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Tom Mitchell
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Full name Thomas Morris Mitchell
Date of birth September 30, 1899
Place of birth    Spennymoor, England
Date of death    November 22, 1984 (aged 85)
Place of death    York, England
Playing position Outside Left
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*

Parkside United
Tudhoe United
Spennymoor United
Blyth Spartans
Newcastle United
Leeds United
York City
00? 0(?)
00? 0(?)
00? 0(?)
00? 0(?)
060 0(5)
142 (19)
023 0(5)   
Teams managed
1937–1950 York City

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Thomas Morris "Tom" Mitchell (30 September 1899 – 22 November 1984) was an English footballer and manager.





Mitchell started his career with Newcastle United in 1920. He joined Leeds United in 1926. He left them for York City in 1931.[1] Mitchell scored York's first goal at Bootham Crescent in a 2–2 draw with Stockport County on 31 August 1932.[2 ]


He was appointed as York's manager in March 1937.[3] He resigned in February 1950 and set up a family sport outfitter's shop in York.[3] He later became a director at the club.[3]


  1. ^ "Tom Mitchell". leedsfans. Retrieved 2007-07-22.  
  2. ^ Jarred, Martin; & Windross, Dave (1997). "Football League Players". Citizens and Minstermen, A Who's Who of York City FC 1922-1997. Citizen Publications. pp. p72. ISBN 0953100502.  
  3. ^ a b c Batters, Dave (1990). "York City Managers". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p124. ISBN 0907969690.  

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