John Callander
John Callander
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

John Callander was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Tuesday, 18th June, 1907, having most recently been with Benburb.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 17th August, 1907, in a 2-2 draw at home to Morton in the SFL First Division.

John scored his first goal for Thistle on Thursday, 20th August, 1908, in a 3-2 win away to Clyde in a Benefit match.

He scored the last of his 5 goals on Saturday, 13th March, 1909, in a 4-2 defeat away to Hamilton Academical in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 28th April, 1909, in a 1-0 defeat away to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 32 occasions.

His club-list included Benburb and Partick Thistle.

We don't know where or when John died. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 20.08.1908 Clyde [a] W3-2 (Masonic Lodge Fund Raiser)
goal.png 17.10.1908 St Mirren [a] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 9)
goal.png 31.10.1908 Queen's Park [a] L2-5 (SFL First Division - game 11)
goal.png 16.01.1909 Dundee [a] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 22)
goal.png 13.03.1909 Hamilton Academical [a] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 26)

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