Tom Lonie

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Tom Lonie
Personal information
Full name Thomas Lonie [1]
Date of birth 26 November 1874 [1]
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland [1]
Date of death 1941 (aged 6667)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
1892 Dundee Harp
1893 Johnstone Wanderers
1893 Notts County 0 (0)
1894 Darwen 8 (2)
1894 Dundee Wanderers
1895 Dundee 10 (7)
1895–1896 Stoke 9 (4)
1896 Leicester Fosse 7 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Lonie (26 November 1874 – 1941) was a Scottish footballer who played in the Football League for Darwen, Leicester Fosse and Stoke. [1]



Lonie was born in Dundee and played for local sides Dundee Harp and Johnstone Wanderers before moving to England with Notts County. [1] He failed to get a match at County and left for Darwen before moving back to Dundee. [1] [2] Stoke brought him back down south and he scored four goals in nine matches during the 1895–96 season. [1] He left at the end of the season to play for Leicester Fosse. [1]

Career statistics

Source: [3]

ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupTotal
Darwen 1894–95 Second Division 820082
Dundee [2] 1894–95 Scottish Division One 320032
1895–96 Scottish Division One750075
Stoke 1895–96 First Division 940094
Leicester Fosse 1896–97 Second Division730073
Career Total3416003416

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN   0-9524151-0-0.
  2. 1 2 "Thomas Lonie | Player Statistics | Dundee (Dee Archive)". Retrieved 19 November 2022.
  3. Tom Lonie at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)