Derek Fleming

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Derek Fleming
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-12-05) 5 December 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Falkirk, Scotland
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Linlithgow Rose
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Meadowbank Thistle 49 (3)
1994–1997 Dunfermline Athletic 91 (6)
1997–1998 Dundee 18 (0)
1998 Livingston (loan) 9 (2)
1998–2001 Livingston 68 (7)
2001–2005 Partick Thistle 98 (9)
2005–2006 Hamilton Academical 38 (2)
2007–2008 Alloa Athletic 22 (0)
2008–2009 Cowdenbeath 24 (0)
2009–2011 Bo'ness United
2011– Linlithgow Rose
Total 417 (29)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:10, 31 March 2009 (UTC).

Derek Adam Fleming (born 5 December 1973 in Falkirk) is a Scottish football defender.

Fleming began his career in 1993 with Meadowbank Thistle, where he made a total of 49 appearances before moving to Dunfermline Athletic in 1994. He has also played for Dundee, Livingston, Partick Thistle and Hamilton Academical. In the 2006–2007 season with Hamilton injury restricted him to only 19 first team appearances. He signed for Alloa Athletic under freedom of contract as manager Allan Maitland built a new squad for the 2007–08 season. He was released in May 2008.

Flea was an integral part of the Partick Thistle side that won the first division, playing both in midfield and at left back, he will be best remembered by jags fans as scoring the goal at Love Street that secured promotion to the Scottish Premier League. Flea also broke his leg in the process. Derek is now a player/coach for Linlithgow Rose.

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