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Tommy Mort

Aston Villa FC

3 caps, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 0 L 2 F 4: A 4
33% successful

1924-26

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Thomas Mort
Born 1 December 1897, Kearsley, near Farnsworth, Lancashire [registered in Bolton, December 1897].
Attended Farnworth Council School
Baptised 9 January 1898 at St. Stephen's Church, Farnworth with Kearsley, Lancashire. To Thomas and Mary Hannah, Kearsley Moor. Fathers occupation: Collier

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is the youngest of three children to Thomas and Mary Hannah (née Nelson). They live at 11 Alma Street in Kearsley. His father is a hewer in the coalmines.

According to the 1911 census, Thomas is the youngest of the three children living with their 'married' mother at 34 Lindley Street in Kearsley. Thomas is a 'cop packer'. The cenus reveals that Thomas' parents had five children, and that two had died.

Died 6 June 1967 in Wigan, aged 69 years 187 days [registered in Wigan, June 1967].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 9½lbs [1924].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football with St. Stephen's FC, a Sunday schoolside in Bolton. Afterwhich he played with Newton Lads FC. Played Army Football (Private in the Lancashire Fusiliers) during WW1. And played with Altrincham FC and Rochdale FC afterwards. He joined Aston Villa FC in April 1922, where he remained until his retirement in 1935, competing in 338 league appearances, scoring twice.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1923-24;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 469th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 139, 3 March 1924, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Ewood Park, Blackburn, aged 26 years 93 days.
Last match No. 149, 17 April 1926, England 0 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, aged 28 years 138 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1923-24, 1925-26;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.180/1.

 

Tommy Mort - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 2 270 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 Mort - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 0.00 -2
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 1 0 2 4 4 =0 1 0 1.333 1.333 33.3 -1

 

Tommy Mort - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
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 1925-26 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 0.00 -2
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 0.00 -2

 

Tommy Mort - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 26
1 139 3 March 1924 - England 1 Wales 2, Ewood Park, Blackburn BC HL Start lb
2 141 17 May 1924 - France 1 England 3, Stade Pershing, Paris Fr AW Start lb
Age 28
3 149 17 April 1926 - England 0 Scotland 1, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester BC HL Start lb

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