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Tommy Gibb

Tommy Gibb

Clubs played for: Partick Thistle,Newcastle United,Sunderland & Hartlepool United.

Born: 1944

Birthplace: Bathgate, Scotland


Position: Midfielder

Biography: An industrious midfield player he played in the Football League between 1968-78. He is best remembered for his time at Newcastle United where he played in 171 consecutive games for the club and this is still a club record. He also played in both legs of Newcastle Uniteds winning Inter Cities Fairs Cup team of 1969. He went on to run a pub in Armadale West Lothian for ten years. He was then employed in the haulage business until problems with his back forced him to take early retirement. He still lives in Armadale.

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