Tom Kelly (footballer, born 1919)

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Tom Kelly
Personal information
Full name Thomas William Kelly [1]
Date of birth(1919-11-22)22 November 1919 [1]
Place of birth Darlington, [1] England
Date of death 1970 (aged 5051) [2]
Height5 ft 10+12 in (1.79 m) [3]
Position(s) Wing half, defender
Youth career
Deneside Juniors
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1937–1951 Darlington 157 (2)
1951–19?? York City 0 (0)
Horden Colliery Welfare
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas William Kelly (known throughout his playing career as Bill or Billy (22 November 1919 – 1970)) was an English footballer who made 157 appearances in the Football League for Darlington either side of the Second World War. He played at centre half, right half or right back. After leaving Darlington, he was on the books of York City, without representing that club in league competition, [1] and also played for non-league club Horden Colliery Welfare. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 146. ISBN   978-1-899468-67-6.
  2. 1 2 "Tom Kelly". Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Players Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  3. "York City sign Darlington player" . Yorkshire Post. 7 August 1951. p. 9 via British Newspaper Archive.