Player #384

Appearances:

11

Starts:

11

Goals:

1

Seasons:

2

Tommy Clayton
Tommy Clayton

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

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Tommy Clayton

Position

Centre Forward

From

1937-38

To

1938-39

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Tommy Clayton

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Seasons

Age*

27
28

Division

D2
D1

Appearances

11
9
2

Starts

11
9
2

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

1
1
0

*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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James Gordon Thomas Clayton

Birth Date

Tuesday, 19 July 1910

Birth Place

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Wolverhampton Wanderers

From

For

Free

On

October 1937

Previous Clubs

Shotton Colliery |
Wolverhampton Wanderers |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Burnley

For

Free

On

1939

Subsequent Clubs

Burnley |

Tommy Clayton
Tommy Clayton

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 |

1937-39 Free, 11 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Jimmy Hogan |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 16 October 1937

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 16 October 1937

Newcastle United (h), Division Two

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 27 November 1937

Final Appearance

Tuesday, 11 April 1939

Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Tuesday, 11 April 1939

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

1976, Aged 66

Tommy Clayton

Player #384 for Aston Villa, James Gordon Thomas Clayton, known as Tommy Clayton, played as a centre forward for the club.

Tommy played for Villa in 1937-38 and 1938-39 making 11 appearances and scoring once.

Tommy was born in Sunderland on 19 July 1910 and made his debut appearance for Villa on the 16 October 1937 aged 27.

Villa had signed Tommy from Wolverhampton Wanderers in October 1937.

Tommy made 9 appearances, and scored his only goal for the club, in his debut season as Villa won the Second Division championship and promotion back to Division One after a season away.

Tommy would go on to make only 2 appearances for Villa in the 1938-39 top flight season, playing his final game on 11 April 1939 aged 28 before moving on to Burnley

Tommy had played under manager Jimmy Hogan.

Tommy passed away in 1976 aged 66.