Tommy Arkesden

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Tom Arkesden
Personal information
Full name Thomas Arthur Arkesden
Date of birth July 1878
Place of birth Warwick, England
Date of death 25 June 1951(1951-06-25) (aged 72)
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1895–1897 Burton Wanderers 25 (5)
1898–1901 Derby County 50 (14)
1901–1903 Burton United 53 (26)
1903–1907 Manchester United 70 (28)
1907–1908 Gainsborough Trinity 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Thomas Arthur "Tommy" Arkesden (July 1878 – 25 June 1951), also known as Tom Arkesden, was an English footballer who played as a forward. Born in Warwick, Arkesden played for Burton Wanderers, Derby County, and Burton United, before joining Manchester United for £150 on 2 February 1903. In 1907, he was transferred to Gainsborough Trinity. In 79 matches for Manchester United, he scored 33 goals.

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