Tommy Green biography

Tommy Green

Forward, Football player

1863 – 1923

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Who was Tommy Green?

Thomas Walter Green was an English footballer, known for scoring Aston Villa's first goal in the Football League.

He played for Dreadnought, Mitchell's St George's, Aston Unity, Great Lever, West Bromwich Albion, Kidderminster Harriers and Worcester Rovers as well as guesting for several teams, including Wolves, the club he had scored Villa's first league goal against.

He played in Albion's 1886 and 1887 FA Cup finals, losing both.

He scored 19 goals in 29 Villa starts.

His son, also Tommy, played for Albion, as well as West Ham United and Coventry City.

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Born
Aug 1, 1863
Worcester
Lived in
  • Worcester
Died
Oct 2, 1923

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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