Tom Watson (footballer, born 1870)
|Full name||Thomas Watson|
|Date of birth||1870|
|Place of birth||Birmingham, England|
|Date of death||April 1902 (aged 31–32)|
|Place of death||Birmingham, England|
|–||Birmingham City Police|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Watson was born in the Yardley Wood district of Birmingham. He grew up to be an all-round athlete, and was actively involved in organising local athletics meetings. He played for Small Heath as an amateur, making two appearances in the First Division in the 1894–95 season. Watson's debut came on 2 March 1895, deputising for regular goalkeeper Charles Partridge in a home game against Blackburn Rovers which finished as a 1–1 draw. In the next, and his last, game Small Heath conceded five goals to Derby County.