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David Thompson

Blackburn Rovers FC



Full name David Anthony Thompson
Born 12 September 1977 in Birkenhead, Cheshire. [registered in Birkenhead, September 1977]
Height/Weight 5' 7", 10st 10lbs [2000].


Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000]

Club Career

Club(s) Began as a Liverpool FC trainee, before signing professionally on 8 November 1994.  After just one league appearance as a three minute substitute, Thompson was loaned out to Swindon Town FC in November 1997, until January 1998, making ten league appearances. He returned to Anfield to complete 48 Premier League appearances, where he also scored five goals. Signed for Coventry City FC for 2.5 milion pounds in the summer of 2000, and after he was sent-off on his debut, he completed 66 league appearances and scored fifteen goals. In August 2002, signed for Blackburn Rovers FC for 1.5 million pounds, and as he stuttered to make 64 league appearances, and scoring five goals, injuries were taking effect. He was released from his contract, and he signed for Wigan Athletic FC on 19 January 2006, scoring twice in ten league appearances, and was released at the end of that season. Portsmouth FC signed him on 28 July 2006, but made just twelve league appearances before joining Bolton Wanderers FC on 31 January 2007;  He was released from his contract again in May 2007, having played just eight league matches. Following a trial with Sheffield United FC in November 2007, Thompson announced his retirement from playing football on 28 November 2007, due to cartilage injury problems;
Club honours FA Youth Cup winner 1995-96.
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [various]

England Career

Player number Uncapped
Position(s) Midfielder
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (seven appearances), England U18
Distinctions None


David Thompson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 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.


David Thompson - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 0 full capsx

Age 25
- 797 12 October 2002 - Slovakia 1 England 2, Tehelné pole, Bratislava ECP AW replacement squad member
- 798 16 October 2002 - England 2 FYR Macedonia 2, The Friends Provident St Mary's Stadium, Southampton HD