Tommy Brown (footballer, born 1921)
Thomas Law Brown (17 April 1921 – 1966) was a Scottish footballer who played for clubs including Heart of Midlothian, Millwall, Charlton Athletic and Leyton Orient, as a wing half. In a career interrupted by World War II, he had been selected for the Scottish League XI within his first season as a professional at Hearts aged 17, and played for Scotland in three unofficial wartime international matches, two of them while still a teenager. After the war, he moved to English football, playing only for clubs in east London.
|Full name||Thomas Law Brown|
|Date of birth||17 April 1921|
|Place of birth||Glenbuck, Scotland|
|Date of death||1966 (aged 44–45)|
|Place of death||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|1938–1942||Heart of Midlothian||29||(1)|
|1939||Scottish League XI||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was born in the small Ayrshire mining community of Glenbuck which produced several professional footballers, among them a pair of brothers with the same surname and even including another Tommy Brown; however, it is believed he was not directly related to them.
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- A-Z of Millwall players | A-D, The Millwall History Files
- Tommy Brown, 11v11.com
- "[SFL player] Thomas Brown". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
- "[Scotland player] Thomas Brown". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
- The Cherrypickers – Glenbuck nursery of footballers, 1951 via ScottishLeague.net