Jacob Thomas (soccer)
|Full name||Jacob Thomas|
|Date of birth||February 14, 1977|
|Place of birth||Austin, Texas, U.S.|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|1996–1999||Austin Lone Stars||?||(?)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 January 2008|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 December 2006
After one season of college soccer, playing for the Saint Louis University, Thomas played for the Austin Lone Stars in the USISL. In 1999 Thomas went to Germany and joined Regionalliga Nord club Eintracht Braunschweig where he played for the next five years, including one season in the 2. Bundesliga. In 2004, he moved to VfB Lübeck, where he remained for two seasons. On March 28, 2006 he was signed by the Columbus Crew. He was released after the 2007 season.
- "Thomas, Jacob" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
- "Columbus signs midfielder Thomas". ESPN soccernet. March 31, 2006.
- "Pferde haben den Fußball verdrängt" (in German). Braunschweiger Zeitung. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
- "Interview with Franz Merkhoffer" (in German). wirsindeintracht.de. Retrieved 27 December 2012.[permanent dead link]