Scott, Tom

Birth Date

6th April 1904





Biographical Text

Having made league appearances for Darlington, Liverpool, Bristol City and Preston and Norwich, Tom Scott scored 16 times in 56 league matches for Exeter City during a four-year stay in the mid-1930s. He later played for Bangor City.

Tom played for Tyneside sides Swifts and then Pandon Temperance before signing a  professional contract with Sunderland in 1923 where he was never to feature in the first-team. He then moved to Darlington and on to Liverpool in 1924 where he made 17 league appearances (scoring four goals) before a switch to Bristol City in the summer of 1928. Always playing regularly, with a decent scoring record, Tom subsequently spent two seasons with Preston North End before moving to East Anglia to play for Norwich City, 

Arriving at St James’ Park in October 1934, Tom made his debut in a 2-3 home defeat against Reading and featured in eleven league games (3 goals) during his first term followed by 28 league appearances in 1935/36 when he finished with eight goals. Remaining with the club for a third campaign he started in the side and, although he didn’t figure beyond January, still managed five goals from 17 league games. 

Tom left the club in the summer of 1937 to join Bangor City and, later running a hotel near Wallasey, died on 24 December 1979.







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