Jack Thomson
Jack Thomson
Jack Thomson
● Jack Thomson (GOS)

born in Scotland

John Youngman Thomson was born on Monday, 27th July, 1896, in Greenock, Renfrewshire.

The goalkeeper signed for George Easton's Thistle on Wednesday, 20th June, 1923, having most recently been with Alloa Athletic.

Aged 27, he made his debut appearance on Thursday, 16th August, 1923, in a 1-1 draw at home to Clydebank FC in the SFL First Division.

Jack kept his first clean-sheet on Saturday, 8th April, 1882, in a 3-0 friendly win at home to Clarkston.

He registered the last of his 9 clean-sheets on Saturday, 9th February, 1924, in a 3-0 win at home to Bo'ness in the Scottish Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 22nd March, 1924, in a 5-2 win at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 35 occasions.

His club-list included Benburb, Bristol Rovers, Alloa Athletic, Partick Thistle, Aberaman Athletic, Aberdare Athletic, Brentford, Plymouth Argyle, Chesterfield, Coventry City, New York Nationals and Nuneaton Town.

Jack died in May, 1980, in Westchester County, New York, aged 83. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 27y, 0m, 22d clean-sheet 18.08.1923 Ayr United [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
2 27y, 2m, 2d clean-sheet 29.09.1923 Falkirk [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 8)
3 27y, 2m, 16d clean-sheet 13.10.1923 Queen's Park [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 10)
4 27y, 4m, 4d clean-sheet 01.12.1923 Hibernian [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 17)
5 27y, 4m, 11d clean-sheet 08.12.1923 Dundee [a] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 18)
6 27y, 5m, 9d clean-sheet 05.01.1924 Morton [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 24)
7 27y, 5m, 16d clean-sheet 12.01.1924 Dunkeld & Birnam [h] W11-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
8 27y, 5m, 23d clean-sheet 19.01.1924 Raith Rovers [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
9 27y, 6m, 13d clean-sheet 09.02.1924 Bo'ness [h] W3-0 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
Jack Thomson's clean-sheet ratio
9/35 ← success rate → 25.7%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1546/6662 ← success rate → 23.2%
@ 23-Jul-2022


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