Thomas Robertson (footballer, born 1864)

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Thomas Robertson (28 December 1864 – January 1924) was a Scottish footballer, who played for Cowlairs, Aston Villa, Queen's Park, St Bernard's and Scotland. [1] After retiring as a player, Robertson was a football referee and became president of the Scottish Football League. [1]

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