Ron Thompson (footballer, born 1932) is confirmed dead at the age of 88.
Ron was best known as a English footballer .
Death was likely due to bowel cancer.
Ron Thompson
Personal information
Full nameRonald Thompson
Date of birth (1932-01-20) 20 January 1932 (age 88)
Place of birthCarlisle, England
Playing position(s)Wing half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1951–1964Carlisle United373(12)
Total373(12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Ronald Thompson (born 20 January 1932) is an English former professional footballer who played as a wing half.
Career
Born in Carlisle, Thompson played for Carlisle United. Thompson, nicknamed "Ginger", is Carlisle's record-holder for number of appearances in the Football League by an outfield player.
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