Thomas Urwin (footballer)

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Thomas Urwin
Personal information
Full nameThomas Urwin
Date of birth(1896-02-05)5 February 1896
Place of birth Haswell, England
Date of death 7 May 1968(1968-05-07) (aged 72)
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) [1]
Position(s) Outside forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Middlesbrough
1924–1930 Newcastle United 188 (23)
National team
1923–1926 England 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Urwin (5 February 1896 – 7 May 1968) was an English international footballer, who played as an outside forward. [2]

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Career

Born in Haswell, Urwin played professionally for Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle United, [3] and earned four caps for England between 1923 and 1926. [4] [5]

Personal life

Urwin served as a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery during the First World War and saw action at Gallipoli and in India. [6]

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References

  1. Vulcan (22 August 1921). "First Division prospects. Middlesbrough". Athletic News. Manchester. p. 5.
  2. Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 295. ISBN   978-1905891610.
  3. "Profile". toon1892. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  4. Thomas Urwin at Englandstats.com
  5. Dykes, Garth; Lamming, Doug (2000). All the Lads: A Complete Who's Who of Sunderland AFC. Great Britain. ISBN   9781899538157.
  6. "North East War Memorials Project – Regional Content". www.newmp.org.uk. Retrieved 28 October 2019.