Kevin Inglis
Kevin Inglis
Kevin Inglis
● Kevin Inglis, 1996 (MD)

born in Scotland

Kevin Inglis was born on Friday, 28th January, 1966, in Glasgow.

The defender appeared as a trialist for John Lambie's Thistle in April, 1990, whilst a Pollok player.

Aged 24, he made his only appearance on Wednesday, 11th April, 1990, in a 3-0 friendly win at home to Stjarnan.

There were no goals for Kevin in his one-off appearance for Thistle.

Kevin's club-list included Clydebank, Muirend Amateurs, Pollok, Partick Thistle and East Kilbride Thistle.

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Kevin “Zico” Inglis signed for Pollok prior to the 1989-90 season from Muirend Amateurs, having previously made one Senior appearance for Clydebank under somewhat unusual circumstances.

On 30th November 1983, Kevin was on the substitute bench for the Bankies in their final League Cup group fixture against Heart of Midlothian. Goalkeeper Jim Gallacher picked up an injury early in the game and was replaced at half-time by Kevin! Admittedly Kevin did not take over the gloves, a duty that fell to Jim Given as the Jambos ran out 3-0 winners.

He made his Pollok debut on 12th August 1989 in the season opening home 5-2 win over East Kilbride Thistle in the Sectional League Cup. ‘Lok would win their group, but would fall at the semi-final stage to Arthurlie, a match which Kevin wasn’t stripped for.

He was restored to the side for the league opener, a 3-1 win over Lesmahagow, and was first choice for much of the season. Sadly for Kevin, and for Pollok, three draws in the last three games of the season saw Petershill pip the Newlandsfield side to the title by a single point. With ‘Lok going well Kevin was invited for a trial at Partick Thistle, taking the field in their 3-0 friendly win over Icelandic side Stjarnan on 11th April. Despite media reports to the contrary, Kevin did not sign for the Jags.

Things were different the following year as ‘Lok gained revenge over Arthurlie by defeating them on penalties to win the Sectional League Cup at Fir Park. Goalkeeper Brian Cassidy grabbed the headlines with two saves, but it was Kevin who netted the winning penalty.

Despite this, Kevin was subject to some good-natured teasing from the Pollok fanzine, “Fulton One-Nil”, for his lack of goals from open play, so much so that when he popped his cherry (on 19th January 1991 in a 3-3 draw with Dunipace) it made front page news!

While this would be his only goal of the campaign, his contribution at left-back for the majority of his 43 appearances that season went a long way to aiding ‘Lok in their successful League bid. The title went right to the wire again and a 0-0 draw away at Lesmahagow was enough for Pollok to top Arthurlie by one point.

Kevin contributed three goals in 29 games the following season as the club would pick up more silverware in the form of the West of Scotland Cup. He moved on to East Kilbride Thistle for the 1992-93 season, but briefly returned to Newlandsfield towards the end of 1995-96, making two substitute appearances as another league title was clinched.


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