Gallogley, Tommy

Birth Date

9th April 1890


Larkhall, Lanarkshire



Biographical Text

Tommy Gallogley, who started his career in Scottish junior football, played for Exeter City during 1923/24. He joined the club from Plymouth Argyle and later played for Queen of the South and Albion Rovers.

Tommy made his name in Scottish junior football, firstly with Coatbridge Rob Roy and then Petershill with whom he won the Scottish Junior Cup in 1911. He joined Plymouth Argyle in 1913 and made 62 league appearances scoring nine times before football was suspended for the war. Guesting in Scottish football during wartime, he won the Lanarkshire Cup while playing for Albion Rovers in 1916. Returning to Home Park after the war, he made another 63 league appearances (12 goals) before joining Exeter City in the summer of 1923.

Making his debut in the tenth game of the season at home to Luton Town in October 1923, Tommy enjoyed a run of eleven games before featuring on a less-regular basis. Scoring just once for the Grecians, he returned to Scotland after the season where he played for Queen of the South and then Albion Rovers.







Kevin Melly

Tommy was my Granuncle. 

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