Date of birth
Arriving from Swindon Town on a free transfer in July 2017, Thompson became Kenny Jackett’s first signing for the Blues in July 2017, penning a two-year deal.
Has been primarily employed as a right back during his career, although he is able to operate in the heart of defence and as a defensive midfielder.
Coming through the youth system at the County Ground, the Cheshire-born full back made 187 appearances for the club, scoring four goals.
Made his professional debut in a 2-0 Johnstone’s Paint Trophy win over Torquay in 2010, before five appearances for the Robins side that lifted the Sky Bet League Two trophy in 2011/12.
Back-to-back ‘Player of the Season’ awards followed, in both 2012/13 and 2013/14, before he was named club captain at the start of the following campaign.