Ryan Thomas (footballer)

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This article is about the New Zealand football player. For the American soccer player, see Ryan Thomas (soccer).
Ryan Thomas
Personal information
Full name Ryan Jared Thomas
Date of birth (1994-12-20) 20 December 1994 (age 21)
Place of birth Te Puke, New Zealand
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
PEC Zwolle
Number 30
Youth career
Waikato FC
Western Suburbs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Waikato FC 18 (4)
2013– PEC Zwolle 63 (6)
National team
2013– New Zealand U20 7 (1)
2014– New Zealand 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 July 2016.

Ryan Jared Thomas (born 20 December 1994, in Te Puke) is a New Zealand professional footballer who currently plays as a winger for PEC Zwolle in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Club career[edit]

On 20 April 2014, Ryan Thomas scored two goals as PEC Zwolle came from a goal behind to win the KNVB Cup 5-1 over favourites, AFC Ajax. [1]

International career[edit]

Ryan made his international debut for New Zealand when he played in a 2-4 friendly loss to Japan in March 2014. He then made his second appearance when he played in a friendly against South Africa on 30 May 2014.



Waikato FC
PEC Zwolle


  1. ^ "PEC Zwolle win KNVB Cup after hammering Ajax". Football Oranje. Retrieved 2016-04-11.