Since their foundation, "The Burgh," have been based at James Y. Keanie Park (named after the builder who donated the land The club was built upon),
Their most successful period was in the late fifties and sixties when they twice won junior footballs top prize - the Scottish Junior Cup. Probably their most successful manager was Jimmy Blackburn who led them to both their Scottish Cup wins as well as West of Scotland Cup and Central League Championship wins. One of our local lads, Bobby Dick, who hails from Elderslie, played what was then right half for the Burgh, and can boast two Scottish Cup winners medals as well as a number of other winners medals. In those days the cup final was played at Hampden Park, which made it a day to remember. In later years Bobby's nephew played in goal for the Burgh and was involved in their cup final of 2000.
Johnstone Burgh have a home support of around 100–150. An OVD Cup tie between Johnstone Burgh and Glenafton Athletic in February 2000 attracted a crowd of over 2000.
In the 2000 Scottish Junior Cup Final against Whitburn, goals by Colin Lindsay, who later had a spell as manager, and John McLay took the game to penalties after a 2–2 draw. Johnstone Burgh won on penalties in their semi-final at Love Street, but failed to repeat this success in the final.
Classic goal for the Burgh against Pollock from May 2009.