J. Martin [ii]
J. Martin [ii]
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

J. Martin (forename unknown) was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward signed for Thistle in August, 1896, having most recently been with Renton.

He made his first known appearance on Saturday, 15th August, 1896, in a 2-2 draw away to Dumbarton in the SFL Second Division.

There were no known goals for Martin during his spell with Thistle.

He played his second (and last known) game for the club on Saturday, 3rd October, 1896, in a 4-1 win at home to Cameronians in the Glasgow Cup.

His club-list included Renton and Partick Thistle.

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

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Bio Extra

This winger arrived from Renton along with David Gilfillan. The two made their debut together in a 2-2 League draw at Dumbarton in August 1896. It would be a great season for Thistle who go on to win their first title and gain promotion to the First Division. Martin, however, played just once more, turning out in a 4-1 win Glasgow Cup win at home to the army side, Cameronians.


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