Rod Thomas

Date of birth11 January 1947
Place of birthGlyncorrwg
NationalityWelsh
PositionDefender

With Derby County, 1st Division Champion 1975.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Swindon Town 01 Jul 1964 01 Nov 1973
Derby County 01 Nov 1973 01 Nov 1977
Cardiff City 01 Nov 1977 01 Mar 1982

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1973-74 Derby County FA Cup 1
1973-74 Derby County League Division One 4
1974-75 Derby County FA Cup 2
1974-75 Derby County League Division One 22
1974-75 Derby County UEFA Cup 1
1975-76 Derby County European Cup 4
1975-76 Derby County FA Cup 5
1975-76 Derby County League Cup 2
1975-76 Derby County League Division One 40
1976-77 Derby County FA Cup 2
1976-77 Derby County League Cup 6
1976-77 Derby County League Division One 21
2
1976-77 Derby County UEFA Cup 4
1977-78 Derby County League Cup 1
1977-78 Derby County League Division One 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 Dec 1973 Everton v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1974 Derby County v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
05 Jan 1974 Derby County v Boston United D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
23 Mar 1974 Derby County v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1974 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1974 Coventry City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1974 Liverpool v Derby County D 2-2 League Division One
11 Dec 1974 Velez Mostar v Derby County L 4-1
Agg: 5-4
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
14 Dec 1974 Derby County v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1974 Luton Town v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
11 Jan 1975 Derby County v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County W 0-1 League Division One
27 Jan 1975 Derby County v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Derby County L 4-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1975 Derby County v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
18 Feb 1975 Derby County v Leeds United L 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
22 Feb 1975 Derby County v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1975 Ipswich Town v Derby County L 3-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1975 Derby County v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1975 Chelsea v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1975 Derby County v Stoke City L 1-2 League Division One
22 Mar 1975 Newcastle United v Derby County W 0-2 League Division One
29 Mar 1975 Derby County v Luton Town W 5-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1975 Burnley v Derby County W 2-5 League Division One
01 Apr 1975 Derby County v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1975 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1975 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1975 Derby County v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1975 Leicester City v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1975 Derby County v Carlisle United D 0-0 League Division One
16 Aug 1975 Sheffield United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1975 Coventry City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1975 Derby County v Queens Park Rangers L 1-5 League Division One
27 Aug 1975 Derby County v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
30 Aug 1975 Everton v Derby County L 2-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1975 Derby County v Burnley W 3-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1975 Derby County v Huddersfield Town W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
13 Sep 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Derby County W 2-3 League Division One
17 Sep 1975 Slovan Bratislava v Derby County L 1-0 European Cup 1st round 1st leg
20 Sep 1975 Derby County v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1975 Derby County v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1975 Stoke City v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
01 Oct 1975 Derby County v Slovan Bratislava W 3-0
Agg: 3-1
European Cup 1st round 2nd leg
04 Oct 1975 Derby County v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1975 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
11 Oct 1975 Norwich City v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1975 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
22 Oct 1975 Derby County v Real Madrid W 4-1 European Cup 2nd round 1st leg
25 Oct 1975 Liverpool v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1975 Derby County v Leeds United W 3-2 League Division One
05 Nov 1975 Real Madrid v Derby County L 5-1
Agg: 6-5
European Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Nov 1975 Arsenal v Derby County W 0-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1975 Derby County v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
29 Nov 1975 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 3-2 League Division One
06 Dec 1975 Birmingham City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1975 Derby County v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1975 Leicester City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1975 Derby County v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Derby County v Everton W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1976 Derby County v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
17 Jan 1976 Burnley v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
24 Jan 1976 Derby County v Liverpool W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1976 Derby County v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1976 Newcastle United v Derby County L 4-3 League Division One
14 Feb 1976 Derby County v Southend United W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1976 Derby County v Arsenal W 2-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 West Ham United v Derby County W 1-2 League Division One
25 Feb 1976 Manchester United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1976 Derby County v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
02 Mar 1976 Leeds United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1976 Derby County v Newcastle United W 4-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
20 Mar 1976 Middlesbrough v Derby County W 0-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1976 Derby County v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1976 Derby County v Birmingham City W 4-2 League Division One
03 Apr 1976 Derby County v Manchester United L 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
10 Apr 1976 Manchester City v Derby County L 4-3 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 Derby County v Leicester City D 2-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Aston Villa v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1976 Derby County v Everton L 1-3 League Division One
21 Aug 1976 Newcastle United v Derby County D 2-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1976 Derby County v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1976 Derby County v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1976 Doncaster Rovers v Derby County W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
04 Sep 1976 Leeds United v Derby County L 2-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 Derby County v Liverpool L 2-3 League Division One
15 Sep 1976 Derby County v Finn Harps W 12-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1976 Norwich City v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1976 Derby County v Notts County D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1976 Finn Harps v Derby County W 1-4
Agg: 1-16
