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Tom Gardner

Aston Villa FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 2: A 2
50% successful

1934-35

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Thomas Gardner
Born 28 May 1910 in Huyton, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in Liverpool, September 1910].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, eight-month old Thomas was the youngest of four children to Welsh father Joseph, and Margret.  With one servant, they live at 5 Nicholas Street in Bevington, Liverpool. His father is a general labourer.

Died January to March 1970, aged 59 years n/k days [registered in Chester, Cheshire, March 1970]. Cannot be May 1970, as one source states!
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 11st. 4lbs [x].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Grimsby Town FC, Hull City, Aston Villa February 1934, Burnley 7 April 1938.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became 598th players (598) to appear for England..
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 193, 16 May 1934, Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha, aged 23 years 353 days.
Last match No. 198, 18 May 1935, Netherlands 0 England 1, a friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Stadionbuurt, Amsterdam, aged 24 years 355 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Tom Gardner - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
7 2 0 180 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 Gardner - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 0 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0
All 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 0 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0

 

Tom Gardner - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 23
- 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest tour AL reserve
1 193 16 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Praha AL Start rh
Age 24
- 194 29 September 1934 - Wales 0 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW reserve
- 195 14 November 1934 - England 3 Italy 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW reserve
- 196 6 February 1935 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW reserve
- 197 6 April 1935 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL reserve
2 198 18 May 1935 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW Start rh

Notes

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