Mickey Thomas (footballer)
Michael Reginald Thomas (born 7 July 1954) is a former Welsh footballer who played as a winger. At club level, he played for Wrexham, Manchester United, Everton, Brighton & Hove Albion, Stoke City, Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion, Derby County, Shrewsbury Town and Leeds United. As a Welsh international, he made 51 appearances and scored four goals.
|Full name||Michael Reginald Thomas|
|Date of birth||7 July 1954|
|Place of birth||Mochdre, Wales|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|1981–1982||Brighton & Hove Albion||20||(0)|
|1985–1986||West Bromwich Albion||20||(0)|
|1986||→ Derby County (loan)||9||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas began his career with local side Wrexham where he spent eight seasons and earned a move to Manchester United in 1978. After three seasons at Old Trafford, Thomas had short spells at Everton and Brighton & Hove Albion before joining Stoke City in August 1982. After one and a half seasons at the Victoria Ground, he moved on to Chelsea, with whom he helped gain promotion in 1983–84. He then played for West Bromwich Albion and Derby County and also spent two years in the United States playing indoor football for Wichita Wings. He moved back to England in 1988 to play for Shrewsbury Town and Leeds United before making returns to Stoke City and Wrexham.