George Sutherland
George Sutherland
George Sutherland
● George Sutherland, 1936 (ALA)

born in Scotland

George Sutherland was born on Monday, 5th October, 1914, in Musselburgh, East Lothian.

The defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 11th September, 1935 (after a previous trial period), having most recently been with East Fife.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 11th May, 1935, in a 2-1 win away to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

George scored his first goal for Thistle on Tuesday, 22nd April, 1941, in a 5-3 defeat away to Clyde in the Southern League.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 29th August, 1942, in a 3-2 win away to Queen's Park in the Southern League.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 13th February, 1943, in a 5-1 win away to Albion Rovers in the Southern League, having clocked up an impressive 249 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Linlithgow Rose, East Fife, Partick Thistle and Heart of Midlothian.

George died in 1969, aged 54 or 55. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
26y, 6m, 17d goal.png 22.04.1941 Clyde [a] L3-5 (Southern League - game 29)
27y, 10m, 24d goal.png 29.08.1942 Queen's Park [a] W3-2 (Southern League - game 4)

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