Thomas Stewart (Scottish footballer)

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Thomas Stewart
Personal information
Full nameThomas Stewart [1]
Date of birth(1926-03-11)11 March 1926
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Full back, wing half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1946–1950 Queen's Park 27 (0)
1950–1951 Romford
1951–1953 Queen's Park 43 (5)
Bishop Auckland
National team
1949–1955 Scotland Amateurs 15 (1)
1952 Great Britain 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Stewart (born 11 March 1926) is a Scottish former amateur footballer who played as a right half in the Scottish League for Queen's Park and in English non-league football for Bishop Auckland and Romford. [1] [2] [3] He captained Scotland at amateur level and represented Great Britain at the 1952 Summer Olympics. [4]

Association football team field sport

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Scottish Football League former league in Scotland

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Queens Park F.C. association football club

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Personal life

Stewart worked in advertising. [5]

Career statistics

ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague CupOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Queen's Park 1948–49 [1] Scottish Division Two 7000103 [lower-alpha 1] 0110
1949–50 [1] 190100000200
1950–51 [1] 1000210031
Total270103130341
Queen's Park 1951–52 [1] Scottish Division Two19210412 [lower-alpha 2] 0263
1952–53 [1] 24310203 [lower-alpha 3] 0303
1953–54 [1] 1000400050
Total43520101250957
Career total7153013280957
  1. 1 appearance in Glasgow Cup, 1 appearance in Glasgow Merchants Charity Cup, 1 appearance in B Division Supplementary Cup.
  2. 1 appearance in B Division Supplementary Cup, 1 appearance in Saint Mungo Cup.
  3. Appearances in Glasgow Merchants Charity Cup.

Honours

Bishop Auckland

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "QPFC.com – A Historical Queen's Park FC Website". www.qpfc.com. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  2. Hosie, Rab. "Scottish Football Historical Archive – Scottish League appearance records – S" . Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  3. "QUEEN'S PARK : 1946/47 – 2013/14" . Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  4. McColl, Brian; Gorman, Douglas; Campbell, George. "FORGOTTEN GLORIES – British Amateur Internationals 1901–1974" (PDF). p. 331. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  5. 1 2 "Thomas Stewart". Sports Reference. Retrieved 9 November 2009.