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Tommy Magee

West Bromwich Albion FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 3 D 1 L 1 F 12: A 7
70% successful

1923-25

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Thomas Patrick Magee
Born 12 May 1899 in St. Helen's, Lancashire [registered as Thomas Magee, Prescot, June 1899].
Attended St Mary's School in St Helens.

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is the oldest of two children, both sons, to James and Agnes (née Mannion). They live with Agnes' widowed mother at 15 Frazer Court in St. Helens. His father works in the Chemical industry.

According to the 1911 census, Thomas is the eldest of seven living, according to this return, with just his married mother. The return also reveals that his parents had  nine children in total, and that two had died They live at 86 Parr Street in St Helens. Although his father, James, is not on this return... he did however, sign it.  James was found boarding, still married, at the Milikin's, at 12 Gilbert Street in Garston, Liverpool. He is a pressman.
According to Passenger Lists, Tommy Magee was part of the FA Tour that returned to Liverpool from Quebec, Canada on 23 July 1926 on board the Montroyal. His address is stated as 23 Westbourne Road in West Bromwich.
Again, Tommy Magee was one of eighteen footballers on an FA Tour, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Liverpool on 11 May 1931, bound for Montreal, Canada, on the Duchess of Richmond. They returned from Quebec, arriving at Southampton on 23 July 1931, on board the Empress of Britain. He was now living at 34 Westbourne Road.

Married to Elizabeth Yates [registered in West Bromwich, June 1921]. One child, June, born 1926
Died 4 May 1974 in Widnes, aged 74 years 357 days [registered in Knowsley, Merseyside, June 1974]. Death Registration confirms his birthdate
Height/Weight 5' 3", 10st. 10lbs [1925].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started playing Rugby League with the Appleton Hornets RFC and St. Helen's Recreation RFC. He then switched to football with Penksett Albion FC in 1914, then Widnes Juniors FC and Widnes Athletic FC. While serving with the Royal Engineers Labour Battalion during World War One, he was picked up and signed by West Bromwich Albion FC, signing as an amateur in January 1919, turning professional in May 1919. After 394 league appearances and fifteen goals.
Club honours Football League Champions 1919-20, runners-up 1924-25; FA Cup winners 1930-31;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) After leaving West Bromwich Albion FC, he joined Crystal Palace FC as a player-coach, leaving to join Runcorn FC as player-manager a year later until the 1937 close season, whereupon he served the club as manager and coach until 1947.
Club honours None

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 438th players (438) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 131, 5 March 1923, Wales 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 23 years 297 days.
Last match No. 146, 21 May 1925, France 2 England 3, an end-of-season friendly match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 26 years 9 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1922-23, 1924-25;
Team honours None
Individual honours FA Tour of Canada 1926, 1931;
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.166.

 

Tommy Magee - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 5 2 450 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.

 

Tommy Magee - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 4 2 1 1 8 7 +1 1 0 2.00 1.75 62.5 +1
All 5 3 1 1 12 7 +5 1 1 2.40 1.40 70.0 +2

 

Tommy Magee - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1 0 1.00 2.00 25.0 -1
Friendly 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7 0 1 3.333 1.00 100.0 +3
All 5 3 1 1 12 7 +5 1 1 2.40 1.40 70.0 +2

 

Tommy Magee - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1922-23 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1924-25 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1 0 1.00 2.00 25.0 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1 0 1.00 2.00 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1 0 1.00 2.00 25.0 -1

 

Tommy Magee - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 23
1 131 5 March 1923 - Wales 2 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start rh
Age 24
- 135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm tour AW reserve
2 136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW Start rh
Age 25
3 143 8 December 1924 - England 4 Belgium 0, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Fr HW Start rh
4 145 4 April 1925 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start rh
Age 26
5 146 21 May 1925 - France 2 England 3, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris Fr AW Start rh

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