|Full name||Thomas Somerville Tait|
|Date of birth||13 September 1879|
|Place of birth||Carluke, Scotland|
|Date of death||2 October 1942 63)(aged|
|Place of death||Cleland, Scotland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas Somerville Tait (13 September 1879 – 2 October 1942) was a Scottish footballer, who played for Sunderland and the Scotland national football team as a defender.
Sunderland signed Tait from Bristol Rovers in 1906 and he made his debut for the club on 1 September 1906 against Newcastle United in a 4–2 at St. James' Park.Tait played for Sunderland from 1906 to 1912, though he didn't win a trophy. He made 181 league appearances and scored 3 goals while at Sunderland.
Tait made his one and only cap for Scotland against Wales in a 2–2 draw on 6 March 1911 at Ninian Park.
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