Tommy Orr

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Tommy Orr
Personal information
Full name Thomas Bingham Orr[1]
Date of birth (1924-04-21)21 April 1924
Place of birth Greenock, Scotland
Date of death 20 June 1972(1972-06-20) (aged 48)
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1958 Greenock Morton 257 (86)
National team
1951 Scotland 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Thomas Bingham Orr (21 April 1924 – 20 June 1972)[2] was a Scottish footballer who played as an Inside-Forward for Greenock Morton.

As a junior, Orr played in the 1940 Scottish Junior Cup Final alongside Nelson Black.[3]

As well as his 86 goals in 257 league appearances for Greenock Morton, Orr totalled 18 in 56 in the League Cup. He also scored three times in 28 Scottish Cup matches, and was a member of the side that got to the final in 1948.

Orr was capped for the Scotland national team twice, against Wales and Northern Ireland, both in 1951.[4] He scored the first goal against Northern Ireland in a 3-0 win.

Tommy Orr retired from the game in 1958. His son Neil Orr also became a professional footballer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thomas Orr". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Tommy Orr, eu-football.info
  3. ^ Evening Telegraph: Sport: Blether with Brown
  4. ^ Tommy Orr at the Scottish Football Association
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