Ian McDonald
Ian McDonald
Ian McDonald
● Ian McDonald, 1985 (SPC)

born in Scotland

Ian McDonald was born on Friday, 26th December, 1958, in Glasgow.

The 5' 5¾ (9st 6lbs) midfielder signed for Bertie Auld's Thistle on Monday, 14th July, 1975, having most recently been with Eastercraigs.

Aged 16, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 30th July, 1975, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Ross County.

That day, Ian became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 32 goals on Saturday, 23rd January, 1988, in a 3-1 defeat away to Meadowbank Thistle in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 13th May, 1989, in a 1-1 draw away to Raith Rovers in the SFL First Division, having clocked up an impressive 333 appearances as a Jag.

Ian's club-list included Eastercraigs, Partick Thistle, Motherwell, Stranraer and Morton.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
16y, 7m, 4d goal.png 30.07.1975 Ross County [a] W4-0 (Friendly)
20y, 10m, 29d goal.png 24.11.1979 Raith Rovers [h] W2-0 (Friendly)
21y, 3m, 10d goal.png 05.04.1980 Dundee United [h] D2-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 28)
21y, 3m, 18d goal.png 13.04.1980 Dundee [h] W3-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 30)
21y, 4m, 7d goal.png 03.05.1980 Rangers [h] W4-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 34)
22y, 1m, 26d goal.png 21.02.1981 Kilmarnock [h] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 25)
22y, 7m, 2d goal.png 28.07.1981 Fort William [a] W11-1 (Friendly)
23y, 8m, 6d goal.png 01.09.1982 Brechin City [a] D1-1 (League Cup Section 7 - game 6)
24y, 1m, 10d goal.png 05.02.1983 Dumbarton [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 25)
24y, 2m, 14d goal.png 12.03.1983 Aberdeen [h] L1-2 (Scottish Cup Quarter Final)
24y, 7m, 1d goal.png 27.07.1983 Linlithgow Rose [a] W4-0 (Friendly)
24y, 7m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 02.08.1983 Stirling Albion [a] L2-3 (Friendly)
24y, 10m, 3d goal.png 29.10.1983 Airdrieonians [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 12)
24y, 10m, 10d goal.png 05.11.1983 Falkirk [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 13)
25y, 2m, 17d goal.png 14.03.1984 Ayr United [a] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 30)
25y, 3m, 12d goal.png 07.04.1984 Alloa Athletic [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 34)
26y, 9m, 2d goal.png 28.09.1985 Falkirk [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 8)
26y, 9m, 16d goal.png 12.10.1985 East Fife [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 10)
27y, 1m, 6d goal.png 01.02.1986 Ayr United [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 23)
27y, 2m, 14d goal.png 12.03.1986 Clyde [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 27)
27y, 4m, 7d goal.png 03.05.1986 Brechin City [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 39)
27y, 9m, 1d goal.png 27.09.1986 Brechin City [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 10)
28y, 7m, 6d goal.png 01.08.1987 Stenhousemuir [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
28y, 8m, 3d goal.png 29.08.1987 Clyde [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 5)
28y, 9m, 0d goal.png 26.09.1987 Forfar Athletic [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 10)
28y, 9m, 3d goal.png 29.09.1987 Kilmarnock [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
28y, 9m, 21d goal.png 17.10.1987 Hamilton Academical [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 14)
28y, 9m, 24d goal.png 20.10.1987 Dumbarton [a] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 15)
28y, 10m, 8d goal.png 03.11.1987 Kilmarnock [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 18)
28y, 10m, 12d goal.png 07.11.1987 Clyde [h] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 19)
29y, 0m, 28d goal.png 23.01.1988 Meadowbank Thistle [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 31)


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