Pat Docherty
Pat Docherty
Pat Docherty
● Pat Docherty, 1986 (HA)

born in Scotland

Patrick Docherty was born on Sunday, 22nd September, 1963, in Glasgow.

The 6' 0 (10st 2lbs) midfielder signed for Billy Lamont's Thistle circa Saturday, 4th June, 1988, having most recently been with Airdrieonians.

Aged 24, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 30th July, 1988, in a 2-0 friendly win away to Alloa Athletic.

That day, Pat became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 21st January, 1989, in a 3-2 defeat away to Clydebank in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 26 occasions.

Pat's club-list included Maryhill, Airdrieonians and Partick Thistle.

Bio Extra

Signed by Billy Lamont on a free transfer from Airdrie, and played poorly in midfield. When John Lambie arrived at Firhill he stated that free-transfer players from Airdrie were not good enough to play for Thistle. However, when converted to playing sweeper, Pat made the manger eat his words. He had just begun to play very well when he left the club to join the police, and went on to play representative matches for Strathclyde and Scottish police.

(NK/MP)



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