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Tom Garrett

Blackpool FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 7: A 3
83% successful

1952-53

captain: none
minutes played:
270

Timeline

  Thomas Garrett
Birth 28 February 1926 in Whitelass, South Shields, county Durham [registered as Thomas in South Shields, June 1926].
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  According to the 1939 register, Thomas the is youngest six children living at 6 Coxon Street in Easington Colliery Street with his colliery hewer father, Joseph Frederick, and his mother, Barbara Ann (née Hogg)
Marriage to Maureen Elizabeth (Moira) Shimmin on 3 April 1951 in Ramsey [registered in the Isle of Man].
Three children, Nigel R. {b.1952], Jean [b.4 May 1953] and Kim [b.1956].
  According to the Australia Electoral Rolls. Thomas and Maureen were living at 2 Dyrdon Street in Wallsend, Hunter, NSW from at least 1968.until 1980
Death 16 April 2006 in Wallsend, New South Wales, aged 80 years 47 days [registered in Australia].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his footballing career with Horden CW. Signed as an amateur for Blackpool FC when he was 17years old, ahead of Millwall FC. Garrett signed professional forms in 1946. Guested for Horden and Easington FC's during the war years. After refusing terms with Blackpool, he joined Millwall FC on 10 May 1961. His desire to return north was granted when he joined Fleetwood FC (Lancashire Combination) on 15 August 1962, and Wigan Athletic FC a year later. Within another year, he was playing for Australian side Mayfield United FC in New South Wales.

League honours
318 league apps, 3 goals
Blackpool FC 1947-61 306 appearances, three goals
debut: 12 April 1947 Blackpool FC 0 Stoke City FC 2.
Millwall FC 1961-62 twelve appearances
debut (division four): 19 August 1961 Millwall FC 0 Wrexham AFC 1.
last (division four): 14 February 1962 Millwall FC 1 Crewe Alexandra FC 2.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1947-48 (0ᵃ), 1950-51 (8ᵃ), winners 1952-53 (7ᵃ 1ᵍ);
Football League third place 1950-51 (32ᵃ), runners-up 1955-56 (5ᵃ);
Division Four winners 1961-62 (12ᵃ);
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 10¼", 12st. 0lbs [1951].

Source

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

England Career

Player number 715th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left/right back
First match No. 269, 5 April 1952, Scotland 1 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 25 years 37 days.
Last match No. 281, 10 October 1953, Wales 1 England 4, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 26 years 224 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1951-52, 1953-54;
Team honours British Championship shared 1951-52, winners 1953-54;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

emigrated to Australia in 1964. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.105


The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes Goals captain
6 3 2 270 0 none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 0 0 2.333 1.00 83.3 +2

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 0 0 2.333 1.00 83.3 +2

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
British Championship 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2
The 1953-54 records of the World Cup preliminaries and the British Championship are duplicated, and one set is deducted from the grand total.
Friendly 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
WCP All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1951-52 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC/WCP 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2
The 1953-54 records of the World Cup preliminaries and the British Championship are duplicated, and one set is deducted from the grand total.
2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2

Match History

 Club: Blackpool F.C. - three full appearances (270 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - three full appearances (270 min)x

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Age 26
1 269 5 April 1952 - Scotland 1 England 2
Hampden Park, Glasgow
BC AW   3

the 715th player to appear for England.
the seventh Blackpool player to represent England

2 270 18 May 1952 - Italy 1 England 1
Stadio Comunale di Firenze, Firenze

tour
AD   3
271 25 May 1952 - Austria 2 England 3, Praterstadion, Wien AW unused sub
272 28 May 1952 - Switzerland 0 England 3, Hardturm Stadion, Zürich AW unused sub
273 4 October 1952 - Ireland 2 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD withdrawn reserve
  

Age 27
276 18 April 1953 - England 2 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD reserve

unofficial  
one appearance - Buenos Aires XI 14 May 1953
277 17 May 1953 - Argentina 0 England 0, Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
tour
AD unused sub
278 24 May 1953 - Chile 1 England 2, Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago AW unused sub
279 31 May 1953 - Uruguay 2 England 1, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AL unused sub
280 8 June 1953 - United States 3 England 6, Yankee Stadium, New York AW unused sub
3 281 10 October 1953 - Wales 1 England 4
Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC/
WCP
AW   2
  

  

 
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