Tom Clerkson - Player Profile


Full Name:Thomas Clerkson
Born:January 18th, 1910 (Anderston, Glasgow)
Died:1968 (Coventry, England)
Position:Centre Forward
Signed:July 13th, 1937
First Manager:George Greig
Career Stats: 27 appearances, 11 goals
Debut: August 14th, 1937 - Dundee United 1 - 7 St Bernard's (League - Division Two)
First Goal: August 14th, 1937 - Dundee United 1 - 7 St Bernard's (League - Division Two)
Also Played For:Kilmarnock, Troon Athletic

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1937/38  Division Two 27 11 0.41 - - 33.3% 11.1% 55.6%
27 (0) 11 0.41

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Apr 30th, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Airdrieonians 5 - 5
 Apr 23rd, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Albion Rovers 1 - 4
 Apr 16th, 1938 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 0 - 2
 Mar 26th, 1938 League  (A)  vs. Leith Athletic 0 - 5
 Mar 19th, 1938 League  (H)  vs. Stenhousemuir 0 - 4
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Jan 1st, 1938 League  (A)  vs. Edinburgh City 2 - 0
 Nov 27th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 2 - 0
 Oct 23rd, 1937 League  (A)  vs. East Stirlingshire 1 - 1
 Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 4 - 2
 Sep 18th, 1937 League  (A)  vs. Albion Rovers 1 - 4

Tom joined United from Kilmarnock. He was one of several players used to cover the troublesome centre forward role during season 1937-38. Tom had a fairly good scoring rate but at the end of the campaign he was released.

Thank you to Tony Clerkson for additional info.

 Goals Scored
Aug 14th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. St Bernard's 1 - 7 (-)
Aug 21st, 1937 League  (A)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 4 (-)
Aug 21st, 1937 League  (A)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 4 (-)
Aug 28th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Montrose 2 - 1 (-)
Sep 18th, 1937 League  (A)  vs. Albion Rovers 1 - 4 (-)
Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 2 (-)
Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 2 (-)
Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 2 (-)
Oct 23rd, 1937 League  (A)  vs. East Stirling 1 - 1 (-)
Nov 27th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 2 - 0 (-)
Jan 1st, 1938 League  (A)  vs. Edinburgh City 2 - 0 (-)

 Hat-Tricks
Oct 9th, 1937 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 4 - 2 (3 goals)