Tony Whitson

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Tony Whitson
Personal information
Full nameThomas Thompson Whitson
Date of birth 1885
Place of birth Cape Town, Cape Colony
Date of death 1945 (aged 5960)
Playing position(s) Left back
Youth career
Walker Athletic
Walker Parish
1905–1906 Newcastle United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1906–1919 Newcastle United 124 (0)
1919–19?? Carlisle United
National team
1909 Football League 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Thompson "Tony" Whitson (1885–1945) [1] was a South African professional footballer who played as a left back for Newcastle United between 1905 and 1919. [2] He made 124 appearances in the Football League, and 146 across all competitions, representing them in the FA Cup Final in 1910 and 1911.

Honours

Newcastle United

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References

  1. Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 279. ISBN   1-899468-67-6.
  2. Toon1892 profile