Tom Bailey (footballer)

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Tom Bailey
Personal information
Full name Thomas Henry Bailey [1]
Date of birth 1888 [1]
Place of birth Burton upon Trent, England [1]
Position(s) Wing half
Senior career*
1906 Overseal Swifts
1907 Burton United
1907–1908 Lincoln City 1 (0)
1908–1910 Walsall
1910–1912 Gresley Rovers
1912–1915 Stoke 30 (1)
1915 Hanley Swifts
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Henry Bailey (1888 – after 1914) was an English footballer who played for Lincoln City and Stoke. [1]



Bailey was born in Burton upon Trent and played for Overseal Swifts and Burton United before joining Lincoln City in 1907. [1] He played once for Lincoln [2] before playing for Walsall and Stoke Priory and signed for Stoke in 1912. He played 36 times for Stoke in three seasons scoring once against Caerphilly. [1]

He was, from August 1925 to May 1938, manager of Crewe Alexandra. [3]

Career statistics

Source: [4]

ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupTotal
Lincoln City 1907–08 Second Division 100010
Stoke 1912–13 Southern League Division One 13000130
1913–14 Southern League Division Two 15120171
1914–15 Southern League Division Two600060
Career total35120371

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN   0-9524151-0-0.
  2. "Thomas Bailey (1907/08)". Lincoln City FC Archive. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  3. "Thomas Bailey". ENFA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  4. Tom Bailey at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)