Sid Watson (footballer, born 1927)
|Full name||Thomas Sidney Watson|
|Date of birth||12 December 1927|
|Place of birth||Mansfield, England|
|Date of death||1 September 2021(aged 93)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Sid Watson worked at Pleasley Colliery when he signed with Mansfield Town as an amateur in September 1948. In January 1950, he signed a professional contract with the club, but had to wait until the 1951–52 season before making his first-team debut.
Watson went on to become one of Mansfield's longest-serving players of all time. He spent 13 years at the club, and played 307 first-team games for the Stags, including 292 in league competition. He left Mansfield at the end of the 1960–61 season, and then played four seasons for non-league Ilkeston Town.
He died on 1 September 2021, aged 93.