Tommy Hymers

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Tommy Hymers
Personal information
Full nameThomas Hymers [1]
Date of birth(1935-04-29)29 April 1935 [1]
Place of birth Thorne, England [1]
Date of death May 1987 (1987-06) (aged 52) [2]
Place of death Sheffield, [2] England [1]
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Frickley Colliery
1959–1961 Doncaster Rovers 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Hymers (29 April 1935 – May 1987) was an English footballer who played as a defender (association football) in the Football League for Doncaster Rovers. [1]



Hymers was born in Thorne, which was then in the West Riding of Yorkshire. He worked in Frickley Colliery and also played for their football team. [1] He joined Doncaster Rovers in 1958 and played in 22 matches during the 1959–60 season and five matches in 1960–61 which included Doncaster's first match in the League Cup, a 3–1 victory over Stoke City. [1] Unfortunately for Hymers he scored an own goal, giving him the dubious honour of being Stoke's first goalscorer in the League Cup. [3]

Career statistics

ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupLeague CupTotal
Doncaster Rovers [1] 1959–60 1903000220
1960–61 40001050
Career total2303010270

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "Tommy Hymers profile". Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. 1 2 "Tom Hymers". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  3. "Landmarks". Stoke City F.C. Retrieved 1 December 2017.