Tom Harris (footballer)

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Thomas Harris (18 September 1905 - March 1985) was an English footballer. His regular position was as a forward. He was born in Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. He played for Skelmersdale United, Wigan Borough, and Manchester United.

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