William Johnston
William Johnston
William Johnston
● William Johnston, 1889 (DR)

born in Scotland

William Johnston was born on Saturday, 29th April, 1865, in Girvan, South Ayrshire.

The forward first appeared as a guest for Thistle in December, 1897.

Aged 32, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 18th December, 1897, in a 1-0 friendly win at home to Linthouse.

William scored his only known goal for Thistle on Monday, 3rd January, 1898, in a 6-1 defeat away to Rangers in the SFL First Division.

That goal came in his second (and last known) appearance for the club.

His club-list included Govanhill, Third Lanark, St Bernard's, Bute Casuals and Partick Thistle.

William died on Thursday, 21st December, 1950, in Finnieston, Glasgow, aged 85.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
32y, 8m, 5d goal.png 03.01.1898 Rangers [a] L1-6 (SFL First Division - game 16)

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