Hugh Collins
Hugh Collins
Hugh Collins
● Hugh Collins, 1935 (DC)

probably born in Scotland

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

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Thursday, 1st May, 1924, having most recently been with Hamilton Academical.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 3rd May, 1924, in a 6-4 neutral-venue win against Third Lanark in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

That day, Hugh achieved the rare feat of scoring a hat-trick on his debut!

He scored the last of his 7 goals on Saturday, 18th October, 1924, in a 3-1 defeat away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 13th December, 1924, in a 4-1 defeat away to Airdrieonians in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 15 occasions.

His club-list included Hamilton Academical, Ayr United, Partick Thistle, Dundee United, Queen of the South, Brooklyn Wanderers, Philadelphia Field Cut and Aldershot.

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

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 03.05.1924 Third Lanark [n] W6-4 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
goal.png 30.08.1924 Morton [a] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
goal.png 02.09.1924 Rangers [n] L1-6 (Opening of Helenvale Stadium)
goal.png 06.09.1924 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 5)
goal.png 18.10.1924 St Mirren [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 11)

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