Johnny Deakin
Johnny Deakin
Johnny Deakin
● Johnny Deakin (SMI)

born in Scotland

John Deakin was born on Thursday, 15th May, 1919, in Glasgow.

The forward appeared for Donald Turner's Thistle in September, 1940, having most recently been with St Mirren.

Aged 21, he made his only appearance on Wednesday, 4th September, 1940, in a 1-0 defeat away to Rangers in the Glasgow Cup.

There were no goals for Johnny in his one-off appearance for Thistle.

His club-list included Johnstone Juniors, St Mirren, Partick Thistle, Glentoran, Aberdeen, Brentford, Clyde, Linfield and Bangor.

John died on Wednesday, 22nd May, 1963, in Belfast, aged 44.


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