Graham Tatters

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Graham Tatters
Personal information
Full name Graham Tatters
Date of birth (1985-06-28) June 28, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Elgin, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Hatyai FC
Youth career
2001–2003 Elgin City
2004–2008 Charlotte 49ers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Wilmington Hammerheads 13 (0)
2009–2010 Elgin City 9 (1)
2010 FC Tampa Bay 16 (0)
2011 Woodlands Wellington 0 (0)
2012; Hat Yai F.C. 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 14, 2011.

Graham Tatters (born June 28, 1985 in Elgin) is a Scottish footballer who plays for Hat Yai F.C. in the Thai Second Division.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

Tatters was a trainee and youth player at Scottish club Elgin City, and was named Elgin's U-16 Player of the Year in 2001, before moving to the United States to play college soccer at University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2004. He was named to the A10 All Championship Team and the Davidson Adidas Classic All Tournament Team in 2007, and was his team's Most Valuable Player in 2007 and 2008.

He redshirted his sophomore season in 2005 after being diagnosed with lymphoma, but recovered to continue his college career the following year.[1]

Professional[edit]

Tatters turned professional in 2009 when he signed for the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division. He made his professional debut on June 5, 2009 in a 1-0 win over the Bermuda Hogges.[2]

Tatters rejoined Elgin City in October 2009,[3] before returning to the United States in early 2010 to play for FC Tampa Bay in the USSF Division 2 Professional League.

Tatters signed for Singaporean S-League club Woodlands Wellington in 2011, and made his debut for the club on February 14 in a game against Hougang United. He was released by the club in the 2011 off-season.

In 2012, he signed for Hat Yai F.C. and currently plys his trade in the Thai Second Division.

Personal[edit]

In 2010 Tatters' became a member of the Live Strong Foundation as a "Global Envoy" helping to raise awareness about issues relating to cancer.[4]

Tatters' father, Graham Tatters Sr., is the former manager of Scottish Highland League club Lossiemouth, and the current chairman of Elgin City.

Married to Dana Clay Tatters from Shelby, NC.

Honors[edit]

Wilmington Hammerheads[edit]

References[edit]

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