Craig Coyle

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Craig Coyle
Personal information
Full name Craig Coyle
Date of birth (1980-09-06) 6 September 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
–1999 Salvesen B.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Raith Rovers 6 (0)
2001–2005 Greenock Morton 119 (0)
2005 Arbroath 5 (0)
2005–2006 Berwick Rangers 13 (0)
2014– Hamilton Academical 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:50, 9 April 2014 (UTC).

Craig Coyle (born 6 September 1980 in Edinburgh) is a former Scottish footballer that played as a goalkeeper in the Scottish Football League for Raith Rovers, Greenock Morton, Arbroath, Berwick Rangers and is goalkeeper coach since 2012 at Hamilton Academical.

Career[edit]

Coyle started his career at Raith Rovers playing seven times for the club. In August 2001, he signed for Greenock Morton.[1]

In March 2005, Coyle was released by Morton and signed for Arbroath until the end of the 2004–05 season.[2] At the end of the season he joined Third Division club Berwick Rangers.[3]

After leaving Berwick in 2006, Coyle joined the junior ranks moving to Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic[4] in the town of Bonnyrigg in Midlothian, where he won the Scottish Junior Football East Region Super League in the 2008–09 season.[5]

He then signed for Linlithgow Rose after leaving Bonnyrigg,[6] but decided to retire at the end of 2009.[7]

Coyle recently achieved his Goalkeeping Licence Diploma from the SFA.

He is now the goalkeeper coach at Hamilton Academical and was registered as a player in April 2014 as emergency cover for Kevin Cuthbert and Blair Currie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morton set for survival party". The Scotsman. 4 August 2001. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Coyle leaves Ton to join Arbroath". BBC Sport. 24 March 2005. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Double signing made by Berwick". BBC Sport. 19 July 2005. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rose add to squad with new keeper". The Scotsman. 10 July 2006. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Blow to Bonnyrigg Rose's championship hopes". Midlothian Advertiser. 5 February 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2009. 
  6. ^ "Flannery set for Bo'ness". The Scotsman. 30 July 2009. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Coyle calls it quits as glove affair with game ends". The Scotsman. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

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