Fred McDiarmid
Fred McDiarmid
Fred McDiarmid
● Fred McDiarmid (DFC)

born in Scotland

Frederick McDiarmid was born on Friday, 11th May, 1877, in Dundee.

The 5' 8 (11st 7lbs) forward signed for Thistle on Thursday, 30th September, 1897, having most recently been with Dundee Parkmore.

Aged 20, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 2nd October, 1897, in a 4-2 defeat away to Hibernian in the SFL First Division.

Fred scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 6th November, 1897, in a 5-3 win at home to St Bernard's in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 14 known goals on Saturday, 11th March, 1899, in a 5-1 win at home to Clyde in the Glasgow League, netting a brace on the day.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 18th March, 1899, in a 4-1 defeat away to Rangers in the Glasgow League, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 38 occasions.

His club-list included Dundee Parkmore, Partick Thistle, Dundee, Tottenham Hotspur, Northampton Town and Distillery.

Fred died in 1949, in Belfast, aged 71 or 72. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 5m, 26d goal.png 06.11.1897 St Bernard's [h] W5-3 (SFL First Division - game 9)
20y, 7m, 21d goal.png 01.01.1898 Third Lanark [h] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 15)
20y, 9m, 1d goal.png 12.02.1898 Third Lanark [a] L2-5 (SFL First Division - game 18)
20y, 9m, 8d goal.png 19.02.1898 Clyde [a] L4-5 (Friendly)
20y, 10m, 1d goal.png 12.03.1898 Ayr Parkhouse [a] L2-4 (Friendly)
20y, 10m, 8d goal.png 19.03.1898 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (Friendly)
20y, 11m, 5d goal.png 16.04.1898 Ayr [h] W4-1 (Friendly)
21y, 8m, 3d goal.png 14.01.1899 Irvine [h] W5-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
21y, 8m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 21.01.1899 Clyde [a] W4-3 (Glasgow League - game 2)
21y, 9m, 14d goal.png 25.02.1899 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L3-7 (Scottish Cup Quarter Final)
21y, 9m, 21d goal.png 04.03.1899 Celtic XI [a] D1-1 (Friendly)
21y, 10m, 0d goal.pnggoal.png 11.03.1899 Clyde [h] W5-1 (Glasgow League - game 3)

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