You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

On 29/10/1904 away to Morton, Thistle were pinned back in defence for long spells. One particular move by Morton at 0-0 saw their inside-right mess up a sitter prompting the scribe for the "Glasgow Herald" to write "How Owen failed to beat Howden…is one of those things in football not understood by the lay supporter". 116 years later many are still trying to understand how it can happen!

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

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