John Spence
John Spence
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

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

The forward signed for Thistle on Tuesday, 5th February, 1901 (after a trial game), having most recently been with Partick Athletic.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th January, 1901, in a 3-0 friendly win at home to Ayr Parkhouse.

That day, John became a member of our scoring debutant's club, and even added a second for good measure.

He scored the last of his 9 goals on Saturday, 23rd November, 1901, in a 3-1 win at home to Hamilton Academical in the SFL Second Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 7th December, 1901, in a 1-0 win at home to Leith Athletic in the SFL Second Division, having appeared as a Jag on 19 occasions.

His club-list included Partick Athletic and Partick Thistle.

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.
Goal(s) Match
goal.pnggoal.png 26.01.1901 Ayr Parkhouse [h] W3-0 (Friendly)
goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 09.02.1901 St Mirren [h] W5-3 (SFL First Division - game 20)
goal.png 16.02.1901 Kilmarnock [h] W2-0 (Western League - game 1)
goal.png 23.03.1901 Morton [h] D3-3 (Western League - game 5)
goal.png 09.11.1901 Ayr [a] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 10)
goal.png 23.11.1901 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 12)

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