Paul Thompson (footballer)

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Paul Thompson
Personal information
Full name Paul Derek Zetland Thompson
Date of birth (1973-04-17) 17 April 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Redheugh Boys Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1995 Hartlepool United 56 (9)
1995–1997 Gateshead 80 (23)
1997–1999 Stevenage Borough 21 (2)
1999 Gateshead (loan) 7 (2)
1999–2004 Gateshead 163 (46)
2004 Bishop Auckland[1] 5 (2)
2004 Blyth Spartans ? (2)
2004–2005 Whitley Bay[2] 13 (4)
2005–2008 Gateshead 100 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Paul Derek Zetland Thompson (born 17 April 1973) is a retired English footballer who played as a striker.

Thompson started his career with Redheugh Boys Club before signing for Hartlepool United in 1991. Thompson moved to non-league Gateshead in 1995, where he became the club's record goalscorer, scoring 130 goals in 439 total appearances during four stints at the club. He also had spells with Stevenage Borough, Bishop Auckland, Blyth Spartans & Whitley Bay.

From 2007–2010, Thompson was a coach at Gateshead, but left after the 2009–10 season as he was unable to commit to a full time role for the following season.[3]

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  1. ^ Appearances and goals for this season are taken from:
    "2004/2005 Appearances / Goals". Bishop Auckland FC – Supporters’ Website. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Appearances and goals for this season are taken from:
    "Whitley Bay Match Stats". Whitley Bay FC. Archived from the original on 14 May 2005. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
    Fox, Peter (23 October 2004). "Whitley Bay V Newcastle Blue Star". Whitley Bay FC. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
    Fox, Peter (6 November 2004). "Walker Central V Whitley Bay". Whitley Bay FC. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
    Fox, Peter (20 November 2004). "Thackley V Whitley Bay". Whitley Bay FC. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
    Fox, Peter (23 November 2004). "Easington Colliery V Whitley Bay". Whitley Bay FC. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
    Fox, Peter (1 February 2005). "Whitley Bay V Bedlington Terriers". Whitley Bay FC. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Bowron, Jeff (28 April 2010). "End of an era for Wrightson and Thompson". Gateshead F.C. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 

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