Tom Finney

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Birthday
5, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 14, 2014 (91)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 14, 2014 (91)

About

English striker who spent 14 years with the Preston North End football club.

Before Fame

He left school at 14 to work in his family's plumbing business and was soon noticed by a soccer coach forming a new junior league.

Trivia

Before he could get started in the professional leagues, World War II broke out and he went to serve in Egypt and Italy.

Family Life

His father forbade him to play organized soccer until after he completed his apprenticeship in the family plumbing business.

Associated With

He and Bobby Charlton both starred on the English national team.

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