Tom Murphy (English footballer)

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Tom Murphy
Personal information
Full name Thomas William Murphy[1]
Date of birth (1991-12-19) 19 December 1991 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Bexley, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Cray Wanderers
Youth career
000?–2008 Gillingham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Gillingham 0 (0)
2010–2011 Lewes 30 (5)
2011 Thurrock 5 (0)
2011 Farnborough 26 (4)
2011–2012 Horsham ? (?)
2012–2013 Margate 16 (5[2])
2013–2015 Dover Athletic 70 (24)
2016 Maidstone United 17 (0)
2016Eastbourne Borough (loan) 2 (0)
2016–2019 Dartford 74 (10)
2018Margate (loan) 4 (1)
2018–2019Tonbridge Angels (loan) 6 (1)
2019– Cray Wanderers 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:30, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Thomas William Murphy (born 19 December 1991) is an English semi-professional footballer who plays for Cray Wanderers.

Career[edit]

The striker made his debut for Gillingham in the Football League Trophy 1–0 defeat against Colchester United on 7 October 2008, replacing Andy Barcham as a substitute in the 74th minute.[3]

He joined Lewes as his next club but after scoring five goals in 30 appearances he was released on 7 February 2011 joining fellow Conference South side Thurrock on 25 February 2011.[4] On 25 June 2011 Murphy signed for Horsham and then in February 2012 for Margate.[5]

After a fruitful spell at Dover Athletic, Murphy signed for newly promoted Maidstone United in the summer of 2016. He joined Eastbourne Borough on loan in November 2016. The following month, at the conclusion of the loan spell, he joined Dartford on a permanent deal.

On 20 November 2018, Murphy returned to Margate on an initial month's loan from Dartford.[6]

On 24 December 2018, Murphy was loaned to Tonbridge Angels on an initial month's loan from Dartford.[7]

On 30 July 2019, Murphy joined Cray Wanderers for the 2019–20 season.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. p. 299. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0.
  2. ^ "Tom Murphy Profile". Aylesbury United F.C. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Gillingham vs Colchester". Gillingham F.C. 7 October 2008. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Thurrock Bag New Striker and Defender". Pitchero Non League. 25 February 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Margate sign former Gills striker". Kent Sport News. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  6. ^ "PLAYER NEWS: Tom Murphy". Dartford F.C. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  7. ^ "PLAYER NEWS: Andre Coker & Tom Murphy". Dartford F.C. 24 December 2018. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Another very good signing with forward Tom Murphy coming to Cray Wanderers". Cray Wanderers F.C. Twitter feed. 30 July 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

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