Tommy CATON

Charlton Athletic

Tommy Caton - Charlton Athletic - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 04 March 1989

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    • POSITION
      Central Defender
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 06 October 1962
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Liverpool, England.(Died 30th. April 1993. Aged 30)
  • CLUBS
  • Arsenal FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1983-1986
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 3rd December 1983 in a 1-0 defeat at home to West Bromwich Albion (Aged: 21)
    • Club Career
      81 League apps, 2 goals
  • Charlton Athletic
    • Club Career Dates
      1988-1991
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 19th November 1988 in a 1-1 draw at Wimbledon (Aged: 26)
    • Club Career
      56 League apps (+1 as sub), 5 goals
  • Manchester City FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1979-1983
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 18th August 1979 in a 0-0 draw at home to Crystal Palace (Aged: 16)
    • Club Career
      164 League apps (+1 as sub), 8 goals
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Tommy CATON - Charlton Athletic - League appearances.

Tommy Caton is pictured playing for Charlton Athletic  during the match

against Sheffield Wednesday.

 

Manchester City:   1979-1980     Played   42     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1980-1981     Played   30     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1981-1982     Played   39     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1982-1983     Played   38     Scored   5   goals   (Division 1)
     1983-1984     Played   16     Scored   2   goals   (Division 2)
 
Transferred in December 1983
 
Arsenal:   1983-1984     Played   26     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1984-1985     Played   35     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1985-1986     Played   20     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in February 1987
 
Oxford Utd.:   1986-1987     Played   17     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1987-1988     Played   36     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in November 1988
 
Charlton Athletic:   1988-1989     Played   13     Scored   1   goal Division 1
     1989-1990     Played   24     Scored   1   goal Division 1
     1990-1991     Played   20     Scored   3   goals Division 2
 

Tommy Caton stayed with Charlton after their relegation from the First Division in 1990, but was injured the following January and never played first team football again. He finally announced his retirement in March 1993 having failed to make a full recovery. Just a month later, on 30 April 1993, he suddenly died of a heart attack at the age of 30, at his home near Oxford. He had three children, including a son Andy who went on to play for Swindon Town, his other children were Stephen and Claire. Claire was a RAF Nurse based at RAF Brize Norton