Keith Thomas (English footballer)

Walter Keith Thomas (born 28 July 1929) is an English former footballer who played as a right winger. During the 1950s, Thomas made 97 appearances in the Football League for Sheffield Wednesday, Cardiff City, Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City.[1][2]

Keith Thomas
Personal information
Full name Walter Keith Thomas
Date of birth (1929-07-28) 28 July 1929 (age 91)
Place of birth Oswestry, England
Position(s) Right winger
Youth career
000–1950 Oswestry Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1952 Sheffield Wednesday 10 (1)
1952–1953 Cardiff City 9 (4)
1953–1956 Plymouth Argyle 35 (8)
1956–1957 Exeter City 43 (6)
Total 97 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Oswestry, Thomas played for the town's local club prior to signing for Sheffield Wednesday in 1950. A schoolteacher by profession, he rejoined Oswestry Town as player-manager in 1957 and, in 1959, joined Welsh side Pwllheli in the same position.[3]


  1. ^ "Keith Thomas". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Keith Thomas". Greens on Screen. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Thomas, Keith". The Grecian Archive. Retrieved 19 April 2020.