|15||1350||West Ham United|
|3||West Ham United|
|4||European Fairs Cup|
|1||European Cup Winners Cup|
|Total||Goal minute period|
|1||24.08.1963||Blackburn Rovers||Ewood Park||League|
|100||01.05.1965||Leeds United||Wembley||FA Cup|
|300||22.02.1969||West Ham United||Upton Park||League|
|350||11.02.1970||Leicester City||Filbert Street||FA Cup|
Jimmy McGovern wrote the screenplay for "Hillsborough", his wonderfully evocative screenplay about the eponymous 1989 tragedy.
Published by the Liverpool Echo on 6 August 1968
When asked if I was ready to take a 550-mile round trip to spend a couple of hours with Peter Thompson in Kent, I said instantly 'Yes, I am going all-in.'
Interview with Preston's and Liverpool's flying winger published 31 March 2009 on Preston North End's official website.
Liverpool Echo match report on Blackburn - Liverpool on 24 August 1963.
Ron Yeats' column in the Liverpool Echo on 31 August 1963.
The relationship between Bill Shankly and the two-footed wizard winger, Peter Thompson, was quite complicated.
A press article from Liverpool Echo and Daily Express on the 18th of April 1964.
John Martin talks about his favourite players on the left hand side of Liverpool throughout his years supporting the Reds.
John Martin remembers the fateful 1961/62 Liverpool season when the Reds got back into the top division.
The Coventry Evening Telegraph report on Liverpool - Coventry City on 12.01.1970.
How do you take over from a living legend?, is the first question Bob Paisley poses in his profile of the Liverpool great, Peter Thompson.
Peter Thompson almost messed up his transfer to Liverpool.
Forty years ago today Liverpool played their first European game in Iceland of all places.
"Peter Thompson, the former Liverpool and England winger was the smartest dressed player of all time. He used to turn up for training at Bolton looking immaculate."
Peter Reid in 1985
"Those who have seen the boy pressed me to watch him and I was tremendously impressed with both his skill and maturity. He had so much of Finney about him and seems certain to go straight to the top."
Walter Winterbottom England manager on young star Peter Thompson at Preston before he joined Liverpool
"Without a doubt, Peter Thompson. He was awesome and the things he could do, half the time he didn’t know himself what he was doing. He had such pace and ability on the wing."
Willie Stevenson on the best player he ever played with, Peter Thompson.
"If I could play between Ian Callaghan and Peter Thompson I’d still get my 60 goals a season."
Goalscoring legend Dixie Dean asked if he could have set his scoring record in modern football.
"He showed so much quality in training and in playing. I’ve rarely seen a youngster who could read a game so well. I’m sure he’ll be a great midfield player."
Former great Bertie Auld could see the potiental of young Peter Thompson at Preston
"My Dad taught me how to spit surreptitiously by flicking the back of my tongue to cause an almost invisible spray. "There's only me, you and Peter Thompson who know how to do this," he said. Peter Thompson knew how to do things nobody else could do, so it had the ring of truth to it. What a winger! Even Dixie Dean drooled when watching him, the Everton hero claiming that he would have surpassed his record of 60 league goals in a season if he'd have played between Thompson and Ian Callaghan."
Tony Evans from Times online captures the essence of Peter Thompson in a funny way
|Club||Season||Club rank||League apps||League goals||Total apps||Total goals|
|Preston North End||1960-1961||England First Division||38||7||46||12|
|Preston North End||1961-1962||England Second Division||42||9||53||15|
|Preston North End||1962-1963||England Second Division||42||4||47||4|
|Bolton Wanderers||1973-1974||England Second Division||24||0||27||0|
|Bolton Wanderers||1974-1975||England Second Division||41||1||45||1|
|Bolton Wanderers||1975-1976||England Second Division||38||1||44||1|
|Bolton Wanderers||1976-1977||England Second Division||11||0||12||0|
|Bolton Wanderers||1977-1978||England Second Division||3||0||4||0|