Tommy Lawrence

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Tommy Lawrence
Tommy Lawrence (1966).jpg
Lawrence with Liverpool in 1966
Personal information
Full name Thomas Johnstone Lawrence
Date of birth (1940-05-14)14 May 1940
Place of birth Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland
Date of death 10 January 2018(2018-01-10) (aged 77)
Place of death Warrington, Cheshire, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Warrington Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1971 Liverpool 306 (0)
1971–1974 Tranmere Rovers 80 (0)
Total 386 (0)
National team
1962 Scotland U23 1 (0)
1963–1969 Scotland 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Johnstone Lawrence (14 May 1940 – 10 January 2018) was a Scottish professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper.

He played for English clubs Liverpool and Tranmere Rovers from the 1950s through to the 1970s.[1] He also played in three times for Scotland during the 1960s. He was a twice league champion and an FA Cup winner with Liverpool.

Lawrence was born in Dailly, Ayrshire. He had a son, Stephen. In 2015, Lawrence made news headlines when a BBC journalist asked if he remembered a game between Liverpool and Everton. He replied "I do, I played in it. I was the goalkeeper for Liverpool."[2]

Lawrence died on 10 January 2018 in Warrington, Cheshire. He was 77.[2]

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  1. "HALL OF HEROES: Liverpool legend Tommy Lawrence". 31 December 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tommy Lawrence: former Liverpool and Tranmere goalkeeper dies". BBC. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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