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About Tommy Cooper:
“He became recognised as one of the most brilliant full-backs in the game. Always a dominating figure on the field, his play was entertaining, and his kicking and tackling sure. He was generally seen at his best when his side was ‘up against it,’ and he was always scrupulously fair.” (Staffordshire Sentinel: June 26, 1940)
Born: April 9, 1904: Fenton, England.
Passed away: June 25, 1940: Aldeburgh (Suffolk), England.
Position: Right back.
Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.).
Weight: 79 kilos (12st. 6lbs.).
Port Vale: Signed: August, 1924.
** Transferred to Derby County for £2,000.
Derby County: March 10, 1926.
** Transferred to Liverpool for £6,000.
Liverpool: Signed: December 4, 1934.
** War time guest: Wrexham: 1939.
Derby Daily Telegraph: September 12, 1932.
Tommy Cooper, 1935, from the collection of James Cotton.
Staffordshire Sentinel: June 26, 1940.