Player #362

Appearances:

68

Starts:

68

Goals:

1

Seasons:

2

Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths

Source: Football card #1 Tom Griffiths issued by John Sinclair Ltd under the English & Scottish Football Stars series, 1935.

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Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths

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Tom Griffiths

Position

Midfielder

From

1935-36

To

1936-37

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Tom Griffiths

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

29
30

Division

D1
D2

Appearances

68
28
40

Starts

68
28
40

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

1
0
1

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Thomas Percival Griffiths

Birth Date

Wednesday, 21 February 1906

Birth Place

Moss, Wrexham

Birth Country

Wales

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Middlesbrough

From

For

£5,000

On

November 1935

Previous Clubs

Ffrith Valley FC |
1922-26 Wrexham |
1926-31 Everton |
1931-33 Bolton Wanderers |
1933-35 Middlesbrough |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Wrexham

For

Free

On

1937

Subsequent Clubs

1938-39 Wrexham |

Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths

Source: Football card #1 Tom Griffiths issued by John Sinclair Ltd under the English & Scottish Football Stars series, 1935.

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Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths

Source: Football card #1 Tom Griffiths issued by John Sinclair Ltd under the English & Scottish Football Stars series, 1935.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1935-37 £5k, 68 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Jimmy McMullan |
Jimmy Hogan |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 9 November 1935

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 9 November 1935

Liverpool (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Wednesday, 11 November 1936

Final Appearance

Monday, 26 April 1937

West Ham United (a), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Monday, 26 April 1937

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Wales

Died

15 December 1981, Aged 75

Tom Griffiths

Player #362 for Aston Villa, Thomas Percival Griffiths, known as Tom Griffiths, played as a midfielder for the club in the position then known as a half back.

Tom played for Villa in 1935-36 and 1936-37 making 68 appearances and scoring once.

Tom was born in Moss, Wrexham on 21 February 1906 and made his debut appearance for Villa on the 9 November 1935 aged 29.

Villa had signed Tom from Middlesbrough for a fee of £5,000 earlier in November 1935 and he went on to make 27 appearances in his only top flight season with Villa.

With 1935-36 ending in Villa’s first ever relegation, Tom lined up for Villa in the second division in 1936-37 making 39 appearances and scoring his only league goal for the club.

Tom played his last game for Villa on 26 April 1937 at the age of 31 and moved on to Wrexham as player coach before returning to Villa as a scout in the 1939-39 before WW2 interrupted league football.

Tom had played under managers Jimmy McMullan and Jimmy Hogan in his 2 seasons with Villa.

Tom passed away in Moss, Wrexham on 15th December 1981 aged 75.