Chris McCart

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Chris McCart
Personal information
Full name Christopher McCart
Date of birth (1967-04-17) 17 April 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth Baillieston, Scotland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1997 Motherwell 260 (6)
1997–1999 Falkirk 30 (2)
National team
1994–1995 Scotland B[1] 2 (1)
Teams managed
1999–2008 Motherwell (Youth coach)
2008– Celtic (Head of Youth Development)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Christopher 'Chris' McCart (born 17 April 1967 in Baillieston) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a defender.

Playing career[edit]

McCart started his career at Motherwell where he was voted player of the year in 1991. McCart spent the next twelve seasons with the Fir Park before a short spell with Falkirk. In 1990–91, McCart was part of Motherwell's Scottish Cup-winning side, while also winning the Scottish Challenge Cup with Falkirk in 1997–98.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring from playing, McCart held a youth coaching role at former club Motherwell before joining Celtic as head of youth development in June 2008 following the death of Tommy Burns.[2]

On 11 September 2008, McCart played for a Motherwell side in Dougie Arnott's belated testimonial match against an Old Firm select.[3]





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  2. ^ "McCart takes Burns role at Celtic". BBC Sport. 6 June 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2008. 
  3. ^ "Boyd back at Fir park for Dougie's big night". Motherwell Times. 20 August 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2008. 

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