Thomas Smith (English footballer)

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Thomas Smith
Personal information
Full name Thomas Smith [1]
Date of birth 1869 [1]
Place of birth Ecclesfield, Sheffield, England [1]
Position(s) Outside right / inside right
Senior career*
1889–1890 Ecclesfield
1891–1892 Sheffield United 0 (0)
1892–1900 Barnsley 11 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Smith (1869 – after 1900) was a footballer who played as an outside right or inside right for both Sheffield United and Barnsley in the nineteenth century.

Born in Ecclesfield on the outskirts of Sheffield, [1] Smith had played for his local side from 1889 until around 1890. [1] He was signed by Sheffield United in November 1891 but failed to break into the first team and left the following summer. [1] He moved to Barnsley where he played regularly for several seasons and featured in their first season in the Football League, making eleven appearances in the competition all together. [1]

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