David Nicholls (footballer)

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Davie Nicholls
Personal information
Full name David Clarkson Nicholls
Date of birth (1972-04-05) 5 April 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Peterhead
Youth career
Ferguslie United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1992 Hibernian 6 (0)
1992–1993 Coleraine
1993–1994 Hamilton Academical 7 (0)
1994–1995 Cork City
1995–1999 Clydebank 134 (7)
1999–2001 Falkirk 66 (20)
2001–2003 Dunfermline Athletic 26 (1)
2003 Falkirk (loan) 17 (0)
2003–2005 Falkirk 40 (4)
2005–2007 Gretna 60 (4)
2007 Newcastle Blue Star
2007–2008 Bellshill Athletic
2008–2009 East Stirlingshire 9 (1)
Teams managed
–2011 East Stirlingshire (assistant)
2011– Peterhead (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:29, 26 July 2009 (UTC).

David Clarkson Nicholls (born 5 April 1972 in Bellshill) is a Scottish association football player, who played for Clydebank, Falkirk and Dunfermline Athletic (where he scored once against St Johnstone)[1] amongst other clubs. Nicholls played for Gretna in the 2006 Scottish Cup Final and helped them secure three successive promotions.[2][3]

Nicholls was assistant manager of East Stirlingshire, working for manager Jim McInally. Nicholls and McInally left the club in May 2011.[4] Nicholls then became assistant manager of Peterhead, again assisting McInally.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clockwatch: Scottish Premier League". BBC. 4 August 2001. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Forsyth, Roddy (14 May 2006). "Little Gretna left heartbroken". Sunday Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gretna goodbye for Nicholls and O'Neil". News & Star. 7 May 2007. Retrieved 15 January 2012. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "McInally and Nicholls depart Shire". Falkirk Herald. Johnston Press. 13 May 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Wilson, Richard (23 November 2011). "Money & memories". The Herald. Herald & Times Group. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
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