Alan Lawrence

Alan Lawrence
Alan Lawrence
● Alan Lawrence (LH)

born in Scotland

Alan Lawrence was born on Sunday, 19th August, 1962, in Edinburgh.

The 5' 7 (10st 0lbs) forward signed for John McVeigh's Thistle on Thursday, 18th December, 1997, having most recently been with Airdrieonians.

Aged 35, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 20th December, 1997, in a 3-0 win at home to Ayr United in the SFL First Division.

Alan scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 27th December, 1997, in a 1-0 win away to Hamilton Academical in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 3 goals on Saturday, 17th January, 1998, in a 1-0 win away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 9th May, 1998, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Ayr United in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 19 occasions.

Alan's club-list included Meadowbank Thistle, Dundee, Airdrieonians, Heart of Midlothian, Partick Thistle, Stenhousemuir, Cowdenbeath and Bathgate Thistle.

Bio Extra

In an inexperienced Thistle side of season 97/98 Lawrence was brought to Firhill by John McVeigh to add some badly needed experience to the side, which he more than did. Led the Thistle front line with great enthusiasm and no lack of talent and scored memorable winning goals against Hamilton and St Mirren. Left Thistle on a free transfer after relegation to join Stenhousemuir.

(TH)



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