Neilly Gibson

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Neilly Gibson
● Neilly Gibson, 1896 (PIN)

born in Scotland

Neil Gibson was born on Sunday, 23rd February, 1873, in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire.

The 5' 7 (10st 0lbs) midfielder signed for George Easton's Thistle on Friday, 9th September, 1904, having most recently been with Rangers.

Aged 31, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th September, 1904, in a 2-0 win at home to Clyde in the Glasgow Cup.

Neilly scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 12th November, 1904, in a 3-0 win at home to Port Glasgow Athletic in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 8 goals on Saturday, 31st October, 1908, in a 5-2 defeat away to Queen's Park in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 27th March, 1909, in a 4-2 defeat at home to Hamilton Academical in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 139 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Larkhall Thistle, Royal Albert, Rangers, Partick Thistle and Wishaw Thistle.

Neilly died on Thursday, 30th January, 1947, in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, aged 73.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
31y, 8m, 20d goal.png 12.11.1904 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 12)
33y, 0m, 8d goal.png 03.03.1906 Dundee [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 24)
33y, 1m, 8d goal.png 31.03.1906 Morton [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 28)
33y, 1m, 22d goal.png 14.04.1906 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 29)
33y, 2m, 19d goal.png 12.05.1906 Clyde [a] W2-0 (Glasgow League - game 5)
33y, 6m, 23d goal.png 15.09.1906 Motherwell [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 5)
33y, 6m, 27d goal.png 19.09.1906 Scottish Rifles [h] W4-0 (Friendly)
35y, 8m, 8d goal.png 31.10.1908 Queen's Park [a] L2-5 (SFL First Division - game 11)

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