Thomas Robson (footballer, born 1995)

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Thomas Robson
Personal information
Full nameThomas Robson
Date of birth (1995-09-11) 11 September 1995 (age 23) [1]
Place of birth Stanley, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) [1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Partick Thistle
Number 15
Youth career
0000–2012 Darlington
2012–2014 Sunderland
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2014–2018 Sunderland 1 (0)
2017Limerick (loan) 22 (0)
2018–2019 Falkirk 39 (2)
2019– Partick Thistle 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 21 June 2019 (UTC)

Thomas Robson (born 11 September 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Partick Thistle.

In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

Partick Thistle F.C. Scottish football club

Partick Thistle Football Club are a professional football club from Glasgow, Scotland. Despite their name, the club are based at Firhill Stadium in the Maryhill area of the city, and have not played in Partick since 1908. The club have been members of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) since its formation in 2013. Thistle currently compete in the Scottish Championship, the second tier of the SPFL structure, following relegation via play-offs from the Scottish Premiership in the 2017–18 season.

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Career

Robson began his career with local side Sunderland and progressed through the youth teams at the Stadium of Light and made his Premier League debut on 15 May 2016 in a 2–2 draw away at Watford. [2] [3] Robson had a short spell on loan at League of Ireland Premier Division side Limerick. [4]

Sunderland A.F.C. Association football club

Sunderland Association Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Sunderland play in League One, the third tier of English football. Since its formation in 1879, the club has won six top-flight titles, a total only bettered by five other clubs, and has finished runners-up five times. The club has also won the FA Cup twice and been runners-up twice, as well as winning the FA Community Shield in 1936 and being finalists the following year. Sunderland have also been Football League Cup finalists in 1985 and 2014.

Stadium of Light all-seater football stadium in Sunderland, England and home to Sunderland A.F.C.

The Stadium of Light is an all-seater football stadium in Sunderland, England and the eighth and current home to Sunderland A.F.C. With space for 49,000 spectators, the Stadium of Light is the ninth largest stadium in England. The stadium primarily hosts Sunderland A.F.C. home matches. The stadium was named by chairman Bob Murray to reflect the coal mining heritage of the North East and the former Monkwearmouth Colliery site on which it stands. A Davy lamp monument stands at the entrance to reflect the coal mining industry that brought prosperity to the town.

Premier League Association football league in England

The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League (EFL).

In December 2017, Robson agreed to join Scottish Championship side Falkirk from 1 January 2018 on an initial six-month contract. [5] On 19 May 2018, Robson agreed a one-year extension with Falkirk. [6]

Scottish Championship

The Scottish Championship, known for sponsorship reasons as the Ladbrokes Championship, is the second tier of the Scottish Professional Football League, the league competition for men's professional football clubs in Scotland. The Scottish Championship was established in July 2013, after the Scottish Professional Football League was formed by a merger of the Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League.

Falkirk F.C. association football club

Falkirk Football Club is a Scottish professional association football club based in the town of Falkirk. The club was founded in 1876 and competes in the Scottish League One, the third tier of Scottish football, as a member of the Scottish Professional Football League. The club was elected to the Second Division of the Scottish Football League in 1902–03, was promoted to the First Division after two seasons and achieved its highest league position in the early 1900s when it was runner-up to Celtic in 1907–08 and 1909–10. The football club was registered as a Limited Liability Company in April 1905 – Falkirk Football & Athletic Club Ltd.

Following Falkirk’s relegation, Robson left the club in the summer of 2019 and subsequently signed for Partick Thistle on a one-year deal. [7]

Career statistics

As of 25 June 2019
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague CupOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Sunderland 2015–16 [8] Premier League 10000010
2016–17 [9] Premier League00000000
2017–18 [10] Championship 00000000
Total1000000010
Sunderland U23s 2016–17 [9] Premier League 2 - Div 1 4 [lower-alpha 1] 040
Limerick (loan) 2017 [11] League of Ireland 1700000170
Falkirk 2017–18 [10] Scottish Championship 182300000212
2018–19 [12] Scottish Championship21010202 [lower-alpha 2] 0260
Total392402020472
Partick Thistle 2019–20 [13] Scottish Championship0000000000
Career total572402060692
  1. Appearances in the EFL Trophy
  2. Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup

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