You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

Thistle's 5-1 defeat by Rangers at home on 9/10/1897 had a "remarkable feature" - or so the "Edinburgh Evening News" thought. All three Rangers half-backs scored and their view was that while one half-back scoring was common enough, all three scoring would suggest the goalkeeping was suspect. In fairness however they pointed out that Spence had played well and could not be faulted for the loss of the goals.

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

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