Tommy Gipps

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Tommy Gipps
Personal information
Full nameThomas Savill Gipps [1]
Date of birth 1888 [2]
Place of birth Walthamstow, England
Date of death 7 January 1956 (aged 6768) [2]
Place of death Walthamstow, England
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) [3]
Position(s) Half back
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
0000–1907 Walthamstow Imperial
1907–1911 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (0)
1911–1912 Barrow
1912–1920 Manchester United 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Savill Gipps (1888 – 7 January 1956) was an English professional football half back who played in the Football League for Manchester United. [1] [2] [4]

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Personal life

Gipps brother was also a footballer. [3] In mid-1916, during the middle of the First World War, Gipps enlisted as a private in the Army Service Corps. [2]

Career statistics

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Tottenham Hotspur 1907–08 [5] Southern League First Division00001 [lower-alpha 1] 010
Manchester United 1912–13 [2] First Division 200020
1913–14 [2] 11000110
1914–15 [2] 10000100
Total23000230
Career total2300010240
  1. Appearance in Western League

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References

  1. 1 2 Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 111. ISBN   190589161X.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Thomas Gipps Manchester United". Football and the First World War. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  3. 1 2 Goodwin, Bob (16 August 2017). The Spurs Alphabet. p. 175. ISBN   978-0-9540434-2-1.
  4. "Gipps Tommy Image 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1908". Vintage Footballers. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  5. "Thomas Gipps". 11v11.com. Retrieved 26 June 2018.