Stephen Docherty

Stephen Docherty
Stephen Docherty
● Stephen Docherty, 1995 (ALL)

born in Scotland

Stephen Docherty was born on Wednesday, 18th February, 1976, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8 (10st 10lbs) midfielder signed for John Lambie's Thistle in 1993, having most recently been with Pollok.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 15th May, 1993, in a 1-0 win away to Hibernian in the SFL Premier Division.

Stephen scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 16th September, 1995, in a 2-0 win at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL Premier Division.

He scored the last of his 6 goals on Saturday, 16th October, 1999, in a 2-2 draw at home to Alloa Athletic in the SFL Second Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 28th April, 2001, in a 4-3 win away to Stranraer in the SFL Second Division, having appeared as a Jag on 98 occasions.

Stephen's club-list included Pollok, Partick Thistle, Clydebank, Airdrieonians and Bathgate Thistle.

Bio Extra

When Stephen first broke into the Thistle first team he was the first player to come through the youth ranks into the side for a number of years. Scored a number of goals in Thistle's last Premier League campaign, including a spectacular effort against Celtic. Spent the following season mostly as a substitute before cash problems at the club led to a free transfer. Joined Clydebank for a couple of seasons before returning to Firhill for the start of the 99/00 season, but was plagued by injury and released at the end of the season and subsequently he joined Airdrie.

(TH)



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