Tom Callaghan
Tom Callaghan
Tom Callaghan
● Tom Callaghan (FFW)

born in England

Thomas Callaghan was born in 1885 in Birmingham. *

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Saturday, 7th August, 1909, having most recently been with Manchester City.

Aged 23 or 24, he made his debut appearance on Monday, 16th August, 1909, in a 2-1 defeat away to Morton in the SFL First Division.

Tom scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 18th September, 1909, in a 3-1 win at home to Dumbarton Harp in the Scottish Qualifying Cup.

He scored the last of his 11 goals on Saturday, 17th August, 1912, in a 2-1 defeat away to Kilmarnock in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 1st April, 1913, in a 3-2 defeat away to Third Lanark in the Glasgow & District Mid-Week League, having appeared as a Jag on 98 occasions.

His club-list included Small Heath, Halesowen Town, Glossop, Manchester City, Partick Thistle and St Mirren.

Tom died on Monday, 20th February, 1917, in Zillebeke, West-Vlaanderen, aged 31 or 32. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 18.09.1909 Dumbarton Harp [h] W3-1 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 2nd Round)
goal.png 23.10.1909 Falkirk [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 8)
goal.png 20.11.1909 Third Lanark [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 12)
goal.png 18.12.1909 Rangers [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 15)
goal.png 01.10.1910 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
goal.png 15.10.1910 St Mirren [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 9)
goal.png 17.12.1910 Morton [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 18)
goal.png 31.12.1910 Hibernian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 20)
goal.png 03.01.1911 Rangers [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 22)
goal.png 28.01.1911 St Bernard's [h] W7-2 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
goal.png 17.08.1912 Kilmarnock [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 1)

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