Tommy Wield

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Tommy Wield
Personal information
Full nameThomas William Wield [1]
Date of birth 1886
Place of birth Lincoln, England
Date of death 1963 (aged 7677)
Place of death Lincoln
Position(s) Wing half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
St Catherines (Lincoln)
1904–1906 Lincoln City 13 (0)
Grantham Avenue
1909–1919 Lincoln City [lower-alpha 1] 118 (5)
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United
Gainsborough Trinity
1922 Grantham 1 (0)
Horncastle Town
Lincoln Claytons
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas William Wield (1886–1963) was an English professional footballer who made 131 appearances in the Football League playing for Lincoln City. [1] He played as a wing half. [2]

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Life and career

Wield was born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, [1] and began his football career with St Catherines before joining his local professional club, Lincoln City. He made his debut in a 1–0 win away to Burslem Port Vale in the Football League Second Division in October 1904, and played 13 league games before spending a couple of seasons back in local football with Grantham Avenue. [2] He returned to Lincoln City in 1909, and remained with the club for the next ten years, playing his last game for the club in the War League in 1919. [1]

After the war, he played for Scunthorpe & Lindsey United and Gainsborough Trinity, made one Central Alliance appearance for Grantham in September 1922, and finished his career with Horncastle Town and then Lincoln Claytons. [2] [3]

Wield died in Lincoln in 1963. [3]

Notes

  1. Infobox stats exclude appearances in the 1911–12 season in the Central League. The free-to-access section of the Lincoln City FC Archive does not separate appearances in leagues other than the Football League from "other" appearances.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Tommy Wield". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 7 February 2013. Appearances per season are sourced via the Season Stats dropdown menu at the bottom right of this page. The site is partly subscription-based, but only free-access sections are used for reference. If pop-up login dialogue boxes appear, press the "Cancel" button to proceed.
  2. 1 2 3 Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 279. ISBN   978-1-899468-67-6.
  3. 1 2 "Tommy Wield profile". Statistics: Grantham Town. thegingerbreads.co.uk. Retrieved 7 February 2013.