12 January 2007

Tom Jordan

Name: Thomas Henry Jordan
Born: 16 November 1872, Lurgan
Died: June 1940, Belfast
Position: Forward

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 2 Full Caps/1 Goal (1895); Irish League: 1 Cap (1895).
Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish League Champion; Irish Cup Winner 1894/95, 1897/98, 1898/99, Runner-Up 1893/94; (with Distillery) Irish League Champion 1902/03.

Club Career:
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Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Linfield
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Distillery
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-1902
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TOTALS
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Biography:

A prolific goalscorer with Linfield during the 1890s, scoring in the 1898 2-0 Irish Cup Final win over St. Columb's Hall Celtic. Transferred to Distillery in 1902, he won another League title in his first season at Grosvenor Park.

Capped twice by Ireland, in his second appearance he was awarded the captaincy and scored to give the Irish a 2-1 lead over Wales at Solitude, only for the Welsh to find a 85th minute equaliser.

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Ireland Cap Details:
09-03-1895 England. A L 0-9 BC
16-03-1895 Wales... H D 2-2 BC 1 Goal

Summary: 2/1. Won 0, Drew 1, Lost 1.

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