John Donnelly
John Donnelly
John Donnelly
● John Donnelly, 1983 (LUH)

born in Scotland

John Donnelly was born on Wednesday, 8th March, 1961, in Glasgow.

The 5' 10 (11st 0lbs) midfielder temporarily transferred to Benny Rooney's Thistle circa Saturday, 3rd November, 1984, from his parent club, Leeds United.

Aged 23, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 3rd November, 1984, in a 0-0 draw away to Kilmarnock in the SFL First Division.

John scored his first two goals for Thistle on Saturday, 24th November, 1984, in a 7-3 defeat at home to St Johnstone in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 18 goals on Monday, 3rd February, 1986, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Airdrieonians in the Scottish Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 16th September, 1986, in a 2-0 defeat away to Dunfermline Athletic in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 54 occasions.

John's club-list included Notts County, Motherwell, Dumbarton, Leeds United, Partick Thistle, Dunfermline Athletic, East Fife and Stranraer.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
23y, 8m, 16d goal.pnggoal.png 24.11.1984 St Johnstone [h] L3-7 (SFL First Division - game 16)
24y, 0m, 29d goal.png 06.04.1985 Ayr United [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 33)
24y, 1m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 09.04.1985 Brechin City [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 34)
24y, 1m, 26d goal.png 04.05.1985 Forfar Athletic [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 38)
24y, 2m, 3d goal.png 11.05.1985 Hamilton Academical [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 39)
24y, 5m, 2d goal.png 10.08.1985 Morton [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 1)
24y, 5m, 16d goal.pnggoal.png 24.08.1985 Airdrieonians [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 3)
24y, 6m, 20d goal.png 28.09.1985 Falkirk [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 8)
24y, 7m, 11d goal.png 19.10.1985 Brechin City [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
24y, 7m, 18d goal.png 26.10.1985 Montrose [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 12)
24y, 8m, 15d goal.png 23.11.1985 Hamilton Academical [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 16)
24y, 8m, 29d goal.png 07.12.1985 Forfar Athletic [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 18)
24y, 9m, 6d goal.png 14.12.1985 East Fife [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 19)
24y, 10m, 3d goal.png 11.01.1986 Morton [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 21)
24y, 10m, 26d goal.png 03.02.1986 Airdrieonians [h] L1-2 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round replay)

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