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Tommy Clinton

Personal information
Full nameThomas Joseph Clinton
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
Playing positionDefender

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Thomas "Tommy" Clinton (13 April 1926 - 9 August 2009) was a former professional footballer.

Clinton began his career at Dundalk in his native Ireland before joining Everton in March 1948. He made 80 appearances for Everton (73 League and 7 FA Cup appearances) scoring 5 goals (4 League and 1 FA Cup).

After eight seasons at Goodison Park, Clinton was sold to Blackburn Rovers in April 1955, where he played only six games. He subsequently signed for Tranmere Rovers in July 1956, where he finished his professional career.

At international level, Clinton appeared three times for the Republic of Ireland between 1951 and 1954.

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