Wayne Thomas

Date of birth17 May 1979
Place of birthGloucester
NationalityEnglish
Weight75 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

A summer signing of some potential, Wayne Thomas quickly established himself in the Stoke City side in 2000-01 and showed a growing level of confidence throughout the season.

A promising central defender he is good in the air, firm in the tackle and is physically fit and strong.

Wayne joined Burnley in July 2005 with a three-year contract.

He joined Doncaster Rovers in August 2010 with a one-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Torquay United 04 Jul 1997 05 Jun 2000
Stoke City 05 Jun 2000 30 Jun 2005
Burnley 04 Jul 2005 16 Aug 2007
Southampton 16 Aug 2007 30 Jun 2010
Doncaster Rovers 10 Aug 2010 30 Jun 2011
Atromitos 08 Jul 2011 30 Jun 2012
Veria 24 Aug 2012 31 Dec 2012
Luton Town 04 Feb 2013 30 Jun 2013
Rochdale 28 Mar 2013 31 May 2013 L
Tamworth 09 Aug 2013 28 Feb 2014
Worcester City 28 Feb 2014 16 Mar 2015
Worcester City 01 Oct 2015 30 Jun 2016
Kidderminster Harriers 01 Jul 2016
Altrincham 28 Oct 2016 28 Nov 2016 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Stoke City FA Cup 1
2000-01 Stoke City LDV Vans Trophy 4
1
2000-01 Stoke City League Cup 3
1
1
2000-01 Stoke City League Division 2 33
1
8
1
2000-01 Stoke City League Division 2 Play-Offs 2
2001-02 Stoke City FA Cup 3
1
2001-02 Stoke City LDV Vans Trophy 1
2001-02 Stoke City League Cup 1
2001-02 Stoke City League Division 2 40
2
13
1
2001-02 Stoke City League Division 2 Play-Offs 3
2
2002-03 Stoke City FA Cup 3
2002-03 Stoke City League Cup 1
2002-03 Stoke City League Division 1 41
4
1
2003-04 Stoke City FA Cup 2
2003-04 Stoke City League Cup 1
2003-04 Stoke City League Division 1 39
3
6
1
2004-05 Stoke City FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Stoke City League Championship 35
2
4
2004-05 Stoke City League Cup 1
1
2005-06 Burnley FA Cup
1
2005-06 Burnley League Championship 12
4
1
1
2
2005-06 Burnley League Cup 1
2006-07 Burnley FA Cup 1
2006-07 Burnley League Championship 33
4
1
2006-07 Burnley League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Burnley League Championship 1
2007-08 Southampton FA Cup 2
2007-08 Southampton League Championship 29
1
2
2008-09 Southampton League Cup 1
2009-10 Southampton FA Cup 4
1
2009-10 Southampton Johnstones Paint Trophy 4
1
1
2
2009-10 Southampton League Cup 2
2009-10 Southampton League One 10
5
4
2010-11 Doncaster Rovers League Championship 17
4
4
2012-13 Rochdale League Two 2
1
2013-14 Tamworth FA Cup 2
1
2014-15 Worcester City FA Cup 3
1
2015-16 Worcester City FA Cup 1


