Cammy Palmer made his first start for Partick Thistle on Tuesday evening in a 2-1 win over Queen’s Park at the Excelsior Stadium. 

Goals from ex-Gers marksman Kenny Miller and Thomas Robson gave the Jags a two-goal cushion at the interval.

Salim Kouider-Aissa pulled one back for Queen’s Park, but the visitor’s held on for all three points.

 

Cammy Palmer helps Thistle top

Last season, 19-year-old Palmer captained Rangers Reserves to the league title.

Now, he’s looking to prove he can cut it in senior football. So far, so good for the young midfielder.

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He got his first taste of action as a substitute at the weekend in a 1-0 over Airdrie. This time around though, he got the full 90 minutes in the centre of midfield.

Palmer played a friendly for the Gers against HJK Helsinki last January but is yet to make his competitive debut. (photo by Vagelis Georgariou/Action Plus via Getty Images)

The win sends Thistle top of Group F with a 100% record after two matches.

It’s a positive start to the season for the Glasgow club, but the real priority is performing in the Championship. They came close to relegation last season, but after a squad revamp are looking to make it back to the SPL.

If Palmer can play a big role in helping them do so, his stock back at Ibrox will continue to rise. It’s a great opportunity for the youngster and let’s hope as he gets more minutes under his belt, strong performances will follow.

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