Tommy Lowry, footballer, died at 69

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Dead. Tommy Lowry, August 26, 1945 and died August 22, 2015, he was an English professional footballer who played as a defender for Liverpool and Crewe Alexandra.

He made a record 481 league and cup appearances for Crewe Alexandra.

Full-back Thomas Lowry who became a firm fixture at Crewe, setting the club’s appearances record of 436 games.

Tom retired in 1977. Tom was one of a number of reserve-team players Bill Shankly used in the final meaningless league match of the 1964-65 season away to Wolverhampton, when he and his senior players had their eyes on a much more significant event – the FA Cup final at Wembley against Leeds United only five days later.

Despite their inexperience, the ‘reserves’ won this Molineux League fixture 3-1 but Tom never played for Liverpool’s first-team again.

English footballer Tommy Lowry died on August 22, 2015 at age 69.

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