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Alan Thompson

The Celtic FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 0: A 1
*(actual F 0: A 1)

0% successful

2004

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none

minutes played:
60

Profile

Full name Alan Thompson (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 22 December 1973 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland [registered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, December 1973]
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st 8lb [2004].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2006] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Signed for Newcastle United FC from their youth system on 11 March 1991, but made just sixteen league appearances, before he signed for Bolton Wanderers FC for 250,000 pounds on 22 July 1993. He scored 37 goals in 157 league appearances. On to Aston Villa FC for 4.5 million pounds, on 5 June 1998. After just 46 Premier League appearances, with a return of four goals, Thompson left for The Celtic FC for 2.75 million pounds on 1 September 2000. He scored 37 times in 158 SPL appearances, before he fell out of favour and was loaned to Leeds United AFC on 12 January 2007, his two goals in eleven league outings earned him a permanent contract on 9 August 2007, when he was awarded the club captaincy. He scored another three in thirteen league outings. He joined Hartlepool United FC on loan in January 2008 for a month, where he scored once in seven league appearances. Announced his retirement on 28 May 2008 at the age of 34;
Club honours Football League Cup runners-up 1994-95;  Football League Division One Champions 1996-97; Scottish Premier League Champions 2000-01, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2005-06; Scottish FA Cup winners 2000-01, 2003-04, 2004-05; Scottish League Cup winners 2000-01;
Individual honours PFA Division One Team of the Year 1996-97;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2006]

England Career

Player number 1130th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left midfielder
Only match No. 811, 31 March 2004, Sweden 1 England 0, a friendly match at Nya Ullevi Stadion, Heden, Göteborg, substituted (60), aged 30 years 101 days;
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (two appearances), England U18
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Took up a variety of coaching roles. On 16 July 2008, Thompson was appointed as the new academy coach at Newcastle United FC. The following season, 2009-10, he became the club's Reserve Team coach. He left United on 4 June 2010. Became the First Team coach at The Celtic FC on 17 June, until he was sacked on 3 June 2012. Between June and October 2014, Thompson was the Development Squad coach at Birmingham City FC.

 

Alan Thompson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 1 0 1 60 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.

 

Alan Thompson - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Red - Friendly 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1

 

Alan Thompson - Match History
 Club: The Celtic F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full capx

Age 30
1 811 31 March 2004 - Sweden 1 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg Fr AL Start off 60 11
1-0 when substituted

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