James Sommen
James Sommen
James Sommen
● James Sommen, 1905 (EY)

probably born in Scotland

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

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Saturday, 10th September, 1904, having most recently been with Motherwell.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 17th September, 1904, in a 3-1 win at home to Morton in the SFL First Division.

James scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 19th November, 1904, in a 4-1 win away to Queen's Park in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 13 goals on Saturday, 5th January, 1907, in a 3-0 win at home to Kilmarnock in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 27th April, 1907, in a 5-1 defeat away to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 91 occasions.

His club-list included Morton, Motherwell, Partick Thistle, Rangers and Dumbarton.

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

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 19.11.1904 Queen's Park [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 13)
goal.png 04.03.1905 Rangers [h] W1-0 (Glasgow League - game 1)
goal.pnggoal.png 01.04.1905 Celtic [h] W2-1 (Glasgow League - game 3)
goal.png 24.04.1905 Third Lanark [h] L1-2 (Glasgow League - game 6)
goal.png 06.05.1905 Royal Albert [a] D2-2 (Friendly)
goal.png 02.09.1905 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 3)
goal.png 09.09.1905 Dundee [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
goal.png 25.11.1905 Queen's Park [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 13)
goal.png 17.02.1906 Hibernian [h] D1-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round replay)
goal.png 27.08.1906 Benburb [a] W3-2 (Friendly)
goal.png 17.11.1906 Vale of Leven [h] W2-1 (Friendly)
goal.png 05.01.1907 Kilmarnock [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 22)

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