William Lawson
William Lawson
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

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

The forward signed for Thistle circa January, 1896.

He made his first known appearance on Saturday, 11th January, 1896, in a 3-3 draw away to Motherwell in the SFL Second Division.

William scored his first two known goals for Thistle on Saturday, 1st February, 1896, in a 4-2 win at home to Abercorn in the SFL Second Division.

He scored the last of his 22 known goals on Thursday, 6th May, 1897, in a 2-0 friendly win at home to St Bernard's.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 23rd October, 1897, in a 5-0 defeat away to Dundee in the SFL First Division, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 57 occasions.

His club-list included Partick Thistle, Motherwell, Reading, St Bernard's and Galston.

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

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.pnggoal.png 01.02.1896 Abercorn [h] W4-2 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
goal.png 22.02.1896 Leith Athletic [h] L3-5 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
goal.png 07.03.1896 Airdrieonians [a] L2-4 (SFL Second Division - game 16)
goal.png 11.04.1896 Kilmarnock [a] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 18)
goal.png 30.05.1896 Linthouse [h] W6-2 (Friendly)
goal.png 15.08.1896 Dumbarton [a] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 1)
goal.png 22.08.1896 Morton [h] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 2)
goal.png 14.11.1896 Dumbarton [h] W6-1 (SFL Second Division - game 5)
goal.png 05.12.1896 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W4-1 (SFL Second Division - game 8)
goal.png 12.12.1896 Leith Athletic [a] L1-3 (SFL Second Division - game 9)
goal.png 09.01.1897 Rangers [h] L2-4 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
goal.png 13.02.1897 Motherwell [a] W6-0 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
goal.pnggoal.png 20.02.1897 Motherwell [h] W6-2 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
goal.png 27.02.1897 Linthouse [a] W5-3 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 06.03.1897 Airdrieonians [h] W6-2 (Friendly)
goal.png 13.03.1897 Renton [h] W3-0 (Friendly)
goal.png 20.03.1897 Leith Athletic [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
goal.png 06.05.1897 St Bernard's [h] W2-0 (Friendly)

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