Bobby Johnstone
Bobby Johnstone
Bobby Johnstone
● Bobby Johnstone, 1935 (HA)

born in Scotland

Robert Johnstone was born on Monday, 6th November, 1911, in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire.

The goalkeeper signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Monday, 26th June, 1933, having most recently been with Wishaw.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 29th August, 1933, in a 3-2 defeat away to Clyde in the Glasgow Cup.

Bobby kept his first clean-sheet on Saturday, 11th November, 1933, in a 1-0 win at home to Airdrieonians in the SFL First Division.

He registered the last of his 40 clean-sheets on Saturday, 29th April, 1939, in a 2-0 win at home to Falkirk in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 2nd December, 1939, in a 7-0 defeat away to Ayr United in the Regional League, Western Division, having clocked up an impressive 249 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Wishaw, Partick Thistle, Motherwell, St Mirren and Albion Rovers.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 22y, 0m, 5d clean-sheet 11.11.1933 Airdrieonians [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
2 22y, 1m, 26d clean-sheet 01.01.1934 Clyde [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 23)
3 22y, 2m, 0d clean-sheet 06.01.1934 Aberdeen [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
4 22y, 2m, 14d clean-sheet 20.01.1934 Morton [h] W1-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
5 22y, 3m, 25d clean-sheet 03.03.1934 Queen's Park [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 30)
6 22y, 4m, 18d clean-sheet 24.03.1934 Hibernian [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 33)
7 22y, 5m, 8d clean-sheet 14.04.1934 Third Lanark [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 36)
8 22y, 11m, 7d clean-sheet 13.10.1934 Rangers [n] W1-0 (Glasgow Cup Final)
9 23y, 1m, 23d clean-sheet 29.12.1934 Albion Rovers [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 22)
10 23y, 1m, 27d clean-sheet 02.01.1935 Rangers [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 24)
11 23y, 2m, 6d clean-sheet 12.01.1935 St Johnstone [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
12 23y, 2m, 20d clean-sheet 26.01.1935 Stenhousemuir [h] W3-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
13 23y, 4m, 10d clean-sheet 16.03.1935 Airdrieonians [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 32)
14 23y, 6m, 0d clean-sheet 06.05.1935 Rangers [h] W1-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
15 23y, 10m, 8d clean-sheet 14.09.1935 Kilmarnock [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 7)
16 23y, 11m, 6d clean-sheet 12.10.1935 Queen's Park [h] W7-0 (SFL First Division - game 12)
17 24y, 0m, 3d clean-sheet 09.11.1935 Third Lanark [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
18 24y, 1m, 1d clean-sheet 07.12.1935 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
19 24y, 2m, 5d clean-sheet 11.01.1936 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
20 24y, 3m, 2d clean-sheet 08.02.1936 Heart of Midlothian [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 28)
21 24y, 6m, 3d clean-sheet 09.05.1936 St Mirren [a] W3-0 (Paisley Charity Cup Final)
22 24y, 10m, 6d clean-sheet 12.09.1936 St Johnstone [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 8)
23 24y, 10m, 13d clean-sheet 19.09.1936 Clyde [h] W6-0 (SFL First Division - game 9)
24 24y, 10m, 22d clean-sheet 28.09.1936 Clyde [h] W3-0 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
25 25y, 0m, 22d clean-sheet 28.11.1936 Motherwell [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 18)
26 25y, 1m, 20d clean-sheet 26.12.1936 Kilmarnock [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 23)
27 25y, 2m, 24d clean-sheet 30.01.1937 Ayr United [a] W2-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
28 25y, 5m, 20d clean-sheet 26.04.1937 Plymouth Argyle [a] W1-0 (Friendly)
29 25y, 9m, 15d clean-sheet 21.08.1937 Kilmarnock [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
30 25y, 10m, 21d clean-sheet 27.09.1937 Third Lanark [h] D0-0 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
31 25y, 11m, 3d clean-sheet 09.10.1937 Queen of the South [a] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 11)
32 26y, 0m, 28d clean-sheet 04.12.1937 Hibernian [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 19)
33 26y, 2m, 20d clean-sheet 26.01.1938 Stranraer [h] W8-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round replay)
34 26y, 3m, 6d clean-sheet 12.02.1938 Cowdenbeath [h] W1-0 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
35 26y, 3m, 13d clean-sheet 19.02.1938 Dundee [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 27)
36 26y, 4m, 20d clean-sheet 26.03.1938 Motherwell [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 30)
37 27y, 0m, 6d clean-sheet 12.11.1938 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
38 27y, 2m, 5d clean-sheet 11.01.1939 Queen of the South [a] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
39 27y, 4m, 22d clean-sheet 28.03.1939 Hibernian [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 34)
40 27y, 5m, 23d clean-sheet 29.04.1939 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 38)
Bobby Johnstone's clean-sheet ratio
40/249 ← success rate → 16.1%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1553/6694 ← success rate → 23.2%
@ 19-Nov-2022

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