East Antrim clubs remember Jerry Thompson

Larne Football Club and Carrick Rangers FC have paid poignant tributes to their former player, Jerry Thompson.

Jerry Thompson.
Jerry Thompson.

The popular 24-year-old footballer, who played for a number of clubs in his career, passed away on December 10 2019.

Mr Thompson was a Carrick Rangers player at the time of his sudden death.

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Paying tribute, a spokesperson for the Taylors Avenue side took to social media today (Friday) to simply post: “#JT21” alongside heart emojis in the colours of the club’s kits, orange and black.

Jerry also played for two seasons at Carrick’s east Antrim neighbours, Larne FC.

Posting on Twitter, a spokesperson for the Inver Park club said: “Two years on from his passing, we pause to remember our friend and former player, Jerry Thompson.”


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