OzWhite's Leeds United F.C. History
Leeds United F.C. History : Foreword
1919-29 - The Twenties
1930-39 - The Thirties
1939-46 - The War Years
1947-49 - Post War Depression
1949-57 - The Reign of King John
1957-63 - From Charles to Revie
1961-75 - The Revie Years
1975-82 - The Downward Spiral
1982-88 - The Dark Years
1988-96 - The Wilko Years
1996-04 - The Rollercoaster Ride
2004-17 - Down Among The Deadmen
2018-22 - The El Loco Era: Back Where We Belong
2022-24 - Marsch back to the Championship
100 Greatest LUFC Players Ever
Greatest Leeds United Games
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Hampson: Thomas (Tom)

1934-1939 (Player Details)

Wing Half

Born: Salford: 1916

Debut: v Chelsea (a): 27-12-1938

58 1/2 10st 12lb (1938)

Hampson joined Leeds as a teenager from Droylsden in November 1934 but only played twice in five years before he was transferred to Oldham Athletic in August 1939. He did not get into their first team in the truncated 1939-40 season, but managed eighty-six games for them in wartime football in which he scored twelve goals. He scored once in seventeen games in 1939-40, twice in thirty-two games in 1940-41, eight times in thirty-two games in 1941-42 and once in five games in 1942-43. He had served as a Flight Lieutenant in the RAF and after his demob, he suffered a bad knee injury and had to retire. He became a plumber and died on 18th October 1947 aged thirty-one, after a fall in which he fractured his skull.

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