George Smith
George Smith
George Smith
● George Smith, 1956 (HA)

born in Scotland

George Smith was born on Saturday, 1st June, 1935, in Bathgate, West Lothian.

The 5' 10 (11st 6lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle circa Saturday, 15th December, 1951, having most recently been with Torphichen Juveniles.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 13th February, 1954, in a 9-1 win away to Tarff Rovers in the Scottish Cup.

George scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 21st August, 1954, in a 2-0 win away to Stirling Albion in the League Cup.

He scored the last of his 130 goals on Monday, 30th September, 1963, in a 3-0 win at home to Glentoran in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 30th November, 1963, in a 3-0 defeat away to Falkirk in the SFL First Division, having clocked up an impressive 337 appearances as a Jag.

George's club-list included Partick Thistle, Dundee United and Ballymena United.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 2m, 20d goal.png 21.08.1954 Stirling Albion [a] W2-0 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 3)
19y, 3m, 3d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 04.09.1954 Stirling Albion [h] W9-1 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 6)
19y, 3m, 6d goal.png 07.09.1954 Celtic [h] D2-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
19y, 3m, 8d goal.png 09.09.1954 Celtic [a] D2-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final replay) aet
19y, 3m, 10d goal.png 11.09.1954 Heart of Midlothian [a] L4-5 (SFL Division A - game 1)
19y, 3m, 17d goal.png 18.09.1954 Clyde [h] L2-3 (SFL Division A - game 2)
19y, 3m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 21.09.1954 Celtic [a] W5-4 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final 2nd replay)
19y, 4m, 8d goal.png 09.10.1954 Kilmarnock [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 5)
19y, 4m, 22d goal.png 23.10.1954 Queen of the South [a] W3-2 (SFL Division A - game 7)
19y, 5m, 19d goal.png 20.11.1954 Celtic [h] W4-2 (SFL Division A - game 11)
19y, 5m, 26d goal.png 27.11.1954 St Mirren [a] L2-3 (SFL Division A - game 12)
19y, 6m, 3d goal.png 04.12.1954 Stirling Albion [h] D3-3 (SFL Division A - game 13)
19y, 6m, 10d goal.png 11.12.1954 Dundee [a] L1-3 (SFL Division A - game 14)
19y, 7m, 2d goal.png 03.01.1955 Falkirk [h] D2-2 (SFL Division A - game 18)
19y, 8m, 4d goal.png 05.02.1955 Dunfermline Athletic [a] L2-4 (Scottish Cup 5th Round)
19y, 9m, 18d goal.png 19.03.1955 St Mirren [h] D1-1 (SFL Division A - game 25)
19y, 9m, 25d goal.png 26.03.1955 Stirling Albion [a] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 26)
19y, 10m, 10d goal.png 11.04.1955 Rangers [a] L1-3 (SFL Division A - game 29)
19y, 11m, 2d goal.png 03.05.1955 Clyde [h] L1-2 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 5m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 12.11.1955 Stirling Albion [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)
20y, 8m, 17d goal.png 18.02.1956 Brechin City [h] W3-1 (Scottish Cup 6th Round)
20y, 11m, 2d goal.png 03.05.1956 Nairn County [a] W6-3 (Friendly)
21y, 2m, 17d goal.pnggoal.png 18.08.1956 Hibernian [h] W4-1 (League Cup Section 4 - game 3)
21y, 2m, 28d goal.png 29.08.1956 Heart of Midlothian [a] D2-2 (League Cup Section 4 - game 5)
21y, 3m, 0d goal.png 01.09.1956 Hibernian [a] D2-2 (League Cup Section 4 - game 6)
21y, 3m, 11d goal.png 12.09.1956 Cowdenbeath [a] W2-1 (League Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
21y, 3m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 15.09.1956 Cowdenbeath [h] W2-1 (League Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) agg: W4-2
21y, 3m, 25d goal.png 26.09.1956 Tottenham Hotspur [a] L1-4 (Friendly)
21y, 4m, 16d goal.png 17.10.1956 Newcastle United [h] W4-1 (Friendly)
21y, 5m, 16d goal.png 17.11.1956 Hibernian [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 8)
21y, 7m, 1d goal.png 02.01.1957 Aberdeen [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
21y, 7m, 11d goal.png 12.01.1957 Queen of the South [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 19)
21y, 7m, 18d goal.png 19.01.1957 Raith Rovers [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
21y, 8m, 1d goal.png 02.02.1957 St Mirren [a] D1-1 (Scottish Cup 5th Round)
21y, 8m, 5d goal.png 06.02.1957 St Mirren [h] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 5th Round replay) aet
21y, 10m, 9d goal.png 10.04.1957 Celtic [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 28)
21y, 10m, 12d goal.png 13.04.1957 East Fife [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 29)
21y, 10m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 22.04.1957 Dundee [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 31)
22y, 5m, 29d goal.png 30.11.1957 Kilmarnock [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 13)
22y, 6m, 6d goal.png 07.12.1957 Queen of the South [h] W4-3 (SFL First Division - game 14)
22y, 6m, 13d goal.png 14.12.1957 Raith Rovers [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 15)
22y, 7m, 17d goal.png 18.01.1958 Motherwell [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 22)
22y, 9m, 0d goal.png 01.03.1958 Tottenham Hotspur [a] L1-4 (Friendly)
22y, 9m, 4d goal.png 05.03.1958 Hibernian [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
22y, 9m, 7d goal.png 08.03.1958 Dundee [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
22y, 9m, 21d goal.png 22.03.1958 Kilmarnock [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 28)
22y, 9m, 28d goal.png 29.03.1958 Queen of the South [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 29)
23y, 2m, 8d goal.png 09.08.1958 Dundee [a] W3-2 (League Cup Section 3 - game 1)
23y, 2m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 16.08.1958 Motherwell [a] W5-2 (League Cup Section 3 - game 3)
