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Tommy Thompson

Aston Villa FC, Preston North End FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 3: A 2
75% successful

1952-57

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Thomas Thompson
Born 10 November 1928 in Fencehouses, county Durham [registered in Hoghton-le-Spring, December 1928].

Census Notes

Cannot be found on the 1939 register, record probably still closed.

Died 15 September 2009, aged 86 years 309 days [registration not found].
Height/Weight 5' 5", 10st. 4lbs [1950].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
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 two who became the 708th players (709) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
First match No. 266, 20 October 1951, Wales 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 22 years 344 days.
Last match No. 311, 6 April 1957, England 2 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 28 years 147 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958 (provisional squad); British Championships 1951-52, 1956-57;
Team honours British Championships shared 1951-52, winners 1956-57;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Tommy Thompson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 2 2 2 0 0 180 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 Thompson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - British Championship - White 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Tommy Thompson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1951-52 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1956-57 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Tommy Thompson - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter WInterbottom - 2 full capsx

Age 22
1 266 20 October 1951 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 8
 Club: Preston North End F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 28
2 311 6 April 1957 - England 2 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 8
Age 29
England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the squad on 28 May, they included Tommy Thompson.

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