John McArthur
John McArthur
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

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

The goalkeeper signed for George Easton's Thistle on Monday, 18th February, 1907, having most recently been with Falkirk.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 23rd February, 1907, in a 1-0 win at home to Third Lanark in the SFL First Division.

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

He registered the last of his 3 clean-sheets on Saturday, 6th April, 1907, in a 2-0 win at home to Aberdeen in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Monday, 15th April, 1907, in a 2-2 draw away to Hibernian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 9 occasions.

His club-list included Falkirk Amateurs, Queen's Park, Falkirk, Partick Thistle, Rangers, Bathgate and Third Lanark.

We don't know where or when John died. *

* If you can help us to improve any of these marked points on The Thistle Archive, then please do get in touch →

compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Clean-Sheet Match
1 clean-sheet 23.02.1907 Third Lanark [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
2 clean-sheet 30.03.1907 Morton [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 29)
3 clean-sheet 06.04.1907 Aberdeen [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 30)
John McArthur's clean-sheet ratio
3/9 ← success rate → 33.3%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1522/6612 ← success rate → 23.019%
@ 04-Sep-2021

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