Tommy Atherton

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Tommy Atherton
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Atherton while with Brentford in 1903.
Personal information
Full name Thomas Henry Atherton[1]
Date of birth 8 January 1879
Place of birth West Derby, England
Date of death 1955 (aged 75–76)[2]
Place of death Exeter, England
Playing position(s) Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Dundee Wanderers
Hibernian
0000–1898 Edinburgh Benburb
1898–1899 Tottenham Hotspur 2 (0)
1899 Dunfermline Juniors
1899 St Bernard's 6 (0)
1900 Raith Rovers
1900–1901 Partick Thistle 18 (4)
1901–1902 Dundee 8 (2)
1902–1904 Grimsby Town 2 (0)
1903–1904Brentford (loan) 22 (2)
1904–1905 Motherwell 12 (3)
National team
1901 Scottish League XI 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Henry Atherton (8 January 1879 – 1955) was an English professional football outside right who played in the Scottish League for Partick Thistle, Motherwell, Dundee and St Bernard's.[3] He also played in England for Brentford, Tottenham Hotspur and Grimsby Town.[1][4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League National Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tottenham Hotspur 1898–99[5] Southern League First Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
St Bernard's 1899–00[3] Scottish League First Division 6 0 0 0 6 0
Partick Thistle 1900–01[6] Scottish League First Division 18 4 1 0 4[a] 0 23 4
Dundee 1901–02[7] Scottish League First Division 8 2 2 0 10 2
Brentford (loan) 1903–04[8] Southern League First Division 22 2 5 0 27 2
Motherwell 1904-05[3] Scottish League First Division 12 0 3 0 15 0
Career total 68 8 11 0 4 0 83 8
  1. ^ Appearances in Glasgow Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 12. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ Goodwin, Bob (16 August 2017). The Spurs Alphabet. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-9540434-2-1.
  3. ^ a b c Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.
  4. ^ "Scotland FL Players by Appearances". www.londonhearts.com. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Thomas Atherton". 11v11.com. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Partick Thistle – The Early Years: 1900–01". Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  7. ^ "1901–02". Test. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  8. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 357. ISBN 0951526200.