Tommy Jones (footballer, born 1930)
|Full name||Thomas Edwin Jones|
|Date of birth||11 April 1930|
|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Date of death||5 June 2010(aged 80)|
|Playing position(s)||Centre half|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Jones signed for Everton straight from school and turned professional in 1948. He began his Everton career as a full back, but moved to centre half to replace T. G. Jones in the 1950–51 season, making his debut against Arsenal on 6 September 1950. Jones established himself as a "model of consistency", a "most reliable and unruffled" defender, and in 1957 he took over the Goodison captaincy, succeeding Peter Farrell who had left the club. He returned to left-back towards the end of his career, replaced at centre-half by a young Brian Labone. He was forced to retire due to a shattered kneecap, having scored 14 goals from 411 appearances during an 11-year senior career with Everton.
Jones never played full international football, but was part of the Football Association's team that toured Nigeria and Ghana in 1958. He was a member of the England Youth team that beat Scotland Youth 4–2 in October 1947 in a match played at Belle Vue, Doncaster.
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