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Geoff Thomas

Crystal Palace FC

9 appearances, 0 goals

P 9 W 7 D 2 L 0 F 17: A 6
*(actual F 17: A 6)
89% successful

1991-92

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
765

Profile

Full name Geoffrey Robert Thomas (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 5 August 1964 in Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Manchester, September 1964].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 10st. 7lbs [1991].

Source

Jack Rollins' Rothmans Yearbooks [various] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1024th players (1025) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 670, 1 May 1991, Turkey 0 England 1, a European Championship qualification match at Atatürk Stadyumu, Konak, İzmir, substituted (ht), aged 26 years 269 days.
Last match No. 680, 19 February 1992, England 2 France 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 27 years 198 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1992 (provisional);
Team honours England Challenge Cup winners 1991;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Geoff Thomas - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 9 2 9 0 1 765 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Geoff Thomas - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 0 1 2.333 1.00 83.3 +2
Away 6 5 1 0 10 3 +7 0 4 1.667 0.50 91.7 +5
All 9 7 2 0 17 6 +11 0 5 1.889 0.667 88.9 +7

 

Geoff Thomas - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 6 5 1 0 13 4 +9 0 3 2.167 0.667 91.7 +5
Sky Blue 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Red 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 9 7 2 0 17 6 +11 0 5 1.889 0.667 88.9 +7

 

Geoff Thomas - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

ECP

2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
Minor Competition 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
Friendly 5 5 0 0 10 2 +8 0 4 2.00 0.40 100.0 +5
All 9 7 2 0 17 6 +11 0 5 1.889 0.667 88.9 +7

 

Geoff Thomas - Match Record - Tournament Matches
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1990-92 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
ECP All 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
Minor Tournament and Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
England Challenge 1991 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
TC All 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
TC 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
All 4 2 2 0 7 4 +3 0 1 1.75 1.00 75.0 +2

 

Geoff Thomas - Match History
 Club: Crystal Palace F.C. - 9 full caps

Coach: Graham Taylor - 9 full capsx

Age 26
- b 11 December 1990 - Algeria A 0 England 0, Stade du 7th Juillet, Algiers Fr AD Start 11
- b 5 February 1991 - Wales 0 England 1, Vetch Field, Swansea Fr AW sub 62 ?
- 669 27 March 1991 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD unused sub 14
1 670 1 May 1991 - Turkey 0 England 1, Atatürk Stadyumu, İzmir ECP AW Start off ht 8
2 671 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW Start 8
3 672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start 8
4 673 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney tour AW Start 8
5 674 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland AW Start 8
6 675 8 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 2, Athletic Park, Wellington AW Start 8
7 676 12 June 1991 - Malaysia 2 England 4, Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur AW Start 8
Age 27
- 678 16 October 1991 - England 1 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 14
8 679 13 November 1991 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Lecha, Poznań ECP AD Start 8
9 680 19 February 1992 - England 2 France 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 8
- b 28 April 1992 - CIS 1 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva Fr AD Start 10
- 683 12 May 1992 - Hungary 0 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AW squad standby
- 684 17 May 1992 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD
Graham Taylor selected 28 players for the game with Brazil at Wembley on May 17, plus four on standby which included Geoff Thomas. On the day following the 1-1 draw with Brazil, Taylor announced his 20-man squad, thirteen days ahead of the deadline, that list excluded Geoff Thomas.

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