John Herron (footballer)

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John Herron
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-02-01) 1 February 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Coatbridge, Scotland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Celtic
Number 31
Youth career
2002–2012 Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Celtic 2 (0)
National team
2009 Scotland U15[1] 2 (0)
2009–2010 Scotland U16[2] 6 (0)
2010–2011 Scotland U17[3] 11 (4)
2012 Scotland U18[4] 2 (0)
2012– Scotland U19[5] 12 (1)
2012– Scotland U20[6] 1 (0)
2012– Scotland U21[7] 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2014

John Herron (born 1 February 1994)[8] is a Scottish professional footballer who currently plays as a attacking midfielder for Scottish Premiership club Celtic.

Career[edit]

Celtic[edit]

Herron joined Celtic as a youth player aged 8.[9] Whilst a member of the club's development squad[10] Herron aged 18[11] made his first team debut for Celtic on 22 December 2012, coming on as an 83rd minute substitute[12] in a Scottish Premier League match against Ross County, replacing Georgios Samaras in a 4–0 win.[13] Herron did not feature in a competitive first team game again until over a year later when he made his first starting appearance, in a league match away against Motherwell on 19 April 2014.[14]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 19 April 2014[15][16]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Celtic 2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013–14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

Honours[edit]

Celtic

Personal life[edit]

Herron grew up in Coatbridge and attended St. Andrew's High School.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Herron Under 15 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "John Herron Under 16 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "John Herron Under 17 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "John Herron Under 18 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "John Herron Under 19 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "John Herron Under 20 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "John Herron Under 21 Squad". scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "John Herron Profile". uefa.com. Uefa. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "Youth Bhoy's Lifetime As A Celtic Player". videocelts.com. Video Celts. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Development Squad :: The Players". celticfc.net. Celtic F.C. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Gary Hooper's double leads Celtic to ruthless win over Ross County". guardian.co.uk. The Guardian. 22 December 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Celtic 4–0 Ross County". BBC Sport. BBC. 22 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  13. ^ "Two Gary Hooper goals give Celtic a 4–0 SPL home win over Ross County". skysports.com. Sky Sports. 22 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "Motherwell 3-3 Celtic: John Sutton scores twice to secure a draw against Scottish champions". Mail Online. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  15. ^ John Herron career stats at Soccerbase
  16. ^ John Herron profile at Soccerway
  17. ^ "Meet the man who helped make Celtic's Tony Watt a star". local.stv.tv. STV. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2012.