Thommie Persson

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Thommie Persson
Personal information
Full nameThommie Persson
Date of birth (1984-08-04) 4 August 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Varbergs BoIS
Number 17
Youth career
Bara GIF
Senior career*
2003–2004 Malmö FF 1 (0)
2005–2011 Trelleborgs FF 157 (3)
2012– Varbergs BoIS 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 9 July 2012

Thommie Persson (born 4 August 1984) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Varbergs BoIS as a defender. [1]

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  1. "Thommie Persson". Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
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