Scott M. Thomson

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Scott Thomson
Personal information
Full name Scott Munro Thomson
Date of birth (1972-01-29) 29 January 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1988–1990 Shrewsbury Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Brechin City 41 (6)
1991–1996 Aberdeen 19 (1)
1996–1998 Raith Rovers 63 (4)
1998–2009 Dunfermline Athletic 312 (22)
2009–2010 East Fife 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 June 2010.

Scott Munro Thomson (born 29 January 1972) is a former Scottish professional football player


Thomson began his career with a short spell at English football league side Shrewsbury Town. In 1991 he headed north to play for Brechin City before moving to Aberdeen where he spent five seasons. He was called up for the Scotland U-21's twice but was injured both times.

After falling out of favour with 'The Dons', he moved to Fife side Raith Rovers. It was here he was noticed by former Dunfermline Athletic boss Bert Paton and brought to East End Park. It wasn't until the Jimmy Calderwood era that his full potential developed. He ended his career at East Fife, where he scored once against former club Brechin City.[1]

On the 8 August 2007 Thomson had his testimonial against a star-studded Manchester United XI team which featured players such as Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney, Mikaël Silvestre, Paul Scholes and new signing Owen Hargreaves. United eased their way to a 4-0 victory.[2]

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  1. ^ "East Fife 2-0 Brechin City". BBC. 8 August 2009. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "United win Thomson's testimonial". BBC News. 2007-08-09. Retrieved August 9, 2007. 

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