Douglas Stockdale
Douglas Stockdale
Douglas Stockdale
● Douglas Stockdale, 1945 (HA)

probably born in Scotland

Douglas John Stockdale was born on Friday, 3rd September, 1926, and is most likely to be Scottish. *

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle in February, 1945, having most recently been with Rosyth Victoria Secondary Juveniles.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th February, 1945, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Airdrieonians in the Southern League.

That day, Douglas became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 8 goals on Saturday, 11th August, 1945, in a 1-0 win away to Hamilton Academical in the Southern League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 8th September, 1945, in a 2-0 win away to Clyde in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 12 occasions.

Douglas's club-list included Partick Thistle, Raith Rovers, Lincoln City, Ayr United, Forfar Athletic, Cowdenbeath and Montrose.

Douglas died on Sunday, 23rd December, 2012, in Edinburgh, aged 86.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 5m, 7d goal.png 10.02.1945 Airdrieonians [h] L1-2 (Southern League - game 25)
18y, 7m, 18d goal.png 21.04.1945 St Mirren [a] W2-1 (Southern League - game 29)
18y, 7m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 28.04.1945 Hibernian [h] W5-1 (Southern League - game 30)
18y, 8m, 2d goal.png 05.05.1945 Celtic [h] L*1-1 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final) * L2-9 corners
18y, 8m, 23d goal.pnggoal.png 26.05.1945 Dumbarton [h] D4-4 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
18y, 11m, 8d goal.png 11.08.1945 Hamilton Academical [a] W1-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 1)


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