Johnny Ballantyne
Johnny Ballantyne
Johnny Ballantyne
● Johnny Ballantyne, 1929 (LLF)

born in Scotland

Johnny Ballantyne was born on Friday, 27th October, 1899, in Maryhill, Glasgow.

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Monday, 27th June, 1921, having most recently been with Ashfield.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 16th August, 1921, in a 1-0 win at home to Clydebank FC in the SFL First Division.

Johnny scored his first two goals for Thistle on Saturday, 17th December, 1921, in a 2-1 win at home to Clyde in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 93 goals on Saturday, 2nd March, 1935, in a 2-2 draw at home to Queen's Park in the SFL First Division.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having clocked up an impressive 338 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Ashfield, Partick Thistle, Falkirk and Queens Park Rangers.

We don't know where or when Johnny died. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
22y, 1m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 17.12.1921 Clyde [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 21)
23y, 1m, 15d goal.png 12.12.1922 St Mirren [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
23y, 2m, 17d goal.png 13.01.1923 Third Lanark [h] D1-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
23y, 3m, 7d goal.png 03.02.1923 Dundee [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
23y, 3m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 07.02.1923 Airdrieonians [a] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 26)
23y, 4m, 1d goal.png 28.02.1923 Motherwell [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 29)
23y, 4m, 18d goal.pnggoal.png 17.03.1923 Falkirk [a] W2-0 (Friendly)
23y, 9m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 18.08.1923 Ayr United [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
23y, 11m, 23d goal.png 20.10.1923 Clyde [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
24y, 0m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 20.11.1923 Glasgow Select [h] D4-4 (St Andrews Ambulance Association Benefit)
24y, 1m, 4d goal.png 01.12.1923 Hibernian [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 17)
24y, 1m, 18d goal.png 15.12.1923 Kilmarnock [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 19)
24y, 3m, 6d goal.png 02.02.1924 Kilmarnock [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 26)
24y, 3m, 13d goal.png 09.02.1924 Bo'ness [h] W3-0 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
24y, 3m, 20d goal.png 16.02.1924 Ayr United [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 28)
24y, 4m, 0d goal.png 27.02.1924 Hamilton Academical [a] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round replay)
24y, 6m, 2d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 29.04.1924 Liverpool [h] W4-1 (Tom Crichton Testimonial)
28y, 10m, 12d goal.png 08.09.1928 Third Lanark [h] L3-4 (SFL First Division - game 4)
28y, 10m, 19d goal.png 15.09.1928 Motherwell [a] L4-5 (SFL First Division - game 5)
28y, 11m, 9d goal.png 06.10.1928 Hamilton Academical [h] W8-0 (SFL First Division - game 8)
29y, 1m, 4d goal.png 01.12.1928 St Mirren [h] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 15)
29y, 1m, 18d goal.png 15.12.1928 Cowdenbeath [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
29y, 2m, 2d goal.png 29.12.1928 Raith Rovers [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 19)
29y, 2m, 5d goal.png 01.01.1929 Clyde [a] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
29y, 2m, 16d goal.png 12.01.1929 Celtic [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 22)
29y, 4m, 3d goal.png 02.03.1929 Falkirk [h] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 28)
29y, 4m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 09.03.1929 Queen's Park [a] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 29)
29y, 4m, 17d goal.png 16.03.1929 Ayr United [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 31)
29y, 6m, 7d goal.png 04.05.1929 Rangers [a] L1-2 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
29y, 9m, 28d goal.png 24.08.1929 Airdrieonians [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 3)
29y, 10m, 4d goal.png 31.08.1929 Morton [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 4)
29y, 11m, 29d goal.png 26.10.1929 Clyde [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 12)
30y, 0m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 02.11.1929 Falkirk [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
30y, 0m, 13d goal.png 09.11.1929 Dundee United [a] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 14)
30y, 0m, 27d goal.png 23.11.1929 Motherwell [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 16)
30y, 1m, 3d goal.png 30.11.1929 Celtic [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
30y, 1m, 17d goal.png 14.12.1929 St Mirren [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 19)
30y, 2m, 5d goal.png 01.01.1930 Clyde [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 23)
30y, 2m, 15d goal.png 11.01.1930 Morton [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 25)
30y, 5m, 27d goal.png 23.04.1930 St Johnstone [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 36)
30y, 6m, 26d goal.png 23.05.1930 Frigg [a] W6-1 (Friendly)
30y, 6m, 28d goal.png 25.05.1930 Kvik [a] W4-2 (Friendly)
30y, 7m, 2d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 29.05.1930 Lyn [a] W5-2 (Friendly)
30y, 10m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 20.09.1930 Clyde [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 7)
30y, 11m, 14d goal.png 11.10.1930 Queen's Park [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 10)
30y, 11m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 18.10.1930 Ayr United [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 11)
31y, 2m, 0d goal.png 27.12.1930 Kilmarnock [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 21)
31y, 3m, 18d goal.png 14.02.1931 Queen's Park [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 28)
31y, 4m, 11d goal.png 10.03.1931 Cowdenbeath [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 31)
31y, 10m, 2d goal.png 29.08.1931 Leith Athletic [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 6)
31y, 11m, 20d goal.png 17.10.1931 St Mirren [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 14)
32y, 2m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 16.01.1932 Inverness Citadel [a] W3-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
32y, 3m, 3d goal.png 30.01.1932 Bo'ness [a] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
32y, 5m, 23d goal.png 19.04.1932 Cornwall County [a] W5-0 (Friendly)
32y, 11m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 22.10.1932 Ayr United [h] W7-0 (SFL First Division - game 11)
33y, 0m, 2d goal.png 29.10.1932 Motherwell [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 12)
33y, 0m, 9d goal.png 05.11.1932 Celtic [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
33y, 1m, 6d goal.png 03.12.1932 Dundee [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
33y, 1m, 29d goal.png 26.12.1932 Airdrieonians [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
33y, 2m, 4d goal.png 31.12.1932 St Johnstone [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 21)
33y, 2m, 29d goal.pnggoal.png 25.01.1933 St Bernard's [h] W3-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round replay)
33y, 5m, 23d goal.png 19.04.1933 Plymouth Argyle [a] W3-2 (Friendly)
33y, 9m, 16d goal.png 12.08.1933 Hamilton Academical [a] W7-3 (SFL First Division - game 1)
33y, 9m, 23d goal.png 19.08.1933 Kilmarnock [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 2)
33y, 11m, 17d goal.png 14.10.1933 Queen's Park [h] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 12)
34y, 2m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 01.01.1934 Clyde [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 23)
34y, 3m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 03.02.1934 Motherwell [h] D3-3 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
34y, 4m, 11d goal.png 10.03.1934 Ayr United [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 31)
34y, 5m, 4d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 31.03.1934 Cowdenbeath [h] W5-3 (SFL First Division - game 34)
34y, 5m, 28d goal.png 24.04.1934 St Mirren [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 37)
34y, 10m, 7d goal.png 03.09.1934 North of Scotland Select [n] W3-1 (Friendly)
35y, 0m, 28d goal.png 24.11.1934 St Mirren [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
35y, 4m, 3d goal.png 02.03.1935 Queen's Park [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 30)


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