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Tommy Meehan

Chelsea FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1923

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Thomas Meehan
Born Summer 1896 in Harpurhey, Lancashire [registered in Manchester, September 1896].

Census Notes

Cannot be found on the 1901 census.

According to the 1911 census, a fifteen year-old Thomas is a dock labourer. He is the second of five children to Bernard and Mary. They live at 10 Prescot Street in Salford, Manchester. The census reveals that another four children had died.

Died 18 August 1924, aged 28 years nk days [registered in St.George Hanover Square, September 1924]. Died of encephalitis lethargica.
Height/Weight 5' 5", 10st. 7lbs [1919].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started playing football with his local clubs, Newton FC, Walden Central FC, before Rochdale FC signed him in January 1917. He was signed by Manchester United FC in 1917 and during his time there, was loaned back to Roachdale FC and also Atherton FC. Meehan completed 51 league appearances, scoring six times. He signed for Chelsea FC in December 1920 for £3300, he will go onto to play in 124 league appearances, scoring four times, until his untimely death in 1924.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 460th players (462) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
Only match No. 137, 20 October 1923, Ireland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 27 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1923-24;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Died of a sleeping sickness. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.171.

 

Tommy Meehan - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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 Meehan - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Tommy Meehan - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1923-24 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Tommy Meehan - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 27
1 137 20 October 1923 - Ireland 2 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start lh

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