You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

A 7-0 defeat at home is bad enough but the "Scottish Referee" on 9/11/1891 reported that Thistle didn't just have St Bernard's to contend with because "a chimney on fire conspiring against them, the smoke from it completely obscuring the Saints' goal for some time. This did not matter much, the shooting of the forwards being wretched".

Publishing date An original Thistle Archive publication, 07-Sep-2020.
Latest edit date Latest edit version 02-Jun-2020.

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