Dominic Thompson (footballer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dominic Thompson
Personal information
Full name Dominic Lewis Thompson[1]
Date of birth (2000-07-26) 26 July 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Willesden, England
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Brentford
Number 2
Youth career
2012–2019 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Brentford 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:38, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

Dominic Lewis Thompson (born 26 July 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back for Brentford. He is a product of the Arsenal academy.

Club career[edit]

Arsenal[edit]

After beginning his career as a central midfielder,[2] Thompson signed a two-year schoolboy contract with Arsenal in May 2012.[3] He was developed as a left back and progressed through the Hale End Academy to sign a professional contract in June 2018.[2][4] During the 2018–19 season, he was an unused substitute with the EFL Trophy squad on four occasions and was a travelling reserve for the first team's dead rubber Europa League group stage match versus FC Vorskla Poltava in November 2018.[3][5] Thompson failed to win a call into a first team squad before his departure in August 2019.[6][5]

Brentford[edit]

On 7 August 2019, Thompson joined Championship club Brentford on a three year contract, with the option of a further year, for an undisclosed fee.[6] Six days later, he made his debut with a start in an EFL Cup first round shootout defeat to Cambridge United.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Thompson is the son of Neville Thompson and his older brother is Greg Thompson, both of whom have competed in discus.[3] He is an Arsenal supporter.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 13 August 2019
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arsenal U21 2018–19[8] 0 0 0 0
Brentford 2019–20[7] Championship 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Career total 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notification of shirt numbers: Brentford" (PDF). English Football League. p. 9. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Dominic Thompson". www.arsenal.com. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Get To Know: Dominic Thompson". www.brentfordfc.com. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  4. ^ Watts, Charles (29 November 2018). "Who is Dominic Thompson? Arsenal's teenage star selected for FC Vorskla trip". footballlondon. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  5. ^ a b Dominic Thompson at Soccerway. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Brentford sign Dominic Thompson from Arsenal". www.brentfordfc.com. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Games played by Dominic Thompson in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Games played by Dominic Thompson in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 8 August 2019.

External links[edit]