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About Tom Fairfoull:
“A dour Scot from West Calder, and Liverpool’s most consistent half this season. His first season at Anfield, having been obtained from Third Lanark. Was regarded as one of the best halves in Scotland, and has fully borne out his reputation. Is a great believer in passing back to his goalkeeper in order to relieve the defence.”
(Source: Birmingham Daily Gazette: April 25, 1914)

Born: January 16, 1881: West Calder, in Scotland.
Passed away: December 2, 1952: Liverpool, in England.

Position: Right half back, started out as inside right.

Height: 177 cm. (5ft. 9½in.);
Weight: 74 kilos (11st. 9lb.).

Career:
Lanark Athletic.
Patna Doon Athletic.
Kilmarnock: Signed: September 28. 1904.
* 1904-05: 2-0 (ScL 1);
* 1905-06: 26-6 (ScL 1).
Third Lanark: Signed: May, 1906.
* 1906-07: 32-19 (ScL 1);
* 1907-08: 28-2 (ScL 1);
* 1908-09: 34-0 (ScL 1);
* 1909-10: 32-2 (ScL 1);
* 1910-11: 32-3 (ScL 1);
* 1911-12: 33-0 (ScL 1);
* 1912-13: 15-1 (ScL 1).
Liverpool: Signed: May 8, 1913.
* Eligible for Liverpool in official matches: August 20, 1913.
* Transfer registered with Scottish FA: August 1, 1913.
* 1913-14: 38-0 (FL 1);
* 1914-15: 34-0 (FL 1).
* Suspended from taking any part in football: December 23, 1915.
** Suspension lifted: August 28, 1919.

Merits:
Glasgow Cup Winner: 1908-09 (Third Lanark);
Scottish Football League XI (1 match, 1909 v. Irish League).

Image(s):
Dundee Courier: January 18, 1909.
Thomas Fairfoull 1909

Athletic News: May 12, 1913.
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