Willie Nimmo
Willie Nimmo
A. Player

born in Scotland

William Nimmo was born on Sunday, 19th September, 1920, in Lundin Links, Fife.

The 5' 11 (11st 8lbs) goalkeeper signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Saturday, 16th February, 1946, having most recently been with Falkirk.

Aged 25, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 20th April, 1946, in a 2-2 draw away to Clachnacuddin in the Victory Cup.

There were no clean-sheets for Willie during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 1st January, 1947, in a 4-2 win away to Clyde in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 13 occasions.

Willie's club-list included Dennistoun Waverley, Falkirk, Stirling Albion, Alloa Athletic, Partick Thistle, Airdrieonians, Crystal Palace and Stewart & Lloyds.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
# taker v. Thistle goalie Penalty Match media-report.png
1 Willie Kilmarnock v. Willie Nimmo cp.png 09.11.1946 Motherwell [h] L0-2 (SFL Division A - game 12) 0-1, pen 12 mins
2 John Whigham v. Willie Nimmo cp.png 21.12.1946 Queen's Park [a] W6-2 (SFL Division A - game 18) 6-2, pen 86 mins
Willie Nimmo's penalty goal prevention
0/2 ← success rate → 0%
Thistle's penalty goal prevention
238/809 ← success rate → 29.4%
@ 26-Jul-2021

Historian's note: Not to be confused with another goalkeeper, William Brown Nimmo, who was born on Thursday, 11th January, 1934, in Forth, South Lanarkshire. Our William Nimmo needs to have been born in the 1920s at the earliest.

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