Tom the Delph – Tom Jones 1899 – 1978
A snapshot of Tom Jones (Manchester United and Wales) and his friends who played a football match at Wynnstay Park, Ruabon for the benefit of Ruabon Comforts Fund for Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen, The names of the players are: Front row: H Williams (Ruabon), E. Williams (Druids), Len Jones (Ruabon), Sonny Brown (Ruabon), Ron Davies (Manchester United), Yarwood (Ruabon), standing Parrish (Chirk), A. Parry (Druids), Noel Roberts (Wellington Town), Eric Morris (Monsanto), Tom Jones (Manchester United and Wales).
Thomas Jones – Player Profile.
Role: Full-Back 1924-37
Birth: Penycae, Wrexham, 6th December 1899
Death: Cefn, Wrexham, 20th February 1978
Weight: 10st, 7lbs
Rhosymedre Acrefair Druids. Everton (trial). Oswestry Town cs 1922. Manchester United May 1924. Scunthorpe and Lindsay United player-manager July 1938-1939. Chirk (during WW2). Druids coach in the early 1950’s Debut v Portsmouth (a) 08-11-1924
MAN UTD CAREER – APPEARANCES:
Football League 189
F A Challenge Cup: 11
Caps: (Wales) 4
Sources: Gaynor Davies, Penycae. – Manchester United Player Stats. – Wrexham History.