Ross Forsyth

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Ross Forsyth
Personal information
Full name Ross Forsyth
Date of birth (1982-11-20) 20 November 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Stirling Albion (Player/Assistant Manager)
Youth career
St Johnstone 'S' Form
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 St Johnstone 76 (2)
2005–2011 Stirling Albion 168 (5)
2011–2012 Greenock Morton 26 (0)
2012–2013 Dumbarton 15 (0)
2013– Stirling Albion 103 (9)
Teams managed
2016– Stirling Albion (Player/Assistant Manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2016.

Ross Forsyth (born 20 November 1982 in Glasgow) is a Scottish semi-professional footballer and assistant manager, who plays for Stirling Albion. Forsyth has also played for St Johnstone, Greenock Morton and Dumbarton.

Career[edit]

Playing[edit]

Forsyth started his professional career at Perth side St Johnstone where he made his debut against Hibernian on 30 September 2000 in the Scottish Premier League. Forsyth continued to play for St Johnstone until 2005 making over 60 league appearances and scoring three goals for the club before joining Stirling Albion in the summer of 2005.

Forsyth made his Stirling Albion debut on 30 July 2005 against Ayr United. Forsyth scored his first goal against Greenock Morton on 25 October 2005. Forsyth has made over 150 league appearances for Stirling. In the 2006–07 season, Forsyth was awarded the Supporters Trust player of the year award.

At the end of the 2010–11 season, Forsyth signed for full-time side Greenock Morton,[1] but remained part-time. He was released after one season in May 2012,[2] and signed for nearby Dumbarton along with teammate Andy Graham.[3]

Coaching[edit]

Forsyth was appointed assistant manager to new Stirling manager Dave Mackay in December 2016, whilst also continuing as a member of the playing squad.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Jonathan (16 May 2011). "Forsyth signs on". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Steele, Russell (8 May 2012). "Players axed at Morton". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Andy Graham checks in". Dumbarton F.C. 7 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Assistant manager". Stirling Albion FC. 6 December 2016. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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