Tommy Gale (footballer, born 1920)

Thomas Gale (4 November 1920 – 29 January 1975) was an English footballer who played for Sheffield Wednesday and York City in the Football League.[3]

Tommy Gale
Personal information
Full name Thomas Gale[1]
Date of birth 4 November 1920[1]
Place of birth Washington, England
Date of death 29 January 1975(1975-01-29) (aged 54)
Place of death Bath, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Position(s) Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1947 Sheffield Wednesday 6 (0)
1947–1949 York City 76 (0)
Total 82 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Washington, County Durham, Gale played for Gateshead as an amateur before joining Sheffield Wednesday in the Football League in April 1945.[1] He made six league appearances for Wednesday before joining York City in August 1947.[2] He was captain for two seasons, and after making 80 appearances he signed for Scarborough in June 1949.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 225. ISBN 1-85291-665-6.
  2. ^ a b c Jarred, Martin; Windross, Dave (1997). Citizens and Minstermen, A Who's Who of York City FC 1922-1997. Citizen Publications. p. 39. ISBN 0-9531005-0-2.
  3. ^ "Tommy Gale". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 13 January 2017.