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Thomas Hamilton (footballer)

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Full nameThomas Hamilton
Date of birth1906
Place of birthRenfrew, Scotland
Date of deathJuly 1964
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Thomas Hamilton (1906 1964) was a Scottish footballer who is best known for his time with Rangers. He was a goalkeeper.

Hamilton began his at Kirkintilloch Rob Roy. He joined Rangers in 1923 but had to wait until the 31 October 1925 to make his debut. The gamed ended in a 1-0 away defeat to Raith Rovers. Whilst at Ibrox he won; five League championships, four Scottish Cup, two Glasgow Cup and six Charity Cup's.

During the 1928 Scottish Cup final he made an important and amazing save to deny Celtic's Paddy Connolly whilst the game was goalless. Rangers went on to win the match 4-0 in front of a crowd of 118,115 on April 14 with a brace from Sandy Archibald and Davie Meiklejohn and Bob McPhail scoring one apiece. He left Ibrox in 1934 after making 281 appearances for the club.

Hamilton won one Scotland cap in 1932 against England.

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