John Armstrong (footballer, born 1988)

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John Armstrong
Personal information
Full name John William Armstrong
Date of birth (1987-06-25) 25 June 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 5
Youth career
2003–2007 Heart of Midlothian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
2007–2008 Cowdenbeath (loan) 19 (1)
2008–2009 Cowdenbeath (loan) 31 (5)
2009– Cowdenbeath 144 (6)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

John William Armstrong (born 25 June 1987) is a Scottish professional football player currently playing for Cowdenbeath.


Armstrong joined Hearts from their youth system and tasted his first involvement of senior action when he was named as an unused substitute in their Scottish Premier League match against Dunfermline Athletic on 2 January 2007. He made his debut as a substitute at the same venue on 3 February 2007, as Dunfermline beat Hearts 1–0 in the Scottish Cup.

He joined Cowdenbeath on a season-long loan in July 2007,[1] and was again loaned to Cowdenbeath in the 2008–09 season.[2] On 13 October 2009 the Defender has left Hearts to return to Cowdenbeath and signed a two-year deal.[3]


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