|Date of birth||1875|
|Place of birth||Burslem, England|
|Date of death||1956 (aged 80–81)|
|1897–1902||Burslem Port Vale||62||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas J. Lander (1875 – 1956) was an English footballer who played for Burslem Port Vale at the turn of the 20th century.
Lander joined Burslem Port Vale from Talke Alexandra in March 1897.He played 16 Second Division games in the 1898–99, but only appeared eight times in the league during the 1899–1900 campaign. He played 13 league and FA Cup matches in the 1900–01 season, and scored his first goal in the English Football League on 1 December, in a 3–2 win over Barnsley at the Athletic Ground. He claimed another goal on 29 December, in a 3–2 defeat to Birmingham City at Muntz Street. He played 25 league games in the 1901–02 season, before being released at the end of the season.
|Burslem Port Vale||1896–97||Midland League||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
Frank Stokes was an English professional footballer who played as a full back. He made more than 250 appearances in the Football League playing for Burslem Port Vale and Small Heath / Birmingham between 1898 and 1910. In between these two spells he spent 1901 to 1903 at Reading, and helped the club to finish second in the Southern League in the 1902–03 season. He played in several England trials but was never selected.
William Levi Draycott was an English footballer who played as a right half for Burslem Port Vale, Stoke, Burton Wanderers, Newton Heath, Bedminster, Bristol Rovers, Wellingborough, and Luton Town in the 1890s and early 1900s.
James Peake was a footballer who played inside-left for Burslem Port Vale and Millwall Athletic.
George Jabez Price was an English footballer of short stature who played mainly as a forward for Burslem Port Vale between 1896 and 1907.
James Beech was an English footballer who played as a centre-half for Burslem Port Vale between 1894 and 1902, making 151 appearances in the Football League.
William Henry Heames was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Burslem Port Vale and Stoke. A left-winger, he had an eleven-year career, scoring 28 goals in 249 games in all competitions. His sole honour was a Staffordshire Senior Cup win with Vale in 1898.
Adrian Capes, was an English footballer. A forward, he scored a total of 135 goals in 340 league and FA Cup games in a 17-year career with Nottingham Forest, Burton Wanderers, Burton Swifts, Burslem Port Vale, and Stoke. He also played cricket for Staffordshire in the 1900 Minor Counties Cricket Championship. After retiring in 1911, he worked behind the scenes at Port Vale from 1911 to 1934. His brother, Arthur, was also a professional footballer.
Bertram Cooper Eardley (1879–1929) was an English footballer. He made 220 appearances and scored 40 goals for Port Vale over about ten seasons with the club. He established himself as a regular first team player, but had spells of inconsistency which left him out of the side for large periods. Ever the loyal Valiant, it is believed he did not join another team in 1907 when the club suffered financial meltdown and liquidation, instead he re-signed in December 1908 and went straight into the first team. He left for good in the summer of 1910.
Joseph Brough was an English footballer. He was also an accomplished cycler and sprinter.
Henry Cotton was an English footballer who played in goal for Nantwich, Burslem Port Vale, Crewe Alexandra, Wigan Town and Stoke in the 1900s.
Thomas Simpson was a footballer who played as a forward for Stoke, Burslem Port Vale, and Bury in the early 1900s.
Ernest Mullineux was an English footballer who played in the English Football League for Burslem Port Vale, Bury and Stoke. He also helped Stoke to win two minor league titles in 1909–10 and 1910–11. A right-back, he made 333 league and FA Cup appearances in a 14-year career. He also later played for Wellington Town.
Edward McDonald was an English footballer who played at left half for Stoke, Burslem Port Vale, Notts County, and Portsmouth.
Richard Evans was an English footballer, who played at outside-right, spending most of his career with Burslem Port Vale as well as a two-year spell at Southampton where he won two Southern League championships.
Daniel Simpson was an English footballer who scored 53 goals in 151 competitive games for Burslem Port Vale between 1896 and 1903. A centre-forward, he was twice the club's top-scorer, and scored the only goal of the 1898 Staffordshire Senior Cup final.
George Samuel Eccles was an English footballer who played at right-back in the Football League and Southern League for Burslem Port Vale, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Everton, Preston North End, West Ham United and Bolton Wanderers. He helped Bolton Wanderers to win promotion out of the Second Division in 1904–05.
William Elson was an English footballer. He played 241 games and scored 15 goals for Burslem Port Vale, however 114 of these games were friendlies.
S.E. Bayley was a footballer who played for Burslem Port Vale between 1897 and 1901.
Hugh Edward Holdcroft was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Burslem Port Vale and Stoke in the early 1900s.
William Spencer Rowley was an English footballer who played as goalkeeper for Stoke in the 1880s and 1890s, also making two appearances for England. He later became Stoke's manager between 1895 and 1897.