John Campbell

John Campbell
John Campbell
● John Campbell (FCI)

born in Scotland

John William Campbell was born on Tuesday, 2nd October, 1877, in Govan, Glasgow.

The forward signed for Thistle on Friday, 10th August, 1894, having most recently been with Linthouse.

Aged 16, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 11th August, 1894, in a 5-2 win at home to Dundee Wanderers in the SFL Second Division.

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

He scored the last of his 34 known goals on Monday, 15th April, 1907, in a 2-2 draw away to Hibernian in the SFL First Division, netting a brace on the day.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 27th April, 1907, in a 5-1 defeat away to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division, having clocked up at least 101 appearances for the Thistle.

His club-list included Ferntower, Renton Union, Linthouse, Partick Thistle, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, Rangers, Hibernian, New Brompton, Bo'ness and Dumbarton Harp.

John died on Monday, 20th January, 1919, in Knightswood, Glasgow, aged 41.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
16y, 10m, 9d goal.png 11.08.1894 Dundee Wanderers [h] W5-2 (SFL Second Division - game 1)
16y, 10m, 30d goal.pnggoal.png 01.09.1894 Royal Albert [h] W6-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Preliminary Round)
16y, 11m, 13d goal.png 15.09.1894 Cambuslang [h] W3-1 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
17y, 0m, 11d goal.png 13.10.1894 Ayr [h] W3-2 (Friendly)
17y, 0m, 18d goal.png 20.10.1894 Renton [h] W4-1 (Friendly)
17y, 1m, 1d goal.png 03.11.1894 Linthouse [h] L1-3 (Friendly)
17y, 2m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 15.12.1894 Cowlairs [a] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
17y, 4m, 21d goal.png 23.02.1895 Abercorn [h] W5-1 (SFL Second Division - game 11)
17y, 5m, 0d goal.png 02.03.1895 Falkirk [a] W6-5 (Friendly)
17y, 7m, 9d goal.png 11.05.1895 Heart of Midlothian Reserves [h] W2-0 (Friendly)
17y, 7m, 16d goal.png 18.05.1895 Renton [a] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 17)
17y, 10m, 22d goal.png 24.08.1895 Renton [a] W6-2 (SFL Second Division - game 2)
17y, 11m, 19d goal.png 21.09.1895 Airdrieonians [h] W5-1 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 2nd Round)
18y, 2m, 19d goal.png 21.12.1895 Celtic 'A' [h] L1-2 (Friendly)
18y, 3m, 2d goal.png 04.01.1896 Aberdeen FC [a] L1-2 (Friendly)
18y, 3m, 9d goal.png 11.01.1896 Motherwell [a] D3-3 (SFL Second Division - game 10)
18y, 3m, 23d goal.png 25.01.1896 Heart of Midlothian 'A' [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
18y, 4m, 6d goal.png 08.02.1896 Linthouse [h] W5-1 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
18y, 4m, 13d goal.png 15.02.1896 Abercorn [a] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
18y, 4m, 20d goal.png 22.02.1896 Leith Athletic [h] L3-5 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
18y, 5m, 26d goal.png 28.03.1896 Clyde [a] L2-5 (Friendly)
18y, 6m, 16d goal.png 18.04.1896 Morton [h] W2-1 (Friendly)
28y, 10m, 13d goal.png 15.08.1906 Third Lanark [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 1)
28y, 10m, 16d goal.png 18.08.1906 St Mirren [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 2)
28y, 11m, 17d goal.png 19.09.1906 Scottish Rifles [h] W4-0 (Friendly)
29y, 1m, 13d goal.png 15.11.1906 Celtic [h] D2-2 (Partick Boilermakers Association Benefit)
29y, 1m, 29d goal.png 01.12.1906 Celtic [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 16)
29y, 3m, 0d goal.png 02.01.1907 Rangers [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 21)
29y, 4m, 7d goal.png 09.02.1907 Dundee [h] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
29y, 6m, 4d goal.png 06.04.1907 Aberdeen [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 30)
29y, 6m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 15.04.1907 Hibernian [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 32)


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