Archie McDonald
Archie McDonald
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

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

The goalkeeper signed for Thistle on Friday, 7th August, 1898, having most recently been with Ayr.

He made his first known appearance on Tuesday, 15th August, 1899, in a 4-3 friendly defeat at home to Clyde.

Archie kept his first known clean-sheet on Saturday, 4th November, 1899, in a 2-0 win away to Airdrieonians in the SFL Second Division.

He registered the last of his 5 known clean-sheets on Monday, 1st January, 1900, in a 5-0 friendly win away to Clachnacuddin.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 17th February, 1900, in a 6-1 defeat at home to Rangers in the Scottish Cup, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 29 occasions.

His club-list included Ayr and Partick Thistle.

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

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Clean-Sheet Match
1 clean-sheet 04.11.1899 Airdrieonians [a] W2-0 (SFL Second Division - game 11)
2 clean-sheet 11.11.1899 Leith Athletic [h] W4-0 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
3 clean-sheet 18.11.1899 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W4-0 (Western League - game 1)
4 clean-sheet 02.12.1899 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-0 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
5 clean-sheet 01.01.1900 Clachnacuddin [a] W5-0 (Friendly)
Archie McDonald's clean-sheet ratio
5/29 ← success rate → 17.2%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1578/6772 ← success rate → 23.3%
@ 13-Apr-2024

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