John Atkinson
John Atkinson
John Atkinson
● John Atkinson (SD)

born in Scotland

John Atkinson was born on Friday, 5th December, 1884, in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire.

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Saturday, 19th March, 1910, having most recently been with Hamilton Academical.

Aged 25, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th March, 1910, in a 3-1 defeat away to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

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

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 6th April, 1910, in a 1-1 draw away to Dundee in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 4 occasions.

His club-list included Earnock Rovers, Port Juniors, Hamilton Academical, Scottish Amateurs, Queen's Park, Celtic and Partick Thistle.

John died on Thursday, 26th November, 1914, in Ghana, aged 29.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
25y, 3m, 21d goal.png 26.03.1910 Celtic [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 29)


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