Tommy Hyslop

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Tommy Hyslop
Personal information
Full nameBryce Thomas Scouller [1]
Date of birth(1871-08-20)20 August 1871 [1]
Place of birth Auchinleck, Scotland [1]
Date of death 21 April 1936(1936-04-21) (aged 64) [1]
Place of death Paisley, Scotland [1]
Playing position(s) Forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1889 Elderslie
1890–1892 2nd Scots Guards
1892 Millwall Athletic
1893–1894 Sunderland 19 (10)
1894–1896 Stoke 33 (24)
1896–1898 Rangers 30 (23)
1898–1899 Stoke 12 (0)
1899–1900 Rangers 5 (3)
1900–1902 Partick Thistle 14 (6)
1902–1903 Dundee Wanderers
1903–1904 Johnstone
1904–1906 Abercorn 17 (2)
1906–1907 Philadelphia Thistle
1907 Tacony Philadelphia
Total120(68)
National team
1896–1897 Scotland 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bryce Thomas Scouller, [1] known by his sporting name Thomas Hyslop (20 August 1871 [2] – 21 April 1936) was a Scottish footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke City and Sunderland [3] He also played for Sunderland and Rangers.

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He represented the Scotland national team, playing twice against England in 1896 and in 1897, scoring on his debut. He was the first Stoke player to be capped by Scotland. [4]

Career

Hyslop was born as Bryce Scouller in Ayrshire but grew up in Elderslie, Renfrewshire; he began his career with Elderslie and also played football whilst serving with the Royal Scots. [3] [1] He moved to England and joined Millwall Athletic (using the pseudonym Tommy Hyslop – his middle name and his mother's maiden name– to escape his military connections) [1] before joining Football League side Sunderland in 1893. [3] He spent one season at Sunderland and joined a struggling Stoke side in March 1894. [3]

Hyslop, as he was now known in football circles, made an instant impact at Stoke scoring seven goals in the final six matches of the 1894–95 season to move Stoke away from the foot of the table. [3] In 1895–96 he finished top scorer with 21 goals to his name and at the end of the campaign he returned to Scotland with Rangers, [3] [1] [5] where he won the Glasgow Merchants Charity Cup, Scottish Cup and Glasgow Cup in 1896–97 [6] [7] and retained the latter two trophies the following season. [8]

He made a short unsuccessful return to Stoke in 1898 before continuing his career in Scotland. [3] [1] [9] He later moved to Canada, where he used his birth name but supplied a false age enabling him to enlist in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I, and also played football in the United States before returning to Scotland. He died in Paisley in 1936. [1]

Career statistics

Club

Source: [10]

ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Sunderland 1893–94 First Division 191000001910
Stoke 1894–95 First Division67001077
1895–96 First Division271734003021
Rangers 1895–96 [5] Scottish Division One 00001010
1896–97 [5] Scottish Division One1710551293424
1897–98 [5] Scottish Division One131320642117
Stoke 1898–99 First Division1200000120
Rangers 1898–99 [5] Scottish Division One00001212
1899–1900 [5] Scottish Division One531171135
Career total99601110281613886

International

Source: [11]

National teamYearAppsGoals
Scotland 189610
189711
Total21

International goals

Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.
#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
13 April 1897 London, EnglandFlag of England.svg  England 1–12–1 Friendly

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 "Bryce Scouller, aka Tom Hyslop: the double identity of Scotland's soldier internationalist". Scottish Sport History. 19 January 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  2. often recorded as 22 September 1874
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN   0-9524151-0-0.
  4. "Player Records". Stoke City. Retrieved 3 September 2009.
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Hyslop, Tommy". Fitbastats. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  6. "Scottish Soccer - League Division One - Rangers". media storehouse. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  7. "Rangers player Tommy Hyslop matches 1896–97". Fitbastats. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  8. "Rangers player Tommy Hyslop matches 1897–98". Fitbastats. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  9. John Litster (October 2012). "A Record of pre-war Scottish League Players". Scottish Football Historian magazine.Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  10. Tommy Hyslop at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  11. "Hyslop,Tommy". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 20 February 2018.