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Tom Danks

Nottingham Forest FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 1: A 1
50% successful

1885

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Thomas Danks
Born 30 May 1863 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Nottingham, June 1863].

Census Notes

Thomas Danks cannot be found on the 1871 census, but his elder sister, Emma Elizabeth, was born in 1858, and through her, in the 1861 census return, we know Thomas was the son of Samuel and Emma.  In 1861, they lived in Southey Street in St Mary's, Nottingham. His father is an ironmonger.

According to the 1881 census, Thomas is an ironmonger living at 137 Kirkewhite Street in St Mary's. He lives with his two older brothers and one old sister, Emma Elizabeth, who is the head of the household. They have two servants.

According to the 1891 census, Thos. is an ironmongers assistant and is a boarder with the Cartwright's at 8 Mansfield Road in St Mary's.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is living at 25 Park Row in Nottingham with the Goaters, he is still an ironmonger. He lives with three other boarders.

Died 27 April 1908 at 25 Park Row, Nottingham, aged 44 years 333 days [registered in Nottingham, June 1908]
Height/Weight not known

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Nottingham until joining Nottingham Forest FC in December 1882 where he remained until February 1889.  Also assisted Notts County FC for a spell in 1884 and Burslem Port Vale FC from September 1888.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 123rd players (124) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 25, 21 March 1885, England 1 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 21 years 296 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Worked as an ironmonger in his native Nottingham. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.83.

 

Tom Danks - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Tom Danks - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Tom Danks - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1884-85 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Tom Danks - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 21
1 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Oval, Kennington BC HD Start ir

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