John Harvey
John Harvey
John Harvey
ā— John Harvey, 1953 (HA)

born in Scotland

John Harvey was born on Saturday, 21st January, 1933, in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.

The 6' 1 (12st 0lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Tuesday, 20th February, 1951, having most recently been with Baillieston Juniors.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 25th December, 1951, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

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

He scored the last of his 22 goals on Wednesday, 12th May, 1965, in a 3-2 defeat away to Morton in the Summer Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 20th November, 1965, in a 2-0 defeat away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division, having clocked up a mighty 437 appearances as a Jag.

John's club-list included Baillieston Juniors, Partick Thistle and Third Lanark.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 11m, 4d goal.png 25.12.1951 Dundee [h] L1-3 (SFL Division A - game 16)
19y, 7m, 23d goal.png 13.09.1952 Falkirk [a] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 2)
20y, 10m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 12.12.1953 Airdrieonians [h] W9-0 (SFL Division A - game 12)
20y, 11m, 19d goal.png 09.01.1954 Aberdeen [h] W6-3 (SFL Division A - game 17)
21y, 8m, 6d goal.png 27.09.1954 Rangers [n] W2-0 (Glasgow Cup Final)
22y, 9m, 22d goal.png 12.11.1955 Stirling Albion [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)
23y, 3m, 17d goal.png 08.05.1956 Queen's Park [a] W2-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
24y, 1m, 16d goal.png 09.03.1957 Airdrieonians [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 25)
24y, 3m, 6d goal.png 27.04.1957 Ayr United [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 33)
24y, 11m, 0d goal.png 21.12.1957 Celtic [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 16)
26y, 1m, 14d goal.png 07.03.1959 Airdrieonians [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 28)
26y, 7m, 25d goal.png 15.09.1959 Clyde [a] W4-3 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final replay)
28y, 11m, 30d goal.png 20.01.1962 Aberdeen [h] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 21)
29y, 11m, 11d goal.png 01.01.1963 Clyde [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 18)
30y, 7m, 17d goal.png 07.09.1963 Third Lanark [a] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 2)
30y, 8m, 9d goal.png 30.09.1963 Glentoran [h] W3-0 (Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg) agg: W7-1
30y, 9m, 28d goal.png 18.11.1963 Spartak ZJÅ  Brno [h] W3-2 (Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 2nd Round, 1st leg)
31y, 2m, 6d goal.png 27.03.1964 Falkirk [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 31)
31y, 3m, 24d goal.png 15.05.1964 Third Lanark [h] W7-2 (Summer Cup Section 2 - game 5)
32y, 2m, 17d goal.png 07.04.1965 St Mirren [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 31)
32y, 3m, 21d goal.png 12.05.1965 Morton [a] L2-3 (Summer Cup Section 2 - game 4)

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