Tommy Kelso

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Tommy Kelso
Personal information
Full nameThomas Kelso
Date of birth(1882-05-06)6 May 1882
Place of birth Renton, Scotland
Date of death(1974-01-29)29 January 1974
Place of death Helensburgh, Scotland
Playing position(s) Full back
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1904–1906 Third Lanark 21 (0)
1906–1912 Manchester City 139 (3)
1912–1914 Dundee 37 (5)
1914–1918 Rangers 22 (0)
1915–1917Dumbarton (loan) 10 (0)
1918–1919 Dumbarton 2 (0)
National team
1914 Scotland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Kelso (6 May 1882 – 29 January 1974) was a Scottish footballer who played as a full back for Manchester City between 1906 and February 1912.

Kelso started his career at Third Lanark before signing for Manchester City in 1906. [1] He made his debut for Manchester City in September 1906 in a 4–1 defeat against Arsenal.

He made 139 league appearances for Manchester City and scored 3 goals. [2] He subsequently returned to Scotland and played for Dundee, Rangers and Dumbarton. [3] [4]

He won one Scotland cap in 1914 in a 0–0 draw against Wales in the 1914 British Home Championship. [5] His uncle Bob Kelso was also a Dundee player and a Scotland international.

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References

  1. John Litster (October 2012). "A Record of pre-war Scottish League Players". Scottish Football Historian magazine.Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. "Tommy Kelso - MCFC Players - Manchester City, Man City History - Bluemoon-MCFC". bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk.
  3. McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers.
  4. Emms, Steve; Wells, Richard (2007). Scottish League Players' Records Division One 1890/91 to 1938/39. Beeston, Nottingham: Tony Brown. ISBN   978-1-899468-66-9.
  5. http://www.scotlandfootballstats.co.uk/player-details/407/thomas-kelso/