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Tom Booth

Blackburn Rovers FC, Everton FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 4: A 2
50% successful

1898-1903

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Thomas Edward Booth
Born 25 April 1874 at 25 Pin Mill Brow, Ardwick, Lancashire [registered in Chorlton, June 1874].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Thomas E. is the youngest of seven children to Isaac and Sarah. Living at 13 Print Street in Ashton-under-Lyne, Audenshaw. His father is a clerk.

According to the 1891 census, Thomas E. is the youngest of the five children to stay in the family home with their parents. Living at 99 Denton Road in Ashton-under-Lyne. His father is a clerks accountant. Thomas himself, a felt hatter.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas E. is the youngest of the three children to stay in the family home with their parents at 99 Denton Road. His father is knitting woollen goods. Thomas is now a felt hat finisher.

According to the 1911 census, the retired Thomas Edward is now a licensed victualler, running the Red Lion Hotel with his wife, Mary Elizabeth, at 232 Guide Lane in Audenshaw.

Married to Mary Elizabeth Brierley (née Morton), on 20 July 1910 at St James' Church, Heywood [registered in Bury, September 1910].
Mary Elizabeth was a widow. They are both stated as living at 48 Towers Street in Heywood.
Died 7 September 1939 at The Oaks, Northgate, Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, aged 65 years 135 days [registered in Blackpool, September 1939]. Left £6351 8s.3d. to his widow.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 0lbs [1903].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started his footballing career with Hooley Hill FC and then Ashton North End FC in 1892.  He joined Blackburn Rovers FC in May 1896. After 111 league appearances, in which he scored ten goals, Everton FC signed him in April 1900, becoming club captain. After another 179 league appearances, and nine goals, he joined Preston North End FC in 1908, but made no league appearances. Carlisle United FC signed him on 20 November 1908 and he retired in 1909.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1905-06 (injured), 1906-07 (unpicked);
Individual honours Football League (four appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two players who became 240th players (241) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 63, 28 March 1898, Wales 0 England 3, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years 337 days.
Last match No. 79, 4 April 1903, England 1 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield, aged 28 years 344 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1897-98, 1902-03;
Team honours British Championships winners 1897-98, shared 1902-03;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

England Disgrace

Suspended from playing for a month after being guilty of punching Manchester City's Frank Booth in a match in April 1905.

Beyond England

No additional information, but his census returns showed that he ran the Red Lion pub in Audenshaw after her retired from playing. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.39.

 

Tom Booth - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Tom Booth - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
Away 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 2 1 0 1 4 2 +4 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Tom Booth - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1897-98 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1902-03 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 2 1 0 1 4 2 +4 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 4 2 +4 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 2 +4 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Tom Booth - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 23
1 63 28 March 1898 - Wales 0 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start ch
 Club: Everton F.C. - 1 full cap

 

Age 28
2 79 4 April 1903 - England 1 Scotland 2, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HL Start ch

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