Tom Brennan (footballer)

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Tom Brennan
Personal information
Full name Thomas Brennan
Place of birth Goldenhill, England
Position(s) Inside forward
Youth career
Senior career*
1916–1919 Port Vale 0 (0)
1919–1920 Stockport County 1 (0)
1920–192? Stafford Rangers
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Brennan was an English footballer who played as an inside forward for Port Vale, Stockport County, and Stafford Rangers.



Brennan joined Port Vale from Cobridge in August 1916. [1] He made his debut at inside-right in a 1–0 defeat to Preston North End in a Football League, Lancashire Regional Section match at Deepdale on 5 January 1918. [1] He was conscripted into the Army, but continued to play for Port Vale when he was in Staffordshire. [1] He left the club in May 1919 and went on to play for Stockport County and Stafford Rangers. [1]

Career statistics

Source: [2]

ClubSeasonDivisionLeague FA Cup Total
Stockport County 1919–20 Second Division 100010

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  1. 1 2 3 4 Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 40. ISBN   0-9529152-0-0.
  2. Tom Brennan at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)