|Date of birth||[A]10 April 1903|
|Place of birth||Bellshill, Scotland|
|Place of death||Scotland|
|Playing position||Inside forward|
|–||Vale of Clyde|
|1926–1927||Preston North End||8||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
James Thomas S. Devlin (10 April 1903[A] – after 1935) was a Scottish professional footballer who made 17 appearances in the Football League playing for Birmingham, Preston North End, Swindon Town, Walsall and Oldham Athletic. He played as an inside forward.
Devlin was born in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire. He began his football career with junior clubs before moving into the Scottish League, first with Third Lanark and then King's Park. He came to England to sign for Birmingham of the First Division in September 1924. Devlin played only twice for Birmingham, unable to dislodge Johnny Crosbie from the inside-right position, and in January 1926 joined Preston North End for a fee of £362. After only a few first-team games, Devlin was sold on to Liverpool for £250, at the same time as his brother William joined from Huddersfield. Unlike his brother, Tom Devlin failed to appear for Liverpool's first team, and moved on to Swindon Town 12 months later.
Then followed appearances for clubs in several countries, including Brooklyn Wanderers and Fall River in the United States, FC Zürich in Switzerland, and RC Roubaix in France, interspersed with a return to Scotland with Aberdeen, though again without appearing for the first team, and several more English clubs, including further appearances in the Football League with Walsall and Oldham Athletic. He retired from the game in about 1936, and died in his native Scotland.
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