Sean Thornton

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Sean Thornton is a professional footballer born on May 18, 1983, in Drogheda, Ireland. He started his career with Tranmere Rovers in 2001, making 13 appearances and scoring one goal against Wigan Athletic during the 2001-02 season. He then moved to Premier League side Sunderland in July 2002 for a fee of £225,000. Thornton had a successful spell at Sunderland, scoring nine times in 49 league appearances before transferring to Doncaster Rovers in the summer of 2005 for £175,000. Throughout his career, he also had loan spells at Blackpool and Shrewsbury Town, and played for clubs like Leyton Orient, Aberystwyth Town, Conwy Borough, Bala Town, and Drogheda United.

Debut: Oldham (2001-09-01)

Born: 1983-05-18, Drogheda, Ireland

Season Starts Goals Assists Headers Free Kicks Penalties Yellow Cards Red Cards
2001 9 (4) 1 0 0 0 0 6 0
TOTAL 9 (4) 1 0 0 0 0 6 0
Season In/Out Fee
Trainee
Sunderland £600,000
Season Competition Start/Sub Opposition Goals Subbed By/For
2001 League Sub Oldham (2001-09-01) 0 Nick Henry
2001 Football League Trop 2001 Sub Oldham (2001-10-30) 0 Iain Hume
2001 FA Cup Sub Carlisle (2001-12-08) 0 Nick Henry
2001 League Sub Notts Co (2002-03-02) 0 Nick Henry
2001 League Start Bristol C (2002-03-05) 0
2001 League Start Port Vale (2002-03-09) 0
2001 League Start Blackpool (2002-03-12) 0
2001 League Start Bournemouth (2002-03-16) 0
2001 League Start Wigan (2002-03-23) 1
2001 League Start QPR (2002-03-30) 0
2001 League Start Wycombe (2002-04-01) 0
2001 League Start Cambridge U (2002-04-13) 0
2001 League Start Cardiff (2002-04-20) 0