Homer, Tom

Tom Homer

Tom Homer

Clubs played for: Birmingham, West Midlands, Soho Caledonians, Erdington, Aston Villa, Stourbridge, Kidderminster Harriers, Manchester United (-)

Born: 1886

Birthplace: Winson Green

Position: forward

Biography: Wrote himself into club history for being the first United player to score at Old Trafford in a defeat to Liverpool in February 1910. A centre forward, only spent three years at the club and found chances limited with Knocker West preferred, despite his very good games to goals ratio. A knee injury forced his early retirement. He became a licensee in his native Birmingham.

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