Billy Thomson

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Billy Thomson
● Billy Thomson, 1979 (PIN)

born in Scotland

William Marshall Thomson was born on Monday, 10th February, 1958, in Linwood, Renfrewshire.

The 6' 2 goalkeeper signed for Bertie Auld's Thistle on Wednesday, 5th February, 1975, having most recently been with Glasgow United.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 12th March, 1975, in a 2-0 friendly win at home to Vejle Boldklub.

In doing so, Billy joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He kept his second and last clean-sheet on Wednesday, 31st August, 1977, in a 0-0 draw at home to Dundee United in the League Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Monday, 31st July, 1978, in a 3-1 defeat away to East Kilbride Thistle in a Benefit match, having appeared as a Jag on 8 occasions.

Billy's club-list included Glasgow United, Partick Thistle, St Mirren, Dundee United, Clydebank, Motherwell, Rangers and Dundee.

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