|Full name Thomas Somerville Tait|
Name Tommy Tait
Place of birth Carluke, Scotland
|Playing position |
Died October 2, 1942
|Date of birth (1879-09-13)13 September 1879|
Date of death 2 October 1942(1942-10-02)
Thomas Somerville Tait (13 September 1879 – 2 October 1942) was a Scottish footballer, who played for Sunderland and the Scotland national football team as a defender.
Sunderland signed Tait from Bristol Rovers in 1906 and he made his debut for the club on 1 September 1906 against Newcastle United in a 4–2 at St. James' Park. Tait played for Sunderland from 1906 to 1912, though he didn't win a trophy. He made 181 league appearances and scored 3 goals while at Sunderland.
Tait made his one and only cap for Scotland against Wales in a 2–2 draw on 6 March 1911 at Ninian Park.