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.


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.


  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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