Casey Thomas

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Casey Thomas
Personal information
Full name Casey Elliot Thomas[1]
Date of birth (1990-11-14) 14 November 1990 (age 24)[2]
Place of birth Port Talbot, Wales
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Port Talbot Town
Youth career
Afan Lido
Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Swansea City 1 (0)
2009 Newport County (loan) 1 (0)
2011 Port Talbot Town (loan) 10 (0)
2011 Colchester United (loan) 2 (2)
2012–13 Carmarthen Town 13 (2)
2013–14 Afan Lido 22 (0)
2014- Port Talbot Town 0 (0)
National team
Wales U17
2008– Wales U19 2 (1)
2009– Wales U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:45, 14 November 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Casey Elliot Thomas (born 14 November 1990) is a Welsh footballer and Wales under-21 international who plays as a striker for Port Talbot Town.

Club career[edit]

Thomas made his professional debut for Swansea City in a Championship match against Middlesbrough in the 3–0 loss on 15 August 2009, replacing Mark Gower as a substitute in the 62nd minute.[3][4] In October 2009, Thomas joined Conference South side Newport County on a one-month loan deal.[5] He made one appearance as a substitute during a 1–0 defeat to Staines Town on 27 October, after which he returned to Swansea City. In January 2011, Thomas moved to Port Talbot Town on loan. On 4 November 2011, he joined League One club Colchester United on loan until 2 January 2012. Thomas was released in May 2012 and joined Carmarthen Town of the Welsh Premier League.[6] In September 2013, Thomas signed for fellow Welsh Premier League club Afan Lido.[7] Following Afan Lido's relegation from the Welsh Premier in 2014, Thomas joined rival club Port Talbot Town.[8]

International career[edit]

Thomas has represented Wales under-17 and Wales under-19, where he played twice scoring one goal.[2] He was called up to the under-21 squad, to face Luxembourg under-21 in March 2009.[2][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d "First Team". Swansea City A.F.C. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  3. ^ "Swansea 0 – 3 Middlesbrough". BBC Sport. 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Fixtures/results: Middlesbrough 3 – 0 Swansea". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  5. ^ "Casey Thomas joins Newport on loan". swanseacity.net. 2009-10-15. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  6. ^ "Casey Thomas signs for Town". carmarthentownafc. 2012-08-15. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  7. ^ "Former Swansea City player Casey Thomas could make first Afan Lido start against Bangor". South Wales Evening Post. 2013-09-06. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  8. ^ "Two more new arrivals for the Steelmen". South Wales Evening Post. 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  9. ^ "International Teams – Casey Thomas". The Football Association of Wales. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 

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