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Thomas Hopper

Full name: Thomas Hopper
Gender: Male
Affiliations: Bromley FC, Bromley (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Biography

Bromley’s A H Hopper scored for England in their 7-2 win over Wales at Bangor in 1948 and after another big win, over the Irish, Hopper was called up for the Great Britain Olympic trials and made the final squad. His only game at the Olympics was on the right wing in the opening 4-3 win over Netherlands, Hopper made history in 1949 as the scorer of the first FA Amateur Cup final goal to be scored at Wembley Stadium when he scored the only goal of the match for Bromley in the win over Romford. Also that year he was also honoured with the captaincy of the Kent county side. He quit Bromley at the end of the 1948-49 season and joined Canterbury City but he returned after just one season.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer London Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 4

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1948 Summer London Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 4 1948-07-26 0 0 0
1948 Summer London Football Great Britain GBR Round One Match #2 1 1948-07-31 GBR 4, NED 3 0
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