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Thomas Strang Squad Index
Information:
1904-05 Squad Number:
5
Position:
Centre Half
Date of Birth:
20th October 1881
Birthplace:
West Calder
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9 1/2
Weight:
12st 6lbs
Signed:
09/06/1903
Career History:
Plains
Celtic 22nd May 1902
Bolton Wanderers 8th November 1902
Aberdeen 9th June 1903, 30th June 1904
Bristol Rovers 21st May 1907
New Brompton June 1909-12
 
Profile:
"Tom Strang, centre-half, has had experience with Celtic and Bolton Wanderers. He is a robust player who never tires, and who has lately been at the top of his form."

Source: Aberdeen Evening Gazette 26th November 1904

Tom captained the team during season 1905-06.
After retiring from football Tom eventually moved to Penicuik where he worked as a miner before he founded Strangs Football Pools in about 1922. He later moved his business to Edinburgh where he died at the age of 66 on 17th August 1947.
Thomas Strang

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
15/08/1903
Aberdeen 1-1 Stenhousemuir
Northern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 8,000 21 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1906-07
25
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
27
0
0
13
0
1
1905-06
30
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
32
0
2
6
0
0
1904-05
20
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
23
0
0
14
0
0
1903-04
20
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
2
19
0
5
Totals:
95
0
3
0
0
0
8
0
1
0
0
0
103
0
4
52
0
6
Total Appearances/Goals: 103 4