William John Shannon
William John Shannon
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

William John Shannon was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The defender joined Thistle in 1897.

He made his first known appearance on Wednesday, 8th September, 1897, in a 1-0 friendly defeat at home to Celtic.

There were no known goals for William during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 5th March, 1898, in a 4-2 friendly win away to Morton, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 7 occasions.

His club-list included Partick Thistle and Clydebank Juniors.

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

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

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