David Graham (footballer, born 1983)

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Davie Graham
Personal information
Full name David Graham
Date of birth (1983-06-02) 2 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Stirling, Scotland
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Rathfriland Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Stenhousemuir 53 (5)
2003–2005 Stranraer 52 (33)
2005–2007 Gretna 68 (6)
2007 Hamilton Academical (loan) 5 (1)
2007–2009 Hamilton Academical 36 (4)
2009–2012 Dunfermline Athletic 111 (12)
2012–2013 Greenock Morton 24 (2)
2016– Rathfriland Rangers 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:10, 26 April 2013 (UTC).

David "Davie" Graham (born 2 June 1983 in Stirling, Scotland) is a Scottish footballer, who plays as a Winger for Rathfriland Rangers[1] in Division 1B of the Northern Amateur Football League.

Career[edit]

During his youth career, David's former teams include Denny BC, Riverside and Gairdoch United.[2] Graham spent his early career entirely in Scotland, mostly in leagues below the SPL. He started his career as a striker for Stenhousemuir in 2001, for whom he scored 5 goals in 53 league appearances. He moved to Stanraer where he was much more prolific, scoring 33 goals in 52 appearances – a strike rate better than a goal every other game. From there he went to ambitious Gretna but he did not do as well as he scored just 6 goals in his 68 matches. He then moved to Hamilton Academical on loan before making this move permanent in 2007.

After a successful season with the Accies, which saw him help the club win promotion to the Scottish Premier League, Graham was awarded a new two-year contract.[3] In the January transfer window of 2009, Graham moved to Dunfermline Athletic.[4] Graham signed for Greenock Morton in June 2012,[5] and was released in April 2013.[6]

In July 2013, Graham played and scored in a pre-season victory for Crusaders over Lisburn Rangers.[7] In June 2016 Graham signed for Division 1B of the Northern Amateur Football League side Rathfriland Rangers in Northern Ireland.[1]

Honours[edit]

Stranraer

Gretna

Hamilton Academical

  • Scottish Football League First Division: 2007-08

Dunfermline Athletic

  • Scottish Football League First Division: 2010-11

Greenock Morton

  • Scottish Football League First Division: Runners-up 2012-13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rathfriland Rangers boss Paul Kirk has secured the signatures of @LisburnRangers pair @DG10schmoo and @mccann_peter.". Twitter. 2 June 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "David Graham". Youth Football Scotland. Retrieved 22 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "McCarthy extends stay with Accies". BBC News. 17 May 2008. Retrieved 17 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "David Graham released". Retrieved 20 January 2009. 
  5. ^ Tait, Chris (20 June 2012). "Graham is sixth Ton signing". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Graham exits Ton". Greenock Telegraph. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "Lisburn Rangers v Crusaders 0-2". Lisburn Rangers F.C. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 

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