Grant Smith (footballer)
|Full name||Grant Gordon Smith|
|Date of birth||5 May 1980|
|Place of birth||Irvine, Scotland|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|2000–2001||→ Clydebank (loan)||17||(2)|
|2000||→ Halifax Town (loan)||11||(0)|
|2003||→ Plymouth Argyle (loan)||5||(1)|
|2006||→ Walsall (loan)||13||(3)|
|2007||→ Klubi-04 (loan)||1||(1)|
|2009–2010||North Queensland Fury||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 March 2011.
Grant Gordon Smith (born 5 May 1980 in Irvine) is a Scottish footballer midfielder. He is the son of former Rangers and Brighton & Hove Albion striker and former Scottish Football Association chief executive Gordon Smith.
Smith signed a short-term contract with Dundee United in September 2006, agreeing to stay until the next transfer window in January 2007. Smith also played for English sides Bristol City and Walsall (on loan).
Smith then signed one-year contract with Finnish club HJK Helsinki in April 2007.
Smith returned to Britain in January 2008 and joined Carlisle United on a short-term contract until the end of the season, after training with the club's squad. On 8 April 2009 Grant Smith was released from Carlisle United by mutual consent after not making a single first team appearance under new boss Greg Abbott who later denied any fall out with Smith even though impressing in reserve games out of position.
He went to Singapore for trials with some of the local S-League teams for the 2010 season. He was brought to Singapore by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) as part of their centralised scouting system of foreign players for S-League clubs
After joining Scottish 2nd Division club Airdrie United in January 2011, he was released by them a few months later in May.