John Durnin

John Durnin
John Durnin
● John Durnin (GOS)

born in Scotland

John Durnin was born on Saturday, 10th November, 1894, in Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute.

The defender signed for George Easton's Thistle on Tuesday, 10th October, 1916, having most recently been with Plymouth Argyle.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 14th October, 1916, in a 5-0 win at home to Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Football League.

There were no goals for John during his time with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 12th May, 1917, in a 4-1 neutral-venue defeat against Queen's Park in the Glasgow Charity Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 26 occasions.

His club-list included Campbeltown Academical, Doncaster Rovers, Plymouth Argyle, Partick Thistle, Dumbarton, Swansea Town, Llandrindod Wells and Northampton Town.

John died on Tuesday, 27th June, 1967, in Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, aged 72.

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