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
12 Aug 2000 Stoke City v Wycombe Wanderers D 0-0 League Division 2
19 Aug 2000 Bristol City v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
29 Aug 2000 Reading v Stoke City D 3-3 League Division 2
06 Sep 2000 Stoke City v York City D 0-0
Agg: 5-1
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
20 Sep 2000 Stoke City v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 2000 Charlton Athletic v Stoke City L 4-3
Agg: 5-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Sep 2000 Colchester United v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
14 Oct 2000 Swansea City v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 2
21 Oct 2000 Stoke City v Millwall W 3-2 League Division 2
24 Oct 2000 Walsall v Stoke City L 3-0 League Division 2
28 Oct 2000 Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 2
01 Nov 2000 Stoke City v Barnsley W 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
04 Nov 2000 Wrexham v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
07 Nov 2000 Northampton Town v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
18 Nov 2000 Stoke City v Nuneaton Borough D 0-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
06 Dec 2000 Stoke City v Scarborough W 3-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
30 Dec 2000 Stoke City v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division 2
01 Jan 2001 Notts County v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
09 Jan 2001 Halifax Town v Stoke City W 2-3 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
13 Jan 2001 Stoke City v Reading D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Jan 2001 Stoke City v Brentford W 1-0 League Division 2
27 Jan 2001 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic W 2-0 League Division 2
03 Feb 2001 Stoke City v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
07 Feb 2001 Stoke City v Walsall W 4-0 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - northern section
10 Feb 2001 Peterborough United v Stoke City W 0-4 League Division 2
17 Feb 2001 Stoke City v Port Vale D 1-1 League Division 2
20 Feb 2001 Oxford United v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
24 Feb 2001 Rotherham United v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 2
03 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Colchester United W 3-1 League Division 2
05 Mar 2001 Port Vale v Stoke City L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy Semi-final - northern section
07 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Swansea City L 1-2 League Division 2
10 Mar 2001 Brentford v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
13 Mar 2001 Wycombe Wanderers v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
17 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Cambridge United L 2-3 League Division 2
27 Mar 2001 Bury v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
31 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Bristol Rovers W 4-1 League Division 2
03 Apr 2001 Millwall v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 2
07 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
14 Apr 2001 Stoke City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Apr 2001 AFC Bournemouth v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
21 Apr 2001 Stoke City v Wrexham W 3-1 League Division 2
28 Apr 2001 Oldham Athletic v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
05 May 2001 Stoke City v Swindon Town W 4-1 League Division 2
13 May 2001 Stoke City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
16 May 2001 Walsall v Stoke City L 4-2
Agg: 4-2
League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
11 Aug 2001 Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
18 Aug 2001 Stoke City v Northampton Town W 2-0 League Division 2
22 Aug 2001 Stoke City v Oldham Athletic L 0-0 (5-6) League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Aug 2001 Cambridge United v Stoke City W 0-2 League Division 2
27 Aug 2001 Stoke City v Tranmere Rovers L 1-2 League Division 2
08 Sep 2001 Stoke City v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division 2
15 Sep 2001 Stoke City v Reading W 2-0 League Division 2
18 Sep 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
22 Sep 2001 Bury v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
26 Sep 2001 Stoke City v Colchester United W 3-0 League Division 2
29 Sep 2001 Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League Division 2
13 Oct 2001 Stoke City v Notts County W 1-0 League Division 2
16 Oct 2001 Blackpool v Stoke City L 3-2 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
21 Oct 2001 Port Vale v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
23 Oct 2001 Chesterfield v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
27 Oct 2001 Stoke City v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division 2
03 Nov 2001 Swindon Town v Stoke City W 0-3 League Division 2
10 Nov 2001 Stoke City v Brentford W 3-2 League Division 2
13 Nov 2001 Wigan Athletic v Stoke City L 6-1 League Division 2
18 Nov 2001 Lewes v Stoke City W 0-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
21 Nov 2001 Stoke City v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League Division 2
24 Nov 2001 Wrexham v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
08 Dec 2001 Halifax Town v Stoke City D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
15 Dec 2001 Stoke City v Wycombe Wanderers W 5-1 League Division 2
