Les McDowall
Les McDowall
Les McDowall
● Les McDowall, 1938 (VIF)

born in India

Leslie John McDowall was born on Friday, 25th October, 1912, in Gangapur, Rajasthan.

The defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Tuesday, 10th February, 1942, having most recently been with Manchester City.

Aged 29, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 14th February, 1942, in a 4-0 defeat away to Hibernian in the Southern League.

There were no goals for Les during his time with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 6th June, 1942, in a 2-0 defeat at home to Celtic in the Summer Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 15 occasions.

His club-list included Glentyan Thistle, Sunderland, Manchester City, St Mirren, Rangers, Partick Thistle, Morton, Wrexham and Oldham Athletic.

Les died on Sunday, 18th August, 1991, in Tarporley, Cheshire, aged 78.


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