Jim Steadward
Jim Steadward
Jim Steadward
● Jim Steadward, 1945 (SP)

born in Scotland

James Jackson Steadward was born on Tuesday, 14th January, 1919, in Glasgow.

The 5' 9 (11st 5lbs) goalkeeper signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Monday, 21st May, 1945, having most recently been with Queen's Park.

Aged 26, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th May, 1945, in a 4-4 draw at home to Dumbarton in the Summer Cup.

Jim kept his first clean-sheet on Saturday, 9th June, 1945, in a 3-0 win at home to Heart of Midlothian in the Summer Cup.

He registered the last of his 16 clean-sheets on Saturday, 4th January, 1947, in a 4-0 win at home to Aberdeen in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 23rd April, 1947, in a 4-1 win away to Clyde in the Glasgow Charity Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 79 occasions.

Jim's club-list included Dennistoun Parish Church, Third Lanark, Queen's Park, Dennistoun Waverley, Newarthill Hearts, Partick Thistle, Dundee, Hamilton Academical, Stirling Albion, East Fife and Dunfermline Athletic.

Jim died in 1994, in Glasgow, aged 75. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 26y, 4m, 26d clean-sheet 09.06.1945 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-0 (Summer Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
2 26y, 5m, 9d clean-sheet 23.06.1945 Morton [n] W1-0 (Summer Cup Semi Final)
3 26y, 5m, 16d clean-sheet 30.06.1945 Hibernian [n] W2-0 (Summer Cup Final)
4 26y, 6m, 28d clean-sheet 11.08.1945 Hamilton Academical [a] W1-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 1)
5 26y, 7m, 25d clean-sheet 08.09.1945 Clyde [a] W2-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 5)
6 26y, 8m, 10d clean-sheet 24.09.1945 Queen's Park [h] D0-0 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
7 26y, 8m, 29d clean-sheet 13.10.1945 St Mirren [a] W2-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 10)
8 26y, 11m, 29d clean-sheet 12.01.1946 St Mirren [h] W1-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 25)
9 27y, 0m, 19d clean-sheet 02.02.1946 Motherwell [h] W3-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 28)
10 27y, 1m, 16d clean-sheet 02.03.1946 Kilmarnock [h] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Division A, Section C - game 2)
11 27y, 2m, 16d clean-sheet 30.03.1946 Aberdeen [h] D0-0 (Southern League Cup Division A, Section C - game 6)
12 27y, 7m, 7d clean-sheet 21.08.1946 Queen's Park [h] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 4)
13 27y, 7m, 10d clean-sheet 24.08.1946 Queen's Park [h] W4-0 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
14 27y, 7m, 14d clean-sheet 28.08.1946 Queen of the South [a] D0-0 (SFL Division A - game 5)
15 27y, 7m, 21d clean-sheet 04.09.1946 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 7)
16 27y, 11m, 21d clean-sheet 04.01.1947 Aberdeen [h] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 22)
Jim Steadward's clean-sheet ratio
16/79 ← success rate → 20.3%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1578/6772 ← success rate → 23.3%
@ 13-Apr-2024

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