Tommy Neilson

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Tommy Neilson
Personal information
Full name Thomas Murphy Neilson
Date of birth 15 March 1935
Place of birth Gorebridge, Scotland
Date of death 10 February 2018
Place of death South Africa
Playing position(s) Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Arniston Rangers
1953–1957 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
1957–1959 East Fife[1] 53 (4)
1959–1968 Dundee United[2] 235 (9)
1967Dallas Tornado (loan)[3] 11 (0)
1968–1969 Cowdenbeath[4] 30 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Neilson (12 May 1934 – 2018) is a Scottish former footballer who played wing-half. Neilson played for East Fife, Dundee United and - briefly - Cowdenbeath. He emigrated to South Africa in 1970 and died there in February of 2018.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EAST FIFE : 1946/47 - 2007/08, Newcastle Fans.
  2. ^ DUNDEE UNITED : 1946/47 - 2007/08, Newcastle Fans.
  3. ^ http://www.nasljerseys.com/Players/N/Neilson.Tommy.htm
  4. ^ COWDENBEATH : 1946/47 - 2007/08, Newcastle Fans.
  5. ^ "Tommy Neilson 1935-2018". Dundee United F.C. Retrieved 29 April 2018.

15 February 2019