Tom Finney

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Sir Thomas Finney CBE (5 April 1922 – 14 February 2014) was an English international footballer who played from 1946 to 1960 as a winger or centre forward for Preston North End and England. He is widely acknowledged to have been one of England's greatest-ever players. He was noted for his loyalty to PNE,for whom he made 433 Football League and 39 FA Cup appearances, scoring a total of 210 goals. He played for England 76 times, scoring 30 goals.

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Tom Finney
Finney with the Football League championship trophy in 1999
Personal information
Full name Thomas Finney
Date of birth (1922-04-05)5 April 1922
Place of birth Preston, Lancashire, England
Date of death 14 February 2014(2014-02-14) (aged 91)
Place of death Preston, Lancashire, England
Position(s) Winger and centre forward
Youth career
1940 Preston North End
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940–1960 Preston North End 433 (187)
1962 Toronto City 1 (1)
1963 Distillery 0 (0)
Total 434 (188)
International career
1948 England B 1 (0)
1946–1958 England 76 (30)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals