Kyle Wilkie

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Kyle Wilkie
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-02-20) 20 February 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Annan Athletic
Youth career
Stockport County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Hamilton Academical 19 (0)
2012–2013 Greenock Morton 22 (3)
2013–2014 Livingston 20 (0)
2014–2015 Nairn County 24 (1)
2015Berwick Rangers (loan) 9 (2)
2015–2018 East Fife 79 (14)
2018–2019 Airdrieonians 26 (5)
2019– Annan Athletic 23 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:25, 9 February 2020 (UTC)

Kyle Wilkie (born 20 February 1991) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Annan Athletic.

He has previously played youth football in England with Stockport County, before playing senior professional football in Scotland for Hamilton Academical, Greenock Morton, Livingston, Berwick Rangers, East Fife and Airdrieonians.

Career[edit]

Wilkie graduated from the Stockport County Centre of Excellence,[1] before signing for Hamilton Academical on 19 August 2009.[2] He made his professional debut for Hamilton on 22 August 2009, in a 3–0 loss against Aberdeen.[3] Wilkie left Hamilton at the end of the 2011–12 season.[4]

After the expiry of his contract with Accies, Wilkie joined Greenock Morton on trial.[5] He scored in a reserve match against Port Glasgow Juniors and was expected to sign on 30 July 2012.[6] He signed a one-year contract later that week after impressing in his trial period.[7] Wilkie was released in May 2013.[8]

Wilkie signed a one-year contract with Livingston on 26 July 2013 after a successful trial period with the club.[9] He made his competitive debut for Livingston on 27 July 2013, as a second-half substitute in a Scottish Challenge Cup match against Berwick Rangers.[10] He was released in May 2014.[11]

In August 2014, Wilkie signed for Highland League club Nairn County.[12] He moved on loan to Berwick Rangers in March 2015, until the end of the 2014–15 season.[13][14]

Wilkie then signed with East Fife for the 2015–16 season.[15] During his first season at the club he won the Scottish League Two Player of the Month award for March 2016[16] and at the end of the season he was voted into the PFA Scotland League Two Team of the Year.[17]

On 3 July 2018, Wilkie signed for Airdrieonians.[18] After one season at Airdrieonians, Wilkie signed for Scottish League Two club Annan Athletic.[19]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 13 August 2019
Appearances and golas 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
Hamilton Academical 2009–10[20] Scottish Premier League 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
2010–11[21] 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2011–12[22] Scottish First Division 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 19 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 21 0
Greenock Morton 2012–13[23][24] Scottish First Division 22 3 4 0 0 0 1[a] 0 27 3
Livingston 2013–14[25] Scottish Championship 20 0 0 0 2 1 1[a] 0 23 1
Nairn County 2014–15[26] Highland Football League 24 1 3 0 0 0 3[b] 0 30 1
Berwick Rangers (loan) 2014–15[27] Scottish League Two 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2
East Fife 2015–16[28] Scottish League Two 36 9 2 0 2 0 1[a] 0 41 9
2016–17[29] Scottish League One 18 0 2 0 3 0 2[a] 0 25 0
2017–18[30] 25 5 2 0 1 0 1[a] 0 29 5
Total 79 14 6 0 6 0 4 0 95 14
Airdrieonians 2018–19[31] Scottish League One 26 5 2 2 4 0 1[a] 0 33 7
Annan Athletic 2019–20[32] Scottish League Two 2 0 0 0 4 0 1[a] 0 7 0
Career total 201 25 16 2 17 1 11 0 245 28
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup
  2. ^ Appearances in the Highland League Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kyle Wilkie". Stockport County Centre of Excellence. Archived from the original on 8 September 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Stockport youngster moves to Hamilton". The Scotsman. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2009.
  3. ^ "Hamilton 0 – 3 Aberdeen". BBC Sport. 22 August 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2009.
  4. ^ "Wilkie Moves On". Hamilton Academical F.C.
  5. ^ Tait, Chris (29 June 2012). "Trialist hopes for end to injury woe". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  6. ^ Harold, Matthew (28 July 2012). "Ramsdens Cup Greenock Morton 2-0 Albion Rovers". The Away End. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Moore's hopes for Wilkie". Greenock Telegraph. 3 August 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  8. ^ Mitchell, Jonathan (7 May 2013). "Exclusive: Nine players offered new deals at Morton". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  9. ^ "Kyle Wilkie signs on". Livingston F.C. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Berwick Rangers 3-2 Livingston (aet)". BBC Sport. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  11. ^ "Squad Ins & Outs". Livingston F.C. 13 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  12. ^ Chalk, Paul (14 August 2014). "Midfield duo snapped up by Nairn County". Highland News. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 January 2016. Retrieved 28 December 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  14. ^ "WILKIE AND WILSON ARRIVE ON LOAN". Berwick Rangers F.C. 23 March 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  15. ^ "Naysmith makes trio of signings". www.spfl.co.uk. Scottish Professional Football League. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  16. ^ "EAST FIFE PAIR NET LEAGUE 2 AWARDS". Scottish Professional Football League. 5 April 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  17. ^ "PFA SCOTLAND TEAMS OF THE YEAR". Scottish Professional Football League. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  18. ^ "MIDFIELDER WILKIE CHECKS IN". Airdrieonians F.C. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  19. ^ "NEW SIGNING - KYLE WILKIE". Annan Athletic F.C. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  20. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  21. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  22. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  23. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  24. ^ Kyle Wilkie at Soccerway. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  25. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  26. ^ "Kyle Wilkie - Player Profile". Nairn County F.C. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  27. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  28. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  29. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  30. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  31. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  32. ^ "Games played by Kyle Wilkie in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2019.