William Massie
William Massie
William Massie
● William Massie, c1896 (SJJP)

born in Scotland

William Speirs Massie was born on Saturday, 2nd March, 1878, in Glasgow.

The forward joined Thistle in 1897, having most recently been with Glasgow Perthshire.

Aged 19, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 25th September, 1897, in a 3-1 win at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

William scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 11th December, 1897, in a 6-3 defeat at home to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 30 known goals on Monday, 2nd January, 1905, in a 3-2 defeat away to Kilmarnock in the SFL First Division.

He played his last known game for the club on Tuesday, 3rd January, 1905, in a 4-1 defeat at home to Rangers in the SFL First Division, having clocked up at least 123 appearances for the Thistle.

His club-list included Glasgow Perthshire, Partick Thistle, Ayr, Port Glasgow Athletic, Morton, Nithsdale Wanderers, Thornhill and Abercorn.

William died on Tuesday, 3rd September, 1957, in Glasgow, aged 79.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 9m, 9d goal.png 11.12.1897 Celtic [h] L3-6 (SFL First Division - game 13)
19y, 10m, 20d goal.png 22.01.1898 Dumbarton [h] L1-3 (Friendly)
23y, 8m, 28d goal.png 30.11.1901 Motherwell [a] L2-3 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
23y, 10m, 23d goal.png 25.01.1902 Arthurlie [h] W5-2 (SFL Second Division - game 18)
23y, 11m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 15.02.1902 Clyde [h] W6-1 (SFL Second Division - game 19)
23y, 11m, 20d goal.png 22.02.1902 Arthurlie [a] W5-1 (SFL Second Division - game 20)
23y, 11m, 27d goal.png 01.03.1902 Kilmarnock [h] W4-1 (Western League - game 1)
24y, 0m, 13d goal.png 15.03.1902 Morton [h] W2-1 (Western League - game 2)
24y, 1m, 3d goal.pnggoal.png 05.04.1902 Hamilton Academical [a] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 22)
24y, 1m, 10d goal.png 12.04.1902 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L3-5 (Western League - game 5)
24y, 1m, 24d goal.png 26.04.1902 Clyde [a] W3-1 (Western League - game 7)
24y, 5m, 14d goal.png 16.08.1902 Kilmarnock [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 1)
24y, 6m, 25d goal.png 27.09.1902 Heart of Midlothian [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 6)
24y, 6m, 27d goal.png 29.09.1902 Third Lanark [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
24y, 8m, 6d goal.png 08.11.1902 Rangers [h] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 12)
25y, 0m, 12d goal.png 14.03.1903 Rangers [h] D3-3 (Friendly)
25y, 0m, 26d goal.png 28.03.1903 Dundee [a] D2-2 (Inter City League - game 4)
25y, 5m, 20d goal.png 22.08.1903 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
25y, 5m, 27d goal.png 29.08.1903 Kilmarnock [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 3)
25y, 6m, 3d goal.png 05.09.1903 Heart of Midlothian [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
25y, 6m, 10d goal.png 12.09.1903 Morton [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 5)
25y, 11m, 18d goal.png 20.02.1904 Airdrieonians [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 23)
25y, 11m, 25d goal.png 27.02.1904 Hibernian [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 24)
26y, 0m, 10d goal.png 12.03.1904 Airdrieonians [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
26y, 6m, 1d goal.png 03.09.1904 Rangers [a] L1-8 (SFL First Division - game 3)
26y, 6m, 15d goal.png 17.09.1904 Morton [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
26y, 7m, 13d goal.png 15.10.1904 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 8)
26y, 10m, 0d goal.png 02.01.1905 Kilmarnock [a] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 19)

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