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Tommy Clare

Stoke FC

4 appearances, 0 goals

P 4 W 3 D 1 L 0 F x: A x
88% successful

1889-94

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Thomas Clare
Born late February 1865 in Congleton, Cheshire [registered in Congleton, March 1865].
Baptised 5 March 1865 in Mowcop, Biddulph, Staffordshire.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Thomas was the sixth of seven children to Thomas and Elizabeth Leigh (née Cotterell) living in 4 Albert Street in Oldcott, Wolstanton. His father is an earthenware manufacturer.

According to the 1881 census, and now with three more younger siblings (the older three siblings have moved on), Thomas Jnr is a encaustic tile maker, his father still a earthenware manufacturer, all living at 21 John Street in Wolstanton.

According to the 1891 census, Thomas is one of eight children, one of them new in the past ten years, still living with their parents in Wolstanton High Street in Goldenhill.  Thomas is a encaustic tile draughtsman.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is now married to Beata, with one daughter, May Vaughan. They live at 25 High Lane in Burslem. He is a manager for tile spraying machines.

Not on the 1911 census, probably in Canada.  But no evidence can be found of when he emigrated.

Married to Beata Vaughan [registered in Wolstanton, September 1891]. Beata was born in Ruabon, Denbighshire in Wales.
Died 27 December 1929 in Yellow Point, Ladysmith, Vancouver, British Colombia, aged 64 years nk days [not registered in England]. Buried in Namino, Vancouver Island, British Colombia in Canada.
Height/Weight about 6' 0", 13st. 0lbs [1897].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com (additional info from BroughFamily.org)

Club Career

Club(s) He made his senior debut in a Stoke jersey in 1885 and went on to amass a total of 251 League and Cup appearances for the club, scoring six goals, up to 1897.  He represented Staffordshire on several occasions and gained four full England caps as a Stoke player and on leaving the club he had one League game for Manchester City (on trial) before rejoining Burslem Port Vale as player-coach (1898), retiring as a player three years later.  He continued to coach the Valiants and was their manager in 1905-06, but soon afterwards he emigrated to Canada.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 157th players (158) to appear for England.
Position(s) x
First match No. 36, 2 March 1889, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Anfield, Liverpool, aged x years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Emigrated to Canada before 1914. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.65/66.

 

Tommy Clare - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - min - 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.

 

Tommy Clare - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Tommy Clare - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Tommy Clare - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Tommy Clare - Match History
 Club:   F.C. - x full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
1 36 2 March 1889 - England 6 Ireland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW Start rh
Age x
- 50 3 March 1894 - Ireland 2 England 2, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AD withdrawn
1 - x - x, x x x x x

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