Nelson Still
Nelson Still
Nelson Still
● Nelson Still, 1986 (HA)

born in Scotland

Nelson Shepherd Still was born on Saturday, 6th April, 1963, in Glasgow.

The goalkeeper signed for Benny Rooney's Thistle circa October, 1985, having most recently been with Arsenal.

Aged 22, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 12th October, 1985, in a 1-1 draw away to East Fife in the SFL First Division.

Nelson kept his first clean-sheet on Saturday, 26th October, 1985, in a 2-0 win at home to Montrose in the SFL First Division.

He kept his second and last clean-sheet on Saturday, 14th December, 1985, in a 1-0 win at home to East Fife in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 2nd April, 1986, in a 2-2 draw away to Falkirk in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 17 occasions.

Nelson's club-list included Arcadia Shepherds, Rangers FC, Wits University, Arsenal, Partick Thistle, Falkirk and Western Tigers and Dynamos.

Bio Extra

Signed as competition to Brough, both keepers alternated in the first team. Nelson made a terrible blunder at Cappielow, missing completely his headed clearance outside the penalty are and having to watch as the ball rolled into the net. He played in only a few matches after that game and left Thistle to join Falkirk.

(NK)



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