Davie Mathers
Davie Mathers
Davie Mathers
● Davie Mathers, 1953 (HA)

born in Scotland

David Cochrane Mathers was born on Sunday, 25th October, 1931, in Glasgow.

The 5' 11 (12st 0lbs) midfielder signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Thursday, 11th August, 1949, having most recently been with Govan Secondary School.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 25th February, 1950, in a 2-0 win away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

Davie scored his first goal for Thistle on Thursday, 28th June, 1951, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Peterhead.

He scored the last of his 12 goals on Saturday, 6th December, 1958, in a 3-1 win at home to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 15th August, 1959, in a 2-0 defeat away to Raith Rovers in the League Cup, having clocked up an impressive 279 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Partick Thistle, Headington United, Oxford United and East Stirlingshire.

Davie died on Saturday, 23rd August, 2014, in Southport, Merseyside, aged 82.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 8m, 3d goal.png 28.06.1951 Peterhead [a] W4-0 (Friendly)
21y, 9m, 14d goal.png 08.08.1953 Clyde [h] W4-1 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 1)
22y, 5m, 25d goal.png 19.04.1954 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 29)
22y, 11m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 16.10.1954 Rangers [h] L2-5 (SFL Division A - game 6)
24y, 4m, 21d goal.png 17.03.1956 Stirling Albion [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 24)
24y, 6m, 3d goal.png 28.04.1956 Aberdeen [a] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 33)
25y, 3m, 12d goal.png 06.02.1957 St Mirren [h] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 5th Round replay) aet
26y, 1m, 26d goal.png 21.12.1957 Celtic [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 16)
26y, 10m, 19d goal.png 13.09.1958 Rangers [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 3)
26y, 11m, 16d goal.png 11.10.1958 Raith Rovers [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 7)
27y, 1m, 11d goal.png 06.12.1958 St Mirren [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)

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