Tom Brownlee

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Tom Brownlee
Personal information
Full name Thomas Courtney Brownlee [1] [2]
Date of birth(1935-05-21)21 May 1935 [3]
Place of birth Carnwath, Scotland
Date of death 16 December 2018(2018-12-16) (aged 83) [1]
Position(s) Centre forward
Youth career
Broxburn Athletic
Senior career*
1956 Alloa Athletic (trial) 1 (2)
1957–1958 Walsall 30 (14)
1958–1959 York City 9 (2)
1959–1961 Workington 25 (2)
1961–1964 Netherfield
1964–1966 Bradford City 25 (15)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Courtney Brownlee (21 May 1935 – 16 December 2018) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre forward.

Brownlee's career started at Broxburn Athletic before he moved to England, with Walsall. His career then took him to York City, Workington in an exchange deal with Gus Alexander, non-league Netherfield and Bradford City, where he was the club's top goal-scorer in 1964–65 scoring 14 goals in just 18 games. After just seven games the following season he returned to Netherfield.

Brownlee was born in Carnwath, Scotland, in May 1935 [3] and died in December 2018 at the age of 83. [1] [4]

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  2. "Statutory registers – Births – Search results: Brownlee Thomas 1935" . ScotlandsPeople. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  3. 1 2 "Tom Brownlee". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  4. David Jagger (4 January 2019). "Former Bradford City striker dies aged 83". Telegraph & Argus.