Tommy Forde

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Tommy Forde
Personal information
Full nameJ. Thomas Forde
Date of birth (1931-03-14) 14 March 1931 (age 87)
Place of birth Northern Ireland
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
1950–1951 Distillery ? (?)
1951 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 (0)
1951–1953 Glenavon ? (?)
1953–1962 Ards 314 (40)
1962–1963 Distillery ? (?)
National team
1958–1960 Northern Ireland 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

J. Thomas Forde, known as Tommy Forde (born 14 March 1931) is a Northern Irish former professional footballer who played as a centre half for Distillery, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Glenavon and Ards. Forde also earned four caps at international level for Northern Ireland between 1958 and 1960. Forde is the elder brother of Hugh Forde.

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