Ross Smith (Scottish footballer)

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Ross Smith
Personal information
Full name Ross Smith
Date of birth (1992-02-21) 21 February 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Peterhead
Youth career
Westerton United
Dundee United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Dundee United 1 (0)
2012 Peterhead (loan) 8 (0)
2012–2013 Peterhead (loan) 31 (1)
2013–2014 Stenhousemuir (loan) 14 (1)
2014– Peterhead 12 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Scotland U16 5 (0)
2008–2009 Scotland U17 11 (1)
2010 Scotland U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:29, 11 August 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:28, 6 September 2011 (UTC)

Ross Smith (born 21 February 1992 in Glasgow) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a defender for Scottish League One club Peterhead.

Career[edit]

Dundee United[edit]

Smith was born in Glasgow and attended Boclair Academy and joined Dundee United at Under 14 level.[1]

He had featured regularly and captained Dundee United's under-19 side during the 2009–10 season.[1] And he went on to make his professional debut on 13 February 2010 as a substitute in the Scottish Premier League match against St Mirren.[2] Despite being an unused substitute frequently during the 2010–11 season and being on the bench for their Europa League qualifier against Śląsk Wrocław,[3] Smith failed to make a further first team appearance and was loaned out to Peterhead in February 2012 and Stenhousemuir in August 2013. Smith left Dundee United by mutual consent on 31 January 2014.[4]

Peterhead (loan)[edit]

On 10 February 2012 Smith joined Scottish Third Division side Peterhead on a month's loan deal.[5] After the summer, his loan was extended for a further full season.

Stenhousemuir (loan)[edit]

On 9 August 2013 Smith joined Scottish League One side Stenhousemuir on until the January transfer window, with an option to extend the deal until the end of the season.[6]

Peterhead[edit]

On 31 January 2014, Smith returned to Peterhead, this time signing a permanent six-month contract.[7]

Scotland[edit]

He made his international debut on 8 November 2007 as a substitute in a Victory Shield match against Northern Ireland.[8] He won international caps at under-16[9] and under-17 level where he captained the side on 6 occasions.[10] His last appearance for Scotland came at under 19 level came on 3 October 2010 against Norway.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 11 August 2014[12]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Dundee United 2009–10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2010–11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Peterhead (loan) 2011–12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 31 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 36 2
Total 39 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 44 2
Stenhousemuir (loan) 2013–14 14 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 17 1
Peterhead 2013–14 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2014–15 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
Total 12 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 14 0
Career Total 66 2 2 0 1 0 7 1 76 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ross Smith Dundee United Profile". Dundee United F.C. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "St Mirren 1 – 2 Dundee Utd". 13 February 2010. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Śląsk 1–0 Dundee United". Uefa. 14 July 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "ROSS SMITH LEAVES UNITED". dundeeunitedfc.co.uk. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "McInally bolsters Blue Toon defence with fresh signing". Peterhead F.C. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.stenhousemuirfc.com/club/squad/149/Ross-Smith/
  7. ^ "Peterhead FC: Ross Smith signs for Blue Toon". Buchan Observer. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "NORTHERN IRELAND v SCOTLAND". Scottish Football Association. 8 November 2007. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  9. ^ "Ross Smith – U16 Squad". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "Ross Smith – U17 Squad". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "NORWAY v SCOTLAND". Scottish Football Association. 3 October 2010. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  12. ^ "R. SMITH Stats". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 February 2012.