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Partick Thistle Football Club

LC control no.nb2009002985
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingPartick Thistle Football Club
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Variant(s)Partick Thistle F.C. (Soccer team)
Partick Thistle (Soccer team)
Jags (Soccer team)
Beginning date1876
Associated countryGreat Britain Scotland
Associated placePartick (Glasgow, Scotland) Glasgow (Scotland)
LocatedMaryhill (Glasgow, Scotland)
Field of activitySoccer
Found inPartick Thistle, 1986: t.p. (Partick Thistle)
Its website, viewed 11 July 2019: home page (Partick Thistle Football Club [in badge]) contact page (Partick Thistle FC Ltd, The Energy Check Stadium at Firhilll, 80 Firhill Road, Glasgow G20 7AL)
Wikipedia, viewed 11 July 2019 (Partick Thistle F.C.; Partick Thistle Football Club; nicknamed the Jags; professional football club from Glasgow, Scotland; despite its name, the club is based at Firhill Stadium in the Maryhill area of the city, and has not played in Partick since 1908; formed in 1876 in the burgh of Partick, which was at that time administratively independent of Glasgow (Partick was subsumed into Glasgow in 1912); moved from home to home, then played its first home match at Firhill on 18 September 1909)
Scots Language Centre website, viewed 11 July 2019: under Football. What's in a game (Partick Thistle, called 'The Jags' (the prickles); this derives from the Scots word 'jag' or 'jaggie' which means 'prick/pierce' or 'prickly' which is a good description of a thistle)
Associated languageeng