Peter Thomson (footballer)

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Peter Thomson
Personal information
Full name Peter David Thomson
Date of birth (1977-06-30) 30 June 1977 (age 39)[1]
Place of birth Bury, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
199?–1995 Stand Athletic FC.
1995–1997 Bury
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 Chorley 7 (3)
1997–1999 Lancaster City 28 (24)
1999–2000 NAC Breda 5 (0)
2000–2002 Luton Town 11 (2)
2001 Rushden & Diamonds (loan) 2 (1)
2002 Morecambe 3 (1)
2002–2003 Southport 28 (15)
2003–2005 Lancaster City 30 (14)
2005–2006 Stafford Rangers 25 (10)
2006–2007 Altrincham 7 (1)
2007 Barrow 3 (1)
2007 FC United of Manchester
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:20, 16 September 2007 (UTC).

Peter David Thomson (born 30 June 1977 in Bury, England) was a professional footballer.


Thomson began his career with Bury 1995. He joined Lancaster City on his release in the summer of 1997 and made an immediate impact in the Northern Premier League and his impressive scoring form of 24 goals in 28 appearances earned him a move to Dutch side NAC Breda for a five figure fee. He made five premier league team appearances for the Dutch side without scoring.

Thomson joined Luton Town in 2000. In two seasons at Kenilworth Road he made 11 League appearances, scoring 3 goals. Scoring twice against Stoke City in a memorable 3-1 away win. He also played two League games whilst on loan at Rushden & Diamonds, scoring once on his debut.

He had a brief spell with Morecambe, scoring against Dagenham & Redbridge on his home debut with an overhead kick. Thomson joined Southport in July 2002. He returned to Lancaster City in December 2003 and enjoyed further success with Stafford Rangers in the summer of 2005. After his debut in a July 2006 friendly at Cammell Laird, injury sidelined him for the rest of the friendlies and the first months of the season. Made his Reserve debut in October 2006 and his first start for the first team came at Halifax on New Year's Day 2007, where he scored but he was unable to command a regular place in the team and his contract was paid up at the end of March 2007.

He joined Barrow in June 2007 but was released in September having only played a handful of games. Thomson's last competitive game was for FC United of Manchester in the Northern Premier League First division North, he scored on his debut verus Ossett Albian during a match the rebels won 3-1. But only appeared in three more games before retiring from semi pro football.


  1. ^ "Peter Thomson". ESPN. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 

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