Tommy Roe (footballer)

Thomas William Roe (8 December 1900 – 1972) was an English professional footballer who played for Esperley Rovers, Willington Athletic, Durham City, Northfleet United, Tottenham Hotspur, Nottingham Forest, Luton Town, Walsall and Coventry City.[1]

Tommy Roe
Personal information
Full name Thomas William Roe
Date of birth (1900-12-08)8 December 1900
Place of birth Evenwood, England
Date of death 1972 (aged 71–72)
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Esperley Rovers
Willington Athletic
1922 Durham City 17 (8)
Northfleet United
1925–1927 Tottenham Hotspur 7 (4)
1927 Nottingham Forest 9 (4)
1928 Luton Town 17 (7)
1929 Walsall 41 (8)
1930 Coventry City 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Football careerEdit

Roe began his football career with Esperley Rovers and later played for Willington Athletic. In 1922 he joined Durham City where the forward scored eight goals in 17 appearances. Roe joined the Tottenham Hotspur "nursery" club Northfleet United [2] before signing with the Spurs in 1925. He featured in seven matches and found the back of the net four times for the North London club.[3] After leaving White Hart Lane Roe had spells at Nottingham Forest, Luton Town, Walsall and finally Coventry City.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 226. ISBN 1-899468-63-3.
  2. ^ Kent's nursery clubs Archived 6 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 15 July 2009
  3. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 4 December 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite