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Tom Grosvenor

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Full nameArthur Thomas Grosvenor
Place of birthNetherton, England
Playing positionInside right

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Arthur Thomas "Tom" Grosvenor (22 November 1908 31 October 1972) was an English professional footballer who played as an inside right. He played more than 100 games for Birmingham in the Football League First Division and won three full caps for England. His brother Percy Grosvenor played for West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City.

Born in Netherton, near Dudley, Worcestershire, Grosvenor started his football career with Stourbridge before moving to Birmingham in 1928. His early career was disrupted by injury, but once fit he took over at inside right and creator of chances when the ageing Johnny Crosbie moved on. In all he made 115 first team appearances for Birmingham and played three times for England in 1933, scoring twice. After leaving Birmingham he had short spells at Sheffield Wednesday and Bolton Wanderers, finishing up at local club Dudley Town. After football he became a sheet-metal worker. He died in 1972 at the age of 63.

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