Billy Fleming
Billy Fleming
Billy Fleming
● Billy Fleming, 1895 (VIF)

born in Scotland

William Thomas Fleming was born on Monday, 11th December, 1871, in Renton, East Dunbartonshire.

The forward joined Thistle in 1891, having most recently been with Sheffield United.

Aged 19, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 17th January, 1891, in a 3-3 friendly draw at home to Methlan Park.

That day, Billy became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 6 known goals on Monday, 4th April, 1892, in a 9-1 friendly defeat away to The Wednesday.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 30th April, 1892, in a 5-0 defeat away to Kilmarnock in the Scottish Alliance League, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 28 occasions.

His club-list included Partick Thistle, Govan Hibernian, Darlington, Sheffield United, Dundee, Abercorn, Bury and Tottenham Hotspur.

Billy died on Monday, 17th September, 1934, in Glasgow, aged 62.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 1m, 6d goal.png 17.01.1891 Methlan Park [h] D3-3 (Friendly)
19y, 1m, 20d goal.png 31.01.1891 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W1-0 (Friendly)
19y, 2m, 3d goal.png 14.02.1891 Dykebar [h] W3-1 (Friendly)
20y, 1m, 26d goal.png 06.02.1892 Linthouse [h] L3-5 (Scottish Alliance - game 14)
20y, 2m, 23d goal.png 05.03.1892 East Stirlingshire [h] W5-0 (Scottish Alliance - game 17)
20y, 3m, 24d goal.png 04.04.1892 The Wednesday [a] L1-9 (Friendly)

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