Player #71

Appearances:

12

Starts:

12

Goals:

4

Seasons:

1

Tom McKnight
Tom McKnight

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Tom McKnight
Tom McKnight

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Tom McKnight

Position

Forward

From

1890-91

To

1890-91

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Tom McKnight

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Seasons

Age*

22

Division

D1

Appearances

12
12

Starts

12
12

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

4
4

*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

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Thomas Victor McKnight

Birth Date

April 1868

Birth Place

Lichfield, Staffordshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Burton Swifts

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Lichfield St. Paul’s |
Burton Swifts |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Leek Alexandra

For

Free

On

1891

Subsequent Clubs

Leek Alexandra |

Tom McKnight
Tom McKnight

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Tom McKnight
Tom McKnight

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Villa Career

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

1890-91 Free, 12 | 4 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 13 September 1890

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 13 September 1890

Notts County (h), Football League

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 17 January 1891

Final Appearance

Saturday, 21 March 1891

Accrington (a), Football League

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 21 March 1891

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1930, Aged 62

Tom McKnight

Player #71 for Aston Villa, Thomas Victor McKnight, known as Tom McKnight and nicknamed Surefoot played as an inside forward for the club. Tom represented Villa twelve times during the 1890-91 season.

Tom was born in Lichfield, just fourteen miles from the current Villa ground, in April 1868 and made his debut as a 22 year old on 13th September 1890.

Villa had signed Tom from Burton Swifts.

Tom’s final game came on 21st March 1891 after which he was transferred to Leek Alexandra.

Tom played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Tom passed away in Birmingham in 1930 aged 62.