|Playing position |
Height 1.83 m
Weight 75 kg
Name Tom McCready
Siblings Chris McCready
|Full name Thomas Richard McCready|
Date of birth (1991-06-07) 7 June 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth Ellesmere Port, England
Current team Exeter City F.C. (#23 / Midfielder)
Parents James McCready, Carol McCready
Thomas Richard "Tom" McCready (born 7 June 1991) is an English footballer who last played for Exeter City in League Two as a midfielder.
Born in Ellesmere Port, McCready was a Everton youth graduate before joining Hibernian on 12 July 2009.
He moved to Conference Premier side Altrincham on 5 August of the following year without making an appearance for Hibs.
After appearing in only two matches for the Robins, McCready moved to Chester, but suffered an injury shortly after.
He was later loaned to Welsh Premier League side Airbus where he scored 2 goals in 5 appearances.
After being released by Chester, McCready moved to the United States and accepted a scholarship from Limestone College.
In 2014, he went on a trial at his older brother Chris' club, Morecambe, where he played for the reserves.
On 4 July 2014 McCready returned to the Shrimps, also on trial.
On 23 July 2014, He signed for the club on non-contract terms.
McCready made his debut on 11 October 2014 in a 1–3 loss to Wycombe Wanderers in the League Two.
On 2 February 2015, McCready joined Exeter City on a free transfer from Morecambe. He scored his first goal for the club in a League Cup tie against Sunderland. He made very few appearances for City and was released at the end of the 2016–17 season, with manager Paul Tisdale commenting that McCready "sadly had a wretched year with injury".