Tom Buchan

Last updated

Tom Buchan
Personal information
Full name Thomas Murray Buchan
Date of birth September 1889
Place of birth Plumstead, England
Date of death 1952 (aged 6263)
Height5 ft 9+12 in (1.77 m) [1]
Position(s) Left half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Woodhall Thistle
1910 Sunderland 0 (0)
Leyton
Sunderland Rovers
1913 Blackpool 24 (2)
1914 Bolton Wanderers 116 (14)
1923 Tranmere Rovers 36 (0)
Runcorn
Atherton Collieries
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Murray Buchan (September 1889 – 1952) was an English professional footballer. A left half who was also capable of playing as a right half or inside right, he played for nine clubs in his career. He was the older brother of Charlie Buchan.

Career

Buchan began his career with non-League clubs Woodhall Thistle and Northfleet United. In 1911 he signed for Leyton and then Sunderland, but did not make any Football League appearances for the Black Cats.

He signed for Blackpool in 1913. He made 24 League appearances for the Seasiders, scoring two goals. In 1914 he joined nearby Bolton Wanderers, for whom he made 116 League appearances and scored fourteen goals in eight years.

He spent a season with Tranmere Rovers in 1923–24, before finishing his career with Runcorn and Atherton.

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Eiður Guðjohnsen</span> Icelandic footballer

Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen is an Icelandic professional football coach and former player who played as a forward. Eiður saw his greatest success in England and Spain with Chelsea and Barcelona respectively, where he won the UEFA Champions League and La Liga with the latter and the League Cup and Premiership twice with the former. Along with two spells at Bolton Wanderers fourteen years apart, he also played in Iceland, the Netherlands, France, Greece, Belgium, China, Norway and India in a club career lasting 23 years. He is regarded by many to be the greatest Icelandic footballer of all time.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">David Jack</span> English footballer and manager

David Bone Nightingale Jack was an English footballer who played as an inside forward. He scored 267 goals from 490 appearances in the Football League playing for Plymouth Argyle, Bolton Wanderers and Arsenal. He was the first footballer to be transferred for a fee in excess of £10,000, was the first to score at Wembley – in the 1923 FA Cup Final – and was capped nine times for England. After retiring as a player, he managed Southend United, Middlesbrough and Shelbourne.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kevin Davies</span> English professional footballer

Kevin Cyril Davies is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker for Chesterfield, Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Millwall, Bolton Wanderers and Preston North End. He managed Southport in the 2017–18 season, before his contract was terminated on 30 April 2018.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Daryl Murphy</span> Irish footballer

Daryl Michael Murphy is an Irish former professional footballer.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">David Wheater</span> English association footballer player

David James Wheater is an English professional footballer who plays for National League North club Darlington as a defender. Primarily a centre back, he is also capable of playing at right back.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Michael Ricketts</span> English footballer

Michael Barrington Ricketts is an English former footballer. He played as a striker and was capped once by England, in a friendly against the Netherlands in 2002.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Alex Baptiste</span> English footballer

Alexander Aaron John Baptiste is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-back.

Kieran Christopher Lee is an English footballer who last played as a central midfielder for League One club Bolton Wanderers. He began his career with Manchester United.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Neil Danns</span> Guyana international footballer

Neil Alexander Danns is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder. He is currently assistant manager at Tranmere Rovers. He began his career in 2000 as a trainee at Blackburn Rovers and subsequently played for Colchester United, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers and Bury. He became a free agent after Bury were expelled from the Football League, and joined Tranmere Rovers in September 2019 until the end of the 2019–2020 season. He then played in non-league football for Radcliffe, FC Halifax Town, and in the Cymru Premier for Connah's Quay Nomads, before finishing his career at Macclesfield. He also played internationally for Guyana. His final season of his club playing career saw him also take the role of player-manager at Macclesfield, which lead to him becoming the assistant at Tranmere.

Ian Ross Evatt is an English professional football manager and former player. He is the manager of Bolton Wanderers. He also owns shares in Football Ventures (Whites) Ltd, the company that own Bolton Wanderers, making him one of minority owners of the club itself.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Joe Smith (football forward, born 1889)</span> English footballer and manager

Joseph Smith was an English professional football player and manager. He is eleventh in the list of England's top-flight goal scorers with 243 league goals to his name. He was manager of Blackpool for 23 years and guided them to victory in the 1953 FA Cup Final, the only time they have won the competition since their 1887 inception.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">James Henry (footballer)</span> English footballer

James Henry is an English footballer who plays as a right winger for League One club Oxford United.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Eoin Doyle</span> Irish professional footballer

Eoin Doyle is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a forward for League of Ireland Premier Division club St Patrick's Athletic.

David Weir was an English footballer who played for several clubs in the 19th century, including Bolton Wanderers and Ardwick, and won two caps for England.

William Hibbert was a professional footballer who played as centre forward and was capped once for England.

Raymond John Deakin was an English footballer, whose playing position was left-back. He had a 14-year career in the Football League with Everton, Port Vale, Bolton Wanderers, and Burnley. He captained Burnley at Wembley in the 1988 Football League Trophy Final.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ján Greguš</span> Slovak footballer

Ján Greguš is a Slovak professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Major League Soccer club Nashville SC and the Slovakia national team.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ricardo Santos (footballer, born 1995)</span> Portuguese footballer (born 1995)

Ricardo Alexandre Almeida Santos is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bolton Wanderers.

Luke Philip Bolton is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger and full-back for EFL League Two club Salford City.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Muhammadu Faal</span> English footballer

Muhammadu Mustapha Faal is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Havant & Waterlooville.

References

  1. Harricus (22 August 1921). "First Division prospects. Bolton Wanderers". Athletic News. Manchester. p. 5.