23y, 3m, 16d goal.png 17.09.1958 Arbroath [a] D1-1 (League Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) agg: W3-2
23y, 4m, 3d goal.pnggoal.png 04.10.1958 Aberdeen [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 6)
23y, 4m, 24d goal.png 25.10.1958 Heart of Midlothian [n] L1-5 (League Cup Final)
23y, 5m, 7d goal.png 08.11.1958 Airdrieonians [h] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 11)
23y, 5m, 14d goal.png 15.11.1958 Stirling Albion [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 12)
23y, 5m, 21d goal.png 22.11.1958 Celtic [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
23y, 5m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 29.11.1958 Dundee [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 14)
23y, 7m, 2d goal.pnggoal.png 03.01.1959 Rangers [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
23y, 8m, 13d goal.png 14.02.1959 Stenhousemuir [a] W3-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
23y, 8m, 27d goal.png 28.02.1959 Hibernian [a] L1-4 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
23y, 9m, 27d goal.png 28.03.1959 Dundee [a] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 31)
23y, 10m, 7d goal.png 08.04.1959 St Mirren [a] L3-4 (SFL First Division - game 32)
23y, 10m, 10d goal.png 11.04.1959 Hibernian [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 33)
23y, 11m, 1d goal.png 02.05.1959 Clyde [n] L1-3 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
24y, 2m, 30d goal.png 31.08.1959 Clyde [h] D2-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
24y, 3m, 11d goal.png 12.09.1959 Third Lanark [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 3)
24y, 3m, 18d goal.png 19.09.1959 Aberdeen [a] L2-5 (SFL First Division - game 4)
24y, 4m, 16d goal.png 17.10.1959 Raith Rovers [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 8)
24y, 4m, 30d goal.png 31.10.1959 Dunfermline Athletic [a] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 10)
24y, 5m, 6d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 07.11.1959 Heart of Midlothian [a] L3-5 (SFL First Division - game 11)
24y, 5m, 27d goal.pnggoal.png 28.11.1959 Celtic [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 14)
24y, 6m, 18d goal.pnggoal.png 19.12.1959 Hibernian [h] L2-10 (SFL First Division - game 17)
24y, 7m, 1d goal.png 02.01.1960 Third Lanark [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 20)
24y, 8m, 16d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 17.02.1960 Dundee United [h] W4-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round replay)
24y, 8m, 26d goal.png 27.02.1960 Queen of the South [h] W3-2 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
24y, 9m, 4d goal.pnggoal.png 05.03.1960 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 27)
24y, 10m, 11d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 12.04.1960 Celtic [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 31)
24y, 11m, 6d goal.png 07.05.1960 Clachnacuddin / Inverness Thistle XI [a] W4-0 (Friendly)
24y, 11m, 8d goal.png 09.05.1960 Third Lanark [h] W3-2 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
25y, 2m, 16d goal.png 17.08.1960 Celtic [h] D1-1 (League Cup Section 2 - game 2)
25y, 2m, 19d goal.png 20.08.1960 Third Lanark [a] L1-3 (League Cup Section 2 - game 3)
25y, 2m, 23d goal.png 24.08.1960 Rangers [a] L3-6 (SFL First Division - game 1)
25y, 2m, 26d goal.png 27.08.1960 Rangers [h] L1-4 (League Cup Section 2 - game 4)
25y, 2m, 30d goal.pnggoal.png 31.08.1960 Celtic [a] W2-1 (League Cup Section 2 - game 5)
25y, 3m, 4d goal.png 05.09.1960 Clyde [h] W3-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
25y, 3m, 9d goal.png 10.09.1960 Clyde [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 2)
25y, 4m, 21d goal.png 22.10.1960 Ayr United [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 8)
26y, 2m, 22d goal.png 23.08.1961 Motherwell [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 1)
26y, 2m, 25d goal.png 26.08.1961 Celtic [a] L2-3 (League Cup Section 1 - game 4)
26y, 4m, 6d goal.png 07.10.1961 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 6)
26y, 4m, 8d goal.png 09.10.1961 Celtic [h] L1-5 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
26y, 4m, 20d goal.png 21.10.1961 Hibernian [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 8)
26y, 6m, 22d goal.png 23.12.1961 Dundee United [a] W5-3 (SFL First Division - game 16)
26y, 7m, 9d goal.png 10.01.1962 Hibernian [a] W3-2 (Scottish Cup 1st Round replay)
26y, 7m, 23d goal.png 24.01.1962 Rangers [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 22)
26y, 8m, 2d goal.png 03.02.1962 Dunfermline Athletic [a] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 23)
26y, 9m, 9d goal.pnggoal.png 10.03.1962 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 28)
26y, 9m, 30d goal.png 31.03.1962 Leicester City [a] L1-2 (Friendly)
26y, 10m, 22d goal.png 23.04.1962 Dundee United [h] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 33)
27y, 3m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 08.09.1962 Clyde [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 2)
27y, 3m, 11d goal.png 12.09.1962 Kilmarnock [h] L1-2 (League Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
27y, 5m, 16d goal.png 17.11.1962 Raith Rovers [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 12)
27y, 9m, 13d goal.png 14.03.1963 Arbroath [a] W3-2 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round 2nd replay)
27y, 10m, 9d goal.pnggoal.png 10.04.1963 Heart of Midlothian [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 26)
27y, 10m, 19d goal.png 20.04.1963 Aberdeen [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 29)
28y, 3m, 29d goal.pnggoal.png 30.09.1963 Glentoran [h] W3-0 (Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg) agg: W7-1

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