Tommy Wright
Tommy Wright
Tommy Wright
● Tommy Wright (ROK)

born in Scotland

Thomas Wright was born on Friday, 20th January, 1928, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle in February, 1945, having most recently been with Blairhall Colliery.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th February, 1945, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Airdrieonians in the Southern League.

Tommy scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 28th April, 1945, in a 5-1 win at home to Hibernian in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 34 goals on Saturday, 12th February, 1949, in a 4-4 draw at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division, marking the occasion with a hat-trick!

Amazingly, that also turned out to be Tommy's last game for the club, having appeared as a Jag on 69 occasions.

His club-list included Blairhall Colliery, Partick Thistle, Sunderland, East Fife, Oldham Athletic and North Shields.

Tommy died on Thursday, 5th May, 2011, in Sunderland, aged 83.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
17y, 3m, 8d goal.png 28.04.1945 Hibernian [h] W5-1 (Southern League - game 30)
17y, 7m, 19d goal.png 08.09.1945 Clyde [a] W2-0 (Southern League, Division A - game 5)
17y, 9m, 0d goal.pnggoal.png 20.10.1945 Third Lanark [h] W6-2 (Southern League, Division A - game 11)
17y, 9m, 7d goal.png 27.10.1945 Kilmarnock [h] W5-3 (Southern League, Division A - game 12)
17y, 10m, 25d goal.png 15.12.1945 Morton [a] D1-1 (Southern League, Division A - game 19)
18y, 0m, 20d goal.png 09.02.1946 Hibernian [a] L1-3 (Southern League, Division A - game 29)
18y, 8m, 15d goal.png 05.10.1946 Heart of Midlothian [h] D4-4 (League Cup Division A, Section A - game 3)
19y, 8m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 27.09.1947 Queen's Park [h] W5-1 (SFL Division A - game 4)
19y, 8m, 21d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 11.10.1947 Airdrieonians [h] W8-2 (SFL Division A - game 6)
19y, 9m, 19d goal.png 08.11.1947 Motherwell [h] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 10)
19y, 9m, 26d goal.pnggoal.png 15.11.1947 Celtic [h] L3-5 (SFL Division A - game 11)
19y, 10m, 16d goal.png 06.12.1947 Hibernian [h] D1-1 (SFL Division A - game 14)
19y, 11m, 0d goal.png 20.12.1947 Queen of the South [h] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 16)
19y, 11m, 7d goal.png 27.12.1947 Rangers [a] L1-2 (SFL Division A - game 17)
20y, 2m, 0d goal.png 20.03.1948 Falkirk [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 27)
20y, 2m, 5d goal.png 25.03.1948 Ross County [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
20y, 2m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 03.04.1948 Dundee [h] W6-2 (SFL Division A - game 28)
20y, 2m, 20d goal.png 09.04.1948 St Mirren [h] W3-1 (SFL Division A - game 29)
20y, 3m, 11d goal.png 01.05.1948 Clyde [h] W4-1 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 7m, 1d goal.png 21.08.1948 Clyde [h] W3-2 (SFL Division A - game 3)
20y, 7m, 29d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 18.09.1948 Queen of the South [h] W9-0 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 2)
20y, 8m, 5d goal.png 25.09.1948 East Fife [h] L2-5 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 3)
20y, 9m, 3d goal.png 23.10.1948 Hibernian [h] L2-6 (SFL Division A - game 7)
21y, 0m, 23d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 12.02.1949 Dundee [h] D4-4 (SFL Division A - game 22)

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