Ray Farningham
Ray Farningham
see also: Ray Farningham (opposition manager) →
Ray Farningham
● Ray Farningham, c1992 (SUN)

born in Scotland

Raymond Paul Farningham was born on Monday, 10th April, 1961, in Dundee.

The 5' 8 (11st 5lbs) midfielder signed for John Lambie's Thistle on Tuesday, 27th August, 1991, having most recently been with Dunfermline Athletic.

Aged 30, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 28th August, 1991, in a 2-0 defeat at home to Rangers in the League Cup.

Amazingly, Ray scored his first 3 goals for Thistle in the same match! His account-opening hat-trick was registered on Saturday, 14th September, 1991, in a 5-0 win at home to Raith Rovers in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 16 goals on Tuesday, 4th May, 1993, in a 3-0 win at home to Rangers in the SFL Premier Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 28th August, 1993, in a 1-0 defeat at home to Celtic in the SFL Premier Division, having appeared as a Jag on 79 occasions.

Ray's club-list included Forfar Athletic, Motherwell, Dunfermline Athletic, Partick Thistle, Dundee, Gretna and Montrose.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
30y, 5m, 4d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 14.09.1991 Raith Rovers [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 7)
30y, 5m, 18d goal.png 28.09.1991 Forfar Athletic [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 9)
30y, 6m, 2d goal.png 12.10.1991 Morton [h] L3-4 (SFL First Division - game 12)
30y, 10m, 5d goal.png 15.02.1992 Ayr United [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 33)
30y, 11m, 0d goal.png 10.03.1992 Clydebank [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 36)
31y, 4m, 1d goal.png 11.08.1992 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (League Cup 2nd Round)
31y, 5m, 23d goal.pnggoal.png 03.10.1992 Hibernian [h] D2-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 11)
31y, 6m, 7d goal.png 17.10.1992 St Johnstone [h] W1-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 13)
31y, 7m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 05.12.1992 Celtic [h] L2-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 21)
31y, 11m, 10d goal.png 20.03.1993 Motherwell [a] W3-2 (SFL Premier Division - game 35)
31y, 11m, 17d goal.png 27.03.1993 Heart of Midlothian [h] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 36)
32y, 0m, 24d goal.png 04.05.1993 Rangers [h] W3-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 42)


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