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Adam Thompson

Name: Adam Lee Thompson
Born: 28 September 1992, Harlow (England)
Height: 6.01 ft
Weight: 11.08 st
Position: Defender

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Full, Under-21, Under-19, Under-17.

Club Career:
Teams...... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- -League- FA Cup FL Cup Other 
Watford.... 10/11-13/14 ...... Youth ..7(7)/1 ...... 2(0)/0
Brentford.. 11/12 ..... Aug-11 .Loan ..8(0)/0 ............. 2(0)/1
Brentford.. 11/12 ..... Feb-12 .Loan ..8(4)/0
Wycombe W.. 12/13 ..... Aug-12 .Loan ..2(0)/0 
Barnet .... 12/13 ..... Jan-13 .Loan ..0(1)/0 
Southend U. 13/14-16/17 Aug-13 .Free 105(5)/3 3(1)/0 1(0)/0 6(0)/0
Bury ...... 17/18- date
Bradford C. 17/18 ..... Aug-17 .Loan ..4(5)/0 1(1)/0 ...... 3(0)/1

A regular for Northern Ireland at Youth level, Adam Thompson starred at the 2010 Milk Cup, scoring against Mexico during the group stage. He was elevated to the Under-21 team in September 2010 while still short of his eighteenth birthday.

A graduate of Watford's Academy, Thompson made his firstteam debut in a Carling Cup defeat by Notts County on 24th August 2010. He agreed his first professional contract that November. Among his colleagues at Vicarage Road are fellow Northern Ireland Under-21 internationals Lee Hodson and Michael Bryan. He received his first senior call-up for the Carling Nations Cup game against Scotland in February 2011 and made his d├ębut as a second half substitute in a 3-0 defeat.

Thompson joined Brentford on a months loan early in the 2011/12 season and again in February. Early in the 2012/13 season he was off on another temporary deal, this time to Wycombe Wanderers. This was followed by a loan spell with Barnet, though the move was cut-short by a serious shoulder injury.

In August 2013 Thompson was loaned out again, this time to League Two side Southend United. The following January he became free to talk to clubs as he approached the end of his contract with Watford. Following interest from a host of clubs he decided to join the Shrimpers permanently, signing an 18 month deal.

During the 2013/14 season Thompson captained the Northern Ireland Under-21 side while remaining on the fringes of the senior squad.

Irish FA
Watford FC

Northern Ireland Cap Details:
09-02-2011 Scotland.... N L 0-3 CNC sub
24-05-2011 Rep. Ireland A L 0-5 CNC sent-off
still active

Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details:
03-09-2010 San Marino... H W 4-0 ECQ
07-09-2010 Germany...... A L 0-3 ECQ
15-11-2011 Serbia....... H L 0-2 ECQ
19-05-2012 FYR Macedonia A L 0-1 ECQ
15-08-2012 Hungary...... A L 2-3 FR
07-09-2012 FYR Macedonia H L 1-3 ECQ
10-09-2012 Denmark...... A L 0-3 ECQ
09-11-2012 England...... A L 0-2 FR
14-08-2013 Denmark...... H L 1-4 FR. 1 goal
09-09-2013 Belgium...... A L 0-1 ECQ
14-11-2013 Italy........ A L 0-3 ECQ

Summary: 11/1. Won 1, Drew 0, Lost 10.