Greg Kiltie

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Greg Kiltie
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Irvine, Scotland
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Kilmarnock
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Kilmarnock 69 (8)
2014Queen of the South (loan) 3 (0)
National team
2012 Scotland U15 2 (0)
2012 Scotland U16 6 (1)
2013–2014 Scotland U17 6 (2)
2015– Scotland U19 9 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:58, 25 July 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:15, 7 October 2016 (UTC)

Greg Kiltie (born 18 January 1997) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Kilmarnock, as a winger.

Early life[edit]

Kiltie was born in Irvine.[1] As a nine-year-old child he was a mascot in the Brazil-Australia group game at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, after winning a competition organised by the Sunday Mail.[2] His father Jim is a BT engineer.[2]

Club career[edit]

He signed a professional contract with Kilmarnock at the age of 16.[1] He made his senior debut for Kilmarnock on 18 May 2013, as they lost 3–1 at home to St Mirren in a Scottish Premier League game.[2][3][4] His debut came at the age of 16 years and four months, making him Kilmarnock's youngest player for 50 years.[2]

On 3 October 2014, Kiltie signed for Scottish Championship club Queen of the South on a one-month loan.[5]

During the 2016–17 season, Kiltie was out for six months following knee surgery in October,[6] then on 20 May 2017, during Kilmarnock's final match of the season against Ross County he was injured during the first half.[7] It was later announced he had suffered a broken ankle and following an operation, he was ruled out for four months.[8]

International career[edit]

Kiltie has represented Scotland at every youth international level from under-15 to under-19.[9][10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 24 July 2018
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kilmarnock 2012–13[11] Scottish Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013–14[12] Scottish Premiership 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2014–15[13] 8 2 0 0 0 0 8 2
2015–16[14] 35 6 3 0 2 0 2[a] 2 42 8
2016–17[15] 11 0 0 0 2 0 13 0
2017–18[16] 9 0 4 0 0 0 13 0
2018–19[17] 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 69 8 7 0 6 0 2 2 84 10
Queen of the South (loan) 2014–15[13] Scottish Championship 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 72 8 7 0 6 0 2 2 87 10
  1. ^ Appearances in the Premiership play-offs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile". Kilmarnock F.C. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d Norman Silvester (23 February 2014). "Killie starlet Greg Kiltie reveals he hit the big time as a kid at World Cup in 2006 thanks to Sunday Mail". Daily Record. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Kilmarnock 1–3 St Mirren". BBC Sport. 18 May 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  4. ^ Scott McClymont (23 December 2013). "Fourteen for '14: Meet Kilmarnock's next rising star Greg Kiltie". STV. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Greg Kiltie Signs on Loan". Queen of the South F.C. 3 October 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Lillie ace Greg Kiltie raring to go after injury he'll scuppered his season". Daily Record. 13 April 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  7. ^ Sutherland, Jonathan (20 May 2017). "Kilmarnock 1–2 Ross County". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  8. ^ Millar, Kenny (1 June 2017). "Luckless Kilmarnock star Greg Kiltie faces FOUR months out after undergoing ankle op". The Scottish Sun. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Profile". Scottish FA. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Under-19 squad announced for Dutch friendly". Scottish FA. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  11. ^ "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  12. ^ "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  13. ^ a b "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  14. ^ "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  16. ^ "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Greg Kiltie in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 July 2018.