John Ferguson
John Ferguson
John Ferguson
● John Ferguson, c1896 (HA)

probably born in Scotland

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

The forward signed for Thistle on Tuesday, 20th October, 1896, having most recently been with Third Lanark.

He made his first known appearance on Friday, 24th October, 1896, in a 9-2 win at home to Newton Stewart in the Scottish Qualifying Cup.

John scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 7th November, 1896, in a 5-2 defeat at home to Kilmarnock in the Scottish Qualifying Cup.

He scored the last of his 26 known goals on Saturday, 22nd October, 1898, in a 3-2 win away to St Bernard's in the SFL First Division.

He played his last known game for the club on Tuesday, 30th April, 1901, in a 2-0 defeat at home to St Mirren in the Western League, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 53 occasions.

His club-list included Jordanhill Juniors, Blackburn Rovers, Hibernian, Third Lanark 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 07.11.1896 Kilmarnock [h] L2-5 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 4th Round)
goal.png 28.11.1896 Airdrieonians [a] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
goal.pnggoal.png 16.01.1897 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 10)
goal.png 13.02.1897 Motherwell [a] W6-0 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
goal.pnggoal.png 20.02.1897 Motherwell [h] W6-2 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
goal.pnggoal.png 27.02.1897 Linthouse [a] W5-3 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
goal.png 20.03.1897 Leith Athletic [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
goal.png 10.04.1897 Third Lanark [h] D2-2 (Friendly)
goal.png 24.04.1897 Morton [a] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 18)
goal.pnggoal.png 28.04.1897 Blackburn Rovers [h] W4-3 (Friendly)
goal.png 01.05.1897 Clyde [h] L3-4 (Friendly)
goal.pnggoal.png 08.05.1897 Dundee [a] W2-1 (Friendly)
goal.pnggoal.png 25.09.1897 Dundee [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 3)
goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 06.11.1897 St Bernard's [h] W5-3 (SFL First Division - game 9)
goal.png 13.11.1897 Clyde [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 10)
goal.png 04.12.1897 St Bernard's [a] L1-9 (SFL First Division - game 12)
goal.png 08.01.1898 Dundee [a] L1-2 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
goal.png 22.10.1898 St Bernard's [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)

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