David Winnie

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David Winnie
Personal information
Full name David Peter Winnie[1][2]
Date of birth (1966-10-26) 26 October 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1991 St Mirren 146 (6)
1991–1995 Aberdeen 63 (1)
1994 Middlesbrough (loan) 1 (0)
1995–1996 Heart of Midlothian 6 (0)
1996–1997 Dundee 26 (1)
1997–1998 St Mirren 22 (0)
1998 KR Reykjavík 13 (1)
1998–1999 Ayr United 13 (0)
1999 Canberra Cosmos 23 (1)
1999–2000 KR Reykjavík 24 (1)
Total 314 (10)
National team
1987 Scotland U21[3] 1 (0)
Teams managed
2001 KR Reykjavík
2002–2003 Dumbarton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Peter Winnie (born 26 October 1966) is a Scottish former football player and manager of Dumbarton.[4]

A defender in playing days, Winnie was part of St Mirren's 1987 Scottish Cup winning team. He is also a former U21 Scottish International. He also played for Aberdeen and Hearts. After leaving Scotland in 1999, he played for Canberra Cosmos in Australia.[5]

Winnie was then assistant manager at Icelandic side KR before a brief caretaker role saw him steer them from relegation danger. Winnie was also on the coaching staff at the youth academy at Livingston and Glasgow Rangers F.C..

Winnie was manager of Dumbarton from June 2002 until his sacking in March 2003, when the Sons were struggling in the Second Division. He was replaced by Bo'ness United manager Brian Fairley.[6]

David Winnie trained to become a solicitor at a leading Hertfordshire Law Firm in St Albans and qualified as a solicitor in November 2009.

David Winnie is currently Head of the Sports Law Department at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, a leading law firm with offices in London, Manchester and Istanbul.

Manager statistics[edit]

As of March 2003

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Dumbarton Scotland June 2002 March 2003 34 11 6 17 32.35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Winnie". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "David Peter Winnie Icelandic league statistics" (in Icelandic). KSÍ.is. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Scotland U21 at Fitbastats
  4. ^ "Winnie is Sons boss". BBC Sport. 6 June 2002. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Australian Player Database - WI". Oz Football. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "Sons' sights high after sacking". BBC Sport. 26 March 2003. Retrieved 6 December 2013.