Tom Doonan
Tom Doonan
A. Player

born in Scotland

Thomas Doonan was born on Thursday, 5th October, 1922, in West Calder, West Lothian.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 14th June, 1944 (after a trial game), having most recently been with West Calder Home Guard.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th June, 1944, in a 3-2 win away to Third Lanark in the Summer Cup.

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

He scored the last of his 12 goals on Saturday, 6th October, 1945, in a 4-1 defeat away to Celtic in the Southern League.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having appeared as a Jag on 13 occasions.

His club-list included West Calder Home Guard, Partick Thistle, Forth Rangers, Albion Rovers, Bradford City and Tranmere Rovers.

Tom died in December, 1998, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, aged 76. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
21y, 8m, 5d goal.png 10.06.1944 Third Lanark [a] W3-2 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg) agg: W6-3
21y, 8m, 12d goal.png 17.06.1944 Clyde [h] L1-3 (Summer Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
22y, 0m, 9d goal.pnggoal.png 14.10.1944 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (Southern League - game 9)
22y, 1m, 6d goal.png 11.11.1944 Third Lanark [a] L1-4 (Southern League - game 13)
22y, 2m, 18d goal.pnggoal.png 23.12.1944 Heart of Midlothian [a] D3-3 (Southern League - game 19)
22y, 2m, 25d goal.png 30.12.1944 Morton [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 20)
22y, 2m, 28d goal.png 02.01.1945 Falkirk [a] L1-2 (Southern League - game 21)
22y, 3m, 1d goal.png 06.01.1945 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-1 (Southern League - game 22)
22y, 5m, 19d goal.png 24.03.1945 Clyde [a] L1-6 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 5)
23y, 0m, 1d goal.png 06.10.1945 Celtic [a] L1-4 (Southern League, Division A - game 9)

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