Dixie Deans

Dixie Deans
Dixie Deans
● Dixie Deans, 1974 (CW)

born in Scotland

John Kelly Deans was born on Tuesday, 30th July, 1946, in Johnstone, Renfrewshire.

The 5' 6 forward signed for Bertie Auld's Thistle on Wednesday, 16th March, 1977, having most recently been with Luton Town.

Aged 30, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th March, 1977, in a 2-0 win at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL Premier Division.

Dixie scored his first two goals for Thistle on Saturday, 16th April, 1977, in a 2-0 win away to Aberdeen in the SFL Premier Division.

He scored the last of his 4 goals on Saturday, 26th July, 1980, in a 5-1 friendly win away to Forres Mechanics.

He played his last game for the club on Sunday, 3rd August, 1980, in a 2-0 friendly defeat at home to Coventry City, having appeared as a Jag on 9 occasions.

Dixie's club-list included Neilston Juniors, Albion Rovers, Motherwell, Celtic, Luton Town, Carlisle United and Partick Thistle.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
30y, 8m, 17d goal.pnggoal.png 16.04.1977 Aberdeen [a] W2-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 33)
33y, 11m, 26d goal.pnggoal.png 26.07.1980 Forres Mechanics [a] W5-1 (Friendly)

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