Former Jags manager, John Lambie has died today aged 77.
Lambie had three spells as manager of Partick Thistle, guiding them through financial crisis and seeing them into the Scottish Premier League in 1992.
A statement from the Glasgow based club said: “The thoughts of everyone associated with Partick Thistle Football Club are with John’s family and friends at this difficult time.”
He also managed Falkirk and Hamilton Academicals leading them to the First Division title in 1985-86.
— Partick Thistle FC (@ThistleTweet) April 10, 2018
During his playing career he made over 200 appearances as a defender for Falkirk before moving to St Johnstone, where he turned out more than 100 times.
Lambie became an iconic figure in the Scottish game, renowned for his outspoken views, love of cigars and pigeon racing.