Ryan, Tommy


Holytown near Motherwell, Lanarkshire



Biographical Text

Tommy Ryan was a wartime guest player for Exeter City during 1944/45 when, as the situation eased, a number of games were organised to constitute the first football played by the club since 1939. Formerly with Celtic, he had also played for Plymouth Argyle and Swindon Town.

Guesting for City whilst on the books of Swindon Town, Tommy made his debut for the Grecians in a 2-2 home draw with his former club, Plymouth Argyle, in January 1945.

Tauring out in Scottish junior football and starting his professional career with Celtic, Tommy had moved to Plymouth Argyle in the summer of 1936 where he featured in 7 league matches. He then signed for Swindon Town in 1939 adding a further two league outings.



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