Johnny Flood

Johnny Flood
Johnny Flood
● Johnny Flood, 1990 (HA)

born in Scotland

John Gerard Flood was born on Sunday, 25th December, 1960, in Glasgow.

The 5' 7 (10st 4lbs) forward signed for Billy Lamont's Thistle on Saturday, 13th August, 1988, having most recently been with Airdrieonians.

Aged 27, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 13th August, 1988, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Dunfermline Athletic in the SFL First Division.

Johnny scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 10th September, 1988, in a 3-2 defeat away to Forfar Athletic in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 25 goals on Saturday, 1st September, 1990, in a 3-3 draw at home to Brechin City in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 25th January, 1992, in a 2-0 defeat away to Hibernian in the Scottish Cup, having clocked up 101 appearances as a Jag.

Johnny's club-list included Sheffield United, Airdrieonians and Partick Thistle.

Bio Extra

One of the most popular Thistle players to have played with the club. Was brought to Firhill by Billy Lamont in 1988 and was one of the few players to remain at the club after John Lambie assumed control. He had just turned full time when he suffered a serious leg break in a match against Morton. After over a year spent on the sidelines, John returned to the side and was well on the way to a full recovery when he sustained another leg break in a cup-tie at Hibs this time ending his career. Had a Thistle fanzine, The Johnny Flood Experience, named after him.

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