Jimmy Boyle
Jimmy Boyle
see also: Jimmy Boyle (opposition manager) →
Jimmy Boyle
● Jimmy Boyle, 1995 (ALA)

born in Scotland

James Thomson Boyle was born on Sunday, 19th February, 1967, in Glasgow.

The 5' 6 (11st 2lbs) defender signed for John McVeigh's Thistle in July, 1997, having most recently been with Airdrieonians.

Aged 30, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 22nd July, 1997, in a 3-0 friendly defeat at home to Aston Villa.

Jimmy scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 15th November, 1997, in a 2-2 draw away to Stirling Albion in the SFL First Division.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 22nd November, 1997, in a 2-2 draw at home to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 9th May, 1998, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Ayr United in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 42 occasions.

Jimmy's club-list included Queen's Park, Airdrieonians, Partick Thistle, Livingston, Alloa Athletic and Cowdenbeath.

Bio Extra

Joined Thistle to once again team up with John McVeigh who had been his assistant manager at Airdrie. At Firhill Boyle combined being a first team regular with a position on the coaching staff where he was of great influence. Never the most popular player with the Thistle supporters, Jimmy was handed a free transfer at the end of his one season with Thistle following the reorganisation of the club. Joined Livingston with whom he won Second Division Championship medal the next year.


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