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Thomas Bailey

Debut game
v Hinckley United (a) 17th December 1910

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Kettering (a) 6th April 1920

Top scorer
1911-1912 with 18 league & 3 cup goals
1910-1911 with 5 league goal (joint)

Known as 'Pip'

Had three spells at Gresley Rovers

Tom was born in Hucknall Torkard (now know as Hucknall), Nottinghamshire in 1887 and died in Burton-on-Trent in 1957.
He was a right-half for Gresley Rovers and turned out for Leicester Fosse in each of the wartime seasons except 1917-18.
His own goal settled the game with Stoke in April 1916 perhaps appropriately, as he’d spent three Southern League seasons with that club before the war.

This Overseal-raised player had also been on Derby’s books as an amateur during 1907-08 (when he represented the newly-amalgamated Burton United in the Birmingham League) and had played for Walsall in the same competition the following season.
Tom's Leicester Fosse record: 36 WW1 apps; 1 goal.

Previous clubs

Burton Utd, Walsall, Overseal Swifts,
First Name Thomas
Last Name Bailey
Birthdate 1887
Signed December 1910
Position Right Half
Appearances 70
Goals Scored 32
Clean Sheets N/A
Left April 1920

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12 Loughborough Dynamo 29 -15 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 25 -12 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Romulus 28 -30 25
20 Sheffield FC 25 -11 24
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