Tom Allison (English footballer)

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Tom Allison
Personal information
Full name Thomas Allison[1]
Date of birth (1921-02-20)20 February 1921[1]
Place of birth Fencehouses,[1] County Durham, England
Date of death 1 November 2010(2010-11-01) (aged 89)[1]
Place of death Hartlepool,[1] England
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
South Hetton
1946–1947 Darlington 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Allison (20 February 1921 – 1 November 2010) was an English footballer who made six appearances in the Football League playing as an inside forward for Darlington in the 1940s. He also played non-league football for South Hetton.[2] The son of William Allison, a well-known local amateur footballer, Allison signed as a professional with Darlington in October 1946.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Tom Allison". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Darlington: 1946/47–1988/89 & 1990/91–2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Players Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  3. ^ "World of Sport". Sunderland Echo & Shipping Gazette. 17 October 1946. p. 7 – via British Newspaper Archive.