Billy Simpson
Billy Simpson
Billy Simpson
● Billy Simpson (NIF)

born in Northern Ireland

William J. Simpson was born on Thursday, 12th December, 1929, in Belfast.

The forward signed for Willie Thornton's Thistle on Thursday, 5th November, 1959, having most recently been with Stirling Albion.

Aged 29, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 28th November, 1959, in a 3-1 win at home to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

Billy scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 5th December, 1959, in a 4-1 defeat away to Ayr United in the SFL First Division.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 12th December, 1959, in a 4-2 win at home to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for Thistle on Friday, 1st January, 1960, in a 1-0 defeat at home to Clyde in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 6 occasions.

Billy's club-list included Linfield, Rangers, Stirling Albion, Partick Thistle and Oxford United.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
29y, 11m, 23d goal.png 05.12.1959 Ayr United [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 15)
30y, 0m, 0d goal.png 12.12.1959 St Mirren [h] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 16)


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