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Real Name: Thomas Lea-Jones
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Born: 05/03/1869 (West Derby, Liverpool)
Died: 05/06/1939 (Birkdale)

The first player to sign professional terms for Southport Central. Often referred to as just Thomas Lea, he played in every position for the club apart from in goal.

Having started as an amateur with Everton before joining the Sandgrounders, Lea went on to play First Division football for Accrington Stanley before hanging up his boots due to injury in 1895.

Thomas stayed in the Southport area and became a prominant member of the council, on which is brother William also served. After giving up football he became a Wine and Spirit merchant and had a shop on Brighton Road in Birkdale.

He celebrated his Golden wedding anniversary just two months before his death on 5th June 1939.

He had not been well for some time before his death but had been in his shop the previous day before complaining of feeling ill.

Runners Up Medal – Liverpool Challenge Cup 1892



Season Date From To Value
1891/1892 Southport ACCRINGTON



Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1885/1886 000
1888/1889 100
1889/1890 2309
1890/1891 1604
1891/1892 1908
Total 59 0 21


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
26/04/1892 Liverpool Challenge Cup / FinalN EVERTON 1 - 2
23/04/1892 LeagueA HEYWOOD CENTRAL 0 - 4
16/04/1892 LeagueH HEYWOOD CENTRAL 1 - 0
09/04/1892 LeagueA HEYWOOD 2 - 1
02/04/1892 LeagueH FLEETWOOD RANGERS 4 - 2
26/03/1892 Liverpool Challenge Cup / SFN BOOTLE WANDERERS 6 - 0
19/03/1892 Lancashire Junior Cup / FinalN KEARSLEY 0 - 1
12/03/1892 LeagueA BLACKPOOL 0 - 5
05/03/1892 LeagueH SOUTH SHORE 6 - 1
27/02/1892 Lancashire Junior Cup / SFN FLEETWOOD RANGERS 4 - 2
13/02/1892 LeagueH NELSON 9 - 3
06/02/1892 Lancashire Junior Cup / 2H NELSON 5 - 2
30/01/1892 LeagueH ROSSENDALE 2 - 2
09/01/1892 LeagueH BURY 0 - 1
02/01/1892 Lancashire Junior Cup / 1H IRWELL SPRINGS 5 - 0
26/12/1891 LeagueH WITTON 3 - 1
25/12/1891 Abandoned/Void GamesH HEYWOOD CENTRAL 0 - 0
19/12/1891 LeagueA WITTON 4 - 2
12/12/1891 LeagueH HEYWOOD 1 - 2
05/12/1891 LeagueA HIGHER WALTON 6 - 4
01/12/1891 FriendlyA EVERTON LEAGUE 2 - 3
28/11/1891 Lancashire Junior Cup / Q4H KIRKHAM 2 - 1
21/11/1891 LeagueA BURY 3 - 7
24/10/1891 LeagueA NELSON 1 - 3
03/10/1891 LeagueA ROSSENDALE 3 - 0
26/09/1891 LeagueH BLACKPOOL 1 - 1
12/09/1891 LeagueA SOUTH SHORE 3 - 2
05/09/1891 LeagueH WEST MANCHESTER 5 - 2
25/04/1891 Southport Charity CupN CHURCHTOWN 1 - 3
04/04/1891 LeagueA WEST MANCHESTER 2 - 1
28/03/1891 LeagueH ROSSENDALE 5 - 0
27/03/1891 LeagueA HEYWOOD CENTRAL 4 - 3
21/03/1891 Southport Charity CupH HIGH PARK 7 - 2
14/03/1891 LeagueA HEYWOOD 2 - 3
28/02/1891 FriendlyH WITTON 7 - 1
21/02/1891 LeagueA OSWALDTWISTLE ROVERS 2 - 1
14/02/1891 LeagueH BLACKPOOL 4 - 4
31/01/1891 LeagueA BURY 2 - 8
24/01/1891 LeagueA BLACKPOOL 2 - 4
17/01/1891 LeagueA ROSSENDALE 0 - 6
10/01/1891 LeagueH FLEETWOOD RANGERS 3 - 1
25/12/1890 LeagueH HEYWOOD CENTRAL 2 - 7
13/12/1890 LeagueH HIGHER WALTON 3 - 1
06/12/1890 LeagueH BURY 3 - 4
22/11/1890 LeagueA HIGHER WALTON 0 - 2
15/11/1890 LeagueA FLEETWOOD RANGERS 1 - 2
01/11/1890 LeagueH HEYWOOD 2 - 2
25/10/1890 Abandoned/Void GamesA BURNLEY UNION STAR 2 - 3
03/05/1890 FriendlyH BOLTON WANDERERS 0 - 2
30/04/1890 LeagueH HIGHER WALTON 0 - 1
28/04/1890 LeagueA HEYWOOD 3 - 1
26/04/1890 LeagueA HYDE (1885) 1 - 1
21/04/1890 LeagueA HIGHER WALTON 0 - 3
19/04/1890 LeagueH OSWALDTWISTLE ROVERS 4 - 1
12/04/1890 LeagueH BURY 2 - 1
07/04/1890 LeagueH BLACKBURN PARK ROAD 1 - 1
05/04/1890 LeagueA FLEETWOOD RANGERS 0 - 1
04/04/1890 LeagueA BURY 1 - 1
29/03/1890 LeagueA OSWALDTWISTLE ROVERS 1 - 2
22/03/1890 FriendlyH EARLESTOWN 5 - 1
15/03/1890 LeagueA ROSSENDALE 3 - 1
12/03/1890 LeagueA BLACKPOOL 1 - 2
08/03/1890 LeagueH NELSON 3 - 3
03/03/1890 FriendlyA BOOTLE 4 - 1
22/02/1890 Abandoned/Void GamesA HEYWOOD 2 - 0
15/02/1890 LeagueA HEYWOOD CENTRAL 0 - 1
08/02/1890 LeagueH HEYWOOD 1 - 0
01/02/1890 LeagueH BLACKPOOL 0 - 0
25/01/1890 LeagueA WEST MANCHESTER 1 - 0
18/01/1890 Lancashire Junior Cup / 4RH BURY 2 - 4
11/01/1890 LeagueA BLACKBURN PARK ROAD 1 - 1
04/01/1890 Lancashire Junior Cup / 4A BURY 1 - 1
01/01/1890 FriendlyH FLEETWOOD RANGERS 3 - 0
31/12/1889 FriendlyH HIGHER WALTON 2 - 1
28/12/1889 FriendlyH CORINTHIANS 1 - 6
25/12/1889 Liverpool Challenge CupA EVERTON 0 - 5
21/12/1889 FriendlyA OSWALDTWISTLE ROVERS 1 - 3
14/12/1889 FriendlyA BLACKPOOL 1 - 1
07/12/1889 LeagueH WEST MANCHESTER 7 - 1
30/11/1889 Abandoned/Void GamesA HIGHER WALTON 2 - 3
23/11/1889 Abandoned/Void GamesA BURY 1 - 1
16/11/1889 LeagueH FLEETWOOD RANGERS 2 - 2
09/11/1889 Lancashire Junior Cup / 3H AINTREE CHURCH 6 - 2
26/10/1889 FriendlyA WEST MANCHESTER 1 - 1
19/10/1889 Lancashire Junior Cup / 2H CHURCHTOWN 7 - 1
12/10/1889 LeagueH HYDE (1885) 2 - 5
05/10/1889 LeagueA NELSON 2 - 0
05/10/1889 Liverpool Challenge CupH AINTREE CHURCH 2 - 1
28/09/1889 FriendlyA BURNLEY UNION STAR 2 - 1
21/09/1889 FriendlyA EARLESTOWN 2 - 1
14/09/1889 LeagueH ROSSENDALE 3 - 1
09/09/1889 FriendlyA CHURCHTOWN 0 - 0
07/09/1889 FriendlyH ACCRINGTON 0 - 4
04/09/1889 FriendlyH PRESTON NORTH END 1 - 4
29/12/1888 FriendlyH BURY 2 - 1
27/10/1888 FA Cup / 2QA SOUTH SHORE 1 - 7
20/10/1888 FriendlyH STANLEY 5 - 0
29/09/1888 FriendlyH CHORLEY 6 - 0
08/09/1888 FriendlyH SOUTHPORT OLD BOYS 6 - 0
01/09/1888 FriendlyH STANLEY 1 - 4
18/09/1886 FriendlyA ANTLEY  
31/10/1885 FriendlyH CAMBRIAN 3 - 1

