John Brough
John Brough
John Brough
● John Brough, 1988 (HA)

born in Scotland

John Alexander Brough was born on Thursday, 31st March, 1960, in Edinburgh.

The 5' 11 (12st 7lbs) goalkeeper signed for Peter Cormack's Thistle on Friday, 9th December, 1983, having most recently been with Heart of Midlothian.

Aged 23, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th December, 1983, in a 1-0 defeat away to Clydebank in the SFL First Division.

John kept his first clean-sheet on Monday, 26th December, 1983, in a 1-0 win at home to Dumbarton in the SFL First Division.

He registered the last of his 36 clean-sheets on Wednesday, 8th February, 1989, in a 2-0 win at home to St Johnstone in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 18th February, 1989, in a 2-0 defeat away to Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Cup, having featured as a Jag on 150 occasions.

John's club-list included Heart of Midlothian and Partick Thistle.

Bio Extra

Signed from Hearts in December 1983 after winning Under-21 honours. Good keeper who was extremely popular in his early time at Firhill. Missed many games through injury during his career here, and his popularity waned after he showed great inconsistency and a poor attitude. He was given a free transfer at the end of 88-89 and, unable to find a senior club, he joined Dunbar United.


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