Ian Gibson
Ian Gibson
see also: Ian Gibson (opposition manager) →
Ian Gibson
● Ian Gibson, 1979 (PAN)

born in Scotland

Ian Gibson was born on Tuesday, 24th July, 1956, in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

The 5' 11 (11st 0lbs) midfielder signed for Bertie Auld's Thistle on Thursday, 12th September, 1974, having most recently been with Coltness United.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 5th August, 1975, in a 1-1 friendly draw away to Clydebank.

Ian scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 26th March, 1977, in a 2-0 win at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL Premier Division.

He scored the last of his 19 goals on Saturday, 6th September, 1980, in a 4-1 defeat away to Celtic in the SFL Premier Division.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 8th October, 1980, in a 1-0 defeat at home to Celtic in the League Cup, having clocked up 160 appearances as a Jag.

Ian's club-list included Coltness United, Partick Thistle, Dundee United, Morton, St Johnstone, Raith Rovers and Arbroath.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 8m, 2d goal.png 26.03.1977 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 28)
20y, 8m, 9d goal.png 02.04.1977 Motherwell [a] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 30)
21y, 0m, 15d goal.png 08.08.1977 Clydebank [h] W3-0 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 1st leg)
21y, 2m, 28d goal.png 22.10.1977 Ayr United [a] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 10)
21y, 3m, 12d goal.png 05.11.1977 Rangers [a] D3-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 12)
21y, 3m, 19d goal.png 12.11.1977 Clydebank [h] W1-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 13)
21y, 8m, 26d goal.png 19.04.1978 Hibernian [h] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 33)
22y, 1m, 9d goal.png 02.09.1978 Falkirk [a] D2-2 (League Cup 2nd Round, 2nd leg) aet; agg: 3-3; L3-5 pens
22y, 7m, 4d goal.png 28.02.1979 Aberdeen [a] L1-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 20)
23y, 1m, 8d goal.png 01.09.1979 Albion Rovers [a] W1-0 (League Cup 2nd Round, 2nd leg) agg: W3-2
23y, 2m, 19d goal.png 13.10.1979 St Mirren [a] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 9)
23y, 8m, 26d goal.png 19.04.1980 St Mirren [h] L1-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 31)
24y, 0m, 2d goal.png 26.07.1980 Forres Mechanics [a] W5-1 (Friendly)
24y, 0m, 4d goal.png 28.07.1980 Caledonian [a] W1-0 (Friendly)
24y, 0m, 13d goal.png 06.08.1980 Rangers [h] W3-2 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 2nd leg) agg: L4-5
24y, 0m, 16d goal.png 09.08.1980 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 1)
24y, 1m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 03.09.1980 St Mirren [h] W2-0 (League Cup 3rd Round, 1st leg)
24y, 1m, 13d goal.png 06.09.1980 Celtic [a] L1-4 (SFL Premier Division - game 4)

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