Nicky Low

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Nicky Low
Personal information
Full name Nicky Low
Date of birth (1992-01-06) 6 January 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Greenock, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Queen of the South
Number 14
Youth career
Aberdeen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2015 Aberdeen 28 (3)
2011–2012Forfar Athletic (loan) 29 (6)
2012–2013Alloa Athletic (loan) 10 (0)
2015–2018 Dundee 23 (1)
2017–2018 Derry City 50 (3)
2019– Queen of the South 2 (0)
National team
2009 Scotland U17 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:30, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

Nicky Low (born 6 January 1992) is a Scottish footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Queen of the South. Low has previously played for Dundee, Aberdeen, Forfar Athletic, Alloa Athletic and Derry City.[1]

Club career[edit]

Aberdeen[edit]

On 27 January 2010, Low debuted for Aberdeen versus Heart of Midlothian, appearing as a substitute. The Dons won the match 3–0.[2]

On 30 August 2011, Low was sent out on loan to Forfar Athletic until 1 January 2012.[3] After impressing on loan, Low returned to the Loons until the end of the 2011-12 season. During his time at Station Park, Low was voted Supporter's Player of the Year and Young Sky Blues Player of the Year.[1][4] On 18 October 2012, Low signed for Alloa Athletic, on loan initially for one month.[5] Low's loan spell was then extended until 1 January 2014 before returning to Pittrodrie.

On 29 December 2013, Low scored his first goal for the Dons in a 1–0 victory versus Ross County.[6] On 16 March in the 2014 Scottish League Cup Final versus Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Low appeared as a 70th minute substitute, scoring a spot kick in the penalty shoot-out victory for Aberdeen.[1][7] On 15 May 2014, Low signed a new one-year contract with the Dons.[8]

Dundee[edit]

On 20 April 2015, Low signed a pre-contract to sign for Dundee on a three-year deal from the start of the 2015-16 season.[9][10]

Derry City[edit]

In January 2017, Low was sent out on loan to Northern Irish club Derry City.[11] In June 2017, Low's loan spell was extended until 7 November 2017, [12] before returning to Dens Park.[13] On 31 January 2018, Low returned to the Candystripes after winning the previous season's Player of the Year and Players' Player of the Year awards.[1][14] In May 2018, Low was released by Dundee [15] and then signed for the Candystripes on a permanent deal.

Low played in 56 matches for the Candystripes, scoring three goals. [16]

Queen of the South[edit]

On 27 December 2018 Low was announced as agreed to sign for Gary Naysmith at Dumfries club Queen of the South when the transfer window opens on 1 January 2019.[1] His contract is scheduled to run for the remainder of that 2018-19 season. [17]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 10 February 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aberdeen 2009–10[18] Scottish Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2010–11[19] 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12[20] 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13[21] 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2013–14[22] Premiership 12 1 1 0 4 0 17 1
2014–15 7 1 0 0 1 0 5[a] 0 13 1
Total 28 2 1 0 5 0 5 0 39 2
Forfar Athletic (loan) 2011–12 Scottish Second Division 29 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 31 6
Alloa Athletic (loan) 2012–13 Scottish Second Division 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Dundee 2015–16[23] Scottish Premiership 21 0 2 0 0 0 23 0
2016–17[24] 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
Total 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 1
Derry City 2017-18[25] League of Ireland Premier Division 50 3 1 0 3 0 2 0 56 3
Queen of the South 2018-19 Scottish Championship 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 142 12 10 0 8 0 7 0 167 12
  1. ^ Appearances in the Europa League

Honours[edit]

Aberdeen

Derry City

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Nicky Low profile" qosfc.com 5 January 2018
  2. ^ "Hearts v Aberdeen". BBC News. 26 January 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Nicky Low and Joe Shaughnessy". afc.co.uk. Aberdeen F.C. 30 August 2011. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  4. ^ "End of Season Awards". forfarathletic.co.uk. Forfar Athletic F.C. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Wasps capture Low". alloaathletic.co.uk. Alloa Athletic F.C. 18 August 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Aberdeen 1-0 Ross County". BBC Sport. 29 December 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Scottish League Cup Final Report". BBC Sport. 16 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Aberdeen trio sign new contracts while Magennis and Vernon depart". STV Sport. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  9. ^ "NICKY LOW SIGNS PRE-CONTRACT". Dundee F.C. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  10. ^ "Aberdeen midfielder Nicky Low signs pre-contract with Dundee". BBC Sport. BBC. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  11. ^ "Derry City sign Dundee midfielder Nicky Low in loan deal". BBC Sport. BBC. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  12. ^ Collins, Simon (26 June 2017). "Derry City: Nicky Low has 'unfinished business' at Derry City". Derry Journal. Johnston Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  13. ^ Cran, George (6 January 2018). "Neil McCann could show four Dundee players the Dens Park exit door". Evening Telegraph. DC Thomson Co Ltd. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Completed Transfers - Deadline Day January 2018". Scottish FA. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Player update". Dundee FC. 16 May 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  16. ^ https://www.derryjournal.com/sport/football/derry-city/i-leave-derry-city-with-a-very-heavy-heart-nicky-low-1-8682977
  17. ^ http://www.qosfc.com/news-4262
  18. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  19. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  20. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  21. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  22. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  23. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  24. ^ "Games played by Nicky Low in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  25. ^ Nicky Low at Soccerway. Retrieved 17 November 2017.

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