19 Dec 2001 Stoke City v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Dec 2001 Tranmere Rovers v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
29 Dec 2001 Huddersfield Town v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 2
01 Jan 2002 Stoke City v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division 2
05 Jan 2002 Stoke City v Everton L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
22 Jan 2002 Cardiff City v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 2
26 Jan 2002 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 League Division 2
29 Jan 2002 Peterborough United v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
02 Feb 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Stoke City L 3-1 League Division 2
06 Feb 2002 Stoke City v Cambridge United W 5-0 League Division 2
10 Feb 2002 Stoke City v Port Vale L 0-1 League Division 2
23 Feb 2002 Reading v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
26 Feb 2002 Stoke City v Bury W 4-0 League Division 2
01 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-1 League Division 2
05 Mar 2002 Colchester United v Stoke City W 1-3 League Division 2
09 Mar 2002 Wycombe Wanderers v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
16 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Peterborough United W 1-0 League Division 2
23 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Chesterfield W 1-0 League Division 2
30 Mar 2002 Brentford v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
01 Apr 2002 Stoke City v Swindon Town W 2-0 League Division 2
06 Apr 2002 Oldham Athletic v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 2
28 Apr 2002 Stoke City v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
01 May 2002 Cardiff City v Stoke City W 0-2
Agg: 2-3
League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
11 May 2002 Brentford v Stoke City W 0-2 League Division 2 Play-Offs Final
24 Aug 2002 Preston North End v Stoke City L 4-3 League Division 1
26 Aug 2002 Stoke City v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division 1
31 Aug 2002 Derby County v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 1
10 Sep 2002 Bury v Stoke City L 1-0 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Sep 2002 Burnley v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 1
17 Sep 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 1
22 Sep 2002 Stoke City v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division 1
25 Sep 2002 Stoke City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division 1
28 Sep 2002 Reading v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
05 Oct 2002 Stoke City v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division 1
19 Oct 2002 Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division 1
23 Oct 2002 Sheffield United v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 1
26 Oct 2002 Rotherham United v Stoke City L 4-0 League Division 1
30 Oct 2002 Stoke City v Watford L 1-2 League Division 1
02 Nov 2002 Walsall v Stoke City L 4-2 League Division 1
09 Nov 2002 Stoke City v Grimsby Town L 1-2 League Division 1
16 Nov 2002 Portsmouth v Stoke City L 3-0 League Division 1
23 Nov 2002 Stoke City v Millwall L 0-1 League Division 1
30 Nov 2002 Gillingham v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
07 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Coventry City L 1-2 League Division 1
14 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division 1
26 Dec 2002 Bradford City v Stoke City L 4-2 League Division 1
28 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-2 League Division 1
01 Jan 2003 Stoke City v Preston North End W 2-1 League Division 1
04 Jan 2003 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2003 Leicester City v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
18 Jan 2003 Stoke City v Derby County L 1-3 League Division 1
26 Jan 2003 Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 2003 Norwich City v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 1
08 Feb 2003 Grimsby Town v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 1
16 Feb 2003 Stoke City v Chelsea L 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
22 Feb 2003 Nottingham Forest v Stoke City L 6-0 League Division 1
26 Feb 2003 Stoke City v Walsall W 1-0 League Division 1
01 Mar 2003 Stoke City v Burnley L 0-1 League Division 1
05 Mar 2003 Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-0 League Division 1
15 Mar 2003 Stoke City v Sheffield United D 0-0 League Division 1
18 Mar 2003 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
22 Mar 2003 Watford v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 1
05 Apr 2003 Stoke City v Gillingham D 0-0 League Division 1
09 Apr 2003 Stoke City v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Division 1
12 Apr 2003 Millwall v Stoke City L 3-1 League Division 1
19 Apr 2003 Stoke City v Wimbledon W 2-1 League Division 1
21 Apr 2003 Coventry City v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 1
26 Apr 2003 Crystal Palace v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 1
04 May 2003 Stoke City v Reading W 1-0 League Division 1
09 Aug 2003 Derby County v Stoke City W 0-3 League Division 1
16 Aug 2003 Stoke City v Wimbledon W 2-1 League Division 1
19 Aug 2003 Stoke City v Rochdale W 2-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
23 Aug 2003 Walsall v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
26 Aug 2003 Stoke City v Millwall D 0-0 League Division 1
