John Abbie
John Abbie
John Abbie
● John Abbie, 1941 (LAB)

born in Scotland

John Lockhart Abbie was born on Sunday, 30th November, 1919, in Burntisland, Fife.

The defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Thursday, 20th August, 1936, having most recently been with Crossgates Primrose.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 20th March, 1937, in a 2-2 draw at home to Falkirk in the SFL First Division.

There were no goals for John during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 7th June, 1941, in a 3-1 defeat at home to St Mirren in the Summer Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 4 occasions.

His club-list included Crossgates Primrose, Partick Thistle, St Bernard's and Raith Rovers.

John died on Sunday, 23rd April, 2000, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, aged 80.

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(age) 1936-37
1. (17y,3m,18d) #7 Sat-20-Mar-1937 [h] D2-2 Falkirk (SFL First Division - game 32)
2. (17y,3m,25d) #7 Sat-27-Mar-1937 [a] D1-1 Celtic (SFL First Division - game 33)
3. (17y,4m,13d) #7 Mon-12-Apr-1937 [a] D2-2 Dundee (SFL First Division - game 37)
(age) 1939-40
(19y,8m,23d) #2 Tue-22-Aug-1939 [h] V2-2 Heart of Midlothian (SFL First Division - voided game)
(19y,8m,27d) #2 Sat-26-Aug-1939 [a] V0-3 Queen of the South (SFL First Division - voided game)
(age) 1940-41
4. (21y,6m,8d) #2 Sat-07-Jun-1941 [h] L1-3 St Mirren (Summer Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
John Abbie's Summary Totals
appearances position W D L goals
League 3 0 3 0 0
Competitive 3 0 3 0 0
All Games 4 0 3 1 0
note: abandoned (A) or voided (V) competition matches are listed on the Archive for posterity, but the stats are excluded from all streaks, tallies & milestones. The full list of 33 excluded matches can be seen here.


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