You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

Gunshot at Firhill! During the Thistle Sports Day 5-a-side football tournament semi-final on 12/7/1920 (Thistle v Third Lanark) a Thirds player shot into an open goal to equalise - or so he thought. When the ball was between boot and net, the starters' pistol was fired to signal time up. ("Dundee Ev Telegraph" 13/7/1920.) Thistle won 2-1 but lost out 1-0 to Rangers in the final.

Publishing date An original Thistle Archive publication, 17-Apr-2021.
Latest edit date Latest edit version 16-Apr-2021.


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