161 Tommy Hamilton

Biography

Scottish outside right Thomas “Tommy” Hamilton was born in Stevenston on the Ayrshire coast and played for his local club Stevenston United immediately after World War One. He spent the 1919/20 season with Clydebank then transferred to Scottish Division One side Falkirk at the start of the 1920/21 season. Over the next three seasons he scored five goals in 61 starts for Falkirk before leaving for South Wales in the 1922 close season and signing for Llanelli, who were playing in the Welsh League.

He left South Wales a year later and had six months at Hull City, initially playing as a trialist during August 1923. He played twice for the senior side in November 1923, but left the club in January 1924 and did not play competitive football again. He returned to Scotland and worked in an ordnance factory before retirement to the town of Irvine. He died in November 1985 in a Kilmarnock hospital.

Details

Nationality: Scotland
Date/Place of Birth: 28 August 1901, Stevenston
Hull City First Game: 17 November 1923, Sheffield Wednesday A (Division Two), 22 years, 81 days old
Hull City Final Game: 24 November 1923, Sheffield Wednesday H (Division Two), 22 years, 88 days old

Clubs

Stevenston United, Clydebank (1919-1920), Falkirk (1920-1923), Llanelli (1923), Hull City (1923)

Hull City Record

Career: 2 apps, 0 goals

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