Ian Spittal
Ian Spittal
Ian Spittal
● Ian Spittal, 1987 (PIN)

born in Scotland

John Ian Spittal was born on Sunday, 14th February, 1965, in Glasgow.

The 6' 1 (12st 0lbs) defender signed for Derek Johnstone's Thistle in August, 1986, having most recently been with Pollok.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 20th August, 1986, in a 1-0 defeat at home to East Fife in the League Cup.

Ian scored his first goal for Thistle on Monday, 3rd August, 1987, in a 2-1 friendly defeat away to Baillieston Juniors.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Friday, 5th August, 1988, in a 3-2 friendly win away to Portadown.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 1st October, 1988, in a 2-1 defeat away to St Johnstone in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 52 occasions.

Ian's club-list included Pollok, Partick Thistle, Stranraer, Arbroath and Clyde.

Bio Extra

Tall and slightly-built centre half-cum-left back signed from Pollok Juniors in 1986. He played regularly in his first season and looked to have some potential as a ball-playing defender. However, a bad injury meant that he missed most of the following season, and in the subsequent season was unable to win his place back. In 1989 he left to join Stranraer.

(NK)



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