James Tomkins

Born: March 29, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Basildon, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Team: Crystal Palace (no. 5)
James Tomkins of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring against Southampton on December 3, 2016
Career History
Youth1997-2007West Ham United
Senior2007-2016West Ham United
2008Derby County
2016-Crystal Palace
Sports Mole has 325 articles about James Tomkins. Articles 1 to 40:
Paulo Gazzaniga in action for Southampton on April 12, 2014
Team News: Paulo Gazzaniga to make first Tottenham Hotspur appearance
Paulo Gazzaniga will make his first appearance for Tottenham Hotspur in this afternoon's league clash with Crystal Palace in one of five changes for the hosts.
Nov 5, 11:04
Wilfried Zaha celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace snatch late draw against West Ham United
Crystal Palace come from two goals behind to earn a 2-2 draw with West Ham United courtesy of a 97th-minute goal from Wilfried Zaha.
Oct 28, 17:26
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Team News: Andre Ayew starts, Andy Carroll on the bench against Crystal Palace
Andre Ayew has been handed a start for West Ham United's trip to Crystal Palace this afternoon.
Oct 28, 14:08
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League showdown at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Crystal Palace.
Sep 29, 09:00
Frank de Boer looks dejected after the Premier League game between Burnley and Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Were Crystal Palace right to sack Frank de Boer?
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at whether Crystal Palace were right to sack manager Frank de Boer after only four league games in charge.
Sep 12, 08:25
Chris Wood in action for Leicester on December 28, 2014
Team News: Chris Wood starts for Burnley
Chris Wood makes his home debut as Burnley welcome struggling Crystal Palace.
Sep 10, 12:32
Sadio Mane celebrates with Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Crystal Palace on August 19, 2017
Result: Liverpool battle to victory over Crystal Palace at Anfield
Sadio Mane scores the only goal of the game as Liverpool earn a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace to end their recent hoodoo in this fixture.
Aug 19, 16:53
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Jose Mourinho makes seven changes
Jose Mourinho rings the changes as Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace.
May 21, 14:10
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Manchester United and Crystal Palace.
May 19, 14:17
James Tomkins of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring against Southampton on December 3, 2016
Crystal Palace's James Tomkins: 'Marko Grujic tackle brushed under the carpet'
Crystal Palace defender James Tomkins says that the tackle from Liverpool's Marko Grujic that injured him for three weeks was "brushed under the carpet".
May 15, 20:49
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace condemn Hull City to relegation from Premier League
Hull City are relegated from the Premier League after suffering a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace.
May 14, 13:54
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Team News: Crystal Palace boosted by Yohan Cabaye, James Tomkins return
Crystal Palace and Hull City make two changes apiece for their crucial relegation showdown at Selhurst Park.
May 14, 11:06
Mamadou Sakho in action for Liverpool in December 2013
Mamadou Sakho to play no further part for Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho is out for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury that he sustained against Tottenham Hotspur last month.
May 11, 16:23
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Crystal Palace from the Etihad Stadium.
May 4, 16:00
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker in action during the North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Kyle Walker, Ben Davies return for Tottenham Hotspur
Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur make two changes apiece for this evening's Premier League meeting at Selhurst Park.
Apr 26, 19:03
James Tomkins of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring against Southampton on December 3, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'James Tomkins out for rest of season'
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce reveals that James Tomkins could miss the rest of the season after suffering an ankle injury against Liverpool.
Apr 25, 15:15
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp serves up some side-eye on September 24, 2016
Jurgen Klopp: 'Philippe Coutinho should have had penalty against Crystal Palace'
Jurgen Klopp believes that Liverpool attacker Philippe Coutinho should have been awarded a penalty when he was clipped in the box during their 2-1 loss against Crystal Palace.
Apr 23, 21:14
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the match against Arsenal on March 4, 2017
Team News: Liverpool unchanged for Crystal Palace clash
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp names an unchanged starting XI ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Anfield.
Apr 23, 15:36
Jurgen Klopp smiles at a disinterested Sam Allardyce ahead of the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield.
Apr 21, 13:15
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce plays down John Terry link
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce suggests that he is not interested in signing Chelsea captain John Terry at the end of the season.
Apr 20, 17:34
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce feeling confident ahead of trip to face Liverpool
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce wants his players to take their chances when they arrive in order to add Liverpool to his side's recent list of scalps.
