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Tom Smalley

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1936

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Tom Smalley
Not 'Thomas', all of his registers state he was simply known as 'Tom'.
Born 13 January 1912 in Kinsley, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered as Tom, in Hemsworth, March 1912].

Register Notes

According to the 1939 register, Tom is a professional footballer, married to Florence May and living at 84 Chesters Road in Wolverhampton with his widowed mother-in-law

Married to Florence May Craddock [b.2 September 1912] [registered in Wolverhampton, June 1938].
Died 1 April 1984, aged 72 years 79 days [registered as Tom, in Wolverhampton, June 1984].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 10lbs [1931], 5' 7", 11st. 7lbs [1938].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Represened the Yorkshire County schools team. After working and playing for South Kirkby Colliery, Smalley assisted the Barnsley FC second team during 1930-31. Smalley then signed for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC on 6 May 1931. Signed by Norwich City FC on 8 August 1938 for £4000.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six to become the 624th players (627) to appear for England
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 205, 17 October 1936, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 24 years 278 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1936-37;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Tom Smalley - 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 Smalley - 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 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

 

Tom Smalley - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1936-37 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

 

Tom Smalley - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 24
1 205 17 October 1936 - Wales 2 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AL Start rh

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