Jim Stewart

Jim Stewart
Jim Stewart
● Jim Stewart, 1974 (SOL)

born in Scotland

James Garven Stewart was born on Tuesday, 9th March, 1954, in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire.

The 6' 2 (13st 4lbs) goalkeeper signed for Derek Johnstone's Thistle in August, 1986, having most recently been with St Mirren.

Aged 32, he made his debut appearance on Monday, 4th August, 1986, in a 1-0 friendly win at home to Celtic XI.

In doing so, Jim joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He registered the last of his 3 clean-sheets on Tuesday, 27th January, 1987, in a 3-0 win at home to Queen of the South in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 3rd February, 1987, in a 3-1 defeat away to Motherwell in the Scottish Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 12 occasions.

Jim's club-list included Troon, Kilmarnock, Middlesbrough, Rangers, Dumbarton, St Mirren and Partick Thistle.

Bio Extra

Signed from St. Mirren as cover for the injury-prone Brough, he started the season as first choice keeper, but quickly lost his place. An experienced goalkeeper with two Scotland caps, he had played with Kilmamock, Rangers, Middlesbrough and Dumbarton, and on leaving Firhill he rejoined Kilmarnock.

(NK)



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