Danny Thomas (Welsh footballer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Danny Thomas
Personal information
Full name Daniel Thomas
Date of birth (1985-05-13) 13 May 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) [1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
000?–2004 Cardiff City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Cardiff City 1 (0)
2005–2010 Carmarthen Town 148 (56)
2010– Haverfordwest County 0 (0)
Bridgend Town
2012 Carmarthen Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Danny Thomas (born 13 May 1985 in Cardiff) is a retired Welsh former professional footballer. In his professional and semi-professional career, he played for Cardiff City and Carmarthen Town, Haverfordwest County and Bridgend Town. He has played for Wales at Under 17 and Under 19 level.

Career[edit]

Thomas began his career as a trainee with Cardiff City, turning professional in July 2004. After impressing in the reserve side he was handed his league debut on 19 November 2004 when he was brought on as a second-half substitute for Chris Barker in the 1-0 defeat at home to Preston North End.[2] He played in the FAW Premier Cup defeat to Bangor City later in the season but it would be his last appearance for Cardiff and he was released in May 2005.[3]

He joined Carmarthen Town in July 2005 and since become a prolific goalscorer, scoring his 50th league goal for the side on 28 November 2009 during a 3-1 win over Bala Town.[4] In June 2010, Thomas moved to local rivals Haverfordwest County.

A move to Bridgend Town, before a short-lived return to Carmarthen Town in the summer of 2012. He retired from Welsh Premier League football in October 2012 to join the Cardiff City Academy as coach to their Under-10 players[5]

References[edit]

  • Hayes, Dean (2006). The Who's Who of Cardiff City. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-462-0. 
  1. ^ "ESPN Soccernet". web page. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cardiff 0-1 Preston". BBC Sport. 19 November 2004. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  3. ^ "Croft shown exit door by Cardiff". BBC Sport. 18 May 2005. Retrieved 2008-12-01. 
  4. ^ "Bala Town 1-3 Carmarthen Town". welsh-premier.com. 28 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  5. ^ "Thomas quits Old Gold for new coaching role". Welsh Premier Leaguedate=23 October 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

External links[edit]