John Buckley
John Buckley
John Buckley
● John Buckley, c1984 (DON)

born in Scotland

John William Buckley was born on Thursday, 10th May, 1962, in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire.

The 5' 9 (10st 10lbs) forward temporarily transferred to Peter Cormack's Thistle on Wednesday, 30th March, 1983, from his parent club, Celtic.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 2nd April, 1983, in a 2-1 win at home to St Johnstone in the SFL First Division.

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

He scored the last of his 11 goals on Tuesday, 26th March, 1991, in a 1-0 win at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 11th May, 1991, in a 7-1 defeat away to Clydebank in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 76 occasions.

John's club-list included Queen's Park, Celtic, Partick Thistle, Doncaster Rovers, Leeds United, Leicester City, Rotherham United and Scunthorpe United.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 10m, 23d goal.png 02.04.1983 St Johnstone [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 32)
21y, 0m, 0d goal.png 10.05.1983 Queen's Park [h] W2-0 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
21y, 4m, 18d goal.png 28.09.1983 Morton [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
21y, 6m, 23d goal.png 03.12.1983 Brechin City [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
21y, 7m, 16d goal.png 26.12.1983 Dumbarton [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
21y, 9m, 15d goal.png 25.02.1984 Morton [a] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 28)
28y, 9m, 20d goal.png 02.03.1991 Forfar Athletic [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 24)
28y, 9m, 23d goal.pnggoal.png 05.03.1991 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
28y, 9m, 27d goal.png 09.03.1991 Raith Rovers [a] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 26)
28y, 10m, 16d goal.png 26.03.1991 Dundee [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 30)


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