Trending Topics

      Next match: Dortmund v LFC [Friendly] Sat 20th Jul @ 1:05 am
      University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

      Today is the 17th of July and on this date LFC's match record is P7 W6 D0 L1

      RIP Peter Thompson

      Read 1068 times
      0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
      stuey
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • Started Topic
      • 33,441 posts | 3217 
      RIP Peter Thompson
      Dec 31, 2018 12:21:22 pm
      RIP one of the greatest wingers ever to grace Anfield.

      RIP Peter Thompson,
      waltonl4
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 26,837 posts | 3639 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #1: Dec 31, 2018 12:24:44 pm
      Gutted by this news a real Liverpool player could play on both wings fast and a great dribbler.
      RIP and condolences to Peter's family
      clint_call01
      • King Live Match Starter
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 8,831 posts | 1957 
      • Ynwa... lfc till I die !
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #2: Dec 31, 2018 12:33:11 pm
      I read a very brief information on him and he was a good winger. RIP & YNWA
      HUYTON RED
      • Forum Legend - Shankly
      • ******

      • 28,858 posts | 3475 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #3: Dec 31, 2018 12:39:50 pm
      One of my dad's heroes RIP
      Heighway Patrol
      • Forum Youth Player

      • 5 posts |
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #4: Dec 31, 2018 01:11:06 pm
      Very sad news indeed, great player. RIP
      Scotia
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 8,483 posts | 2489 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #5: Dec 31, 2018 01:15:11 pm
      Already posted in the RIP 2018 thread - sad loss. Helluva player from what I've read.
      dunlop liddell shankly
      • 2009 LFC quiz champion (now to be known as "Kate")
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 17,932 posts | 1837 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #6: Dec 31, 2018 01:19:59 pm
      YNWA Thommo.

      RIP.
      MIRO
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 11,954 posts | 2508 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #7: Dec 31, 2018 02:08:11 pm
      Stood on the Kop in the sixties with Cally coming at you from down the left and Thommo from down the right.


      As a left winger he used to dribble past players like they weren't there.

      Proud to have seen him play. Amazing.

      RIP Thommo.    Great memories.

      Thanks.

      RIP  Condolences to his family.


      Helluva player from what I've read.

      He was.


      LFC PAUL
      • Forum Matt Busby
      • **

      • 135 posts |
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #8: Dec 31, 2018 02:15:30 pm
      RIP AMEN
      David Wright
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 3,012 posts | 175 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #9: Dec 31, 2018 02:30:26 pm
      Sad to hear the news, of this great servant to LFC, RIP.
      The Real Donavan Ried
      • Forum Legend - Dalglish
      • *****

      • 5,120 posts | 949 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #10: Dec 31, 2018 02:56:58 pm
      Life is almost too short and unfair at times. It would have been nice if we could have won the title last season so that he could of seen us back up where we belong one last time...

      R.I.P.
      stuey
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • Started Topic
      • 33,441 posts | 3217 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #11: Dec 31, 2018 03:00:01 pm
      Stood on the Kop in the sixties with Cally coming at you from down the left and Thommo from down the right.


      As a left winger he used to dribble past players like they weren't there.

      Proud to have seen him play. Amazing.

      RIP Thommo.    Great memories.

      Thanks.

      RIP  Condolences to his family.


      He was.


      Same as Skip, a joy to watch.
      When either of them got on a run defenders would retreat in numbers, set up and scored some awesome goals.
      Sad, sad news,

      Brian78
      • Forum Legend - Paisley
      • *****

      • 14,635 posts | 1118 
      • A Liverbird upon my chest
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #12: Dec 31, 2018 03:24:30 pm
      Just heard this sad news

      Fantastic player may he rest in peace

      Thommo thommo thommo...To any reds who dont know of him go straight to youtube. A great winger beat men 3 times for fun
      « Last Edit: Dec 31, 2018 03:40:15 pm by Brian78 »
      gopher
      • Forum Legend - Fagan
      • *****

      • 3,143 posts | 57 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #13: Dec 31, 2018 03:42:48 pm
      RIP Peter saw you many times when I was a teenager on the kop a great player much respect rest in peace Thommo 👍
      Fourbrick
      • Forum Emlyn Hughes
      • ****

