James Armstrong
James Armstrong
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

James Laidlaw Armstrong was born on Saturday, 5th September, 1896, in Dumfries.

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Thursday, 3rd September, 1914, having most recently been with Queen's Park.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th September, 1914, in a 2-0 win away to Rangers in the Glasgow Cup.

There were no goals for James during his spell with Thistle.

He played his second and last game for the club on Saturday, 21st November, 1914, in a 2-0 defeat at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division.

His club-list included Queen's Park and Partick Thistle.

James died in 1979, in Dumfries and Galloway, aged 83. *

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