Tom Clerkson Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Thomas Clerkson
  • Born: January 18th, 1910 (Anderston, Glasgow)
  • Died: 1968 (Coventry, England)
  • Position: Centre Forward
  • Signed: July 13th, 1937
  • First Manager: George Greig
  • Career Totals: 27 appearances, 11 goals
  • Also Played For: Kilmarnock, Troon Athletic


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1937-38 27 11 0 0 33.3% 11.1% 55.6%
Totals: 27 (0) 11


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 1 - 4
 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 0 - 5
 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 0 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A) 2 - 0
 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 0
 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2
 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 4

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  2 - 0
 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  2 - 0
 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 1
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 4
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 1
 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  1 - 7

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  5 - 5
 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 4
 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 2
 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A)  0 - 5
 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  0 - 4
 12/02/38 2nd Round vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 5
 29/01/38 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H)  1 - 4
 22/01/38 1st Round vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 1
 08/01/38 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  2 - 0
 03/01/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  3 - 4
 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  2 - 0
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 1
 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H)  2 - 0
 20/11/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  6 - 1
 13/11/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 3
 06/11/37 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A)  3 - 4
 30/10/37 Division Two vs. East Fife (H)  0 - 2
 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 1
 16/10/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  0 - 3
 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H)  4 - 2
 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 4
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 2
 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 1
 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  1 - 7


Biography

Tom joined United from Kilmarnock. He was one of several players used to cover the troublesome centre forward role during season 1937-38. Tom had a fairly good scoring rate but at the end of the campaign he was released.

Thank you to Tony Clerkson for additional info.

Debut

August 14th, 1937
St Bernard's 7 - 1 Dundee United

League (Division Two)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    Tom was born on this date in Anderston, Glasgow.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Tom joined United from Kilmarnock. He was one of several players used to cover the troublesome centre forward role during season 1937-38. Tom had a fairly good scoring rate but at the end of the campaign he was released.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 5 - 5 Airdrie