You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

In an item on 17/11/1918, the "Dundee Evening Telegraph" reported that Thistle were interested in an unnamed Pollock Juniors forward but added "It cannot be said that the Firhill directors possess the happy knack of spotting talent. Since 1914 Thistle have introduced no fewer than 23 Junior League players to Senior football.  Only 7 of them have appeared in the Thistle team this season and of them only Bowie, Harris and McMullan are played regularly".  So that's them told!

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

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