Andrew Russell (footballer)

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Andy Russell
Personal information
Full name Andrew Russell
Date of birth (1993-03-30) 30 March 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
East Stirlingshire
Youth career
0000–2009 Clyde
2009–2011 Livingston
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Livingston 8 (0)
2012–2013 Bathgate Thistle (loan)
2013–2014 Cowdenbeath 12 (0)
2014–2016 Berwick Rangers 48 (11)
2016– East Stirlingshire 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:30, 31 January 2016 (UTC).

Andrew Russell (born 30 March 1993) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a striker for East Stirlingshire. He has previously played for Livingston, Cowdenbeath, Berwick Rangers and Bathgate Thistle on loan.

Career[edit]

Livingston[edit]

A member of Livingston's under 19 squad[1] Russell made his first team debut on 5 November 2011 against Falkirk in the Scottish First Division.[2] During the 2012–13 season, he spent time on loan at Junior club Bathgate Thistle.[3] Russell left Livingston in May 2013.[4]

Cowdenbeath[edit]

On 6 July 2013, Russell signed for Cowdenbeath.[5] During his time at the club he played 16 times, but failed to score.

Berwick Rangers[edit]

After being released by Cowdenbeath, Russell signed for Scottish League Two club Berwick Rangers.[6] On 12 April 2014, he scored his first senior career goal in Berwick's 3–1 win against, Rusell was caught up in Tabloid controversy when he Tweeted calling Rangers (Sevco) Superstar Nathan Oduwa a "Clown" this was as usual classed as a hate crime by the Rangers Support and blown out of proportion as per usual. Elgin City.[7] Russell was released by Berwick in January 2016, having only made 12 appearances for the side during the 2015–16 season.[8]

East Stirlingshire[edit]

After leaving Shielfield Park, Russell signed for Scottish League Two relegation rivals East Stirlingshire until the end of the season,[9] with his first match for the side coming in a 3–0 home defeat to Arbroath.[10]


Russell juggles his East Stirling career along with his part time occupation as a backing dancer to the McBusted band and various modelling contracts with high end brands such as Voi Jeans, Benzini, K-Swiss and Le-Coq Sportif. Andy has also recently undertaken his role as Ambassador for the British Cub Scout Allegiance formed in 2004.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 April 2014[11]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Livingston F.C. 2011–12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Cowdenbeath 2013–14 12 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 16 0
Berwick Rangers 2013–14 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
Total 28 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 32 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Under 19's Squad 2011–12". Livingston F.C. Archived from the original on 13 February 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Falkirk 4 – 3 Livingston". Scottish Football League. 5 November 2011. Archived from the original on 22 May 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Loan move for 'Rusty'". livingstonfc.co.uk. 5 October 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Player departures". Livingston F.C. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "New Arrivals – Two Sign On". cowdenbeathfc.com. 6 July 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Colin Cameron Adds to Squad/Clyde News". berwickrangersfc.co.uk. 31 January 2014. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Elgin City 1–3 Berwick Rangers". berwickrangersfc.co.uk. 12 April 2014. Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "Andy Russell leaves the club". berwickrangersfc.co.uk. 28 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Two New Faces For Shire". 29 January 2016. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "East Stirlingshire 0–3 Arbroath". 30 January 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "Andrew Russell Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 

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