30 Aug 2003 Preston North End v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 1
06 Sep 2003 Stoke City v Burnley L 1-2 League Division 1
13 Sep 2003 Coventry City v Stoke City L 4-2 League Division 1
16 Sep 2003 Stoke City v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division 1
20 Sep 2003 Stoke City v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division 1
27 Sep 2003 West Bromwich Albion v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 1
30 Sep 2003 Rotherham United v Stoke City L 3-0 League Division 1
04 Oct 2003 Stoke City v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division 1
01 Nov 2003 Stoke City v Sheffield United D 2-2 League Division 1
08 Nov 2003 Cardiff City v Stoke City L 3-1 League Division 1
25 Nov 2003 Stoke City v Crystal Palace L 0-1 League Division 1
06 Dec 2003 Stoke City v Cardiff City L 2-3 League Division 1
09 Dec 2003 West Ham United v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 1
13 Dec 2003 Stoke City v Reading W 3-0 League Division 1
20 Dec 2003 Watford v Stoke City W 1-3 League Division 1
26 Dec 2003 Stoke City v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division 1
28 Dec 2003 Burnley v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 1
03 Jan 2004 Wimbledon v Stoke City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2004 Stoke City v Derby County W 2-1 League Division 1
13 Jan 2004 Stoke City v Wimbledon L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
17 Jan 2004 Wimbledon v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 1
07 Feb 2004 Millwall v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
14 Feb 2004 Crystal Palace v Stoke City L 6-3 League Division 1
21 Feb 2004 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 League Division 1
02 Mar 2004 Stoke City v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Division 1
06 Mar 2004 Stoke City v Watford W 3-1 League Division 1
13 Mar 2004 Reading v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
16 Mar 2004 Sunderland v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
23 Mar 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 1
27 Mar 2004 Norwich City v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 1
03 Apr 2004 Stoke City v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division 1
10 Apr 2004 Nottingham Forest v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
12 Apr 2004 Stoke City v Rotherham United L 0-2 League Division 1
17 Apr 2004 Sheffield United v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 1
24 Apr 2004 Stoke City v West Ham United L 0-2 League Division 1
01 May 2004 Bradford City v Stoke City W 0-2 League Division 1
09 May 2004 Stoke City v Gillingham D 0-0 League Division 1
08 Aug 2004 Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Championship
10 Aug 2004 Sheffield United v Stoke City D 0-0 League Championship
14 Aug 2004 Rotherham United v Stoke City D 1-1 League Championship
21 Aug 2004 Stoke City v Gillingham W 2-0 League Championship
24 Aug 2004 Oldham Athletic v Stoke City L 2-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
30 Aug 2004 Stoke City v Derby County W 1-0 League Championship
11 Sep 2004 Preston North End v Stoke City L 3-0 League Championship
14 Sep 2004 Stoke City v Ipswich Town W 3-2 League Championship
18 Sep 2004 Stoke City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
25 Sep 2004 Burnley v Stoke City D 2-2 League Championship
28 Sep 2004 Leeds United v Stoke City D 0-0 League Championship
02 Oct 2004 Stoke City v Queens Park Rangers L 0-1 League Championship
16 Oct 2004 Stoke City v Reading L 0-1 League Championship
19 Oct 2004 West Ham United v Stoke City L 2-0 League Championship
23 Oct 2004 Leicester City v Stoke City D 1-1 League Championship
30 Oct 2004 Stoke City v Millwall W 1-0 League Championship
02 Nov 2004 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 League Championship
06 Nov 2004 Reading v Stoke City L 1-0 League Championship
13 Nov 2004 Stoke City v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 League Championship
20 Nov 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Stoke City D 0-0 League Championship
27 Nov 2004 Stoke City v Sunderland L 0-1 League Championship
04 Dec 2004 Watford v Stoke City W 0-1 League Championship
17 Dec 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stoke City W 0-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2004 Stoke City v Preston North End D 0-0 League Championship
28 Dec 2004 Ipswich Town v Stoke City L 1-0 League Championship
01 Jan 2005 Nottingham Forest v Stoke City L 1-0 League Championship
03 Jan 2005 Stoke City v Burnley L 0-1 League Championship
09 Jan 2005 Arsenal v Stoke City L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2005 Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City L 1-0 League Championship
22 Jan 2005 Stoke City v Leeds United L 0-1 League Championship
05 Mar 2005 Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Championship
12 Mar 2005 Stoke City v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Championship
15 Mar 2005 Gillingham v Stoke City L 2-1 League Championship
19 Mar 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Stoke City D 1-1 League Championship
02 Apr 2005 Stoke City v Rotherham United L 1-2 League Championship
05 Apr 2005 Stoke City v Cardiff City L 1-3 League Championship
09 Apr 2005 Derby County v Stoke City L 3-1 League Championship


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