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Tom Porteous

Sunderland AFC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 1
100% successful

1891

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Thomas Stoddart Porteous
Born late 1865 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland [registered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, December 1865].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Thomas is the second of three children to Thomas and Elizabeth is living in Tolbooth Close in Dalkeith. His father is a brass finisher.

According to the 1881 census, Thomas is now a tinman, the second of seven children, still with their parents, living at 26 Dean Street in Kilmarnock. His father is still a brass finisher.

According to the 1891 census, Thomas is now married to Mary. He is a glazier and they live at 5 Zetland Street in Monkwearmouth are of Sunderland.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas and Mary now have four children, Thomas, Mary, Nellie and Maggie. They live at 8 Bonny Street in Blackpool. Thomas is still a glazier.

According to the 1911 census, Thomas is a house painter, still married to Mary, they still have four children, although a fifth had died. They also have three boarders with them at 24 Bonny Street in Blackpool.

Married to Mary [registered in Scotland].
Died 23 February 1919 at 19 Saville Road, in Blackpool, aged 52 years nk days [registered in Fylde, March 1919]. Left £374 14s. 1d. to his widow, Mary.
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 10st. 6lbs [1891], 5' 9¼", 11st. 10lbs [1894].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his junior career with Heart of Midlothian FC, but having been brought up in Kilmarnock, Porteous joined his local club, Kilmarnock FC in 1884, becoming club captain and representing Ayrshire, before he joined Sunderland AFC in 1889, and represented Durham. After 79 league appearances, Porteous left for Rotherham Town FC in June 1894 and made nineteen league appearances, and onto Manchester City FC a year later in January 1896 for another five league matches. He made another two league appearances for Rotherham Town FC in 1896.
Club honours Football League Champions 1891-92, 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 179th players (180) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
Only match No. 42, 7 March 1891, England 4 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Ashville Ground, Newcastle Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, aged 25 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1890-91;
Team honours British Championships winners 1890-91;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Painter by trade. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.199/200.

 

Tom Porteous - 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.

 

Tom Porteous - 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 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Tom Porteous - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1890-91 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Tom Porteous - Match History
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 25
1 42 7 March 1891 - England 4 Wales 1, Ashville Ground, Sunderland BC HW Start rb

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