James Colgan
James Colgan
A. Player

born in Scotland

James Gerard Colgan was born on Wednesday, 27th August, 1924 in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Saturday, 12th February, 1944 (after a trial period), having most recently been with Coatbridge St Patrick's.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 15th January, 1944, in a 2-2 draw away to Dumbarton in the Southern League.

James scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 12th February, 1944, in a 2-2 draw at home to Motherwell in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 11 goals on Saturday, 25th November, 1944, in a 5-2 defeat away to Queen's Park in the Southern League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 7th April, 1945, in a 3-0 defeat away to Celtic in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 33 occasions.

James's club-list included Coatbridge St Patrick's, Hibernian, St Mirren, Partick Thistle, Airdrieonians, Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic and Dundee United.

James died on Thursday, 15th August, 1985, in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, aged 60.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 5m, 16d goal.png 12.02.1944 Motherwell [h] D2-2 (Southern League - game 27)
19y, 7m, 5d goal.png 01.04.1944 Hamilton Academical [h] W4-2 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 5)
19y, 7m, 14d goal.png 10.04.1944 Rangers [a] D3-3 (Southern League - game 30)
19y, 9m, 28d goal.png 24.06.1944 Clyde [a] L1-6 (Summer Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) agg: L2-9
19y, 11m, 30d goal.png 26.08.1944 Rangers [h] L1-2 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 0m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 09.09.1944 Clyde [h] W4-2 (Southern League - game 4)
20y, 1m, 10d goal.png 07.10.1944 Clyde [a] L1-4 (Southern League - game 8)
20y, 2m, 1d goal.png 28.10.1944 Motherwell [h] L1-3 (Southern League - game 11)
20y, 2m, 8d goal.png 04.11.1944 Airdrieonians [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 12)
20y, 2m, 29d goal.png 25.11.1944 Queen's Park [a] L2-5 (Southern League - game 15)


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