Partick Thistle Reserves Season 1979-80
PTFC Kit 1979-80
1979-80 (Reserves)
The 105th season of Partick Thistle F.C.
scorers in CAPS • used subs in brackets
1. Sat-11-Aug-1979 [a] W3-0 Aberdeen (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 11/8/1979. Newman, Mackie, Marr (Jim), Marr (John), McGregor, Davidson, Creaney, Clark, McLeod, FRAME (3), Sheed.
The Aberdeen defence looked shaky from the off. Frame hooked the ball in from a cross (12). A foul on Clark in the box saw Mackie's pen pushed on to the post but Frame fired home the rebound (22). The 2nd half was comfortable and Frame got his third (84).
2. Wed-15-Aug-1979 [h] L1-7 St Mirren (Scottish Reserve League Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
ET 16/8/1979. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
3. Sat-18-Aug-1979 [h] L2-4 Morton (Premier Reserve League)
GH 20/8/1979. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
4. Tue-21-Aug-1979 [h] W2-1 St Mirren (Scottish Reserve League Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg)
GH 22/8/1979. Agg 3-8. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
5. Sat-25-Aug-1979 [a] W3-0 Rangers (Premier Reserve League)
GH 27/8/1979. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
7. Sat-08-Sep-1979 [h] D2-2 Dundee (Premier Reserve League)
GH 12/9/1979. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
7. Sat-15-Sep-1979 [a] L1-3 Kilmarnock (Premier Reserve League)
GH 19/9/1979. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
8. Sat-22-Sep-1979 [h] L0-2 Dundee United (Premier Reserve League)
GH 26/9/1979. Line-up as yet unsourced.
9. ?Tue-25-Sep-1979 [a] D0-0 Hibernian (Premier Reserve League)
MP (6/10/1979) quotes Davie Provan as saying “the non-scoring draw against Hibs last week…”. We've checked every GH and APJ but no trace of this match that week. Have went for a nominal 25/9 meantime.
10. Sat-06-Oct-1979 [a] D1-1 Celtic (Premier Reserve League)
GH 8/10/1979. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
11. Sat-13-Oct-1979 [h] D2-2 St Mirren (Premier Reserve League)
GH 15/10/1979. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
12. Tue-16-Oct-1979 [a] L0-1 St Mirren (Scottish 2nd XI Cup 1st Round)
APJ 17/10/1979. Line-up as yet unsourced.
13. Sat-20-Oct-1979 [h] L1-4 Aberdeen (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 20/10/1979. McLean, Marr, Kettings, Jackson, Anderson, Crainey, Kay, DAVIDSON, Clark, Sheed, McDonald.
The teams shared a few chances then a penalty put the Dons in front (9). Thistle rarely attacked and it was no surprise they went 2-down (27). Slack defending made it 3-0 (45). McDonald missed a pen (56) but a 35-yarder by Davidson reduced the lead (57) and Mclean was lobbed (78).
14. Sat-27-Oct-1979 [a] L2-6 Morton (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 27/10/1979. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
15. Sat-10-Nov-1979 [a] L1-4 Dundee (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 10/10/1979. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
Sat-17-Nov-1979 [h] U?-? Kilmarnock (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 17/11/1979. Listed as a fixture but no trace of score found.
Sat-24-Nov-1979 [a] U?-? Dundee United (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 24/11/1979. Listed as a fixture but no trace of score found.
16. Sat-01-Dec-1979 [h] D3-3 Hibernian (Premier Reserve League)
GH 3/12/1979. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
17. Sat-08-Dec-1979 [a] D0-0 St Mirren (Premier Reserve League)
GH 10/12/1979. Line-up as yet unsourced.
18. Sat-15-Dec-1979 [h] L2-4 Celtic (Premier Reserve League)
GH 17/12/1979. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
19. Sat-22-Dec-1979 [a] L0-1 Aberdeen (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 22/12/1979. McLean, Marr, Clark, Sheed, Kay, McDonald, McCabe, Creaney, McLeod, Davidson, Taylor,
Thistle were confined to their own half and were hard pushed to keep Aberdeen out. It took a headed og by Clark attempting to clear a cross to put them 1-down (41). It was all about defending after h-t and the only positive was it remained 1-0.
20. Sat-05-Jan-1980 [h] W4-0 Dundee (Premier Reserve League)
GH 7/1/1980. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
21. Tue-08-Jan-1980 [a] D0-0 Queen's Park (Friendly)
GH 9/1/1980. Line-up as yet unsourced.
22. Sat-12-Jan-1980 [a] L1-4 Kilmarnock (Premier Reserve League)
GH 14/1/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
23. Tue-15-Jan-1980 [a] L1-2 Celtic (Premier Reserve League)
GH 16/1/1980. WILSON. Line-up as yet unsourced.
24. Sat-26-Jan-1980 [a] L1-2 Rangers (Premier Reserve League)
GH 28/1/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
25. Wed-13-Feb-1980 [h] L0-1 Kilmarnock (Premier Reserve League)
GH 14/2/1980. Line-up as yet unsourced.
26. Sat-16-Feb-1980 [h] L1-4 Dundee United (Premier Reserve League)
GH 18/2/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
27. Tue-19-Feb-1980 [h] W3-1 Morton (Premier Reserve League)
GH 20/2/1980. CLARK (2), GIBSON. Line-up as yet unsourced.
28. Sat-23-Feb-1980 [h] L0-4 St Mirren (Premier Reserve League)
GH 25/2/1980. Line-up as yet unsourced.
29. Sat-01-Mar-1980 [h] L0-2 Aberdeen (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 1/3/1980. McNab, Murray, Kettings, McLean, Marr, Kay, McCabe, Sheed, McGregor, Campbell, Clark. (Creaney.)
A shot off the crossbar hit Marr rushing in and the og put Dons ahead (1). Off-side denied them a 2-goal lead then Thistle enjoyed a good spell but a well-placed header (40) made it 2-0 at h-t. Thistle dictated play and were thwarted by some outstanding goalkeeping. Clark hit the post (60) but there was no way back into it.
Sat-08-Mar-1980 [a] U?-? Morton (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 8/3/1980. Listed as a fixture but no trace of score found.
30. Sat-15-Mar-1980 [h] W1-0 Rangers (Premier Reserve League)
AEE 15/3/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
31. Tue-01-Apr-1980 [a] W2-0 Dundee (Premier Reserve League)
HA. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
32. Sat-05-Apr-1980 [a] D1-1 Dundee United (Premier Reserve League)
GH 7/4/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
33. Tue-15-Apr-1980 [h] L1-2 Hibernian (Premier Reserve League)
GH 21/4/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
34. Sat-19-Apr-1980 [a] L1-2 St Mirren (Premier Reserve League)
ET. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
35. Wed-23-Apr-1980 [a] D1-1 Hibernian (Premier Reserve League)
APJ 24/4/1980. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
36. Sat-26-Apr-1980 [h] L0-3 Celtic (Premier Reserve League)
GH 27/4/1980. Line-up as yet unsourced.
37. ?day-dd-mmm-yyyy [h] L0-1 Rangers (Premier Reserve League)
HA. No trace of this match found. Date and score as yet unverified.
1979-80 Reserves summary notes

P37 W7 D9 L21 (0.811 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: cannot be verified due to missing results. Most probably 8th of 10, possibly 22/72 pts.

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