Thomas Sawyer (footballer)

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Tom Sawyer
Personal information
Full nameThomas Sawyer
Date of birth 1874
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
1894–1895 Derby County 2 (0)
1901–1902 Chesterfield 9 (0)
1899–1901 Newton Heath 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas (Tom) Sawyer (1874 – unknown) was a British footballer. His regular position was as a forward.

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He played for Derby County (2 appearances as an inside forward in 1894–95 season), [1] Newton Heath (6 appearances as an outside right in 1899–00 [2] and 1900–01 [3] seasons) [4] and Chesterfield (9 appearances in 1901–02 season). [5]

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