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
26/03/1892Liverpool Challenge Cup / SFN BOOTLE WANDERERS 6 - 0
13/02/1892LeagueH NELSON 9 - 3
06/02/1892Lancashire Junior Cup / 2H NELSON 5 - 2
02/01/1892Lancashire Junior Cup / 1H IRWELL SPRINGS 5 - 0
19/12/1891LeagueA WITTON 4 - 2
05/12/1891LeagueA HIGHER WALTON 6 - 4
28/11/1891Lancashire Junior Cup / Q4H KIRKHAM 2 - 1
21/11/1891LeagueA BURY 3 - 7
26/09/1891LeagueH BLACKPOOL 1 - 1
21/03/1891Southport Charity CupH HIGH PARK 7 - 2
14/03/1891LeagueA HEYWOOD 2 - 3
28/02/1891FriendlyH WITTON 7 - 1
31/01/1891LeagueA BURY 2 - 8
25/12/1890LeagueH HEYWOOD CENTRAL 2 - 7
13/12/1890LeagueH HIGHER WALTON 3 - 1
25/10/1890Abandoned/Void GamesA BURNLEY UNION STAR 2 - 3
19/04/1890LeagueH OSWALDTWISTLE ROVERS 4 - 1
04/04/1890LeagueA BURY 1 - 1
22/03/1890FriendlyH EARLESTOWN 5 - 1
15/03/1890LeagueA ROSSENDALE 3 - 1
03/03/1890FriendlyA BOOTLE 4 - 1
11/01/1890LeagueA BLACKBURN PARK ROAD 1 - 1
01/01/1890FriendlyH FLEETWOOD RANGERS 3 - 0
07/12/1889LeagueH WEST MANCHESTER 7 - 1
09/11/1889Lancashire Junior Cup / 3H AINTREE CHURCH 6 - 2
19/10/1889Lancashire Junior Cup / 2H CHURCHTOWN 7 - 1
12/10/1889LeagueH HYDE (1885) 2 - 5
05/10/1889LeagueA NELSON 2 - 0
05/10/1889Liverpool Challenge CupH AINTREE CHURCH 2 - 1
14/09/1889LeagueH ROSSENDALE 3 - 1
04/09/1889FriendlyH PRESTON NORTH END 1 - 4
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