Jack Beattie
Jack Beattie
A. Player

born in Scotland

John Beattie was born sometime between the 30th March 1859 and 29th March 1860, in Scotland. *

The defender probably joined Thistle in 1877.

Aged 17 or 18, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 16th March, 1878, in a 4-0 friendly win at home to Springvale.

That day, Jack became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 7 known goals on Saturday, 13th September, 1884, in a 3-2 defeat away to 3rd L.R.V. in the Scottish Cup.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 29th November, 1884, in a 2-0 neutral-venue friendly win against Pilgrims, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 63 occasions.

His club-list included Partick Thistle and Burnley.

Jack died on Wednesday, 29th March, 1933, in Burnley, Lancashire, aged 73.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 16.03.1878 Springvale [h] W4-0 (Friendly)
goal.png 12.11.1881 Glasgow Thistle [a] W1-0 (Scottish Cup 4th Round)
goal.png 26.11.1881 Blackburn Olympic [a] D4-4 (Friendly)
goal.png 09.09.1882 Battlefield [a] W4-2 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
goal.png 21.10.1882 Cambuslang [a] D3-3 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
goal.png 14.04.1883 Rangers [h] W2-0 (Friendly)
goal.png 13.09.1884 3rd L.R.V. [a] L2-3 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)


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