Jackie Husband

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Jackie Husband
● Jackie Husband (HA)

born in Scotland

John Husband was born on Tuesday, 28th May, 1918, in Dunfermline, Fife.

The 5' 9 (10st 13lbs) defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle circa Tuesday, 1st November, 1938, having most recently been with Yoker Athletic.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 28th March, 1939, in a 4-0 win at home to Hibernian in the SFL First Division.

Jackie scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 10th August, 1940, in a 5-2 win at home to Dumbarton in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 12 goals on Saturday, 30th August, 1947, in a 3-3 draw at home to Falkirk in the League Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 26th May, 1951, in a 2-1 neutral-venue friendly win against Third Lanark, having clocked up an impressive 368 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Yoker Athletic and Partick Thistle.

Jackie died on Wednesday, 29th April, 1992, aged 73.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
22y, 2m, 13d goal.png 10.08.1940 Dumbarton [h] W5-2 (Southern League - game 1)
23y, 10m, 9d goal.png 06.04.1942 Celtic [h] L1-3 (Southern League - game 29)
24y, 3m, 29d goal.png 26.09.1942 Airdrieonians [h] W2-0 (Southern League - game 7)
24y, 10m, 6d goal.png 03.04.1943 Motherwell [a] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 6)
25y, 4m, 25d goal.png 23.10.1943 Airdrieonians [h] W6-1 (Southern League - game 10)
26y, 4m, 16d goal.png 14.10.1944 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (Southern League - game 9)
26y, 9m, 17d goal.png 17.03.1945 Falkirk [h] L1-2 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 4)
27y, 3m, 25d goal.png 22.09.1945 Queen's Park [a] D1-1 (Southern League, Division A - game 7)
27y, 4m, 15d goal.png 13.10.1945 St Mirren [a] W2-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 10)
27y, 4m, 29d goal.png 27.10.1945 Kilmarnock [h] W5-3 (Southern League, Division A - game 12)
27y, 5m, 27d goal.png 24.11.1945 Hamilton Academical [h] W5-1 (Southern League, Division A - game 16)
29y, 3m, 2d goal.png 30.08.1947 Falkirk [h] D3-3 (League Cup Division A, Section B - game 4)

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