      • 719 posts | 184 
      R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #14: Dec 31, 2018 04:29:59 pm
      R.I.P. the great Liverpool winger Peter Thompson, A wonderful footballer, who I was proud to have watched win the first.F.A. Cup for Liverpool
      Robby The Z
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 3,431 posts | 739 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #15: Dec 31, 2018 04:39:24 pm
      BBC article on his death quotes Bill Shankly about Peter: "He could run forever, but more importantly in football he could run with the ball - probably the hardest thing to do. "He could run every minute of every game, every week, every year better than anybody else.
      His work-rate was outstanding, his fitness unequalled, his balance like a ballet dancer. I have no hesitation in placing Peter up among the all-time greats - alongside such players as Tom Finney, Stanley Matthews and George Best."

      Boston not la
      • Forum Legend - Benitez
      • *****

      • 2,234 posts | 459 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #16: Dec 31, 2018 05:02:59 pm
      Ah to bad,RIP. Instead of grainy black and white photos we now have color and videos of those passing on.
      6stringer
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 1,906 posts | 441 
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #17: Dec 31, 2018 08:15:04 pm

      Yeah one of my dad's too.
      With Hope In My Heart
      • Forum Emlyn Hughes
      • ****

      • 763 posts | 95 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #18: Dec 31, 2018 08:48:13 pm
      RIP Peter, a key player in the 60's side, full of flair. His first goal in the semi final led us to Wembley and the FA cup in '65, a key moment in our history. Many thanks Peter.
      Billy1
      • Forum Legend - Paisley
      • *****

      • 10,314 posts | 1746 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #19: Dec 31, 2018 09:07:35 pm
      RIP Peter, a key player in the 60's side, full of flair. His first goal in the semi final led us to Wembley and the FA cup in '65, a key moment in our history. Many thanks Peter.

      I was at that semi final at Villa Park courtesy of winning a raffle organised and run by L.F.C.Peter was nicknamed Twinkletoes by the Kop a title fully deserved by the way he used to bamboozle the opposition.
                                                                  R.I.P. Peter it was indeed a pleasure to watch you play for Liverpool Football Club.
      AussieRed
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 15,565 posts | 3190 
      • You'll Never Walk Alone
      Re: RIP Peter Thompson
      Reply #20: Dec 31, 2018 09:52:31 pm
      RIP Peter

      YNWA
      Robby The Z
      • LFC Reds Subscriber
      • ******
      • 3,431 posts | 739 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #21: Dec 31, 2018 10:39:27 pm
      I was at that semi final at Villa Park courtesy of winning a raffle organised and run by L.F.C.Peter was nicknamed Twinkletoes by the Kop a title fully deserved by the way he used to bamboozle the opposition.
                                                                  R.I.P. Peter it was indeed a pleasure to watch you play for Liverpool Football Club.

      Billy, who do you think was better, Peter or John Barnes?
      Harrisimo
      • Forum Legend - Fagan
      • *****

      • 2,798 posts | 382 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #22: Dec 31, 2018 11:02:19 pm
      Terrible news. Peter Thompson was my all time favourite winger. Watched him so many times, always a buzz of anticipation when he got the ball. He would show it to the full back then an amazing turn of pace, burn off the full back leaving him floundering.

      He had fantastic close control and dribbling skill but more than anything it was that amazing turn of pace from virtually a standing start. Could lash them in right or left foot. A real privilege and pleasure to have been lucky enough to see him play. Probably suffered from Alf Ramsey not playing wingers, but for that he would've won more than the 16 caps he gained.

      RIP Peter Thompson
      Billy1
      • Forum Legend - Paisley
      • *****

      • 10,314 posts | 1746 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #23: Jan 01, 2019 12:28:54 am
      Billy, who do you think was better, Peter or John Barnes?


      That is a difficult one I think John Barnes was more direct but Peter had the ability to beat 2 or 3 defenders.Also when Peter joined us from Preston Both Ends  in 1963 he made all the difference and enabled us to win the league in 1964 and 1966 and the F.A.Cup in 1965.Peter may have passed on but his memories will live for ever.
      GERNS
      • Forum Legend - Dalglish
      • *****

      • 7,179 posts | 497 
      Re: R.I.P.Peter Thompson
      Reply #24: Jan 01, 2019 12:41:05 am
      If you saw Steve Highway play on the left. Peter on the right was all of that plus some !

      Quick Reply