Tommy Rooney

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Tommy Rooney
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-12-30) 30 December 1984 (age 36)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2003–2004 Tranmere Rovers 0 (0)
2004–2005 Macclesfield Town 1 (0)
2005 Total Network Solutions 0 (0)
2005–2007 Vauxhall Motors
2007 Leigh RMI
2007–2008 Cammell Laird
2008–2009 Vauxhall Motors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 17:19, 15 June 2008 (UTC)

Tommy Rooney (born 30 December 1984) is an English footballer who played for League Two club Macclesfield Town during the 2004–05 season as a striker and later played non-league football for Vauxhall Motors. He is a cousin of Derby County manager and former England football star Wayne Rooney.

Career

Tommy, who is the cousin of Wayne, [1] John and Graeme Rooney, began his career at Tranmere Rovers, where he played in the youth and reserve sides but did not break into the first-team. [1]

He joined League Two club Macclesfield Town in May 2004 on a one-year contract [1] and made two league and cup appearances for the club in the 2004–05 season. [2] He was one of several players released by Macclesfield in May 2005 following their defeat in the League Two play-offs. [3]

He then joined Welsh Premier League champions Total Network Solutions on non-contract terms in July 2007. [4] After training with TNS during the summer, he dropped into non-league football, joining Conference North club Vauxhall Motors at the beginning of the 2005–06 season [5] and later joining Leigh RMI [6] and Cammell Laird. [7] He rejoined Vauxhall Motors in July 2008. [8]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Macc sign Rooney cousin". BBC Sport. 18 May 2004. Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  2. "Games played by Tommy Rooney in 2004/2005". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. "Nine released by Macc boss Horton". BBC Sport. 26 May 2005. Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  4. "TNS snap up Rooney for Champions League tie!". Non-League Daily. Baltic Publications. 4 July 2005. Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  5. "Brown delighted with Rooney – mark two". Non-League Daily. Baltic Publications. 30 September 2005. Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  6. "RMI sign Rooney". The Leigh Reporter. 3 October 2007. Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  7. "Laird sign Rooney!". Non-League Daily. Baltic Publications. 5 October 2007. Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  8. "Rooney back at Motors". Non-League Daily. Baltic Publications. 19 July 2008. Retrieved 20 July 2008.