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Andy Thomas (footballer born 1977)

Personal information
Full nameAndrew Thomas
Place of birthChester, England
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubAirbus UK

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Andrew Thomas (born 14 December 1977 in Chester) is an English footballer, currently a defender with Welsh side Airbus UK.

Thomas began his career as a trainee with Wrexham, playing in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in the 1995-96 season against FC Petrolul Ploieşti. He turned professional in August 1996, but failed to make any further first team appearances and was released in 1997.

He joined Connah's Quay Nomads and began a lengthy career in Welsh football. He moved to Cwmbran Town in the 1999-2000 season, but played just twice before returning to Connah's Quay. In 2001 he joined Newtown, moving to Airbus UK in August 2003. At the end of this first season with Airbus, they won the Cymru Alliance and with it promotion to the Welsh Premier League.

He spent the 2005-06 season on a dual registration with both Airbus UK and Cymru Alliance side Halkyn United.

In November 2007, Thomas was appointed as assistant manager of Airbus UK.

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