Thomas Young (footballer)

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Thomas Young
Personal information
Full nameThomas Young [1]
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1936–1938 Queen's Park 11 (0)
1938 Queen of the South 1 (0)
National team
1936–1937 Scotland Amateurs 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Young was a Scottish amateur football outside left who played in the Scottish League for Queen's Park and Queen of the South. [1] [2] He was capped by Scotland at amateur level. [3]

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Scottish Football League former league in Scotland

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References

  1. 1 2 "QPFC.com – A Historical Queen's Park FC Website". www.qpfc.com. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  2. Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.
  3. 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.