Thomas Wallace (footballer)

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Thomas Wallace
Personal information
Full nameThomas Hall Wallace
Date of birth 1 July 1906
Place of birth Jarrow, England
Date of death 1939 (aged 3233)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Senior career*
1933–1936 Burnley 61 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Hall Wallace (1 July 1906 – 1939) was an English professional association footballer who played as a central defender. He made 61 appearances and scored one goal in the Football League Second Division for Burnley.

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