Tom Clerkson Player Profile


  • 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 Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1937-38 27 27 11 0 0 25 11 2 0
Totals: 27 (0) 11 25 (0) 11 2 (0) 0

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
G2G = Goals to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 30th, 1938 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
Apr 23rd, 1938 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 1 - 4
Apr 16th, 1938 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
Mar 26th, 1938 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 0 - 5
Mar 19th, 1938 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 0 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
Jan 1st, 1938 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A) 2 - 0
Nov 27th, 1937 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 0
Oct 23rd, 1937 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
Oct 9th, 1937 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2
Sep 18th, 1937 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 4

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Jan 1st, 1938 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A) 2 - 0 (-)
Nov 27th, 1937 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 0 (-)
Oct 23rd, 1937 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1 (-)
Oct 9th, 1937 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2 (-)
Oct 9th, 1937 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2 (-)
Oct 9th, 1937 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2 (-)
Sep 18th, 1937 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 4 (-)
Aug 28th, 1937 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 1 (-)
Aug 21st, 1937 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A) 2 - 4 (-)
Aug 21st, 1937 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A) 2 - 4 (-)
Aug 14th, 1937 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H) 1 - 7 (-)

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 30th, 1938 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
Apr 23rd, 1938 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 1 - 4
Apr 16th, 1938 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
Mar 26th, 1938 26/03/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (A) 0 - 5
Mar 19th, 1938 19/03/38 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 0 - 4
Feb 12th, 1938 12/02/38 2nd Round vs. East Fife (A) 0 - 5
Jan 29th, 1938 29/01/38 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H) 1 - 4
Jan 22nd, 1938 22/01/38 1st Round vs. Hearts (H) 3 - 1
Jan 8th, 1938 08/01/38 Division Two vs. King's Park (H) 2 - 0
Jan 3rd, 1938 03/01/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H) 3 - 4
Jan 1st, 1938 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A) 2 - 0
Dec 25th, 1937 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 4
Dec 4th, 1937 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A) 3 - 1
Nov 27th, 1937 27/11/37 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 0
Nov 20th, 1937 20/11/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H) 6 - 1
Nov 13th, 1937 13/11/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 3
Nov 6th, 1937 06/11/37 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A) 3 - 4
Oct 30th, 1937 30/10/37 Division Two vs. East Fife (H) 0 - 2
Oct 23rd, 1937 23/10/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (A) 1 - 1
Oct 16th, 1937 16/10/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A) 0 - 3
Oct 9th, 1937 09/10/37 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (H) 4 - 2
Sep 18th, 1937 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 4
Sep 11th, 1937 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H) 5 - 2
Sep 4th, 1937 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A) 1 - 5
Aug 28th, 1937 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 1
Aug 21st, 1937 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A) 2 - 4
Aug 14th, 1937 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H) 1 - 7


Competition History


Comp
LGE 25 11 0 0
SC 2 0 0 0
Totals: 27 (0) 11

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals


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.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by S Gracie.





Debut

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

League (Division Two)


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