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Tom Bromilow

Liverpool FC

5 caps, 0 goals

P 5 W 2 D 2 L 1 F 7: A 2
60% successful

1921-25

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name George Thomas Bromilow
Born 7 October 1894 in West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered as George Thomas, in West Derby, December 1894].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, George T. is the seventh child of eight children to John and Alice (née Cottrell), living at 25 Chancel Street in Kirkdale. His father is a blacksmith.

According to the 1911 census, now Thomas G., is one of four children still living with their parents at 60 Melrose Road in Kirkdale. Thomas, or George, is a junior clerk.

Married to Lillian Mabel May Kelly [registered as Thomas G. in West Derby, June 1923].
Lillian was the brother of Theo, the secretary and manager of Everton FC
Died 4 March 1959, at Nuneaton Railway Station, aged 64 years 148 days [registered as Thomas G. in Nuneaton, March 1959]. Living at 4 Westcotes Drive, Leicester. Left £717 2s. 5d. to his widow, Lillian Mabel May.
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1922].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career with local club United West Dingle Presbyterian Club. He joined the army, and played football there. Upon his release, he asked for a trial with Liverpool FC, which he duly received and a contract followed in 1919. He retired in May 1930 after 341 league appearances and eleven goals.
Club honours Football League Champions 1921-22, 1922-23; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1922;
Individual honours Football League (six appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) After retiring from playing, Bromilow took up coaching in Amsterdam, Netherlands, before being appointed the manager of Burnley FC in October 1932. He was then appointed the manager of Crystal Palace FC from July 1935 for only one season. He applied for the vacant manager's job at his beloved Liverpool FC in 1936, but alongside 51 other applicants, he was disappointed to hear the job went to George Kay. Instead, taking charge of Newport County AFC in 1936/37, before returning to Palace from 1937 until 1939. He managed Leicester City during WW2. He returned to Newport in 1948 for a couple of years, before joining Leicester City again in 1950, this time as scout.
Club honours Football League Division Three (South) runners-up 1938-39; Midland Cup (wartime) winners 1941; War League South (wartime) winners 1942;

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 402nd player (407) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 124, 14 March 1921, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 26 years 158 days.
Last match No. 147, 24 October 1925, Ireland 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 31 years 17 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1920-21, 1921-22, 1925-26;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Bromilow died suddenly on a train in Nuneaton while scouting a cup game between Wrexham and Merthyr Tydfil for Leicester. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.47/48.

 

Tom Bromilow - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 4 450 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Tom Bromilow - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 1 1 2.333 0.667 66.7 +1
Away 2 0 2 0 0 0 =0 2 2 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 5 2 2 1 7 2 +5 3 3 1.40 0.40 60.0 +1

 

Tom Bromilow - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 4 1 2 1 1 1 =0 3 3 0.25 0.25 50.0 =0
Friendly 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 5 2 2 1 7 2 +5 3 3 1.40 0.40 60.0 +1

 

Tom Bromilow - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC 1921-22 2 1 0 1 1 1 =0 1 1 0.50 0.50 50.0 =0
BC 1925-26 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 4 1 2 1 1 1 =0 3 3 0.25 0.25 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 1 2 1 1 1 =0 3 3 0.25 0.25 50.0 =0
All 4 1 2 1 1 1 =0 3 3 0.25 0.25 50.0 =0

 

Tom Bromilow - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 26
1 124 14 March 1921 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AD Start lh
Age 27
2 128 13 March 1922 - England 1 Wales 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW Start lh
3 129 8 April 1922 - England 0 Scotland 1, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham HL Start lh
Age 28
4 132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW Start lh
Age 31
5 147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start lh

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