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1976 Birmingham City v Derby County L 5-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1976 Notts County v Derby County W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round replay
16 Oct 1976 Derby County v Tottenham Hotspur W 8-2 League Division One
20 Oct 1976 AEK Athens v Derby County L 2-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1976 Stoke City v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
26 Oct 1976 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County D 1-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1976 Derby County v Bristol City W 2-0 League Division One
03 Nov 1976 Derby County v AEK Athens L 2-3
Agg: 2-5
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1976 Queens Park Rangers v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
08 Nov 1976 Derby County v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League Cup 4th round replay
20 Nov 1976 Everton v Derby County L 2-0 League Division One
27 Nov 1976 Derby County v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1976 Derby County v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Cup Quarter-final
04 Dec 1976 Manchester City v Derby County L 3-2 League Division One
15 Dec 1976 Derby County v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
18 Dec 1976 Ipswich Town v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1976 Derby County v Leicester City W 1-0 League Division One
15 Jan 1977 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 2-0 League Division One
19 Jan 1977 Derby County v Blackpool W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
02 Feb 1977 Derby County v Colchester United W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
05 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Derby County L 3-1 League Division One
05 Mar 1977 West Bromwich Albion v Derby County L 1-0 League Division One
09 Mar 1977 Derby County v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1977 Derby County v Orient W 3-1 League Cup 2nd round
03 Sep 1977 Derby County v Manchester United L 0-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1977 Chelsea v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1966-67 Wales Abandoned 1
1966-67 Wales UEFA European Championship 1
1966-67 Wales Under-23 1
1967-68 Wales Abandoned 1
1967-68 Wales International Friendly 1
1968-69 Wales British Home Championship 2
1968-69 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1968-69 Wales International Friendly 1
1969-70 Wales Amateur 2
1969-70 Wales British Home Championship 3
1969-70 Wales EAC 1
1969-70 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
1969-70 Wales Prince of Wales Investiture 1
1969-70 Wales Under-23 2
1970-71 Wales British Home Championship 3
1970-71 Wales UEFA European Championship 2
1970-71 Wales Under-23 1
1971-72 Wales British Home Championship 3
1971-72 Wales UEFA European Championship 3
1972-73 Wales British Home Championship 3
1972-73 Wales FIFA World Cup 3
1973-74 Wales Amateur 1
1973-74 Wales British Home Championship 3
1973-74 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1974-75 Wales British Home Championship 3
1974-75 Wales UEFA European Championship 4
1975-76 Wales British Home Championship 1
1975-76 Wales UEFA European Championship 2
1975-76 Wales UEFA Under-18 2
1
1976-77 Wales British Home Championship 3
1976-77 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1977-78 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
1977-78 Wales International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Nov 1966 Wales v Scotland L 0-6 U23
22 Feb 1967 Northern Ireland v Wales L 2-1 Abd
12 Apr 1967 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
20 Mar 1968 Wales v Northern Ireland L 0-1 Abd
08 May 1968 Wales v Germany D 1-1 International Friendly
23 Oct 1968 Wales v Italy L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
26 Mar 1969 West Germany v Wales D 1-1 International Friendly
07 May 1969 England v Wales L 2-1 British Home Championship
10 May 1969 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
28 Jul 1969 Wales v Rest of the UK L 0-1 Prince of Wales Investiture
01 Oct 1969 England v Wales L 2-0 Under-23
22 Oct 1969 Wales v East Germany L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
04 Nov 1969 Italy v Wales L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
29 Nov 1969 Wales v England L 0-1 Amateur
10 Jan 1970 Northern Ireland v Wales L 3-1 Amateur
14 Jan 1970 Scotland v Wales D 1-1 U23
28 Feb 1970 Scotland v Wales W 0-3 EAC Group 1
18 Apr 1970 Wales v England D 1-1 British Home Championship
22 Apr 1970 Scotland v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
25 Apr 1970 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship
11 Nov 1970 Wales v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
02 Dec 1970 Wales v England D 0-0 U23
21 Apr 1971 Wales v Czechoslovakia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 1
15 May 1971 Wales v Scotland D 0-0 British Home Championship
19 May 1971 England v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1971 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
13 Oct 1971 Wales v Finland W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
27 Oct 1971 Czechoslovakia v Wales L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
24 Nov 1971 Romania v Wales L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
20 May 1972 Wales v England L 0-3 British Home Championship
24 May 1972 Scotland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
27 May 1972 Wales v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Home Championship
15 Nov 1972 Wales v England L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
24 Jan 1973 England v Wales D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
28 Mar 1973 Wales v Poland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
12 May 1973 Wales v Scotland L 0-2 British Home Championship
15 May 1973 England v Wales L 3-0 British Home Championship
19 May 1973 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
26 Sep 1973 Poland v Wales L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
23 Feb 1974 Scotland v Wales D 1-1 Amateur
11 May 1974 Wales v England L 0-2 British Home Championship
14 May 1974 Scotland v Wales L 2-0 British Home Championship
18 May 1974 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship
30 Oct 1974 Wales v Hungary W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
20 Nov 1974 Wales v Luxembourg W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
16 Apr 1975 Hungary v Wales W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
01 May 1975 Luxembourg v Wales W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 2
17 May 1975 Wales v Scotland D 2-2 British Home Championship
21 May 1975 England v Wales D 2-2 British Home Championship
23 May 1975 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
19 Nov 1975 Wales v Austria W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
03 Mar 1976 England v Wales W 2-3 UEFA U18 Preliminary
24 Apr 1976 Yugoslavia v Wales L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
08 May 1976 Wales v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
01 Jun 1976 Wales v Italy W 1-0 UEFA U18 Group A
30 Mar 1977 Wales v Czechoslovakia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
28 May 1977 Wales v Scotland D 0-0 British Home Championship
31 May 1977 England v Wales W 0-1 British Home Championship
03 Jun 1977 Northern Ireland v Wales D 1-1 British Home Championship
06 Sep 1977 Wales v Kuwait D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 1977 Wales v Scotland L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 7
16 Nov 1977 Czechoslovakia v Wales L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.