Tom Russell (footballer, born 1909)

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Tom Russell
Personal information
Full name Thomas Russell [1]
Date of birth 23 November 1909
Place of birth Cowdenbeath, Scotland
Date of death February 1975 (1975-03) (aged 65) [2]
Position(s) Left back
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
0000–1929 Cowdenbeath Wednesday
1929–1933 Cowdenbeath 81 (0)
1933–1934 Rangers 8 (0)
1934–1937 Newcastle United 7 (0)
1937–1938 Horden Colliery Welfare
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Russell (23 November 1909 – February 1975) was a Scottish professional footballer who played in the Scottish League for Cowdenbeath and Rangers as a left back. [3] He also played in the Football League for Newcastle United. [1] [4] After his retirement, Russell became secretary at Cowdenbeath. [3]

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Personal life

Russell lost both his legs in 1971. [3]

Career statistics

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Cowdenbeath 1928–29 [2] Scottish First Division 100010
1929–30 [2] 405090
1930–31 [2] 32000320
1931–32 [2] 33020350
1932–33 [2] 11020130
Total81090900
Rangers 1932–33 [5] Scottish First Division500050
1933–34 [5] 301040
Total801090
Newcastle United 1934–35 [6] Second Division 700070
Career total9601001060

Honours

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