Former York City and Gateshead defender, Allan is a tall and commanding centre back . Tom began his career with hometown club York City at the age of eight. He went out on loan to Hucknall Town in 2011.
Allan signed a professional contract with York City in Decemner 2012, and went on to make ten League Two appearances for the Minstermen, before going on loan to Harrogate Town.
Tom was released from York in May 2014 and joined Gateshead for the 2014/15 season, making 21 appearances in all competitions for the Head, scoring once.