14 August 2008

Tom Waddell

Name: Dr. Thomas Mayne Reid Waddell
Born: c.1882
Died: 19 May 1926, Glossop (England)
Position: Centre-Forward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1906).

Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Cliftonville
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-
Amateur
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-
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Glossop
06/07
Feb-07
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-
-
-
Cliftonville
07/08
Jun-07
Amateur
-
-
-
Glossop
07/08
Dec-07
-
* 7/1
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TOTALS
£-
7/1
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-
* both spells

Biography:
A "very dangerous" centre-forward with Cliftonville, where he was also captain from 1904 to 1906, Tom Waddell won his only cap against Scotland in 1906.

1906 also saw Waddell gain his degree and license as a physician. He soon moved to Glossop, England, where he practiced as a surgeon and also played football for the local Second Division club. In 1926 he contracted an infection while operating on a child and died at the local Haydock Hospital. He was 44 years-old.

Ireland Cap Details:
17-03-1906 Scotland H L 0-1 BC

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

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