Anthony Johnston

Anthony Johnston
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

Anthony Colin McAllister Johnston was born on Wednesday, 6th June, 1917, in Plantation, Glasgow.

The 6' 3 (12st 0lbs) defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Friday, 19th May, 1939, having most recently been with Queen's Park.

Aged 22, he made his (legitimate) debut appearance on Tuesday, 29th August, 1939, in a 4-1 defeat at home to Rangers in the Glasgow Cup (after having played in 4 voided League fixtures).

There were no goals for Anthony during his time with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 22nd April, 1941, in a 5-3 defeat away to Clyde in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 18 occasions.

His club-list included Queen's Park, St Bernard's, Partick Thistle, Stirling Albion, Raith Rovers and Brora Rangers.

Anthony died in 1993, in East Renfrewshire, aged 76. *

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