O'Neil Thompson

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O'Neil Thompson
Personal information
Full name O'Neil Anthony Michael Tyrone Thompson[1]
Date of birth (1983-08-11) 11 August 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current club Boys' Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Boys' Town ? (?)
2007–2009 Notodden FK 46 (1)
2009–2010 Barnsley 1 (0)
2010 Burton Albion (loan) 2 (0)
2010 Hereford United (loan) 6 (0)
2011– Boys' Town 15 (0)
National team
2006– Jamaica 20 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 January 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 January 2011

O'Neil Anthony Michael Tyrone Thompson (born 11 August 1983) is a Jamaican international footballer who professionally for Boys' Town. Thompson can play as either a defender or midfielder.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Kingston, Thompson began his senior career with Boys' Town in 2003. He moved to Norwegian side Notodden FK in 2007, spending three seasons with the club. He then moved to English side Barnsley in August 2009.[2] On 18 January 2010 Thompson moved to League Two side Burton Albion on a month-long loan.[3] On 14 May 2010, Thompson was set to join Darlington,[4] but the deal fell through, and he later signed a loan deal with Hereford United.

On 1 November 2010, Barnsley, Hereford, and Thompson agreed to cancel the player's contracts after he said he wanted to return home to Jamaica,[5] Thompson made a total of 11 appearances in English football across all competitions.[6] where he re-signed for Boys' Town in January 2011.

International career[edit]

Thompson made his international debut for Jamaica in an April 2006 friendly match against the United States.

Thompson has played at the 2008 Caribbean Championship and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup, as well as in 2 World Cup Qualifying matches.[7]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 406. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ "Thompson Deal Agreed". Barnsley Football Club. 7 August 2009. Retrieved 7 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Burton Albion sign Barnsley defender O'Neil Thompson". BBC Sport. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Darlington set to sign O'Neil Thompson from Barnsley". BBC Sport. 14 May 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "O'Neil Thompson Leaves Club". Hereford United F.C. official website. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  6. ^ O'Neil Thompson career stats at Soccerbase
  7. ^ O'Neil ThompsonFIFA competition record