Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly
● Jim Kelly, 1974 (HA)

probably born in Scotland

Jim Kelly was born on Monday, 16th April, 1956, and is most likely to be Scottish. *

The 5' 9 (10st 7lbs) forward signed for Bertie Auld's Thistle on Wednesday, 3rd July, 1974, having most recently been with Drumchapel Amateurs.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Monday, 28th July, 1975, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Nairn County.

Jim scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 24th April, 1976, in a 2-2 friendly draw at home to Kilmarnock.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Tuesday, 5th April, 1977, in a 3-0 win away to Petershill in a Benefit match.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 1st October, 1977, in a 2-1 defeat away to St Mirren in the SFL Premier Division, having appeared as a Jag on 16 occasions.

Jim's club-list included Drumchapel Amateurs, Partick Thistle and Ross County.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 0m, 8d goal.png 24.04.1976 Kilmarnock [h] D2-2 (Friendly)
20y, 11m, 20d goal.png 05.04.1977 Petershill [a] W3-0 (Neilly McGowan Testimonial)

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