David McGurn

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David McGurn
Personal information
Full name David Edward McGurn
Date of birth (1980-09-14) 14 September 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Cowdenbeath
Number 1
Youth career
Queen's Park
Hillwood Boys Club
2001–2002 Greenock Morton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2008 Greenock Morton 82 (0)
2008–2016 Raith Rovers 180 (0)
2015–2016 Stranraer (loan) 15 (0)
2016– Cowdenbeath 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:41, 21 June 2016 (UTC).

David McGurn (born 14 September 1980 in Glasgow) is a Scottish footballer currently playing for League Two side Cowdenbeath. McGurn previously played for Greenock Morton until 2008 & Raith Rovers from 2008 to 2016, as well as having a loan spell with Stranraer.

Career[edit]

David McGurn began his senior Greenock Morton career in 2003 when he was signed by John McCormack from Hillwood Boys Club. McGurn had previously played in the youth teams at Queen's Park, under McCormack.[1] In his first season McGurn was second in line behind first choice goalkeeper Craig Coyle. He spent all of the 2003–04 season on the substitutes bench.

He was the regular first choice goalkeeper for Morton initially when Jim McInally replaced McCormack as manager, when he also worked as the clubs goalkeeping coach until David Wylie returned to the club. When McInally took charge Coyle was out injured and from there McGurn retained his place in the side until McInally signed Paul Mathers.

He was released by Greenock Morton in May 2008 and signed for Second Division side Raith Rovers a few days later.[2]

On 29 April 2015, McGurn sign a new contract to stay at Raith Rovers for the next two years at least. [3]

On 28 August 2015 it was announced that McGurn had agreed a season-long loan with Stranraer.[4]

On 21 June 2016 it was announced that McGurn had signed for Cowdenbeath.[5]

Outside of football[edit]

McGurn works as a lecturer at Cardonald College in Sports Coaching and Fitness[1] He is also a Culture & Sport Glasgow activity coach, Glasgow football section coach and a qualified SFA goalkeeping coach.[6]

McGurn is married to wife Alana, with whom he has a daughter Amy.[1]

Honours[edit]

Raith Rovers[edit]

2008–09

Greenock Morton[edit]

2006–07

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "All in a day's work for McGurn". Scottish Football League. 6 April 2012. Archived from the original on 24 May 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Five players arrive in Kirkcaldy". BBC Sport. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "McGurn Signs Contract Extension | Raith Rovers FC". Raithrovers.net. 2015-04-29. Retrieved 2016-02-20. 
  4. ^ "McGurn Loan Deal Goes Through". Raith Rovers F.C. 28 August 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Goalkeeping Legend Moves to Central Park: Testimonial Announced". Raith Rovers F.C. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "David McGurn - Lecturer and Goal Keeper". Cardonald College. 18 February 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 

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