Tommy Bell (footballer, born 1906)

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Tommy Bell
Personal information
Full nameThomas Bell
Date of birth(1906-11-09)9 November 1906
Place of birth Seaham Harbour, England
Date of death 1983 (aged 7677)
Playing position(s) Forward / right half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Dawdon Colliery
1924–1926 Bristol City 0 (0)
1924Torquay United (loan)
1926–1927 Merthyr Town 10 (1)
1927–1930 Halifax Town 89 (26)
1930–1931 Chesterfield 55 (22)
1931–1933 Southport 47 (6)
1933–1934 Luton Town 34 (15)
1934–1938 Northampton Town 73 (31)
Wellingborough Town
Spalding United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Bell (9 November 1906 – 1983) was an English professional footballer born in Seaham Harbour. He could play at inside right, centre forward and right half and was a regular goalscorer throughout his professional career.

Bell played for Dawdon Colliery before joining Bristol City. Unable to break into the City first team, Bell joined Torquay United on loan, playing at centre-forward in their three FA Cup ties in the 1924–1925 season. He failed to appear in the league for Bristol City and joined Merthyr Town in 1926. He subsequently played for Halifax Town, Chesterfield, Southport, Luton Town and Northampton Town before playing non-league football for Wellingborough Town and Spalding United. [1]

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References

  1. Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 23. ISBN   978-1-899468-67-6.