Dean Cummings

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Dean Cummings
Personal information
Full name Dean Cummings
Date of birth (1993-03-30) 30 March 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Edinburgh City
Youth career
0000–2008 Falkirk
2008–2011 Livingston
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Livingston 11 (1)
2013–2015 Tynecastle
2015–2016 Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale
2016– Edinburgh City 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:05, 27 June 2016 (UTC).

Dean Cummings (born 30 March 1993) is a Scottish professional footballer currently playing for Edinburgh City as a midfielder. Cummings has previously played for Falkirk, Livingston, Tynecastle & Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale, and is also the older brother of Hibernian forward Jason Cummings.[1]

Career[edit]

Cummings Joined Livingston in July 2008 from Falkirk[2] becoming a member of Livingston's under 19 squad.[3] The youth side reached the 2010 SFL Youth Cup final with Cummings scoring the opening goal with the match resulting in a 2–1 defeat to Partick Thistle.[4] During the tournament Cummings helped set a club record by scoring four goals in a 14–0 victory against Ayr United.[5]

The following year the under-19 side won the league securing the title with a 10–0 victory against Stranaer.[6] He signed a new two-year contract in April 2011 extending his stay until May 2013[7] and made his first team debut on 12 November 2011 as a substitute against Hamilton Academical.[8] On 25 February 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3–1 defeat to Ayr United.[9]

After spells with Tynecastle and Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale, Cummings signed for recently promoted Scottish League Two side Edinburgh City in June 2016.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 11 March 2012[10]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Livingston 2011–12 season 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Total 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1

Personal life[edit]

Dean is the older brother of Hibs forward Jason Cummings,[1] who, like his brother also played for Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pilcher, Ross (27 June 2016). "Edinburgh City boost midfield by capturing Cummings". Edinburgh Evening News. Johnston Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Dean Cummings Livingston Profile". Livingston F.C. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Under 19's Squad 2011-12". Livingston F.C. Archived from the original on 13 February 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Thistle lift the SFL Youth Cup". ptfc.co.uk. Partick Thistle F.C. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "SFL Daily Update - Wednesday , February 10". scottishfootballleague.com. Scottish Football League. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Under 19's blitz Stranraer to clinch title". livingstonfc.co.uk. Livingston F.C. 18 April 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "New Deals for Midfield Duo". Livingston F.C. 5 April 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Livingston 1–0 Hamilton". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 12 November 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Ayr United 3–-1 Livingston". BBC Sport. BBC. 25 February 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "Dean Cummings Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  11. ^ Scrimgeour, Robert (4 December 2015). "Cummings: Ainslie Park cup switch suits Lothian". Edinburgh Evening News. Johnston Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 

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