John Miller

John Miller
John Miller
● John Miller, 1922 (AFC)

born in Scotland

John Galloway Miller was born on Tuesday, 12th March, 1895, in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.

The 5' 9 (11st 12lbs) forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Thursday, 23rd October, 1924, having most recently been with Aberdeen.

Aged 29, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 1st November, 1924, in a 4-0 defeat away to Rangers in the SFL First Division.

Amazingly, John scored his first 5 goals for Thistle in the same match! His hat-trick + 2 was delivered on Saturday, 22nd November, 1924, in a 6-1 win at home to Cowdenbeath in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 36 goals on Saturday, 27th March, 1926, in a 3-3 draw at home to Morton in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 27th April, 1926, in a 5-2 defeat at home to Glasgow Select in a Benefit match, having appeared as a Jag on 62 occasions.

His club-list included Larkhall United, Larkhall Thistle, Mossend Hibernian, Ardrossan Winton Rovers, Blantyre Victoria, Hamilton Academical, St Mirren, Glasgow Highlanders, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Partick Thistle, Clyde, Dunfermline Athletic, Prescot Cables, Barrow and Carlisle United.

John died on Thursday, 21st June, 1951, in Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire, aged 56.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
29y, 8m, 10d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 22.11.1924 Cowdenbeath [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 16)
29y, 9m, 15d goal.png 27.12.1924 Kilmarnock [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 21)
29y, 9m, 22d goal.png 03.01.1925 Dundee [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 23)
29y, 10m, 12d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 24.01.1925 Bathgate [a] W4-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
29y, 10m, 19d goal.png 31.01.1925 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 27)
29y, 10m, 26d goal.png 07.02.1925 Dundee United [h] W5-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
29y, 11m, 2d goal.png 14.02.1925 Kilmarnock [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 29)
29y, 11m, 12d goal.png 24.02.1925 Queen's Park [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 30)
29y, 11m, 16d goal.pnggoal.png 28.02.1925 Motherwell [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 31)
30y, 0m, 2d goal.png 14.03.1925 Hibernian [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 33)
30y, 0m, 16d goal.png 28.03.1925 Hamilton Academical [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 35)
30y, 5m, 3d goal.png 15.08.1925 Cowdenbeath [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 1)
30y, 5m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 17.08.1925 Hibernian [a] W6-4 (William McGinnigle Benefit)
30y, 5m, 10d goal.png 22.08.1925 Morton [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 2)
30y, 6m, 0d goal.png 12.09.1925 Falkirk [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 4)
30y, 6m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 10.10.1925 Rangers [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 8)
30y, 8m, 2d goal.png 14.11.1925 Kilmarnock [h] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 13)
30y, 8m, 16d goal.png 28.11.1925 Motherwell [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)
30y, 9m, 0d goal.png 12.12.1925 Aberdeen [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
30y, 9m, 20d goal.png 01.01.1926 Clydebank FC [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 20)
30y, 9m, 21d goal.png 02.01.1926 Rangers [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 21)
30y, 9m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 09.01.1926 Hibernian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 23)
30y, 10m, 25d goal.png 06.02.1926 King's Park [h] W4-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
30y, 11m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 13.02.1926 Kilmarnock [a] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 26)
31y, 0m, 15d goal.png 27.03.1926 Morton [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 33)


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