A war-time guest player, Tom Kiernan was an inside forward who turned out for Tottenham twice in April 1942 in London War Cup games.
Born in Scotland, Tom played for junior sides before signing for Albion Rovers, but the war took him to serve with the Royal Engineers and his duty saw him drafted to London. He was a regular player in the Chelsea war-time side, but also played for Fulham, Southampton, Brentford and Aldershot.
After the war, he returned to Scotland to play for Glasgow Celtic and was selected to represent the Scottish League against the Football League in May 1947. Impressed by his scoring record in Scotland, Stoke City signed him in September 1947, but he only stayed until November of the following year, when he move don to Luton Town. Kiernan moved around the British Isles to play for Gillingham, St. Mirren, Barry Town, Albion Rovers and Alloa before retiring from the game.
Tom Kiernan died on 26th June 1991 back in his hometown of Coatbridge.