Tommy Green (footballer, born 1913)

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Tommy Green
Personal information
Full nameThomas Green
Date of birth(1913-05-12)12 May 1913
Place of birth Droitwich, England
Date of death 5 February 1997(1997-02-05) (aged 83)
Place of death Bromyard, England
Playing position(s) Inside forward
Youth career
Droitwich Town
Droitwich Spa
Droitwich Comrades
1931–1932 West Bromwich Albion (amateur)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1932–1936 West Bromwich Albion 13 (3)
1936–1939 West Ham United
1939–1941 Coventry City
1941–1945 Worcester City
1945–1949 Bromyard
Teams managed
1949–1951 Bromyard Sports
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Green (12 May 1913 – 1997) was an English footballer who played as an inside forward. Green was born in Droitwich, Worcestershire. His father, also named Tommy Green, had a career as a footballer and had also played for West Bromwich Albion. Green Jr attended St Peter's School in Worcester before playing for Droitwich Town, Droitwich Spa and Droitwich Comrades. He signed for West Bromwich Albion as an amateur in October 1931 and turned professional in March 1932. Green made his debut against Leeds United in February 1934 and went on to score five goals in 16 appearances. He transferred to West Ham United in December 1936, for a £3,000 fee, scoring six goals in 44 first-team appearances for the East London club. In March 1939 he returned to the Midlands in order to join Coventry City. After scoring twice in nine games for Coventry, he moved to Worcester City in 1941, before finishing his playing career at Bromyard F.C (1945–1949). He managed Bromyard Sports from 1949 to 1951. Green died in Bromyard on 5 February 1997. [1]

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References

  1. Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 99. ISBN   1-85983-474-4.