Blair Alston

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Blair Alston
Personal information
Full name Blair Alston
Date of birth (1992-03-23) 23 March 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Kirkcaldy, Scotland[1]
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
St Johnstone
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Falkirk 166 (24)
2016– St Johnstone 36 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:17, 6 August 2017 (UTC).

Blair Alston (born 23 March 1992) is a Scottish professional football player currently playing as a midfielder for St Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership. Alston has previously played for Falkirk.

Career[edit]

Alston made his first team debut against Partick Thistle in their League Cup match on 24 August 2010. He scored his first goal for the club in their 2–1 win also against Partick Thistle on 12 April 2011.[2] On 1 April 2012, he came on as a late substitute as Falkirk beat Hamilton Academical 1–0 to win the Scottish Challenge Cup.[3]

Alston moved to St Johnstone in May 2016 under freedom of contract.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 6 August 2017[5][6]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other[7] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Falkirk 2010–11 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 1
2011–12 24 5 2 1 3 0 4 0 33 6
2012–13 34 2 4 3 2 0 1 0 41 5
2013–14 29 3 1 0 3 1 6 3 39 7
2014–15 36 3 5 0 3 1 3 2 47 6
2015–16 36 10 2 0 3 1 6 1 47 12
Total 166 24 14 4 15 3 20 6 215 37
St Johnstone 2016–17 35 2 2 1 5 0 0 0 42 3
2017–18 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Total 36 2 2 1 5 0 2 0 45 3
Career total 202 26 16 5 20 3 22 6 260 40

Honours[edit]

Falkirk

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blair Alston player profile". Falkirk F.C. Archived from the original on 28 October 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "First Goal V Partick Thistle 12 April". BBC News. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 13 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Lindsay, Clive (1 April 2012). "Falkirk 1–0 Hamilton Accies". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  4. ^ Wilson, Richard (26 May 2016). "Blair Alston: Midfielder moves to St Johnstone from Falkirk". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  5. ^ Blair Alston at Soccerbase
  6. ^ Blair Alston at Soccerway
  7. ^ Includes matches in the Scottish Challenge Cup and UEFA Europa League

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