Danny Thomson

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Danny Thomson
Personal information
Full name Daniel Thomson
Date of birth (1991-02-24) 24 February 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing position Central midfielder
Youth career
Heart of Midlothian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Heart of Midlothian[1] 0 (0)
2011 Clyde (loan) 5 (0)
2011–2012 Raith Rovers (loan) 12 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Scotland U17[2] 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 January 2012.

Danny Thomson (born 24 February 1991 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish footballer who last played for Heart of Midlothian, as a midfielder. He has also played for Clyde and Raith Rovers on loan.

Career[edit]

Hearts[edit]

A member of Heart of Midlothian (Hearts) youth team,[3] Thomson signed a new contract with the club in January 2010.[4] Having yet to make his first team debut for Hearts Thomson was loaned to Clyde and Raith Rovers to get first team experience. On 29 January 2013, Thomson was released by the club, having made no first team appearances.[5]

Clyde[edit]

Thomson went out on loan to Clyde in February 2011 to gain first team experience until the end of the season,[6] making his debut on 15 February against Berwick Rangers.[7] In all he made five appearances for Clyde.[8]

Raith Rovers[edit]

At the start of the 2011–12 season Thomson was once again sent out on loan by Hearts this time to Scottish First Division team Raith Rovers. He made his debut as a substitute against Cowdenbeath in the Challenge Cup on 23 July 2011.[9] The following week he scored his first goal for the club against Montrose in the Scottish League Cup.[10] His last game came on 26 December against Ayr United,[11] and on 5 January 2012 his loan expired and he returned to Hearts.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 29 January 2012[13][14]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Clyde 2010–11 season 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Raith Rovers 2011–12 season 12 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 16 1
Total 17 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 21 1

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of fellow footballer Jason Thomson.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hearts Profile". Hearts News. Hearts Fc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Daniel Thomson – U17 Squad". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "HNT: Danny will bounce back". Hearts News. Heart of Midlothian F.C. 1 October 2008. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Two more starlets sign up". Heart of Midlothian F.C. 14 January 2010. Archived from the original on 3 August 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Duo depart". heartsfc.co.uk. Heart of Midlothian F.C. 29 January 2013. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Clyde Profile". Clyde Fc.co.uk. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Clyde 2–0 Berwick Rangers". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 February 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "2010–11 Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Raith Rovers 2–1 Cowdenbeath". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 23 July 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Montrose 1 – 4 Raith Rovers". BBC Sport. BBC. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Ayr United 1–1 Raith Rovers". BBC Sport. BBC. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Hearts Pair Loan Deals Extended". raithroversfc.com. Raith Rovers FC. 5 January 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  13. ^ "Danny Thomson Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  14. ^ "Danny Thomson Stats". Soccerway. Retrieved 7 January 2012.