George Thompson (footballer, born 1884)

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George Thompson
Personal information
Full name George Alexander Thompson
Date of birth (1884-03-23)23 March 1884
Place of birth South Shields, England
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
South Shields Bertram
South Shields Adelaide
North Shields Athletic
1906–1908 Sheffield United 40 (4)
1908–1910 Derby County 46 (5)
1910–1911 Newcastle United 0 (0)
Teams managed
1925 Luton Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

George Alexander Thompson (23 March 1884 – after 1925) was an English footballer and manager who managed Luton Town for eight months during 1925. Turning professional in 1906, he turned out for Sheffield United, Derby County and Newcastle United before moving into management.[1][2]


  1. ^ Hayes, Dean P. (2002). Completely Top Hatters!. The Book Castle. p. 174. ISBN 1-903747-27-9. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Mike. "George Alexander Thompson". Since 1888. Retrieved 2009-06-21.  (registration & fee required)

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