Nick Phinn

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Nick Phinn
Personal information
Full name Nick Phinn
Date of birth (1988-10-14) 14 October 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Free Agent
Youth career
Hearts Boys Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2012 Dunfermline Athletic 108 (18)
2012 Stenhousemuir 1 (0)
2012 Stranraer 6 (0)
2013-2014 Dumbarton 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12/1/2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nick Phinn (born 14 October 1988) is a Scottish footballer who is currently a free agent. Phinn started his career with Scottish Premier League club Dunfermline Athletic, making his debut in 2005. The club were relegated to the Scottish First Division in 2006, then in season 2010-2011 they won the league earning promotion back to the top-flight. He subsequently had short spells at Stenhousemuir and Stranraer before joining the Sons in early 2013. His time with the Sons has been plagued by injury and he has not managed to start a league game since April 2013. Despite this he was rewarded with a new deal in August of that year.

Career[edit]

Phinn joined Dunfermline from Hearts Boys Club, progressing up the ranks until he made his first team debut in a 4–0 loss against Hearts on 8 April 2006, coming on as a late substitute.[1] On 7 March 2008, manager Jim McIntyre confirmed that Phinn had signed a two-year contract extension.[2][3]

Phinn started the 2008–09 season well, scoring 3 goals in 6 games before receiving his first professional sending off in a First Division match against Airdrie United.[4] Phinn went on to have an excellent season, starting 33 League matches with 2 substitute appearances as well as featuring in cup competitions. He scored a total of 12 goals in season 2008–09 – 8 in the First Division, 1 in both the Scottish Cup and the League Cup and 2 in the Challenge Cup.

Phinn missed most of the 2011–12 Scottish Premier League season due to a recurring hamstring injury.[5] In February 2013 Phinn signed for Championship signed Dumbarton. He was released at the expiry of his contract in May 2014 by the Sons. [6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 29 August 2011[7]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Challenge Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Dunfermline
Athletic
2005–06 3 0 0 0 0 0 - - 3 0
2006–07 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
2007–08 19 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 21 1
2008–09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 11
2009–10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 6
2010–11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 4
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
Career total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 129 22

Honours[edit]

Dunfermline

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hearts 4–0 Dunfermline Athletic". BBC News. 8 April 2006. Retrieved 7 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Jim McIntyre on Friday". DAFC.co.uk. 8 March. Retrieved 2008.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Three more signings as McIntyre builds his side". The Courier. 8 March. Retrieved 2008.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Dunfermline 0–0 Airdrie Utd". BBC Sport. 23 August 2008. Retrieved 27 August 2008. 
  5. ^ "Phinn poised to return for Dunfermline". The Scotsman (Johnston Press). 13 April 2012. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.dumbartonfootballclub.com/news/?mode=view&id=1350
  7. ^ "Nick Phinn career stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 

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