Tom Murphy (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 25)[1]
Place of birth Bexley, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Dartford
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)
2016 Eastbourne Borough
2016– Dartford
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 December 2016 (UTC).

Thomas William "Tom" Murphy (born 19 December 1991) is an English semi-professional footballer who plays for Maidstone United.

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.

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. 2012-12-19. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. ^ "Gillingham vs Colchester". Gillingham F.C. 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2009-09-14. 
  4. ^ "Thurrock Bag New Striker and Defender". Pitchero Non League. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  5. ^ "Margate sign former Gills striker". Kent Sport News. 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 

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