John Neish
John Neish
John Neish
● John Neish, 1934 (DR)

born in Scotland

John Neish was born on Saturday, 14th January, 1911, in Elgin, Moray.

The 5' 9½ (10st 11lbs) forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 2nd May, 1934 (after a trial game), having most recently been with Buckie Thistle.

Aged 23, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 1st May, 1934, in a 4-2 win at home to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

John scored his first goal for Thistle on Wednesday, 5th September, 1934, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Buckie Thistle.

He scored the last of his 3 goals on Saturday, 10th November, 1934, in a 7-1 win at home to Dunfermline Athletic in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 20th April, 1935, in a 2-1 defeat away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 14 occasions.

His club-list included Buckie Thistle, Partick Thistle and Hull City.

John died on Sunday, 7th June, 1964, in Falkirk, aged 53.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
23y, 7m, 22d goal.png 05.09.1934 Buckie Thistle [a] W4-0 (Friendly)
23y, 9m, 6d goal.png 20.10.1934 Celtic [h] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 12)
23y, 9m, 27d goal.png 10.11.1934 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W7-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)

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