Jim Lauchlan

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Jim Lauchlan
Personal information
Full name James Harley Lauchlan
Date of birth (1977-02-02) 2 February 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994-2000 Kilmarnock 81 (3)
2000 Barnsley (loan) 0 (0)
2000-2003 Dundee United 80 (1)
2003-2006 Ross County 72 (5)
2006-2008 Queen of the South 39 (1)
2008-2010 Dundee 41 (0)
2010 Sligo Rovers 16 (0)
2011 Ayr United 16 (1)
National team
1998–1999 Scotland U21[1] 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

James Harley "Jim" Lauchlan (born 2 February 1977 in Glasgow) is a Scottish footballer.

Lauchlan started his career with Kilmarnock, where he made 81 league appearances. Following a loan spell with Barnsley in 2000, Lauchlan signed for Dundee United, where he played 80 league games over three years. In December 2003, he joined former United manager Alex Smith at Ross County, where 72 league matches brought five goals. In 2006-07, he signed for Queen of the South. He was released by Queens in May 2008 and agreed terms with Dundee after being involved with their pre-season training camp in Malta. Having been named as Dundee's player of the year for the 2009/10 season, he was released by the club on 4 May 2010 along with 8 other players.[2]

In July 2010, Lauchlan signed for Sligo Rovers.[3] In January 2011 Jim left the club, and headed back to Scotland to sign for Scottish Second Division side Ayr United.[4] He was released at the end of the season as Ayr won promotion to the Scottish First Division.[5]

Family[edit]

His younger brother Martin was also a professional footballer, with St Johnstone, Partick Thistle and Stenhousemuir.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fitbastats.com/scotlandu21/player.php?playerid=316
  2. ^ "Dundee aim to axe 16 from squad". BBC Sport. 2010-05-04. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  3. ^ "Rovers sign McEvilly and Jim". Sligo Rovers F.C. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Chairmans Blog". Ayr United F.C. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Ayr start preparing for life in First Division". Scottish Football League. 31 May 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Subs off the bench and back in business". Glasgow News. 5 November 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 

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