
1. Sat-31-Jul-1971 [n] W2-1 Heart of Midlothian (Friendly)
HMFC. Shennan, Reid, Gray, Ralston, Clark, Campbell, Gibson, Logan. Johnston (R), Johnston (W), Rae. (DOCHERTY, McDOWALL.) Played at Dalbeattie during Civic Week.
Thistle trailed at half time to a goal from the penalty spot but after the break they equalised "unexpectedly" and scored the winner just on the final whistle.
2. Wed-11-Aug-1971 [a] W7-0 Sauchie Juniors (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
Sat-14-Aug-1971 [a] U?-? Brechin City (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
3. Wed-18-Aug-1971 [h] W2-1 St Mirren (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
Sat-21-Aug-1971 [h] U?-? East Stirlingshire (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
Wed-25-Aug-1971 [a] U?-? Hamilton Academical (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
Sat-28-Aug-1971 [h] U?-? Alloa Athletic (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
4. Sat-04-Sep-1971 [a] W2-1 Rangers (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 4/9/1971. Dick, Gray (R), Gray, HANSEN, McKinnon, Johnston, Rae, Logan, Mullin, GLAVIN, Lochrie.
A poor clearance provided Hansen with the opener from close in (4). Rangers hit back with a couple of near misses. Dick had some saves to make then Rangers hit the bar. A first time shot by Glavin made it 2-0 (45). Report only to half-time.
5. Sat-11-Sep-1971 [h] W2-0 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 11/9/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
6. Sat-18-Sep-1971 [a] W1-0 Clyde (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 18/9/1971. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
Mon-27-Sep-1971 [a] U?-? Glasgow Perthshire (Friendly)
ET 28/9/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced. Trialist Bobby Houston was signed after the game.
7. Sat-02-Oct-1971 [a] W3-0 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 2/10/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
8. Sat-09-Oct-1971 [h] W3-0 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 9/10/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
9. Sat-16-Oct-1971 [a] W2-0 St Johnstone (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 16/10/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
10. Thu-21-Oct-1971 [h] D0-0 Dundee (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 22/10/1971.Line-up as yet unsourced.
11. Sat-30-Oct-1971 [h] W3-1 Aberdeen (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 30/10/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
12. Sat-06-Nov-1971 [a] W3-1 Dundee United (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 6/11/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
13. Mon-08-Nov-1971 [h] W3-1 Clyde (Scottish 2nd XI Cup 2nd Round)
GH 9/11/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced. First round bye.
14. Sat-13-Nov-1971 [h] W2-0 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 13/11/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
15. Sat-20-Nov-1971 [a] L1-3 Hibernian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 20/11/1971. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
16. Thu-25-Nov-1971 [a] L1-4 Celtic (Scottish Reserve League)
HA. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced. SMITH.
17. Sat-04-Dec-1971 [h] L0-2 East Fife (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 4/12/1971. Line-up as yet unsourced.
18. Sat-11-Dec-1971 [a] L2-6 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 11/12/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
19. Sat-18-Dec-1971 [h] L1-3 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 18/12/1971. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
20. Wed-22-Dec-1971 [a] L1-2 Ayr United (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 23/12/1971. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
21. Mon-27-Dec-1971 [h] D2-2 Rangers (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 28/12/1971. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
22. Sat-08-Jan-1972 [h] W1-0 Clyde (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 2/1/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
23. Sat-22-Jan-1972 [h] D1-1 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 22/1/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
24. Tue-25-Jan-1972 [a] L1-2 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 26/1/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
25. ?Sat-29-Jan-1972 [a] W?-? Airdrieonians (Scottish 2nd XI Cup 3rd Round)
SFHA. Score unknown. Won.
26. Sat-12-Feb-1972 [h] W3-0 St Johnstone (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 14/2/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
27. Sat-19-Feb-1972 [a] L1-6 Dundee (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 19/2/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
28. Sat-26-Feb-1972 [h] W1-0 Albion Rovers (Friendly)
HA. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
29. Sat-04-Mar-1972 [a] D0-0 Aberdeen (Scottish Reserve League)
AEE 4/3/1972. Dick. Reid. Ralston, Doherty, Anderson, Gray, Rae, Mullin, McDowell, Johnstone, Houston.
Fine saves by Dick then when a 25-yarder hit the post kept Thistle from going behind. Poor defending let Mullin in but he missed an open goal. Thistle survived 2 pen claims, the ref overruling the linesman for the second. It was all Aberdeen but they held on for a point.
30. Sat-11-Mar-1972 [h] D1-1 Dundee United (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 11/3/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
31. Sat-18-Mar-1972 [a] D1-1 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 18/3/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
32. Sat-25-Mar-1972 [h] W6-1 Hibernian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 25/3/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
33. Thu-30-Mar-1972 [h] L1-2 Celtic (Scottish Reserve League)
SFHA. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
34. Sat-08-Apr-1972 [a] D2-2 East Fife (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 8/4/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
35. Tue-11-Apr-1972 [h] D2-2 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish 2nd XI Cup Semi Final)
GH 12/4/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
36. Sat-15-Apr-1972 [h] W4-3 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 15/4/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
37. Sat-22-Apr-1972 [a] L1-4 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 22/4/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
38. Mon-24-Apr-1972 [a] W1-0 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish 2nd XI Cup Semi Final replay)
GH 25/4/1972. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
39. Thu-27-Apr-1972 [a] D2-2 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 28/4/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
40. Fri-28-Apr-1972 [h] L0-1 Ayr United (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 29/4/1974. Line-up as yet unsourced.
41. Wed-03-May-1972 [a] W2-0 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish 2nd XI Cup Final, 1st leg)
GH 4/5/1972. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
42. Fri-05-May-1972 [h] W1-0 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish 2nd XI Cup Final, 2nd leg)
GH 6/5/1972. Agg 3-0. Dick, Campbell, Ralston, Johnston (B), McKinnon, SMITH (pen), Gibson, Mullin, McDowell, Doherty, Lochrie. Teamline per post-match celebration photo! One player in regular clothes may have came off or was an usused sub. These were: Tommy Rae, Bobby Gray [i], Ronnie Johnston, Bobby Houston & Bobby Gray [ii]. Captain Donnie McKinnon lifted the trophy.
1971-72 Reserves summary notes

P42 W22 D9 L11 (1.786 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.
  • All games where the outcome is unknown (U) are excluded from the game count / stats summary.
  • Final League Position: 7th of 17, 34/64 pts.

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