You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

Jim Marshall played 100 times for Thistle and scored 56 goals so he must have been a more than decent centre-forward. Reporters in the press could smother players with praise and be ultra critical in equal measure. The "Sunday Post" scribe reporting on the Glasgow Charity Cup final against Celtic on 25 May 1918 described him as "like a starting Junior, hoping to make a splash, he was all arms and legs, nothing more".

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

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