Tommy Blenkinsopp

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Tommy Blenkinsopp
Personal information
Full nameThomas William Blenkinsopp [1]
Date of birth(1920-05-13)13 May 1920
Place of birth Witton Park, England
Date of death 29 January 2004(2004-01-29) (aged 83)
Place of death Witton Park, England
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
West Auckland
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1939–1948 Grimsby Town 74 (10)
1939–1940Hartlepool United (wartime)
1948–1952 Middlesbrough 98 (0)
1952–1953 Barnsley 8 (0)
Blyth Spartans
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas William Blenkinsopp (13 May 1920 – 29 January 2004) was an English footballer, who played for Grimsby Town, Middlesbrough and Barnsley. [2] [3]

Blenkinsopp signed professional forms with Grimsby Town just before the outbreak of World War II. [4]

He made eight appearances in the wartime North-East League for Hartlepool United during the 1939–40 season. [1] He also represented the Football League. [5]

He signed for Middlesbrough in 1948 for transfer fee of £12,000. [4]

After his professional career ended with Barnsley, he went on to play for Blyth Spartans. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "TW Blenkinsopp". poolstats.co.uk. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  2. 1 2 Tommy Blenkinsopp at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  3. "Tommy Blenkinsopp". 11v11.com. Association of Football Statisticians. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  4. 1 2 "Centurion dies at 83". Evening Gazette. 5 February 2004. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  5. "Raise a glass to Blenkinsopp". The Northern Echo. 6 February 2004. Retrieved 7 February 2018.