Jimmy Mallon
Jimmy Mallon
Jimmy Mallon
● Jimmy Mallon, 1957 (ET)

born in Scotland

James Gillan Mallon was born on Sunday, 28th August, 1938, in Glasgow.

The 5' 10 (11st 7lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle circa Saturday, 7th April, 1956, having most recently been with Shawfield.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Thursday, 3rd May, 1956, in a 6-3 friendly win away to Nairn County.

That day, Jimmy achieved the rare feat of scoring a hat-trick on his debut!

He scored the last of his 13 goals on Monday, 4th November, 1957, in a 3-2 friendly defeat away to Coventry City.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 9th November, 1957, in a 5-1 defeat away to Hibernian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 15 occasions.

His club-list included Shawfield, Partick Thistle, Stirling Albion, Oldham Athletic, Stranraer, Morton, Barrow and Altrincham.

Jimmy died on Wednesday, 9th May, 2012, aged 73.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
17y, 8m, 5d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 03.05.1956 Nairn County [a] W6-3 (Friendly)
19y, 0m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 07.09.1957 Queen's Park [a] W6-0 (SFL First Division - game 1)
19y, 0m, 17d goal.png 14.09.1957 East Fife [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 2)
19y, 0m, 26d goal.png 23.09.1957 Clyde [a] W2-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final replay)
19y, 1m, 14d goal.png 12.10.1957 Falkirk [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 5)
19y, 1m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 19.10.1957 St Mirren [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 6)
19y, 1m, 28d goal.png 26.10.1957 Aberdeen [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
19y, 2m, 2d goal.png 30.10.1957 Rangers [h] L3-6 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final replay)
19y, 2m, 7d goal.png 04.11.1957 Coventry City [a] L2-3 (Friendly)

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