Hamish French

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Hamish French
Personal information
Full name Hamish Mackie French
Date of birth (1964-02-07) 7 February 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Playing position Midfield, Forward
Club information
Current team
Dunfermline Athletic (Coach)
Youth career
Formartine U-18s
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19??–19?? Formartine United ? (?)
19??–1983 Keith ? (?)
1983 Dundee United 0 (0)
1983–87 Keith ? (?)
1987–91 Dundee United 76 (11)
1991–2000 Dunfermline Athletic 231 (55)
2000–01 Alloa Athletic 23 (2)
2001–03 Cowdenbeath 42 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Hamish Mackie French (born 7 February 1964) is a Scottish former footballer who is currently head of youth development at Dunfermline Athletic.



He was born in Aberdeen and brought up in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, where his family still own a shop. After playing as a midfielder or forward for Keith in the Highland League, he won a contract with Dundee United in 1987, but his career there was disrupted by injuries. He later went on to play for Dunfermline Athletic between 1991 and 2000 before finishing his career with spells at Alloa Athletic and Cowdenbeath.


French is currently a youth coach and community manager at his former club Dunfermline Athletic.

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