Damon Lathrope

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Damon Lathrope
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-10-28) 28 October 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Stevenage, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Aldershot Town
Number 4
Youth career
Cambridge United
2006–2008 Norwich City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Norwich City 0 (0)
2009–2010 Bishop's Stortford (loan) 9 (0)
2010–2014 Torquay United 109 (0)
2013 Hereford United 8 (0)
2014– Aldershot Town 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:20, 25 October 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Damon Lathrope (born 28 October 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays for Aldershot Town as a midfielder.


Lathrope began his youth career at Cambridge United, though moved on to Norwich City's academy in 2006, signing his first two and a half year professional contract with the club in January 2008.[1] In November 2009 he joined Conference South club Bishop's Stortford on a two month loan.[1][2] In May 2010 he was released by the Canaries,[3] and signed with Torquay United in July 2010.[1]

He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2010, coming on as a 112th minute substitute for Danny Stevens in their League Cup First Round defeat to Reading at Plainmoor.[4] Having failed to establish himself in the 2010–11 season, Lathrope claimed his place in the side under the new regime of Martin Ling, following a formation change to 4–5–1 which saw Lathrope employed in a holding role in front of the back four.

He joined Hereford United on a one-month loan on 12 November 2013 making his debut the same day in a 2–2 draw with Chester.[5]

After turning down a new contract with Torquay Lathorpe signed for Conference Premier team Aldershot Town on 1 July 2014.[6]


  1. ^ a b c "Damon Lathrope". ex-canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "LATHROPE ON LOAN TO BISHOP'S STORTFORD". canaries.co.uk. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Defender Gary Doherty is released by Norwich City". BBC Sport. 14 May 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Torquay 0 – 1 Reading". BBC Sport. 11 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "Lathrope joins on loan". Hereford United. 
  6. ^ "Damon Lathrope: Aldershot sign Torquay United midfielder". BBC Sport. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 

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