Tommy Watson (footballer, born 1969)

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Tommy Watson
Personal information
Full nameThomas Watson
Date of birth (1969-09-29) 29 September 1969 (age 51)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1986–1987 Grimsby Town
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1988–1996 Grimsby Town 172 (24)
1995Hull City (loan) 4 (0)
1998–2010 Cleethorpes Town
Teams managed
1998–2010 Cleethorpes Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Watson (born 29 September 1969) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder between 1988 and 2010 notably played for Grimsby Town. Watson also played for Hull City and went on to form, manage and play for Lincolnshire Soccer School, which is now known as Cleethorpes Town.

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Playing career

Liverpool-born Watson played for The Mariners as a youngster and was promoted to the club's first team squad in 1988. He could operate all over midfield but favoured to play on the right side of the flank. In 1995, he also spent time on loan with Hull City. He stayed with The Mariners up until 1996 when he retired due to injury.

Coaching career

After retiring Watson formed his own football club in North East Lincolnshire named Lincolnshire Soccer School in 1998 which focused on both the men's and women's game ranging from ages 7 all the way up to the senior game. Watson played and managed the senior team from 1998 until 2010. In 2009 the club name changed to Cleethorpes Town Football Club. [1]

Honours

Grimsby Town

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References

  1. "Cluib history". Cleethorpes Town. Retrieved 5 April 2011.[ dead link ]