Edge, Tommy

Birth Date

28th April 1898



Biographical Text

Tommy Edge played twice for Exeter City in 1921 having joined the club from Oldham Athletic. He later played for Blackpool and New Brighton after starting his professional career with Manchester City.

As a young player Tommy helped Brook Valley win the Stockport Combination and assisted Stockport County reserves in wartime football. Then, In September 1919, he signed professional forms for Manchester City and played in the club's Central League side before moving to Treherbert from where he joined Oldham Athletic in February 1921. Making just three league appearances he suffered an ankle injury and was allowed to switch to Exeter City in time for the 1921/22 season.

Appearing first against Charlton Athletic in the opening fixture on 27 August 1921, Tommy played in the following game but not again until facing Millwall in the November. Never again appearing for the City first-team, he left at the end of the season to join Blackpool (5 league appearances) followed by a stint with New Brighton where he scored twice from 26 starts.

Finishing his career with Rossendale United, Winsford Utd, Stockport Wednesday and Stockport Thursday, Tommy remained in the Stockport area until his death in 1966. 





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