James Coutts (footballer)

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James Coutts
Personal information
Full name James Ryan Coutts
Date of birth (1987-04-15) 15 April 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Weymouth, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Murray United FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Bournemouth 12 (0)
2006 Grays Athletic (loan) 1 (0)
2007 Weymouth (loan) 21 (3)
2007–2009 Weymouth 73 (9)
2009 Newport County 4 (0)
2010–2011 Dorchester Town 23 (0)
2011–2012 AFC Totton 19 (4)
2011 Weymouth (loan) 4 (1)
2012 Gosport Borough 0 (0)
2012–2013 AFC Totton 22 (5)
2014–2015 Twin City Wanderers
2015– Murray United
Teams managed
2015– Murray United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 August 2012 (UTC).

James Ryan Coutts (born 15 April 1987) is an English footballer who now plays in Australia as a midfielder for Twin City Wanderers in the Albury Wodonga Football Association.


Coutts started his career at Bournemouth and spent time on loan at Grays Athletic and Weymouth. He signed for Weymouth after being released by Bournemouth in 2007. He left Weymouth after they were relegated to the Conference South in May 2009 at the end of the 2008–09 season. Coutt's returned to Weymouth on loan from AFC Totton in December 2011. He returned to his parent club at the end of January.

Coutts signed for Conference South leaders Newport County on 4 December 2009, before his release on 1 January 2010.[1] He joined Dorchester Town on 9 January.[2]

Having made 23 appearances for Dorchester, Coutts joined AFC Totton ahead of the 2011-12 season; there he made 19 appearances, scoring four goals - however, he was loaned out to Weymouth during the season - scoring in teir New Year's Eve win over St Albans City. At the season's conclusion, Coutts joined newly promoted Southern League Premier Division side Gosport Borough.

Coutts wasn't included on the bench for Gosport's opening game of the season against Barwell, and later re-signed for AFC Totton on 20 August 2012. He was in the starting eleven for The Stags' league match against Chesham United the day after he signed. Coutts scored his first goal of his second spell with Totton in a 4–2 defeat to Stourbridge on 25 August.

After moving to Australia and playing for Albury Wodonga Football Association Amateur side Twin City Wanderers FC in Victoria, Australia, Coutts signed for the newly created Semi-professional outfit, Murray United F.C. for the 2015 National Premier Leagues Victoria 1 season


  1. ^ "Exiles release Coutts". Non-League Daily. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Coutts returns to Dorset". Non-League Daily. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-11. 

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