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Tommy Morren

Sheffield United FC

1 appearance, 1 goal

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 2
100% successful

1898-99

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Thomas Morren
Born 27 March 1871 at 47 Dame Dorothy Street, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, county Durham [registered in Sunderland, June 1871]. Moved to Middlesbrough between 1873-76.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, six day old Thomas is the second of two children of Thomas and Margaret. They are one of two families who live at 47 Dame Dorothy Street, in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland. His Irish father is an iron founder.

According to the 1881 census, Thomas and his sister, Mary Ann, who now have three younger siblings, and his parents now live at 32 Beech Street in Middlesbrough. His father is still an iron founder.

According to the 1891 census, Thomas appears to be the eldest of four children still at home with their parents, still at 32 Beech Street. Both Thomas and his father are ironfounders.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is now married to Emily and they have two children, Emily and Winifred. They live at 123 Abbeydale Road in Sheffield with his widowed mother, who is also their nurse.

According to the 1911 census, Thomas is now a newsagent and tobacconist, remaining married to Emily, and now with three children, Thomas being the new addition. They live at 79 Junction Road in Hunters Bar, Sheffield.

Married to Emily Skerry [registered in Middlesbrough, North Riding, September 1898].
Died 31 January 1929 at 79 Junction Road, Sheffield, aged 57 years 310 days [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, West Riding, March 1929].
Height/Weight 5' 4¼", 10st. 4lbs [1896].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career with Middlesbrough Victoria FC and Middlesbrough Ironopolis FC. He then joined Middlesbrough FC before he was picked up by Barnsley St Peters FC. Morren then joined Sheffield United FC in the 1896 close season, where he remained until his retirement in 1904.
Club honours FA Amateur Cup winners 1894-95; Football League Champions 1897-98; FA Cup winners 1897-98, runners-up 1900-01;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 237th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 62, 5 March 1898, Ireland 2 England 3, a British Championship match at Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 26 years 343 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1897-98;
Team honours British Championship winners 1897-98;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Son of an Irishman, Thomas could have featured for Ireland.

Beyond England

After leaving football, became a Sheffield newsagent. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.179.

 

Tommy Morren - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 1 1 90 1 90 min 1 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 Morren - 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 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Tommy Morren - 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 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Tommy Morren - Match History
 Club: Sheffield United F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 26
1 62 5 March 1898 - Ireland 2 England 3, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW Start ch
Age 27
- 67 8 April 1899 - England 2 Scotland 1, Aston Lower Grounds, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham BC HW withdrew

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