Eddie McLeod

Eddie McLeod
Eddie McLeod
● Eddie McLeod, 1933 (EBY)

born in Scotland

Edward McLeod was born on Sunday, 28th July, 1907, in Springburn, Glasgow.

The 5' 7 (11st 0lbs) midfielder signed for George Easton's Thistle on Tuesday, 1st June, 1926, having most recently been with Ashfield.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 14th August, 1926, in a 1-1 draw away to Falkirk in the SFL First Division.

Eddie scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 23rd October, 1926, in a 5-1 win at home to Dunfermline Athletic in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 7 goals on Saturday, 26th October, 1935, in a 2-1 win at home to Hibernian in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 25th May, 1940, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Rangers in the Regional League, Western Division, having clocked up a mighty 497 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Ashfield and Partick Thistle.

Eddie died sometime between 1st January 1969 and 27th July 1969, in New York, aged 61. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 2m, 25d goal.png 23.10.1926 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
21y, 8m, 30d goal.png 27.04.1929 Third Lanark [a] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 38)
23y, 1m, 19d goal.png 16.09.1930 Clyde [h] D1-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final replay)
24y, 1m, 19d goal.png 16.09.1931 Dundee [h] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 10)
25y, 4m, 26d goal.png 24.12.1932 Heart of Midlothian [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 19)
27y, 5m, 4d goal.png 01.01.1935 Clyde [a] W4-3 (SFL First Division - game 23)
28y, 2m, 28d goal.png 26.10.1935 Hibernian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 14)


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