James Anderson
James Anderson
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

James D. Anderson was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Saturday, 10th April, 1943, having most recently been with Newarthill Hearts.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 15th May, 1943, in a 3-2 defeat at home to Third Lanark in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

James scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 5th June, 1943, in a 5-2 defeat at home to Hibernian in the Summer Cup.

He scored the last of his 5 goals on Saturday, 13th November, 1943, in a 6-1 win at home to Third Lanark in the Southern League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 25th December, 1943, in a 2-1 defeat away to Albion Rovers in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 13 occasions.

James's club-list included Newarthill Hearts, Partick Thistle and Dumbarton.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 05.06.1943 Hibernian [h] L2-5 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg) agg: L2-12
goal.png 25.09.1943 Queen's Park [a] L1-3 (Southern League - game 6)
goal.pnggoal.png 09.10.1943 Celtic [a] W5-4 (Southern League - game 8)
goal.png 13.11.1943 Third Lanark [h] W6-1 (Southern League - game 13)

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