John Simpson
John Simpson
John Simpson
● John Simpson, 1929 (LLF)

born in Scotland

John Simpson was born on Sunday, 2nd February, 1908, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8½ (11st 10lbs) forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Wednesday, 15th June, 1927, having most recently been with Queen's Park.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 1st May, 1928, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

John scored his first goal for Thistle on Tuesday, 6th November, 1928, in a 1-0 win at home to Third Lanark in the Glasgow Dental Cup.

He scored the last of his 91 goals on Wednesday, 20th April, 1932, in a 1-0 friendly win away to Torquay United.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 3rd May, 1932, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Celtic in the Glasgow Charity Cup, having clocked up 102 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Maryhill, Queen's Park, Partick Thistle, Plymouth Argyle, Stranraer and Sligo Rovers.

John died on Thursday, 13th May, 1999, aged 91.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 9m, 4d goal.png 06.11.1928 Third Lanark [h] W1-0 (Glasgow Dental Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 9m, 8d goal.png 10.11.1928 Ayr United [h] L4-8 (SFL First Division - game 12)
21y, 2m, 18d goal.pnggoal.png 20.04.1929 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 36)
21y, 2m, 22d goal.png 24.04.1929 Rangers [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 37)
21y, 2m, 25d goal.png 27.04.1929 Third Lanark [a] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 38)
21y, 6m, 15d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 17.08.1929 Ayr United [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 2)
21y, 6m, 18d goal.pnggoal.png 20.08.1929 Third Lanark [h] W3-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
21y, 6m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 24.08.1929 Airdrieonians [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 3)
21y, 7m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 07.09.1929 Hamilton Academical [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 5)
21y, 7m, 12d goal.png 14.09.1929 Cowdenbeath [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 6)
21y, 7m, 19d goal.pnggoal.png 21.09.1929 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
21y, 7m, 26d goal.png 28.09.1929 Aberdeen [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 8)
21y, 8m, 3d goal.png 05.10.1929 Kilmarnock [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)
21y, 9m, 0d goal.png 02.11.1929 Falkirk [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
21y, 9m, 14d goal.png 16.11.1929 Queen's Park [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 15)
21y, 9m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 23.11.1929 Motherwell [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 16)
21y, 9m, 28d goal.png 30.11.1929 Celtic [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
21y, 10m, 5d goal.png 07.12.1929 St Johnstone [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 18)
21y, 10m, 19d goal.pnggoal.png 21.12.1929 Dundee [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 20)
21y, 10m, 23d goal.png 25.12.1929 Queen's Park [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 21)
22y, 0m, 17d goal.png 19.02.1930 Aberdeen [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 28)
22y, 3m, 21d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 23.05.1930 Frigg [a] W6-1 (Friendly)
22y, 3m, 25d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 27.05.1930 Drammens BK [a] W7-2 (Friendly)
22y, 3m, 27d goal.pnggoal.png 29.05.1930 Lyn [a] W5-2 (Friendly)
22y, 3m, 29d goal.png 31.05.1930 Vaalerengens [a] L3-4 (Friendly)
22y, 6m, 7d goal.png 09.08.1930 Aberdeen [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 1)
22y, 6m, 17d goal.png 19.08.1930 Rangers [h] D1-1 (Davie Ness Testimonial)
22y, 6m, 21d goal.png 23.08.1930 Morton [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 3)
22y, 6m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 30.08.1930 Falkirk [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 4)
22y, 7m, 4d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 06.09.1930 East Fife [h] W8-0 (SFL First Division - game 5)
22y, 8m, 2d goal.png 04.10.1930 Hamilton Academical [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 9)
22y, 8m, 9d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 11.10.1930 Queen's Park [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 10)
22y, 8m, 16d goal.png 18.10.1930 Ayr United [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
22y, 8m, 23d goal.png 25.10.1930 Cowdenbeath [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 12)
22y, 9m, 13d goal.png 15.11.1930 St Mirren [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)
22y, 10m, 25d goal.png 27.12.1930 Kilmarnock [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 21)
22y, 10m, 30d goal.pnggoal.png 01.01.1931 Clyde [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 22)
22y, 11m, 15d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 17.01.1931 Royal Albert [h] W16-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
23y, 0m, 19d goal.png 21.02.1931 Ayr United [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 29)
23y, 1m, 5d goal.png 07.03.1931 Celtic [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 30)
23y, 1m, 8d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 10.03.1931 Cowdenbeath [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 31)
23y, 1m, 19d goal.png 21.03.1931 St Mirren [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 33)
23y, 4m, 0d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 02.06.1931 Frem [a] W4-1 (Friendly)
23y, 6m, 27d goal.png 29.08.1931 Leith Athletic [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 6)
23y, 7m, 17d goal.png 19.09.1931 Hamilton Academical [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 11)
23y, 9m, 12d goal.png 14.11.1931 Celtic [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
23y, 9m, 19d goal.png 21.11.1931 Airdrieonians [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 18)
23y, 9m, 26d goal.png 28.11.1931 Heart of Midlothian [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 19)
23y, 10m, 17d goal.png 19.12.1931 Morton [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 22)
23y, 10m, 24d goal.png 26.12.1931 Falkirk [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 23)
24y, 2m, 16d goal.png 18.04.1932 Plymouth Argyle [a] W3-1 (Alec Hardie Benefit)
24y, 2m, 17d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 19.04.1932 Cornwall County [a] W5-0 (Friendly)
24y, 2m, 18d goal.png 20.04.1932 Torquay United [a] W1-0 (Friendly)

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