Jim Melrose
Jim Melrose
Jim Melrose
● Jim Melrose, 1977 (TOP)

born in Scotland

James Millsopp Melrose was born on Tuesday, 7th October, 1958, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8Β½ (9st 0lbs) forward signed for Bertie Auld's Thistle on Tuesday, 8th July, 1975, having most recently been with Eastercraigs.

Aged 16, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 30th July, 1975, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Ross County.

Jim scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 13th March, 1976, in a 5-0 win at home to Meadowbank Thistle in the Spring Cup.

He scored the last of his 65 goals on Wednesday, 7th May, 1980, in a 1-1 draw at home to Aberdeen in the SFL Premier Division.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having clocked up 188 appearances as a Jag.

Jim's club-list included Eastercraigs, Partick Thistle, Leicester City, Coventry City, Celtic, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Manchester City, Charlton Athletic, Leeds United, Shrewsbury Town, Macclesfield Town, Curzon Ashton and Halesowen Harriers.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
17y, 5m, 6d goal.png 13.03.1976 Meadowbank Thistle [h] W5-0 (Spring Cup Section 3 - game 2)
17y, 5m, 13d goal.png 20.03.1976 St Mirren [a] W2-1 (Spring Cup Section 3 - game 3)
17y, 9m, 27d goal.png 03.08.1976 Manchester City [n] L1-4 (Tennent Caledonian Cup 3rd Place Play-Off)
17y, 10m, 18d goal.pnggoal.png 25.08.1976 Heart of Midlothian [a] D3-3 (League Cup Section 1 - game 4)
17y, 11m, 11d goal.png 18.09.1976 Motherwell [h] W2-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 3)
18y, 3m, 5d goal.png 12.01.1977 Aberdeen [a] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 17)
18y, 3m, 29d goal.png 05.02.1977 Aberdeen [h] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 18)
18y, 5m, 8d goal.png 15.03.1977 Rangers [h] W4-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 26)
18y, 6m, 13d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 20.04.1977 Kilmarnock [a] W3-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 34)
18y, 6m, 23d goal.png 30.04.1977 Hibernian [h] W1-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 36)
18y, 9m, 27d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 03.08.1977 Caledonian [a] W6-1 (Friendly)
18y, 10m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 08.08.1977 Clydebank [h] W3-0 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 1st leg)
18y, 10m, 3d goal.png 10.08.1977 Clydebank [a] D1-1 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 2nd leg) agg: W4-1
18y, 11m, 3d goal.png 10.09.1977 Clydebank [a] W4-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 4)
18y, 11m, 6d goal.png 13.09.1977 Bristol City [h] W2-0 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
19y, 0m, 8d goal.png 15.10.1977 Dundee United [h] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 9)
19y, 0m, 29d goal.png 05.11.1977 Rangers [a] D3-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 12)
19y, 5m, 0d goal.pnggoal.png 07.03.1978 Hibernian [h] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 4th Round replay)
19y, 6m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 12.04.1978 Aberdeen [n] L2-4 (Scottish Cup Semi Final)
19y, 6m, 19d goal.png 26.04.1978 St Mirren [h] W5-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 35)
19y, 9m, 26d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 02.08.1978 Lossiemouth [a] W3-0 (Friendly)
19y, 9m, 28d goal.png 04.08.1978 Buckie Thistle [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
19y, 10m, 9d goal.png 16.08.1978 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 1st leg)
19y, 11m, 2d goal.png 09.09.1978 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 4)
19y, 11m, 6d goal.png 13.09.1978 Mansfield Town [h] W1-0 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
19y, 11m, 16d goal.png 23.09.1978 Celtic [h] L2-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 6)
19y, 11m, 26d goal.png 03.10.1978 Mansfield Town [a] L2-3 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) aet; agg: 3-3; L1-3 pens
20y, 1m, 11d goal.png 18.11.1978 St Mirren [h] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 14)
20y, 4m, 3d goal.png 10.02.1979 Girvan Amateurs [a] W6-0 (Friendly)
20y, 4m, 12d goal.png 19.02.1979 Stirling Albion [a] W2-0 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
20y, 4m, 26d goal.png 05.03.1979 Queen's Park [a] W3-0 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 5m, 17d goal.png 24.03.1979 Rangers [a] L*3-3 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final) * L3-4 pens
20y, 5m, 21d goal.png 28.03.1979 Dundee United [h] L1-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 24)
20y, 5m, 24d goal.png 31.03.1979 St Mirren [h] W3-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 25)
20y, 6m, 18d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 25.04.1979 Hibernian [h] W6-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 30)
20y, 6m, 28d goal.png 05.05.1979 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 33)
20y, 9m, 12d goal.png 19.07.1979 Scotia Olympics [a] W6-0 (Gathering of the Clans Tournament - game 1)
20y, 9m, 14d goal.png 21.07.1979 Metro Selects [a] W4-0 (Gathering of the Clans Tournament - game 2)
20y, 9m, 15d goal.png 22.07.1979 Canada National Students [a] W2-0 (Gathering of the Clans Tournament - game 3)
20y, 9m, 25d goal.png 01.08.1979 Dunfermline Athletic [h] D1-1 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 1st leg)
20y, 10m, 18d goal.png 25.08.1979 Rangers [h] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 3)
20y, 10m, 22d goal.png 29.08.1979 Albion Rovers [h] D2-2 (League Cup 2nd Round, 1st leg)
20y, 11m, 22d goal.png 29.09.1979 Hibernian [h] W2-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 7)
21y, 1m, 17d goal.png 24.11.1979 Raith Rovers [h] W2-0 (Friendly)
21y, 2m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 29.12.1979 Morton [a] W3-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 18)
21y, 4m, 2d goal.png 09.02.1980 Celtic [h] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 21)
21y, 4m, 9d goal.pnggoal.png 16.02.1980 Queen of the South [a] W3-1 (Scottish Cup 4th Round)
21y, 4m, 23d goal.png 01.03.1980 Aberdeen [a] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 23)
21y, 6m, 6d goal.png 13.04.1980 Dundee [h] W3-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 30)
21y, 6m, 19d goal.png 26.04.1980 Celtic [a] L1-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 33)
21y, 7m, 0d goal.png 07.05.1980 Aberdeen [h] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 36)

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