Craig Paterson

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Craig Paterson
Personal information
Full name Craig Paterson
Date of birth (1959-10-02) 2 October 1959 (age 55)
Place of birth South Queensferry, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1982 Hibernian 104 (4)
1982–1986 Rangers 83 (4)
1986–1991 Motherwell 158 (9)
1991–1994 Kilmarnock 55 (1)
1995–1996 Hamilton Academical 9 (0)
Total 409 (18)
National team
1980–1982 Scotland U21[1] 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Craig Paterson (born 2 October 1959 in South Queensferry) is a Scottish former football player, who currently works as a pundit for BBC Radio Scotland and Sportscene.

The son of former Hibernian defender Jock Paterson,[2] Paterson also played for the Edinburgh club until he was signed by Rangers for £200,000 in August 1982. He later played for Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Hamilton Academical, before ending his playing career at junior side Glenafton.

Paterson captained Rangers to the 1984 Scottish League Cup Final and won the 1991 Scottish Cup with Motherwell. He has worked in the Scottish sports media since his retirement, initially with Radio Forth,[2] before joining the BBC.


  1. ^ "Craig Paterson". Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Caught in Time: George Best joins Hibs, 1979, The Times, 9 March 2003.

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