John Hillcoat
John Hillcoat
John Hillcoat
● John Hillcoat, 1996 (ALA)

born in Scotland

John George Hillcoat was born on Wednesday, 16th December, 1970, in Paisley, Renfrewshire.

The 5' 11 (10st 10lbs) goalkeeper signed for Murdo MacLeod's Thistle on Friday, 11th October, 1996, having most recently been with Hamilton Academical.

Aged 25, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 12th October, 1996, in a 6-0 win at home to East Fife in the SFL First Division.

In doing so, John joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He registered the last of his 7 clean-sheets on Saturday, 8th February, 1997, in a 0-0 draw at home to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 10th May, 1997, in a 2-0 defeat away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 27 occasions.

John's club-list included Dunfermline Athletic, Clyde, Hamilton Academical, Partick Thistle, Clydebank, Glenafton Athletic, Greenock Morton, Queen of the South, Dumbarton, St Mirren, Stranraer, Ayr United, Brechin City, Stenhousemuir, East Stirlingshire, St Johnstone and Alloa Athletic.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 25y, 9m, 26d clean-sheet 12.10.1996 East Fife [h] W6-0 (SFL First Division - game 9)
2 25y, 10m, 3d clean-sheet 19.10.1996 Dundee [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 10)
3 25y, 10m, 10d clean-sheet 26.10.1996 Falkirk [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 11)
4 25y, 11m, 7d clean-sheet 23.11.1996 Airdrieonians [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 15)
5 25y, 11m, 14d clean-sheet 30.11.1996 Greenock Morton [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
6 26y, 0m, 28d clean-sheet 13.01.1997 St Johnstone [a] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 22)
7 26y, 1m, 23d clean-sheet 08.02.1997 St Mirren [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
John Hillcoat's clean-sheet ratio
7/27 ← success rate → 25.9%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1542/6652 ← success rate → 23.1%
@ 13-May-2022


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