Colin Jackson
Colin Jackson
Colin Jackson
● Colin Jackson, 1978 (GH)

born in England

Colin Macdonald Jackson was born on Tuesday, 8th October, 1946, in London.

The 6' 0½ (12st 5lbs) defender signed for Peter Cormack's Thistle on Monday, 25th October, 1982, having most recently been with Morton.

Aged 36, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 30th October, 1982, in a 1-1 draw at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division.

There were no goals for Colin during his time with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 30th April, 1983, in a 2-1 defeat away to Dumbarton in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 22 occasions.

His club-list included Banks O' Dee, Rangers, Morton and Partick Thistle.

Colin died on Saturday, 6th June, 2015, in Glasgow, aged 68.

Bio Extra

Vastly experienced with Rangers, Colin was signed by Peter Cormack from Morton in October to strengthen the defence for the promotion push. Colin showed his class until the end of the season, controlling the defence. Went on to be involved in financial services.


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