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thomas strang

5
Centre Half

Profile

Squad Number: 5
Position: Centre Half
Date of Birth: Thursday, October 20, 1881
Birthplace: West Calder
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 9 1/2
Weight: 12st 6lbs
Signed: 09/06/1903
"Tom Strang, centre-half, has had experience with Celtic and Bolton Wanderers. He is a robust player who never tires, and who has lately been at the top of his form."

Source: Aberdeen Evening Gazette 26th November 1904

Tom captained the team during season 1905-06.
After retiring from football Tom eventually moved to Penicuik where he worked as a miner before he founded Strangs Football Pools in about 1922. He later moved his business to Edinburgh where he died at home at the age of 66 on 17th August 1947.

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
15/08/1903 Aberdeen 1 - 1 Stenhousemuir Northern League 8,000
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Appearances

Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1906-07 25 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 0 9 0 1
1905-06 30 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 32 0 2 3 0 0
1904-05 20 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 10 0 0
1903-04 20 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 2 13 0 5
Totals: 95 0 3 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 103 0 4 35 0 6
Total Appearances/Goals:   103 4