Tommy Hyslop

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Tommy Hyslop
Personal information
Full name Thomas Hyslop[1]
Date of birth 22 September 1874[1]
Place of birth Mauchline, Scotland[1]
Date of death 1936 (aged 61–62)[1]
Place of death Glasgow, Scotland[1]
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Elderslie
Army Football
Millwall Athletic
1893–1894 Sunderland 19 (10)
1894–1896 Stoke 33 (24)
1896–1898 Rangers 30 (23)
1898–1899 Stoke 12 (0)
1899–1900 Rangers 5 (3)
Partick Thistle
Wanderers
Johnstone
Philadelphia Thistle
Total 99 (60)
National team
1896–1897 Scotland 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Thomas "Tommy" Hyslop (22 September 1874 – 1936) was a Scottish footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke City and Sunderland[1] He was the first Stoke player to be capped by Scotland.[2] He represented the Scotland national team, playing twice against England in 1896 and in 1897, scoring on his debut. He also played for Sunderland and Rangers.

Career[edit]

Hyslop was born in Mauchline and began his career with Elderslie and also played football whilst serving with the Royal Scots.[1] He moved to England and joined Millwall Athletic before joining Football League side Sunderland in 1893.[1] He spent one season at Sunderland and joined a struggling Stoke side in March 1894.[1] Hyslop made an instant impact at Stoke scoring seven goals in the final six matches of the 1894–95 season to move Stoke away from the foot of the table.[1] In 1895–96 he top scored with 21 goals to his name and at the end of the campaign he returned to Scotland with Rangers.[1] He made a short return to Stoke in 1898 but continued his career in Scotland.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Tommy Hyslop profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sunderland 1893–94 First Division 19 10 0 0 0 0 19 10
Stoke 1894–95 First Division 6 7 0 0 1 0 7 7
1895–96 First Division 27 17 3 4 0 0 30 21
Rangers 1895–96[3] Scottish Division One 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1896–97[3] Scottish Division One 17 10 5 5 12 9 34 24
1897–98[3] Scottish Division One 13 13 2 0 6 4 21 17
Stoke 1898–99 First Division 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Rangers 1898–99[3] Scottish Division One 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2
1899–1900[3] Scottish Division One 5 3 1 1 7 1 13 5
Career total 99 60 11 10 28 16 138 86

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 3 April 1897 London, England  England 1–1 2–1 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ "Player Records". Stoke City. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Hyslop, Tommy". Fitbastats. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 

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