John Blackwood
John Blackwood
John Blackwood
● John Blackwood, 1903 (AN)

born in Scotland

John Blackwood was born on Friday, 31st August, 1877, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8½ (11st 4lbs) forward signed for Thistle on Saturday, 28th October, 1899, having most recently been with Celtic.

Aged 22, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 4th November, 1899, in a 2-0 win away to Airdrieonians in the SFL Second Division.

John scored his first two known goals for Thistle on Saturday, 11th November, 1899, in a 4-0 win at home to Leith Athletic in the SFL Second Division.

He scored the last of his 29 known goals on Saturday, 31st March, 1900, in a 4-2 win away to Hamilton Academical in the SFL Second Division.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 28th April, 1900, in a 2-0 friendly defeat away to Dundee, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 23 occasions.

His club-list included Petershill, Celtic, Partick Thistle, Woolwich Arsenal, Reading, Queens Park Rangers, West Ham United and Royal Albert.

John died on Saturday, 4th January, 1913, in Glasgow, aged 35.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
22y, 2m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 11.11.1899 Leith Athletic [h] W4-0 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
22y, 2m, 18d goal.png 18.11.1899 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W4-0 (Western League - game 1)
22y, 2m, 25d goal.png 25.11.1899 Queen's Park [a] L2-3 (Friendly)
22y, 3m, 1d goal.png 02.12.1899 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-0 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
22y, 3m, 8d goal.pnggoal.png 09.12.1899 Linthouse [h] W8-1 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
22y, 3m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 23.12.1899 St Mirren [h] W4-1 (Western League - game 2)
22y, 3m, 29d goal.png 30.12.1899 Abercorn [a] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
22y, 4m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 01.01.1900 Clachnacuddin [a] W5-0 (Friendly)
22y, 4m, 2d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 02.01.1900 Orion [a] W8-3 (Friendly)
22y, 4m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 06.01.1900 St Mirren [a] L3-4 (Western League - game 3)
22y, 4m, 27d goal.png 27.01.1900 St Bernard's [h] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
22y, 5m, 3d goal.png 03.02.1900 Motherwell [h] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 16)
22y, 5m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 24.02.1900 Hamilton Academical [a] L4-5 (Friendly)
22y, 6m, 1d goal.png 03.03.1900 Kilmarnock [h] L1-4 (Western League - game 4)
22y, 6m, 15d goal.png 17.03.1900 Clyde [a] W4-0 (Western League - game 5)
22y, 7m, 0d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 31.03.1900 Hamilton Academical [a] W4-2 (SFL Second Division - game 18)

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