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Thomas Stewart

Full name: Thomas Stewart
Gender: Male
Born: March 11, 1926
Affiliations: Queen's Park FC, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

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Biography

Tommy Stewart was the only non-Englishman in the Great Britain team that suffered the embarrassing 5-3 extra-time defeat by Luxembourg at the 1952 Olympics. Four months earlier Stewart had captained the Scotland amateur team that beat England 2-1 in the first amateur international at Wembley. A member of Queen’s Park at the time, he previously had brief spells with the Essex club Romford and also the top north-east club Bishop Auckland. Stewart worked in advertising for a Newcastle-upon-Tyne soap manufacturer, and after the Olympics returned to Bishop Auckland and played in three consecutive Amateur Cup finals at left-back for them. They were beaten by Crook Town in a second replay in 1954, beat Hendon 2-0 in 1955 and in 1956 they beat Corinthian Casuals 4-1 in a replayed final at Middlesbrough. Stewart was the Bishop Auckland captain that day and also scored a rare goal, Bishop’s fourth in the dying seconds

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 17T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 17T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Great Britain GBR Qualifying Round Match #9 2 1952-07-16 LUX 5, GBR 3 0
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