GAME ON 2PM KICK OFF AFTER 3 MONTHS FINALLY A HOME GAME
The club are saddened to hear of the passing of lifelong supporter Willie Sneddon at the age of 93.
Willie was a very proud father when his son Alan played for the Jags before moving upstairs to Celtic then Hibs and Motherwell.
Everyone at the club would like to offer their deepest condolences at this sad time for the family.
As a mark of respect there will be a minute’s silence before Saturday’s game.
Today’s game cancelled due to waterlogged pitch
Saturday 10th. February Glencairn Away K.O. 2PM.
Saturday 17th. February Shettleston Home K.O..2PM.
Saturday 24th. February Kilsyth Rangers Away K.O. 2PM.
Saturday 3rd. March Johnstone Burgh Away K.O. 2PM. Central League Cup
Saturday 10th. March Cumbernauld Home K.O.2pm.
League games unless stated otherwise.
Only 3 games at home in past 13 weeks
Thistle are away again and play Rutherglen Glencairn k.o. 2pm.
Thistle started the game without skipper Mark Canning injured and Craig Forbes who was in Milan on a University course. Good to see Hugh Kelly back on the bench after a long lay – off. This will be abbreviated match report as Ian not at game today.
Many spectators were not even in the ground when the home team scored in 23 seconds with an almost identical goal to th one Renfrew scored when we beat them 4-1 at the same venue in the West of Scotland Cup a lob over keeper Johnny Duncan. The visitors then had an change after Gary McStay was injured and was replaced by Matty Clarke. The Jags were slowly getting their game together and it was no surprise when Graham Gracie equalised with a right foot shot after he had beaten three Renfrew defenders. The visitors were soon in front Jonny McStay netting from close in. The same player then scored his second after fine play from Graham Gracie and Thistle could have added to their total only for the home team to score just on half time,
Renfrew 2 – Larkhall Thistle 3 half time.
The second half commenced with the home on the front foot and quite honestly Thistle took a bit of a battering in the second half and with some good saves from Johnny Duncan and stout defending Thistle looked reasonably comfortable with 84 minutes played Hugh Kelly replaced Jonny McStay.
The roof then fell in for the Jags losing two goals in under 5 minutes to lose the game 4-3. Once again the players can not be criticised for effort but individual errors are costing us dear.
Team ; Duncan, Brown, Mushett ,Reynold ,Payne, Jack, Innes , G. McStay (Clarke), Reid, Gracie, J, McStay(Kelly)
Subs. not used; McKeever , Robb,Thomson (Gk)
As expected tomorrow’s game is cancelled due to the weather and has been rescheduled for next Saturday which means our home game against Cumbernauld has been put back till 10th. March
Thistle will play Wishaw Juniors in a friendly tomorrow at Dalzell k. o . 11.15 as Wishaw’s Scottish replay has been cancelled due to frozen pitch.
Thistle given bye in1st. round away to Johnstone Burgh in 2nd. rd. date to be confirmed
Thistle have been drawn at home to Irvine Meadow date to be confirmed