Jock Gillespie
Jock Gillespie
Jock Gillespie
● Jock Gillespie (FFH)

born in Scotland

John Gillespie was born on Tuesday, 15th November, 1870, in Falkirk.

The defender first appeared as a guest for Thistle in March, 1902, having most recently been with Queen's Park.

Aged 31, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 15th March, 1902, in a 2-1 win at home to Morton in the Western League.

Jock scored his only goal for Thistle on Wednesday, 26th August, 1903, in a 1-1 friendly draw away to Port Glasgow Athletic.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 12th March, 1904, in a 3-0 win at home to Airdrieonians in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 6 occasions.

His club-list included Comely Park, Falkirk, Queen's Park, Camelon, Celtic, Rangers, Falkirk Amateurs, St Johnstone, Partick Thistle, Everton and Scottish Amateurs.

Jock died on Monday, 4th September, 1933, in Edinburgh, aged 62.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
32y, 9m, 11d goal.png 26.08.1903 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] D1-1 (Friendly)


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