|Date of birth||1940|
|Place of birth||Shropshire, England|
|Date of death||2005 (aged 64–65)|
|Place of death||British Virgin Islands|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas G. Tranter (1940–2005) was an English academic, and football player and football coach. He was head coach of the England women's national football team for six years during the 1970s.
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Tranter worked as a coach with Hayes and played for the first team.While coaching at amateur club Southall, Tranter motivated a young Gordon Hill who returned to the professional ranks with Millwall and went on to play for Manchester United and England.
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