Tom James (English footballer)

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Tom James
Personal information
Full name Thomas James
Date of birth (1988-10-19) 19 October 1988 (age 34)
Place of birth Leamington Spa, England
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Atherstone Town
2010–2011 Stratford Town
Senior career*
2011–2012 Watford 0 (0)
2012–2013 Nuneaton Town 14 (0)
2013Leamington (loan)
2013–2014 Daventry Town 33 (1)
2014–2015 Tamworth 29 (0)
2015–2016 Hednesford Town
2016–Rugby Town (loan) 15 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 13:30, 20 May 2016 (UTC)

Thomas James (born 17 October 1988) is an English footballer who plays as a defender.


Playing career


Following some impressive displays for Stratford Town, James was signed by Football League Championship side Watford on 5 August 2011. [1]

Tom played his one and only game for Watford in an FA Cup tie against Bradford City on 7 January 2012, he came on as an 85th-minute substitute for Mark Yeates, Watford won the game 4–2. [2]

Tom James was informed he would be released by Watford when his contract expired on 30 June 2012, and would be joined by teammates Rene Gilmartin, Chez Isaac and Michael Bryan. [3]

Daventry Town

Tom signed for Southern Football League Division One Central side Daventry Town on 25 October 2013. [4]

James went on to make 33 league appearances for Daventry Town and scored one goal. [5]


On 10 June 2014, Tom James signed for Conference North side Tamworth. [6]

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  2. "Watford 4-2 Bradford". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  3. "OFFICIAL: Hornets to release four" . Retrieved 3 May 2012.
  4. "Tom James signs" . Retrieved 25 October 2013.
  5. "Tom James" . Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  6. "Former Watford FC defender joins Lambs" . Retrieved 10 June 2014.