John Wilkie

John Wilkie
John Wilkie
● John Wilkie, c1896 (HA)

born in Scotland

John J. Wilkie was born sometime between the 17th November 1875 and 16th November 1876 in Govan, Glasgow. *

The 5' 7 (11st 2lbs) forward signed for Thistle on Friday, 10th August, 1894, having most recently been with Summerton Athletic.

Aged 17 or 18, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 11th August, 1894, in a 5-2 win at home to Dundee Wanderers in the SFL Second Division.

John scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 1st September, 1894, in a 6-1 win at home to Royal Albert in the Scottish Cup.

He scored the last of his 31 known goals on Saturday, 22nd April, 1905, netting twice in a 4-3 win away to Rangers in the Glasgow League.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 6th May, 1905, in a 2-2 friendly draw away to Royal Albert, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 97 occasions.

His club-list included Summerton Athletic, Partick Thistle, Blackburn Rovers, Bedminster, Rangers, Middlesbrough, Hibernian and Ayr Parkhouse.

John died in 1922, aged 45 or 46. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 01.09.1894 Royal Albert [h] W6-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Preliminary Round)
goal.png 29.09.1894 Morton [h] D4-4 (SFL Second Division - game 4)
goal.pnggoal.png 06.10.1894 Dykehead [h] D4-4 (Friendly)
goal.png 13.10.1894 Ayr [h] W3-2 (Friendly)
goal.png 17.11.1894 Motherwell [h] W5-3 (SFL Second Division - game 5)
goal.png 15.12.1894 Cowlairs [a] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
goal.png 22.12.1894 Airdrieonians [h] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 8)
goal.png 02.01.1895 Victoria United [a] W4-1 (Friendly)
goal.png 19.01.1895 Abercorn [a] D3-3 (SFL Second Division - game 10)
goal.png 24.08.1895 Renton [a] W6-2 (SFL Second Division - game 2)
goal.png 07.09.1895 Kilmarnock [h] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 3)
goal.png 21.09.1895 Airdrieonians [h] W5-1 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 2nd Round)
goal.pnggoal.png 21.11.1903 Kilmarnock [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 14)
goal.png 05.12.1903 Queen's Park [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
goal.pnggoal.png 06.02.1904 Dundee [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 22)
goal.png 23.04.1904 Rangers [a] D1-1 (Inter City League - game 5)
goal.png 28.04.1904 Third Lanark [a] L1-2 (Inter City League - game 6)
goal.png 30.04.1904 Queen's Park [h] D2-2 (Inter City League - game 7)
goal.png 29.10.1904 Morton [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 10)
goal.pnggoal.png 12.11.1904 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 12)
goal.png 19.11.1904 Queen's Park [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 13)
goal.png 07.01.1905 Queen's Park [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 21)
goal.png 21.01.1905 Dundee [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 23)
goal.png 28.01.1905 Hibernian [a] D1-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
goal.png 04.02.1905 Hibernian [h] W4-2 (Scottish Cup 1st Round replay)
goal.pnggoal.png 22.04.1905 Rangers [a] W4-3 (Glasgow League - game 5)

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