Sam Donaldson
Sam Donaldson
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

Sam Donaldson was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward joined Thistle in 1896.

He made his first known appearance on Saturday, 10th October, 1896, in a 4-3 win at home to Airdrieonians in the SFL Second Division.

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

He scored the last of his 5 known goals on Saturday, 23rd January, 1897, in a 2-1 win away to Renton in the SFL Second Division.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 6th March, 1897, in a 6-2 friendly win at home to Airdrieonians, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 6 occasions.

His known club-list included only Partick Thistle.

We don't know where or when Sam died. *

* If you can help us to improve any of these marked points on The Thistle Archive, then please do get in touch →

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 10.10.1896 Airdrieonians [h] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 4)
goal.pnggoal.png 14.11.1896 Dumbarton [h] W6-1 (SFL Second Division - game 5)
goal.png 26.12.1896 Cartvale [h] W5-1 (Friendly)
goal.png 23.01.1897 Renton [a] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 11)


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