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Tom Cooper

Derby County FC

15 caps, 0 goals

P 15 W 8 D 0 L 7 F x: A x
53% successful

1927-34

disciplined: none
captaincies:
four
minutes played:
1350

Profile

Full name Thomas Cooper
Born 9 April 1905 in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Stoke-upon-Trent in June, 1905].

Birth Notes

Thought to be of been born in 1904, but there is no registration in Stoke in 1904, whereas there was a registration in Stoke-upon-Trent in June, 1905. His death registration also confirms that at the time of his death, he was only 35 years-old. And the only Fenton-born Thomas Cooper in 1911 was born in 1905.

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, six year-old Tomas was the seventh of eight children to Stephen James and Sarah Ann. They live at 66 Temple Street in Fenton. His father is bricklayer.

Died 25 June 1940 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, aged 35 years x days [registered in Deben, Suffolk, June 1940]. Tom lost his life through a motor-cycle accident whilst serving with the Royal Military Police. He was not wearing a helmet and he collided with a lorry. The inquiry that resulted ordered that all depatch riders must wear crash helmets.
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 0lbs [1929].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Cooper left Derby on 4 December 1934.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became 521st players (521) to appear for England.
Position(s) x
First match No. 157, 22 October 1927, Ireland 2 England 0, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged x years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Name - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - - - - min - - 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.

 

Name - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match History
 Club:   F.C. - x full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
- 195 14 November 1934 - England 3 Italy 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW withdrew injured
1 - x - x, x x x x x

Notes

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