Greg Fleming

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Greg Fleming
Personal information
Full name Greg William Edward Fleming[1]
Date of birth (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Dunfermline, Scotland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Stenhousemuir
Youth career
2001–2005 Livingston
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Gretna 30 (0)
2008–2011 Oldham Athletic 18 (0)
2009–2010 Dunfermline Athletic (loan) 26 (0)
2011 Galway United 21 (0)
2011–2012 Chesterfield 10 (0)
2012–2013 Grimsby Town 3 (0)
2013–2014 Carlisle United 4 (0)
2014 Celtic Nation 0 (0)
2014– Stenhousemuir 1 (0)
National team
2008 Scotland U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:53, 18 August 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 January 2011

Greg William Edward Fleming (born 27 September 1986) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Stenhousemuir.

He has previously played for Livingston, Gretna, Oldham Athletic, Dunfermline Athletic, Galway United, Chesterfield, Grimsby Town, Carlisle United and Celtic Nation.

Club career[edit]

Fleming started his career with Livingston as part of the youth system,[2] but he did not make a first team appearance. He signed for Gretna in the summer of 2005. Fleming started to become a first team regular during Gretna's season in the SPL. During October 2007, Fleming's contract was extended by Gretna and he was selected by the Scotland Under-21 side.[2][3]

On 19 May 2008, however, Fleming was part of the remaining 40 staff members who were released by Gretna[4] due to their severe financial problems. He was not out of work long as Oldham Athletic signed him to a three-year contract on 21 May.[5] He joined Dunfermline on a one-year loan deal in July 2009.[2][6]

In July 2010 he was transfer-listed by the club, along with five other first team players.[7]

On 31 January 2011, Fleming was released by Oldham Athletic.[8]

Fleming found a new club, signing for Galway United on a deal until the end of the season.[9]

On 29 July 2011 he signed a 12-month contract to be Tommy Lee's understudy at Chesterfield. He was released by the club in May 2012 after not being offered a new deal.[10]

On 21 July 2012 Fleming joined Grimsby Town on trial and played in the clubs 0–0 draw with Hull City.[11] On 24 July 2012 he accepted an offer from Grimsby and signed a one year contract to compete with the clubs first choice keeper James McKeown.[12] Despite being handed the number 1 shirt for the season Fleming become the second choice at Blundell Park and didn't make his league debut until 22 January 2013 in a 2–0 victory over Hyde.[13] Fleming was released by Grimsby on 3 May 2013.[14]

In July 2013 Fleming joined Workington on trial.[15] Having played against Carlisle United for Workington he earned a trial with Carlisle United. On 2 August 2013, he signed a short-term deal with the club[16] before being released at the end of the season.

On 17 June 2014, Fleming signed for Carlisle's Northern League side Celtic Nation[17]

Fleming signed for Scottish League One club Stenhousemuir on 15 August 2014, having been released by Celtic Nation following their financial problems.[18] He made his debut the following day, in a 1–0 defeat against Brechin City.[19]

Honours[edit]

Chesterfield FC
Grimsby Town

International career[edit]

In 2007 he was selected by the Scotland Under-21 side.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/07/2010 & 31/07/2010" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 20 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Past Players – Greg Fleming". Dunfermline Football Club. 30 April 2008. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Fleming wins deal and Scots call". BBC Sport. 13 October 2007. Retrieved 25 April 2008. 
  4. ^ "Gretna lay off remaining 40 staff". BBC Sport. 19 May 2008. Retrieved 19 May 2008. 
  5. ^ "Goalkeeper Fleming signs up". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 30 May 2008. 
  6. ^ "Dunfermline seal loan deal for Oldham keeper Greg Fleming". Daily Record. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Transfer-listed Players". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. 26 July 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  8. ^ "Fleming Contract Terminated". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "Galway United sign new keeper". Galway United Football Club. 3 March 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Spireites issue retained list". Chesterfield FC. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Full Time: : Grimsby Town 0 Hull City 0". Grimsby Town Football Club. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  12. ^ "Stopper Agrees To Join Town". Grimsby Town Football Club. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  13. ^ http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/Grimsby-Town-Cambridge-United-Greg-Fleming-retain/story-17959023-detail/story.html
  14. ^ http://www.grimsby-townfc.co.uk/news/article/the-retained-list-803613.aspx
  15. ^ http://www.workingtonafc.com/news/the-heed-will-provide-a-tough-989569.html
  16. ^ http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk/keeper-fleming-signs-month-long-deal-with-carlisle-utd-1.1074948
  17. ^ http://www.celticnation.com/#!fleming/cq1a
  18. ^ Bulloch, Terry (15 August 2014). "Warriors Sign New Keeper". Stenhousemuir F.C. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  19. ^ "Brechin City 1 v 0 Stenhousemuir". Stenhousemuir F.C. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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