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Tommy Lang

Personal information
Full nameThomas Lang
Date of birth3 April 1906
Place of birthLarkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height5 ft 7 in
Playing positionForward

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Thomas "Tommy" Lang (born 3 April 1906, date of death unknown) was an footballer, who played for Newcastle United, Huddersfield Town, Manchester United, Swansea City and Queen of the South. He was born in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

It is perhaps at Newcastle United that Lang is best known, helping them to victory in the 1932 FA Cup Final victory over Arsenal. Lang scored one and created the other in the semi final victory over Chelsea with Hughie Gallacher hitting the solitary Chelsea reply.

Tommy Lang joined Swansea City in April 1937.

Tommy Lang joined Queen of the South in the Summer of 1938 as one of the first signings of new manager Jimmy McKinnell Snr. 1938-39 was the first time Queens hit top spot in the Scottish Football league.

Queens finished that season sixth in Scotland's top division, a feat equalled only in 1955-56 and surpassed only in 1933-34. Lang equal top scored that season with 16 goals.

After the Second World War, Lang signed for Ipswich Town. He played for Ipswich for one season, scoring one goal in five league appearances, before becoming the club's trainer.

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