|Full name||Alan James McLaren|
|Date of birth||4 January 1971|
|Place of birth||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|1987–1994||Heart of Midlothian||182||(6)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
McLaren started his career with Hearts in 1987 and made over 180 appearances for the Tynecastle club. He moved to Rangers in 1994 in a £2m part-exchange deal, with Dave McPherson moving the opposite direction. He made his debut against Old Firm rivals Celtic in a 3–1 win at Hampden.
He was forced to retire from football in 1999, aged 28, due to injury. His final appearance for Rangers was as captain in a 1–0 win over Dundee United.