Jimmy McGowan

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Jimmy McGowan
● Jimmy McGowan, 1950 (PIN)

born in Scotland

Jimmy McGowan was born on Saturday, 10th June, 1916, in Whiterigg, North Lanarkshire.

The 5' 8 (11st 9lbs) defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Thursday, 1st May, 1941 (after a trial game), having most recently been with Maryhill.

Aged 24, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th April, 1941, in a 3-2 win at home to Celtic in the Southern League.

Jimmy scored his only goal for Thistle on Saturday, 22nd March, 1952, in a 3-0 win at home to Queen of the South in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Thursday, 3rd May, 1956, in a 6-3 friendly win away to Nairn County, having clocked up a mighty 549 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Maryhill and Partick Thistle.

Jimmy died on Monday, 24th July, 1989, aged 73.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
35y, 9m, 12d goal.png 22.03.1952 Queen of the South [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 29)

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