Ross Gardiner

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Ross Gardiner
Personal information
Full name Ross John Gardiner[1]
Date of birth (1986-12-30) 30 December 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Dundee United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Dundee United 4 (0)
2006–2007 Arbroath (loan) 4 (0)
2007–2008 Montrose 32 (1)
2008 – Bentleigh Greens ? (0)
National team
2004 Scotland under-18 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:11, 17 August 2008 (UTC).

Ross John Gardiner (born 30 December 1986) is a Scottish footballer who plays in central defence/left back and is currently not signed.


Gardiner was born in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, but grew up in the Aberdeen area. He trained with Aberdeen prior to joining Dundee United's youth system, initially as an under-14 player. After turning professional in 2003, Gardiner became a regular in United's youth team and subsequently the reserve side. Having previously been listed as a substitute for the first team, he was given his debut in an SPL match away to Inverness Caledonian Thistle in April 2006. After failing to make an impact at United Gardiner was released from the club in May 2007 and joined Montrose in time for the 2007-08 season, leaving the club two years later. Gardiner then moved to Australia to play for Bentleigh Greens, however he returned home due to injury at the end of the season.


  1. ^ The Bell's Scottish Football Review 2005.06. Cre8 Publishing. 2005. p. 20. ISBN 978-0-95485-561-1. 

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