Ollie Thompson

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Ollie Thompson
Personal information
Full name Oliver Thompson
Date of birth 11 May 1900
Place of birth Wheatley Hill, England
Date of death 1975 (aged 74–75)
Playing position Left half, Right half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Spennymoor United ? (?)
1921–1922 Merthyr Town 0 (0)
1922–1928 Chesterfield 218 (3)
1928–1929 Queens Park Rangers 18 (0)
1929–1932 York City 121 (2)
1932–1933 Halifax Town 41 (1)
1933 Chesterfield 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Oliver "Ollie" Thompson (born 11 May 1900 in Wheatley Hill, County Durham, England, died 1975) was an English footballer.

During his career, he played for Spennymoor United, Merthyr Town, Chesterfield, Queens Park Rangers, York City and Halifax Town.


Thompson joined Merthyr Town from Spennymoor United in 1921.[1] After having made no league appearances for the club, he joined Chesterfield in 1922.[1] After making a total of 218 league appearances for Chesterfield, he joined Queens Park Rangers in 1928, who he made a total of 18 league appearances for.[1] Thompson joined York City in June 1929 from Queens Park Rangers and was the team's captain for their first three seasons in the Football League.[2] After making a total of 133 appearances,[2] he joined Halifax Town in 1932.[1] He made 41 league appearances for the club, and re-joined Chesterfield in 1933, but made no league appearances for them.[1] However, he stayed at the club as a trainer until 1966.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 - 1939. Tony Brown. p. 258. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ a b c Batters, Dave (1990). "York City Stars". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. p. 207. ISBN 0-907969-69-0.