Maurice Candlin

Maurice Candlin
Maurice Candlin
● Maurice Candlin, c1947 (SM)

born in England

Maurice Hall Candlin was born on Friday, 11th November, 1921, in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle in May, 1942, having most recently been with Clydebank Juniors.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 9th May, 1942, in a 1-1 draw away to St Mirren in the Southern League.

Maurice scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 26th September, 1942, in a 2-0 win at home to Airdrieonians in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 21 goals on Saturday, 27th March, 1948, in a 3-0 friendly win away to Buckie Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 1st January, 1949, in a 1-0 win away to Clyde in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 153 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Yoker Athletic, Clydebank Juniors, Clyde, Partick Thistle, Portsmouth, Stirling Albion, Northampton Town, Shrewsbury Town and Wellingborough Town.

Maurice died on Thursday, 31st December, 1992, aged 71.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 10m, 15d goal.png 26.09.1942 Airdrieonians [h] W2-0 (Southern League - game 7)
20y, 10m, 22d goal.png 03.10.1942 Celtic [h] L2-3 (Southern League - game 8)
20y, 11m, 27d goal.png 07.11.1942 Albion Rovers [h] W6-2 (Southern League - game 13)
21y, 0m, 10d goal.png 21.11.1942 Heart of Midlothian [a] D3-3 (Southern League - game 15)
21y, 0m, 17d goal.png 28.11.1942 Morton [h] L1-3 (Southern League - game 16)
21y, 1m, 1d goal.png 12.12.1942 Queen's Park [h] W2-1 (Southern League - game 18)
21y, 1m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 26.12.1942 Hamilton Academical [h] D4-4 (Southern League - game 20)
21y, 1m, 29d goal.png 09.01.1943 Airdrieonians [a] W5-3 (Southern League - game 23)
21y, 3m, 16d goal.png 27.02.1943 Airdrieonians [h] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 1)
21y, 4m, 9d goal.png 20.03.1943 Airdrieonians [a] W2-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 4)
21y, 4m, 30d goal.png 10.04.1943 Third Lanark [a] D1-1 (Southern League - game 30)
21y, 11m, 19d goal.png 30.10.1943 Motherwell [a] D2-2 (Southern League - game 11)
22y, 1m, 7d goal.png 18.12.1943 Morton [a] W2-1 (Southern League - game 18)
22y, 1m, 14d goal.png 25.12.1943 Albion Rovers [a] L1-2 (Southern League - game 19)
22y, 1m, 21d goal.png 01.01.1944 Clyde [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 20)
23y, 6m, 29d goal.pnggoal.png 09.06.1945 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-0 (Summer Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
23y, 7m, 5d goal.png 16.06.1945 Heart of Midlothian [a] L1-2 (Summer Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) agg: W4-2
23y, 10m, 20d goal.png 01.10.1945 Queen's Park [a] L1-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final replay)
26y, 4m, 16d goal.png 27.03.1948 Buckie Thistle [a] W3-0 (Friendly)

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