|Full name||Thomas John Davis|
|Date of birth||c. 1901|
|Place of birth||Bucknall, Staffordshire, England|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Thomas John Davis (born c. 1901; date of death unknown) was an English footballer who played at centre-half for Port Vale and Stafford Rangers in the 1920s.
Thomas John Davis was born around 1900 or 1901, the eldest of three children to Mary Alice Talbot and Thomas Davis, and half-brother to nine siblings born to Mary Alice and her second husband Thomas Stevenson. His nephew, John Poole, would also become a professional footballer.
Davis joined Port Vale in August 1923.He made his first-team debut in a 1–0 victory over Clapton Orient at The Old Recreation Ground on 10 November 1923. He was a regular in the Vale first team until losing his place in March 1924, and was released from at the end of the 1924–25 season with 14 Second Division appearances to his name. He moved on to Stafford Rangers, before becoming a committee member of the Stoke-on-Trent Electricity Sports Club.
|Port Vale||1923–24||Second Division||14||0||0||0||0||0||14||0|
Wilfred Thomas Kirkham was an English footballer who holds four goalscoring records at Port Vale. His 153 league goals and 164 goals in all competitions are both records, as his tally of 38 goals in the 1926–27 season and his total tally of 13 competitive hat-tricks. A cousin of Tom Holford, he was noted for his "Kirkham Special" hook shots, intelligent football and prolific scoring record.
Richard Ernest York, also known as Dicky York, which is often also spelled as Dickie York, was an English footballer, who in addition to a long club career with Aston Villa in the Football League appeared twice for the England national team. A winger, he spent 16 years at Villa from 1915 to 1931, and was on the losing team in the 1924 FA Cup Final. He later had brief spells with Port Vale and Brierley Hill Alliance.
Kenneth Paul Hancock is an English former football goalkeeper. He is the younger brother of Ray Hancock.
Robert Blood was an English footballer who played as a centre-forward and was noted for his powerful strikes.
Thomas Holford was an English footballer who played for Stoke, Manchester City, Port Vale and the England national team. His primary position was wing-half, but over the course of his career he played in many different positions. He later managed Port Vale on two separate occasions, serving throughout World War I, before a three-year spell from 1932 to 1935. He also served the club for many years as a trainer and a scout. In 1924 he turned out for the Vale at the age of 46 years and 68 days, making him one of the oldest ever players in the English Football League.
David Harris is an English former football defender who had a six-year professional career in the English Football League with Port Vale from 1973 to 1979. He was voted the club's Player of the Year in 1974 and 1977. He then spent two seasons with Halifax Town, before entering the non-league scene with Stafford Rangers.
Peter Pursell was a Scottish footballer. A defender, he won one cap for Scotland in 1914. He was the younger brother of Robert Russell Pursell, and the father of Robert Wilson Pursell.
Thomas Page was an English footballer and international baseball player. Three of his brothers, Louis, Jack and Willie, were also professional footballers.
John Simms was an English footballer who played on the left-wing for Stoke, Leek Alexandra, Port Vale, Swansea Town, Winsford United, Macclesfield, Northwich Victoria and Stafford Rangers. He helped Port Vale to win the Third Division North title in 1929–30.
Samuel Bolton Ashworth was an English footballer who played as a defender in the Football League for Burslem Port Vale, Everton, Manchester City and Stoke. He played for Manchester City in their victory in the 1904 FA Cup Final, and also helped both City and Everton to finish second in the First Division.
Thomas Reid was a Scottish footballer who played as a forward for Ayr United, Port Vale, Clapton Orient, Northwich Victoria, and New Brighton.
William John Aitken was a Scottish football player and manager.
Leonard Armitage was an English footballer who could play both in defence and attack. He made a total of 284 league appearances in a 15-year career in the Football League.
Thomas Orpe was an English footballer who played as a winger for Stafford Rangers, Stoke, and Port Vale.
Harold Arthur Crockford was an English professional footballer who played as a forward in the Football League for Fulham, Exeter City, Port Vale, Chesterfield, Gillingham, Accrington Stanley, Walsall, Darlington and Norwich City.
Percy Ellis was an English footballer who played for Walsall, Port Vale, and Stafford Rangers.
John Wareham was an English footballer who played on the left wing.
Charles Hallam was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Crystal Palace, Port Vale and Stoke.
Harry Spencer Davis is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for AFC Fylde. Davis has previously played for Crewe Alexandra, St Mirren, Grimsby Town, Morecambe and Scunthorpe United. Early in his career, he was loaned by Crewe to Nantwich Town, Stafford Rangers and Curzon Ashton.
Harry Francis Benns is an English semi-professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Northern Premier League Division One West club Stalybridge Celtic.