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Tom Gibson (CAN)

Birthplace: Glen Allen, ON, CAN
Raised: Berlin, ON, CAN
Profile Text Last Updated 2013-12-30
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soccer family (brother Alex)... born about 1862 or 1863... died November 1948... worked for Eaton, Gibson & Co.... wrote the Newark Press in 1885, “he is the fastest man on the forward line and is altogether a grand player”... 

For Country

was part of a Canadian XI that faced USA in an 1885 exhibition match (a 1:0 win in Newark, NJ, USA on 28 November 1885)... was part of the 1888 Canadian team that toured the United Kingdom, including the XI that faced Scotland in an exhibition match (an 0:4 loss in Glasgow on 18 September 1888)...

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1888-11-01 CAN MNT David Forsyth [1888-09] Canadian tour of the United Kingdom 0
1885-12-06 CAN MNT Canada [1885-11] Tour of New Jersey and Newark Cup 0

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