Wolverhampton born left back Sidney Tyler began his football career with Stourbridge in 1922 before joining Second Division Manchester United. He made his Football League debut, and only appearance for United, against Leicester City at Old Trafford in November 1923, before leaving United to join hometown club Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 1924 close season. He spent 3 seasons as a fringe player at Wolves, making 18 appearances before joining Gillingham in August 1927. He was a regular for the next two seasons at Priestfield, making 81 appearances for The Gills, before he joined Millwall in May 1929. He made 33 appearances for The Lions over the next two seasons before joining non league Colwyn Bay United in 1931.