William Reid [i]

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William Reid [i]
● William Reid [i], 1898 (HEO)

born in Scotland

William Reid was born on Tuesday, 2nd May, 1876, in Mauchline, East Ayrshire.

The forward signed for Thistle on Friday, 28th December, 1900, having most recently been with Kilmarnock.

Aged 24, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 29th December, 1900, in a 4-0 defeat away to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

William scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 31st August, 1901, in a 2-0 win at home to East Stirlingshire in the SFL Second Division.

He scored the last of his 7 goals on Saturday, 12th April, 1902, in a 5-3 defeat away to Port Glasgow Athletic in the Western League.

He played his last game for the club on Monday, 26th September, 1904, in a 1-0 defeat at home to Hibernian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 53 occasions.

His club-list included Stevenston Thistle, Kilmarnock Athletic, Minerva, Kilmarnock, Newcastle United, Partick Thistle, Galston and Thornhill.

William died on Wednesday, 13th September, 1923, in Mauchline, East Ayrshire, aged 47.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
25y, 3m, 29d goal.png 31.08.1901 East Stirlingshire [h] W2-0 (SFL Second Division - game 3)
25y, 4m, 26d goal.png 28.09.1901 Glasgow University [a] W3-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
25y, 5m, 17d goal.png 19.10.1901 Abercorn [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
25y, 6m, 28d goal.png 30.11.1901 Motherwell [a] L2-3 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
25y, 8m, 2d goal.png 04.01.1902 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] L1-2 (SFL Second Division - game 16)
25y, 9m, 20d goal.png 22.02.1902 Arthurlie [a] W5-1 (SFL Second Division - game 20)
25y, 11m, 10d goal.png 12.04.1902 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L3-5 (Western League - game 5)


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