Jock McTavish
Jock McTavish
Jock McTavish
● Jock McTavish, 1914 (SR)

born in Scotland

John Kay McTavish was born on Sunday, 7th June, 1885, in Govan, Glasgow.

The 5' 7 (11st 7lbs) forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Friday, 9th May, 1913, having most recently been with Newcastle United.

Aged 28, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 16th August, 1913, in a 2-1 win at home to Motherwell in the SFL First Division.

Jock scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 13th September, 1913, in a 1-1 draw away to Third Lanark in the Glasgow Cup.

He scored the last of his 20 goals on Saturday, 1st April, 1916, in a 1-1 draw at home to Ayr United in the Scottish Football League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 28th April, 1917, in a 2-0 defeat away to Third Lanark in the Scottish Football League, having clocked up 141 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Ibrox Roselea, Petershill, Falkirk, Tottenham Hotspur, Oldham Athletic, Newcastle United, Partick Thistle, York City, Goole Town, Heart of Midlothian, Bo'ness, East Fife, Dumbarton, East Stirlingshire and Arbroath Athletic.

Jock died on Tuesday, 4th April, 1944, in Falkirk, aged 58.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
28y, 3m, 6d goal.png 13.09.1913 Third Lanark [a] D1-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
28y, 7m, 3d goal.png 10.01.1914 St Mirren [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 24)
28y, 7m, 10d goal.png 17.01.1914 Clyde [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 25)
28y, 7m, 24d goal.png 31.01.1914 Dundee [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 27)
28y, 8m, 7d goal.png 14.02.1914 Dumbarton [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 28)
28y, 10m, 11d goal.png 18.04.1914 Falkirk [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 36)
29y, 2m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 22.08.1914 Dundee [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 2)
29y, 4m, 17d goal.png 24.10.1914 Morton [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)
29y, 6m, 5d goal.png 12.12.1914 Aberdeen [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
29y, 6m, 19d goal.png 26.12.1914 Queen's Park [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 18)
29y, 6m, 26d goal.png 02.01.1915 Rangers [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 20)
29y, 7m, 9d goal.png 16.01.1915 Hibernian [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 23)
29y, 8m, 13d goal.png 20.02.1915 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 28)
30y, 3m, 18d goal.png 25.09.1915 Rangers [a] L2-7 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
30y, 4m, 30d goal.png 06.11.1915 Airdrieonians [h] W4-1 (SFL - game 11)
30y, 5m, 13d goal.png 20.11.1915 Raith Rovers [h] W2-0 (SFL - game 13)
30y, 7m, 22d goal.png 29.01.1916 Queen's Park [h] W5-0 (SFL - game 24)
30y, 8m, 19d goal.png 26.02.1916 Motherwell [h] W3-1 (SFL - game 28)
30y, 9m, 25d goal.png 01.04.1916 Ayr United [h] D1-1 (SFL - game 32)

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