Derek Ferguson

Derek Ferguson
see also: Derek Ferguson (opposition manager) →
Derek Ferguson
● Derek Ferguson (ROK)

born in Scotland

Derek Ferguson was born on Monday, 31st July, 1967, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8 (11st 6lbs) midfielder signed for John Lambie's Thistle on Friday, 29th October, 1999 (after a trial period), having most recently been with Dunfermline Athletic.

Aged 32, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 2nd October, 1999, in a 3-1 defeat away to Stirling Albion in the SFL Second Division.

There were no goals for Derek during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 20th November, 1999, in a 2-1 win away to Queen of the South in the SFL Second Division, having appeared as a Jag on 7 occasions.

Derek's club-list included Rangers, Dundee, Heart of Midlothian, Sunderland, Falkirk, Dunfermline Athletic, Portadown, Partick Thistle, Adelaide Force, Ross County, Clydebank, Alloa Athletic, Hamilton Academical and Raith Rovers.

Bio Extra

One of the most talented players to have played with Thistle in recent seasons, Derek made his Thistle debut as a trialist, before signing a short term deal with the club, in the 3-1 defeat by Stirling Albion in October 1999, the only game Thistle lost while Ferguson was at Firhill. Derek decided to accept an offer to play in Australia and left Thistle in November, but returned to Scotland soon after and signed for Ross County. Made his County debut against Thistle but it was an unhappy one as County lost and Ferguson was sent off.

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