Thomas McBride


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Derry

Nationality: Northern Ireland

Position: Midfield

Height: 5' 9"

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Feb 2012 Jul 2013 Finn Harps
Aug 2011 Feb 2012 Institute
Feb 2010 Jul 2011 Derry City
Aug 2008 Jan 2010 Northampton Town
Finn Harps


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Thomas played underage football with Derry side Maiden City Academy before moving to England to sign with Northampton Town in 2008. He was at Northampton for two years without making any first team appearances and returned home in 2010 to sign for Stephen Kenny at Derry City.

He joined Derry just after their enforced relegation and made his league debut for the Candystripes in a First Division game against Cork City Foras Co-op at Turner's Cross on 14 May 2010. He scored Derry's goal in a 1-1 draw that day and went on to make 11 league appearances, scoring 4 league goals, as Derry claimed the First Division title.

Thomas was less involved in 2011l, making only 5 league appearances and he left the club in August of that year, signing for Irish League side Institute at the start of their 2011/12 season.

In February 2012 Thomas was released by Institute and signed for Finn Harps. where he scored three times in 18 league appearances that year. He added another 6 league appearances in 2013 before leaving the club in the July transfer window.


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