Jimmy Gibson
Jimmy Gibson
Jimmy Gibson
● Jimmy Gibson, 1933 (VIF)

born in Scotland

James Davidson Gibson was born on Wednesday, 5th June, 1901, in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire.

The 5' 10½ (12st 0lbs) midfielder signed for George Easton's Thistle on Friday, 6th May, 1921, having most recently been with Ashfield.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 23rd August, 1921, in a 3-3 draw at home to Clydebank FC in a Benefit match.

That day, Jimmy became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 55 goals on Saturday, 15th January, 1927, in a 3-2 defeat at home to Hamilton Academical in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 23rd April, 1927, in a 2-1 defeat away to Dundee United in the SFL First Division, having clocked up an impressive 216 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Larkhall Thistle, Kirkintilloch Rob Roy, Ashfield, Partick Thistle and Aston Villa.

Jimmy died on Sunday, 1st January, 1978, in Birmingham, aged 76.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 2m, 18d goal.png 23.08.1921 Clydebank FC [h] D3-3 (Arran War Memorial Fund Benefit)
20y, 5m, 0d goal.pnggoal.png 05.11.1921 Kilmarnock [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 15)
20y, 7m, 2d goal.png 07.01.1922 Dundee [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 26)
20y, 7m, 23d goal.png 28.01.1922 Dumbarton Harp [h] W7-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
20y, 8m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 25.02.1922 Bathgate [h] W3-0 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
21y, 3m, 18d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 23.09.1922 Hamilton Academical [h] W5-3 (SFL First Division - game 5)
21y, 4m, 23d goal.png 28.10.1922 Albion Rovers [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 11)
21y, 6m, 11d goal.png 16.12.1922 Kilmarnock [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 18)
21y, 6m, 18d goal.png 23.12.1922 Raith Rovers [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 19)
21y, 7m, 11d goal.png 16.01.1923 Third Lanark [a] L2-3 (Scottish Cup 1st Round replay)
21y, 10m, 23d goal.png 28.04.1923 Albion Rovers [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 38)
21y, 10m, 27d goal.png 02.05.1923 Third Lanark [a] W*3-3 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final) aet; 10-10 corners; * won coin toss
22y, 2m, 13d goal.png 18.08.1923 Ayr United [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
22y, 3m, 19d goal.png 24.09.1923 Third Lanark [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 7)
22y, 4m, 15d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 20.10.1923 Clyde [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
22y, 5m, 15d goal.png 20.11.1923 Glasgow Select [h] D4-4 (St Andrews Ambulance Association Benefit)
22y, 7m, 0d goal.png 05.01.1924 Morton [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 24)
22y, 7m, 7d goal.png 12.01.1924 Dunkeld & Birnam [h] W11-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
22y, 7m, 14d goal.png 19.01.1924 Raith Rovers [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
22y, 8m, 25d goal.png 01.03.1924 Celtic [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 29)
22y, 10m, 16d goal.png 21.04.1924 Queen's Park [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 38)
23y, 4m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 25.10.1924 Heart of Midlothian [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 12)
23y, 5m, 3d goal.png 08.11.1924 Motherwell [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 14)
23y, 5m, 10d goal.png 15.11.1924 Ayr United [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 15)
23y, 6m, 15d goal.png 20.12.1924 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
23y, 7m, 26d goal.png 31.01.1925 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 27)
23y, 8m, 2d goal.png 07.02.1925 Dundee United [h] W5-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
24y, 2m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 15.08.1925 Cowdenbeath [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 1)
24y, 3m, 4d goal.png 09.09.1925 Celtic [a] L1-5 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final replay)
24y, 3m, 21d goal.png 26.09.1925 Hamilton Academical [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 6)
24y, 5m, 9d goal.png 14.11.1925 Kilmarnock [h] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 13)
24y, 6m, 27d goal.png 01.01.1926 Clydebank FC [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 20)
24y, 8m, 1d goal.png 06.02.1926 King's Park [h] W4-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
24y, 8m, 15d goal.png 20.02.1926 St Mirren [a] L1-2 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
24y, 10m, 8d goal.png 13.04.1926 St Mirren [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 36)
25y, 2m, 16d goal.png 21.08.1926 Morton [h] L4-5 (SFL First Division - game 2)
25y, 2m, 30d goal.png 04.09.1926 Dundee [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 4)
25y, 3m, 13d goal.png 18.09.1926 Kilmarnock [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 6)
25y, 3m, 27d goal.png 02.10.1926 Hibernian [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 8)
25y, 4m, 4d goal.png 09.10.1926 Cowdenbeath [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 9)
25y, 5m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 06.11.1926 Aberdeen [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 13)
25y, 5m, 15d goal.png 20.11.1926 St Johnstone [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)
25y, 5m, 29d goal.png 04.12.1926 St Mirren [h] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
25y, 6m, 27d goal.png 01.01.1927 Clyde [a] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 21)
25y, 7m, 10d goal.png 15.01.1927 Hamilton Academical [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 24)


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