Johnny Gibson
Johnny Gibson
Johnny Gibson
● Johnny Gibson, 1973 (HA)

born in England

Johnny Gibson was born on Saturday, 23rd December, 1950, in Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire.

The 5' 5½ (8st 7lbs) forward signed for Willie Thornton's Thistle on Wednesday, 1st May, 1968, having most recently been with Clydebank Boys Guild.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 7th September, 1968, in a 2-0 defeat away to Rangers in the SFL First Division.

Johnny scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 14th September, 1968, in a 4-0 win at home to Clyde in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 16 goals on Saturday, 5th October, 1974, in a 5-2 defeat away to Ayr United in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 12th October, 1974, in a 2-1 win at home to Dumbarton in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 162 appearances as a Jag.

Johnny's club-list included Partick Thistle, Ayr United, St Mirren, Celtic, East Fife, Forfar Athletic, Stirling Albion and Sauchie.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
17y, 8m, 22d goal.png 14.09.1968 Clyde [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
18y, 7m, 9d goal.png 01.08.1969 Distillery [a] D2-2 (Friendly)
20y, 8m, 12d goal.pnggoal.png 04.09.1971 Rangers [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 1)
20y, 8m, 26d goal.png 18.09.1971 Clyde [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 3)
20y, 8m, 30d goal.png 22.09.1971 St Johnstone [h] W5-1 (League Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) agg: W5-3
21y, 0m, 30d goal.png 22.01.1972 Kilmarnock [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 22)
21y, 1m, 20d goal.png 12.02.1972 St Johnstone [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 24)
21y, 4m, 20d goal.png 13.05.1972 Malaysian Select [a] D3-3 (Friendly)
22y, 0m, 0d goal.png 23.12.1972 St Johnstone [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
22y, 0m, 28d goal.png 20.01.1973 Falkirk [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 22)
22y, 2m, 8d goal.png 03.03.1973 East Fife [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 25)
22y, 9m, 20d goal.png 13.10.1973 Motherwell [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
22y, 10m, 4d goal.png 27.10.1973 East Fife [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)
22y, 10m, 18d goal.png 10.11.1973 St Johnstone [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 11)
23y, 9m, 12d goal.png 05.10.1974 Ayr United [a] L2-5 (SFL First Division - game 6)

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