Jimmy ‘Jinky’ Johnstone, was born on the 30th September 1944 in the
outskirts of Glasgow in the district of Bothwell.
Jimmy local primary school was
St Columba's Primary,
Viewpark, Uddingston. The school team was great and, at the age of
nine/-ten, Jimmy had already been part of a team, which had lifted
everything that year. The League Cup, the County Cup and the John Lee
trophy all became St Columba’s in the years 1953-54.
Jinky’s Junior Secondary school was
St.John the Baptist
at Uddingston and he was 13 years old when he became a ball boy for