Tom Mitchell (footballer)

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Tom Mitchell
Personal information
Full name Thomas Morris Mitchell
Date of birth 30 September 1899
Place of birth Spennymoor, England
Date of death 22 November 1984(1984-11-22) (aged 85)
Place of death York, England
Playing position Outside Left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Parkside United ? (?)
Tudhoe United ? (?)
Spennymoor United ? (?)
Blyth Spartans ? (?)
1920–1926 Newcastle United 60 (5)
1926–1931 Leeds United 142 (19)
1931–1932 York City 23 (5)
Teams managed
1937–1950 York City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Thomas Morris "Tom" Mitchell (30 September 1899 — 22 November 1984) was an English footballer and manager.

Playing career[edit]

Mitchell started his career with Newcastle United in 1920. He joined Leeds United in 1926. He left them for York City in 1931.[1] Mitchell scored York's first goal at Bootham Crescent in a 2–2 draw with Stockport County on 31 August 1932.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

He was appointed as York's manager in March 1937.[3] He resigned in February 1950 and set up a family sport outfitter's shop in York.[3] He later became a director at the club.[3]


  1. ^ "Tom Mitchell". leeds-fans. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  2. ^ Jarred, Martin; Windross, Dave (1997). "Football League Players". Citizens and Minstermen, A Who's Who of York City FC 1922-1997. Citizen Publications. pp. p72. ISBN 0-9531005-0-2. 
  3. ^ a b c Batters, Dave (1990). "York City Managers". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p124. ISBN 0-907969-69-0. 

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