Jamie McKenzie (footballer, born 1986)

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Jamie MacKenzie
Personal information
Full name Jamie MacKenzie
Date of birth (1986-05-08) 8 May 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Linlithgow Rose
Youth career
2004–2005 Hibernian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Montrose 16 (0)
2006–2008 Sligo Rovers 32 (0)
2008–2009 Aris Limassol 15 (1)
2010 Galway United 34 (0)
2011 Chalkanoras 0 (0)
2011– Linlithgow Rose
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jamie MacKenzie (born 8 May 1986) is a Scottish footballer who is currently playing for Linlithgow Rose in the Scottish Junior Football Association, East Region. He attends Edinburgh Napier University where he is part of the "Dream Team" group in the Economics of Emerging Markets module.

Career[edit]

MacKenzie started his career with Scottish Premier League side Hibernian, but was released in 2005.[1] He then played in the Scottish Football League for Montrose for a season before signing for Sligo Rovers in 2006.[1] He was briefly appointed club captain following the departure of the previous captain Michael McNamara, who left Sligo to join the Sligo Gaelic Football team.

MacKenzie scored Sligo's opening goal of the 2008 season, but after 13 league appearances he moved to Aris Limassol during the mid-season summer transfer window.[2][3]

On February 17, 2010 it was announced that he had completed a switch to Galway United. making his return to the League of Ireland.[4]

After a second spell playing in Cyprus, McKenzie returned to Scotland and signed for Junior side Linlithgow Rose in November 2011.[5]

McKenzie was called up to the Scotland Junior international squad in October 2012 for their fixture against the Republic of Ireland.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MONTROSE : 1955/56 - 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "St Patrick's Athletic 3-1 Sligo Rovers". RTÉ News. 7 March 2008. 
  3. ^ "McKenzie and Murphy depart". Sligo Rovers FC. 14 July 2008. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Alan Dooley (2 March 2010). "Season Preview: Galway United". Extratime.ie. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "McKenzie added to Baikie’s pool ahead of visit from Kelty". Edinburgh Evening News. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  6. ^ Scott Campbell (9 October 2012). "Tipps for the top". The Scottish Sun. Retrieved 21 February 2013.