Tom Armstrong (footballer)

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Tom Armstrong
Personal information
Full name Thomas Armstrong
Date of birth (1954-04-04) 4 April 1954 (age 69) [1]
Place of birth Belfast, Northern Ireland [1]
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
1979 San Diego Sockers 9 [1] (2 [1] )
1979–1980 San Jose Earthquakes [1] 19 (4)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Tom Armstrong (born 4 April 1954 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish former footballer.


Playing career

Armstrong scored 21 goals for Ards F.C. during the 1978–79 Irish League. [2]

San Diego Sockers

Signing for the San Diego Sockers in 1979, Armstrong expressed gratefulness in escaping the then unsubsiding Northern Irish civil war. [3]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "NASL-Tom Armstrong".
  2. Di Maggio, Roberto (8 June 2017). "Northern Ireland - List of Topscorers". RSSSF . Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  3. Rock 'N' Roll Soccer: The short life and fast time son the North American Soccer League pg. 65