Thornliebank F.C.

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Thornliebank
Full name Thornliebank Football Club
Founded 1875
Dissolved 1907
Ground Heatherty Hill, Deacon's Bank Park, Summerlee Park

Thornliebank Football Club was a football club that existed between 1875 and 1907, based in Thornliebank, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

The club played in three grounds : Heatherty Hill, Deacon's Bank Park and Summerlee Park.[1]

Thornliebank reached the 1879–80 Scottish Cup final, but lost 3–0 to Queen's Park at Cathkin Park, the Thornliebank 1880 Scottish Cup finalists were J. Cadden, J. Jamieson, W. Marshall, A. Henderson, W. McFetridge, A. Clark, A. Brannan, W. Anderson, D. Wham, T. Brannan and A. S. Hutton;[2] in the same season, Thornliebank won the Renfrewshire Cup.

They replaced Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Football Combination during 1897–98 season and stayed in the league until 1901. Thornliebank come back in 1902 and they were expelled during 1905–06 season.[3]

Former players[edit]

1. Players that have played/managed in the Football League or any foreign equivalent to this level (i.e. fully professional league).
Jim Bonar - source ENFA

2. Players with full international caps.
3. Players that hold a club record or have captained the club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-time Scottish Football Club Directory 1829–2009". Scottish Football Historical Archive. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "SFA Cup (1873–1900) – 1879/80 season". IFFHS. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Scottish Football Combination". Scottish Football Historical Archive. Retrieved 25 February 2012.