Tom White (footballer born 1976)
Tom White is an English
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Football (soccer)
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, he plays as a defender
Defender (football)
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Tom started his career as a trainee at Bristol Rovers
Bristol Rovers F.C.
Bristol Rovers Football Club is an English professional football club, based in Bristol, that competes in Football League Two. The team plays its home matches at the Memorial Stadium, in the Horfield area of the city....

, later moving on loan to Hereford United
Hereford United F.C.
Hereford United Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Hereford. Founded in 1924, they are competing in Football League Two in the 2011–12 season. Hereford have played at Edgar Street for their entire history and are nicknamed 'The Whites' or 'The Lilywhites',...

, before signing permanently for Yeovil Town
Yeovil Town F.C.
Yeovil Town F.C. are an English association football team based in Yeovil, Somerset. The club play in League One after having won the League Two championship in 2004–05...

. While at Yeovil he won the FA Trophy
FA Trophy
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 in 2002, and won promotion from the Football Conference
Football Conference
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 in 2003 before being loaned to Woking
Woking F.C.
Woking Football Club is a football club from in Woking, Surrey, England, formed in 1889. They are playing in the Conference South in the 2011–12 season. For the 2011/2012 season, Woking are sharing their ground with Conference National club Hayes & Yeading United.-Promotion to the...

. The end of his Yeovil career was ruined by knee injuries and was released at the end of the 2002-03 season.

In November 2001, Tom and his girlfriend Louis lost their daughter Olivia to a brain tumour after a year long battle.

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