Apr 20, 14:58
Southampton forward Shane Long in action during the Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's on December 31, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Southampton as Crystal Palace make one alteration
Claude Puel makes two changes to his Southampton side for tonight's clash against an unchanged Crystal Palace.
Apr 5, 18:58
Christian Benteke celebrates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Result: Crystal Palace halt Chelsea title charge with win at Stamford Bridge
Relegation-threatened Crystal Palace put a dent in Chelsea's title procession with a famous 2-1 victory over the league leaders at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 1, 17:01
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Stamford Bridge on November 5, 2016
Team News: Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas start for Chelsea
Antonio Conte names a strong starting XI as Chelsea welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge.
Apr 1, 14:05
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at Selhurst Park on November 19, 2016
Alan Pardew: 'Loyalty to players cost me Crystal Palace job'
Former Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew claims that the Eagles "should have done more" to strengthen during his last summer in charge of the club.
Mar 29, 19:57
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sam Allardyce heaps praise on Mamadou Sakho, James Tomkins
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce praises the defensive efforts of both Mamadou Sakho and James Tomkins following the club's 2-0 away victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 5, 11:31
Sam Allardyce manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and West Ham United at Britannia Stadium on March 15, 2014
Result: Crystal Palace beat Middlesbrough to climb out of Premier League dropzone
Crystal Palace climb out of the Premier League relegation zone following a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough at Selhurst Park.
Feb 25, 16:58
Sam Allardyce pouts his lips on September 10, 2016
James Tomkins: 'Crystal Palace need to stay positive'
Crystal Palace centre-back James Tomkins calls on his teammates to stay positive despite falling to another Premier League defeat at the hands of Stoke City.
Feb 11, 18:31
Joe Allen in action for Stoke City on August 20, 2016
Result: Joe Allen goal deepens Crystal Palace's relegation fears
Joe Allen's solitary goal is enough to earn Stoke City a 1-0 home win over struggling Crystal Palace at the bet365 Stadium in the Premier League.
Feb 11, 17:04
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Result: Rampant Sunderland smash four first-half goals past Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace fall to a comprehensive 4-0 defeat at the hands of Sunderland in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Feb 4, 17:00
Andy Bloody Carroll scores his side's second during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Result: West Ham United return to winning ways as Crystal Palace slump continues
Andy Carroll scores the pick of the goals as West Ham United cruise to a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace at the London Stadium.
Jan 14, 16:53
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Team News: Mesut Ozil misses Arsenal, Crystal Palace clash due to illness
Arsenal make three changes ahead of their Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on New Year's Day.
Jan 1, 15:09
Diego Costa celebrates with Chelsea teammates after scoring during his side's victory over Everton at Stamford Bridge on November 5, 2016
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between struggling Crystal Palace and league leaders Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Dec 15, 14:03
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Team News: Manchester United make four changes for Crystal Palace clash
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho makes four changes to his starting lineup for their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
Dec 14, 19:15
Yohan Cabaye of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 17, 2015
Team News: Yohan Cabaye misses out for Crystal Palace
Yohan Cabaye is left on the bench for Crystal Palace's Premier League clash with Hull City, who make two changes to their side.
Dec 10, 14:08
Southampton manager Claude Puel before his side's Premier League match against Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium on October 30, 2016
Claude Puel rues Southampton's first-half showing against Crystal Palace
Southampton manager Claude Puel rues his side's insufficient first-half showing following their 3-0 away defeat to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Dec 4, 12:33
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew looks on during his side's 1-1 draw with Everton at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Alan Pardew hails "important" win
Alan Pardew praises his side for delivering an "important" victory as Crystal Palace defeat Southampton at Selhurst Park.
Dec 3, 18:05
Damien Delaney of Palace looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on August 16, 2015
Damien Delaney: 'Relief for Pardew is massive'
Crystal Palace defender Damien Delaney speaks of a 'massive relief' after the Eagles finally end their losing streak in the Premier League.
Dec 3, 17:39
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew on December 28, 2015
Result: Pressure eases on Alan Pardew as Crystal Palace hit three past Southampton
Two goals from Christian Benteke help Crystal Palace to a 3-0 win over Southampton, a result which will ease the pressure on manager Alan Pardew.
Dec 3, 17:26
Swansea City manager Bob Bradley looks on ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Result: Swansea City end winless run in nine-goal thriller
Swansea City pick up their first win since the opening day of the season courtesy of a thrilling 5-4 victory over struggling Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium.
Nov 26, 17:00



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