John Hammill

John Hammill
A. Player

born in Scotland

John Hammill was born on Tuesday, 8th January, 1924, in Irvine, North Ayrshire.

The midfielder signed for Donald Turner's Thistle in September, 1941, having most recently been with Kello Rovers.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 13th September, 1941, in a 3-2 defeat at home to Queen's Park in the Southern League.

John scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 29th August, 1942, in a 3-2 win away to Queen's Park in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 14 goals on Monday, 2nd April, 1945, in a 4-1 defeat at home to Rangers in the Southern League.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having appeared as a Jag on 80 occasions.

John's club-list included Irvine Meadow XI, Dreghorn, Kello Rovers, Partick Thistle, Motherwell, Arbroath, Newport County, Llanelli, Kilmarnock, Coleraine, Newton Stewart and Tarff Rovers.

John died on Thursday, 18th March, 1999, in Irvine, North Ayrshire, aged 75.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 7m, 21d goal.png 29.08.1942 Queen's Park [a] W3-2 (Southern League - game 4)
18y, 9m, 9d goal.png 17.10.1942 St Mirren [a] L1-2 (Southern League - game 10)
19y, 8m, 10d goal.png 18.09.1943 Albion Rovers [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 5)
19y, 9m, 1d goal.png 09.10.1943 Celtic [a] W5-4 (Southern League - game 8)
19y, 9m, 8d goal.png 16.10.1943 Falkirk [a] L3-4 (Southern League - game 9)
19y, 9m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 23.10.1943 Airdrieonians [h] W6-1 (Southern League - game 10)
20y, 0m, 21d goal.png 29.01.1944 Falkirk [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 25)
20y, 1m, 18d goal.png 26.02.1944 Third Lanark [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 29)
20y, 3m, 7d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 15.04.1944 Third Lanark [h] W4-2 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 11m, 29d goal.png 06.01.1945 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-1 (Southern League - game 22)
21y, 2m, 25d goal.png 02.04.1945 Rangers [h] L1-4 (Southern League - game 27)

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