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Tommy Crawshaw

Tommy Crawshaw
Tommy Crawshaw aged 22, pictured in his England kit after his first international in 1895
Personal information
Full nameThomas Henry Crawshaw
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionCentre half

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Tommy Crawshaw (27 December 1872 25 November 1960) was a professional footballer who played almost his entire League career with Sheffield Wednesday. Crawshaw was a centre half whose career lasted from 1894 to 1909 during which time he played a total of 492 games in all competitions, scoring 27 goals. Crawshaw has gone down in the annals of Sheffield Wednesday as one of the key figures in the early history of the club. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries he appeared in The Wednesday side which lifted the FA Cup on two occasions and won the Football League First Division title twice. He is the only Sheffield Wednesday player to win two FA Cup winners medals with the club. He appeared for the England national football team on ten occasions.

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