Ben Thompson (footballer, born 1995)

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Ben Thompson
Ben Thompson Open Training The Den.jpg
Thompson, 2018
Personal information
Full name Ben Rhys Thompson[1]
Date of birth (1995-10-03) 3 October 1995 (age 23)[2]
Place of birth Sidcup, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[3]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Millwall
Number 8
Youth career
2012–2014 Millwall
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– Millwall 69 (1)
2018–2019Portsmouth (loan) 23 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:45, 1 January 2019 (UTC)

Ben Rhys Thompson (born 3 October 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for EFL Championship club Millwall.

Career[edit]

Thompson was born in Sidcup, Greater London.[4] He made his senior debut on 26 August 2014, as a 76th-minute substitute for Jimmy Abdou in a 0–2 home defeat to Southampton in the second round of the League Cup.[5] He was also an unused substitute for the final two games of the 2014–15 Championship season, which ended in relegation to League One. Thompson scored his first Millwall goal against League 2 side Wycombe Wanderers, scoring from an excellent effort 25 yards outside the box.[6]

On 17 August 2018, Thompson joined EFL League One club Portsmouth on a season-long loan.[7] Ben Thompson was recalled on the 6th January 2019 back to his parent club Millwall.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 5 January 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Millwall 2014–15[9] Championship 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2015–16[10] League One 28 1 2 1 0 0 6[a] 0 36 2
2016–17[11] League One 38 0 4 0 2 0 3[b] 0 47 0
2017–18[12] Championship 3 0 3 2 2 0 8 2
2018–19[13] Championship 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 69 1 9 3 6 0 9 0 93 4
Portsmouth (loan) 2018–19[13] League One 23 2 3 1 1[b] 0 27 3
Career total 92 3 12 4 6 0 10 0 120 7
  1. ^ Three appearances in the Football League Trophy and three in the League One play-offs
  2. ^ a b Appearances in the EFL Trophy

Honours[edit]

Millwall

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/06/2014 and 30/06/2014" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Millwall FC Player Profiles: Ben Thompson". Millwall F.C. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Ben Thompson". Millwall F.C. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Ben Thompson". 11v11.com. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Millwall 0–2 Southampton". BBC Sport. 26 August 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.millwallfc.co.uk/teams/first-team/midfielder/ben-thompson/
  7. ^ "Ben Thompson: Portsmouth sign Millwall midfielder on loan". BBC Sport. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  8. ^ https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/sport/17342197.millwalls-ben-thompson-causes-pompey-meltdown-with-recall/
  9. ^ "Games played by Ben Thompson in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Games played by Ben Thompson in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  11. ^ "Games played by Ben Thompson in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Games played by Ben Thompson in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Games played by Ben Thompson in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  14. ^ Hunt, Josh (20 May 2017). "Bradford City 0–1 Millwall". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 May 2018.

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