Tom Glover - Updated Feb 2024

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Tom Glover

Tom Glover is a professional football player from Australia. Tom Glover is currently playing as a goalkeeper for the English Football League Championship club, Middlesbrough.

Early Life

Thomas William Glover, better known by the name Tom Glover was born on the 24th of December 1997, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

He holds Australian nationality and belongs to White-Australian ethnicity. Currently, he is 25 years old and according to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Capricorn. Similarly, he practices Christianity religion.

He was born to his father David Gloverand while his mother’s name is unknown at the moment. There is very little information about his childhood life and his siblings.

Caption: Tom Glover’s family photo (Source: Instagram)

Education

In terms of his academic qualifications, he attended Menai High School in the Sutherland Shire and previously played for the Sutherland Sharks youth teams. He was also an avid basketball player in school. Meanwhile, he came to London in 2014 to join Tottenham Hotspur.

Professional Career

Tottenham Hotspur

In the summer of 2014, Tom Glover joined Tottenham’s youth team Tottenham Hotspur, and began his career at the club. Additionally, he started 16 times for the U18s in the 2014-15 season and impressively produced a string of penalty saves throughout the season.

He made his Tottenham Hotspur U21 debut on 31 October 2014 in a 2-1 defeat at Liverpool and played twice in Tottenham’s run to the FA Youth Cup semi-finals. This played made 12 league appearances for Hotspur U21 in all the competitions during the 2015-2016 season.

Caption: Tom Glover saving the goal (Source: Instagram)

In December 2015, he signed a new contract with the club, with his impressive performances. He was also part of the first team squad on matchdays on a handful of occasions, serving as back-up to Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm.

Central Coast Mariners and Helsingborg

Later, he joined the Central Coast Mariners club on a season-long loan on the 26th of July 2017. On the 7th of October 2017, he made his senior debut for the Mariners in round one of the 2017-18 A-League season, a loss to Newcastle Jets in the F3 Derby.

He made only four appearances for the club in all the competitions during his loan spell at the club.  Similarly, he was loaned to Helsingborg for a few months in April 2019 but didn’t make any appearance for the club.

Melbourne City

Glover came back to Australia and was signed by Melbourne City on a free transfer. For the club, he made his debut appearance on the 15th of December 2019, in a 4-0 win over Newcastle Jets. Similarly, he made his first A-League Grand Final in 2020 where City lost 1-0 to Sydney FC in extra time.

He was named the July/August Nominee for Young Footballer of the Year at the start of September 2020. Moreover, he made 15 appearances for the club in his first season, keeping four clean sheets across all competitions.

He made 27 appearances for Melbourne City during the 2020-21 season, keeping 8 clean sheets in all competitions as the team won the A-League Premiership and A-League Championship. The football player appeared in 33 games for the club during the 2021-22 season, with nine clean sheets in all competitions.

Middlesbrough

On the 7th of July 2023, he returned to England with Championship club Middlesbrough, signing a three-year deal.

International Career

Glover has represented Australia in several different age groups. He has played for Australia at both the U20 and U23 levels. In addition, he was a member of the Olyroos Olympic Team, which defeated Argentina in their first group match but failed to win another.

As a result, they were eliminated from medal contention. He was called up to the Australia senior national team for the first time in September 2023, ahead of a friendly match against Mexico.

Net Worth 2023

As a successful footballer, he has earned a  decent sum of money and his major source of earnings is from his football career. Meanwhile, he makes money through his contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements.

His net worth is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million as of 2023, with his current club paying him $150,000 per year. Furthermore, his market value is roughly €750K.

Relationship Status

Tom Glover is currently dating his beautiful girlfriend, Alexis Karavatakis. The couple has been together for a long time. The couple frequently shared pictures on their social media account. Aside from this, he has not shared many details about his relationship status.

Caption: Tom Glover with his girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

This professional football has maintained a good profile and has never been a part of controversy. Meanwhile, he is working hard, focused on his career, and has also managed his time for his relationship.

Tom Glover – Body Measurements

Caption: Tom Glover goalkeeping in the football field (Source: Instagram)

This Australian footballer has an athletic body type. In addition, he stands 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 90 kg. Similarly, he has a pair of beautiful blue eyes with blonde hair colour.

Tom Glover – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@tomglover3’ there are over 18.3k followers. Likewise, there are over 3.1k followers on his Twitter page ‘@tglover93’ and he is not present on Facebook.