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Tom Waring

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Full nameThomas Waring
Date of birth12 October 1906
Place of birthBirkenhead, England
Date of death20 December 1980(age 74)
Playing positionCentre forward

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Thomas (Tom) "Pongo" Waring (12 October 1906 - 20 December 1980) was an English professional association football player. Nicknamed "Pongo" after a famous cartoon of the time, Waring is one of Aston Villa's all-time great centre forwards. In his career, he scored 243 league goals in 363 matches over 12 seasons for 5 different clubs.


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