Kevin McHattie

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Kevin McHattie
Personal information
Full name Kevin McHattie
Date of birth (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Glenrothes, Scotland
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Raith Rovers
Youth career
2002–2010 Dunfermline Athletic
2010–2011 Heart of Midlothian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 Heart of Midlothian 73 (3)
2011–2012 Alloa Athletic (loan) 5 (0)
2015–2016 Kilmarnock 22 (1)
2016– Raith Rovers 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Scotland U17 4 (0)
2012–2014 Scotland U21 6 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:02, 17 June 2016 (UTC).

† Appearances (goals)

Kevin McHattie (born 15 July 1993) is a Scottish professional footballer who currently plays for Raith Rovers. He has previously played for Heart of Midlothian & Kilmarnock and during his time at Hearts he had a loan spell with Alloa Athletic.

McHattie has represented Scotland at under-17 and under-21 level.

Club career[edit]

McHattie progressed through the youth ranks at Dunfermline Athletic.[1] He joined Hearts in 2010 aged 17[2] at under 19 level.[3]

Hearts[edit]

He made his first team debut on 13 August 2011 as a substitute against Aberdeen in Hearts 3–0 win at Tynecastle.[4] After one appearance for the first team McHattie was sent on loan to Alloa Athletic to gain first team experience.[5] On 1 September 2015, McHattie left the club, being released from his contract by mutual consent.[6]

Alloa Athletic (loan)[edit]

On 7 December 2011 McHattie signed for Scottish Third Division side Alloa Athletic on loan until January 2012.[7] Making his league debut on 10 December against Queen's Park.[8] In all he made five appearances[9] for Alloa before returning to Hearts with his last game coming on 21 January against Stranraer.[10] Alloa requested his deal be extended however Hearts wanted him to return.[11]

Kilmarnock[edit]

After his release by Hearts, McHattie signed a three-year contract with Kilmarnock on 1 September 2015.[12] McHattie scored a match-winning goal on his debut for Kilmarnock, against Dundee United on 13 September.[13]

Raith Rovers[edit]

On 17 June 2016, it was announced that McHattie had signed a one-year deal with Raith Rovers.[14]

International career[edit]

He made his debut at under-17 level in a UEFA European Championship qualifier in 2009 against Cyprus.[15] His last match for Scotland was a Challenge cup match against Malta.[16] In all he made four appearances for Scotland.[17]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1 September 2015[18][19]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals Apps Goals
Hearts 2011–12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012–13 21 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 22 1
2013–14 35 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 40 1
2014–15 15 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 17 3
2015–16 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 1
Total 73 3 1 0 8 3 1 0 83 6
Alloa Athletic (loan) 2011–12 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Kilmarnock 2015–16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 78 3 1 0 8 3 1 0 88 6

Honours[edit]

Heart of Midlothian

Personal life[edit]

McHattie revealed he regularly travels on the number 25 bus to Riccarton, to come training.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin McHattie joins Hearts". dafc.co.uk. 30 August 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "A word with...Kevin McHattie". Heart of Midlothian F.C. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Five U19s head out on loan". HeartsFc.co.uk. 31 August 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hearts v Aberdeen". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Gordon joins Accies". heartsfc.co.uk. Heart of Midlothian FC. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "MCHATTIE EXITS HEARTS". Heart of Midlothian F.C. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "Manager adds to squad". Alloa Athletic F.C. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "Alloa Athletic 1–0 Queen's Park". BBC. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "2011–12 Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Stranraer 0 – 4 Alloa Athletic". Scottish Football League. 21 January 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Total football wins day". Alloa Athletic F.C. 22 January 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "NEW SIGNING: Kevin McHattie". Kilmarnock F.C. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  13. ^ Pidgeon, Richard (12 September 2015). "Dundee United 1 Kilmarnock 2: Miss of the season and a late stunner hands visitors their first win". Sunday Herald (Herald & Times Group). Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  14. ^ "Kevin McHattie arrives at Stark’s Park". Raith Rovers F.C. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016. 
  15. ^ "Scotland V Cyprus U-17". Uefa.Com. 20 October 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  16. ^ "U17 MALTA v SCOTLAND". scottishfa.co.uk. 13 January 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  17. ^ "Kevin McHattie – U17 Squad". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "KEVIN MCHATTIE". Soccerway. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  19. ^ "Kevin McHattie Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  20. ^ "Hearts youngster Kevin McHattie catching the bus to the first team". Daily Record. 20 April 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 

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