Geordie McNicoll

Geordie McNicoll
Geordie McNicoll
● Geordie McNicoll (EY)

probably born in Scotland

George McNicoll was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The 5' 5 forward signed for Thistle on Monday, 26th December, 1898, having most recently been with Falkirk.

He made his first known appearance on Tuesday, 3rd January, 1899, in an 8-2 defeat at home to Rangers in the Glasgow League.

Geordie scored his first known goal for Thistle on Thursday, 27th April, 1899, in a 3-2 friendly defeat at home to Derby County.

He scored the last of his 15 known goals on Saturday, 22nd December, 1900, in a 4-1 defeat at home to Queen's Park in the SFL First Division.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 5th January, 1901, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Morton in the SFL First Division, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 54 occasions.

His club-list included Rangers, Falkirk, Partick Thistle, Port Glasgow Athletic, Aberdeen and Raith Rovers.

We don't know where or when Geordie died. *

* If you can help us to improve any of these marked points on The Thistle Archive, then please do get in touch β†’

Bio Extra

As the APJ so succinctly put it: "Despite being only five foot five inches tall, he was renowned for his combative, take-no-prisoners approach and regularly latched on to rivals’ defensive frailties."

(DMAC)



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