Alf Smith
Alf Smith
Alf Smith
● Alf Smith, 1937 (DC)

probably born in Scotland

Alfred Smith was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Monday, 26th August, 1935, having most recently been with Logie.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 21st March, 1936, in a 1-1 draw at home to Arbroath in the SFL First Division.

Amazingly, Alf scored his first 3 goals for Thistle in the same match! His account-opening hat-trick was registered on Tuesday, 8th September, 1936, in a 5-1 win at home to Queen's Park in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 12 goals on Saturday, 16th October, 1937, in a 4-1 win at home to Clyde in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 12th March, 1938, in a 6-1 defeat at home to Celtic in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 34 occasions.

His club-list included Logie and Partick Thistle.

We don't know where or when Alf died. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 08.09.1936 Queen's Park [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
goal.png 12.09.1936 St Johnstone [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 8)
goal.png 19.09.1936 Clyde [h] W6-0 (SFL First Division - game 9)
goal.png 26.09.1936 Albion Rovers [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 10)
goal.png 21.04.1937 Hibernian [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 38)
goal.png 06.09.1937 Queen's Park [a] W5-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final replay)
goal.png 18.09.1937 Morton [h] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 8)
goal.pnggoal.png 02.10.1937 Queen's Park [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 10)
goal.png 16.10.1937 Clyde [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 12)

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