Bill McCrindle

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Bill McCrindle
● Bill McCrindle, c1937 (HA)

probably born in Scotland

William Davidson McCrindle was born on Thursday, 20th May, 1915, in Hurlford, East Ayrshire.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Tuesday, 3rd November, 1936, having most recently been with Clydebank Juniors.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 6th February, 1937, in a 6-1 win at home to Albion Rovers in the SFL First Division.

Bill scored his first two goals for Thistle on Saturday, 27th August, 1938, in a 3-1 win at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 14 goals on Wednesday, 24th April, 1940, in a 5-2 win at home to Kilmarnock in the Regional League, Western Division.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having appeared as a Jag on 35 occasions.

His club-list included Clydebank Juniors and Partick Thistle.

Bill died on Friday, 14th March, 1941, at Knightswood, Glasgow, aged 25.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
23y, 3m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 27.08.1938 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
23y, 3m, 14d goal.png 03.09.1938 Albion Rovers [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 5)
23y, 3m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 13.09.1938 Raith Rovers [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
23y, 4m, 6d goal.png 26.09.1938 Clyde [h] L2-3 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
23y, 4m, 18d goal.png 08.10.1938 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
23y, 8m, 22d goal.png 11.02.1939 Queen's Park [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 28)
23y, 8m, 29d goal.png 18.02.1939 Kilmarnock [h] W4-3 (SFL First Division - game 29)
23y, 9m, 5d goal.png 25.02.1939 Celtic [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 30)
23y, 9m, 26d goal.png 18.03.1939 St Mirren [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 33)
24y, 4m, 17d goal.png 07.10.1939 Heart of Midlothian [a] L2-4 (Friendly)
24y, 7m, 12d goal.png 01.01.1940 Clyde [h] W3-2 (Regional League, Western Division - game 12)
24y, 11m, 4d goal.png 24.04.1940 Kilmarnock [h] W5-2 (Regional League, Western Division - game 25)

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