Tom Connor

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Thomas Connor
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Personal information
Full nameThomas Alexander Connor
Date of birth (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
2001 Eastern Suburbs
2002–2005 APIA Leichhardt FC
2006 Pisa Calcio
Senior career*
2006 APIA Leichhardt FC 2
2007 Cascina Calcio
2008–2009 US Pontedera 1912 15
2010 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Alexander Connor (born 18 April 1990, in Sydney) is an Australian goalkeeper.

Club career

Connor started his first season in senior football at NSW Premier League side APIA Leichhardt after impressing in the club's youth ranks. Making his senior debut in a 4-1 win against Blacktown City Demons [1]

In 2005 and 2006 Connor went with APIA Leichhardt's U20 team to the annual Viareggio Cup. During the 2006 tournament he was invited to train with Pisa Calcio before his return to Australia. The following season Connor was offered a place in their youth set up.

After numerous difficulties with F.I.G.C. and FIFA non-EU status regulations Connor was forced to move to play his football with Serie D side Cascina Calcio. After having more contractual problems he finally settled down after moving to US Pontedera 1912 [2] with his previous coach Marco Masi.

His time at Pontedera saw Connor play against bigger and more important teams like Empoli FC [3] and AS Lucchese. [4]

In 2010/2011 Thomas spent his time in Croatia with Dinamo Zagreb.

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  1. "APIA's season opener against Blacktown". January 2006.
  2. "US Pontedera 1912's team list". July 2009.
  3. "Pontedera v Empoli". Pianeta Empoli. August 2009.
  4. "AS Lucchese wins again". Ale Lucca. October 2008.