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Tom Wilson

Huddersfield Town AFC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 5
0% successful

1921-28

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Thomas Wilson
Born 16 April 1896 in California Street, Seaham, county Durham [registered in Easington, June 1896].
California Street was stated in his obituary in the Sunderland Echo

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is the fifth of six children to John and Dorothy Jane. They live at 59 Doctor Street in Seaham. His father is a coal mine hewer.

According to the 1911 census, Thomas, who has two more younger brothers, is a coal mine flat-lad, at the same mine his father is a hewer. He is one of ten, and three of his siblings had died before this return. They live at 11 California Street in New Seaham.

According to the 1939 register, Thomas, a factory policeman, is married to Elsie J.A.., they live at 9 Lynton Avenue, Huddersfield, with their three children.

Married to Elsie J. A. Bulmer [registered in Easington, June 1924]. (b.24 June 1900). They had three children, all sons, Thomas D. (b.1925), Gordon B. (b.1931) and Robert N. (b.1934).
Died 2 February 1948, died at his home at 102 Vernon Way in Gawber, Barnsley, aged 51 years 292 days [registered in Staincross, March 1948], of a heart-attack.
Funeral took place on 5 February.
On 3 May 1948, a benefit match was played between Huddersfield Town AFC and Barnsley FC for the dependants of Tom Wilson, Huddersfield won 2-0.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 7lbs [1928], another souce: 5' 11", 12st. 3lbs [1928 & 1929].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing football for Sunderland Schools and played for the Seaham Colliery works team. He was with Sunderland AFC during 1913-14 but was allowed to leave because he was deemed overweight, having made just eight league outings. Wilson rejoined Seaham Colliery FC straight after the war. Huddersfield Town AFC signed Wilson in June 1919. He remained at Leeds Road, becoming club captain, making 448 league appearances and scoring four goals, until his transfer to Blackpool FC on 11 November 1931, and he retired at the end of that season, having made eighteen appearances.
Club honours Football League Division Two runners-up 1919-20; Champions 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, runners-up 1926-27, 1927-28; FA Cup runners-up 1919-20, 1927-28, 1929-30, winners 1921-22; FA Charity Shield winners 1922;
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 527th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 159, 31 March 1928, England 1 Scotland 5, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 31 years 350 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1927-28;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Upon his retirement from the football pitch, Wilson took up the vacant role of assistant trainer back at Huddersfield Town FC, and he remained in this capacity until the war. He continued to help on the training ground while working for British Dyes. After which, in 1945, he was appointed as the trainer at Barnsley FC, which is where he was serving when he died. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.273.

 

Tom Wilson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 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 Wilson - 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 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 0.00 -1

 

Tom Wilson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1927-28 1 0 0 1 1 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 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 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 0.00 -1

 

Tom Wilson - Match History
 

 Club: Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 25
127 22 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD reserve
128 13 March 1922 - England 1 Wales 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW reserve

Age 31
1 159 31 March 1928 - England 1 Scotland 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Start ch

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