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About Tom Cleghorn:

Born: February 13, 1870: St Andrew, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Passed away: October 23, 1946: Lanark, Scotland.

Position: Left half.

Height: 165 cm. (5ft. 5in.);
Weight: 70 kilos (11st.).

Career:
Leith Albion.
Darlington St Augustine’s: Signed: 1888.
** Transferred to Leith Athletic.
Leith Athletic: Signed July, 1892.
Blackburn Rovers: Signed: April 25, 1895.
* registered with the Football Association: April 25, 1895.
Liverpool: Signed: March 13, 1896;
* registered with the Football League: March 14, 1896;
* registered with the Football Association: March 15, 1896;
* eligible for Liverpool F.C. in official matches: March 21, 1896.
* re-signed contract: May 11, 1896.
* re-signed with the Football League: August 4, 1896,
* eligible for Liverpool F.C. in official matches: September 1, 1896.
Portsmouth: Signed: May 9, 1899.
Player-Trainer: Plymouth Argyle: Appointed: April, 1903.
Trainer: Leith Athletic: 1906.

Timeline:
Census info:
** In the 1901 census Cleghorn is living in 105 Orchard Road, Portsmouth. He was a boarder, 30 years of age and occupation “professional footballer.”
** Marriage: 25th July 1904 at The Queens Hotel, Leith: Thomas Cleghorn (athletic trainer), 34, to Alison Bruce Andrews. Bridegroom’s parents Robert & Ann.
** 1911 Census: Thomas Cleghorn, age 41, publican in High Street, Lanark, with wife Alison Bruce Cleghorn.

Statistics:
For Leith Athletic (thanks to Jim Gardiner):
1892/93
Scottish League:  P 15 (1).  Scored in 1-2 defeat at Dumbarton;
Scottish Cup:  P 2 (0);
East of Scotland Shield:  P 1 (3).  Scored hat-trick in 4-5 defeat at St Bernard’s;
Rosebery Charity Cup:  P 1 (0);
Friendlies:  P 9 (3). Scored 1 goal in each of 3 games – in 8-0 win at Johnstone Wanderers, in 4-1 win at home to Dundee Our Boys & in 2-3 defeat at home to Blackburn Rovers.

1893/94
Scottish League, Div.1:  P 15 (0);
Scottish Cup:  P 2 (0);
East of Scotland Shield:  P 3 (0);
City Cup:  P 1 (0);
Rosebery Charity Cup:  P 2 (0);
Friendlies:  P 15 (0).

Image(s):
Three images sent to me by Jim Gardiner and his football collection. A big thank you!!!
Thomas Cleghorn 1 Thomas Cleghorn 2Blackburn Rovers 1890s

Glasgow Herald: August 31, showing that Cleghorn was an ex-Darlington player).
Thomas Cleghorn, Leith Athletic, Darlington

Daily Express: November 5, 1904.
1904 Cleghorn

The Scotsman: October 25, 1946:
1946 Cleghorn

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