Scott Chaplain

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Scott Chaplain
Personal information
Full name Scott Chaplain
Date of birth (1983-09-10) 10 September 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Ayr United 110 (11)
2005–2007 Albion Rovers 64 (26)
2007–2009 Partick Thistle 58 (6)
2009–2011 Dumbarton 43 (12)
2011–2012 Albion Rovers 47 (15)
2012–2013 Annan Athletic 36 (11)
2013–2015 Albion Rovers 27 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 November 2014.

Scott Chaplain (born 10 September 1983 in Bellshill) is a Scottish retired professional footballer. He last played for Albion Rovers in their 2014-15 Scottish League Two winning season.

Chaplain began his career in the Rangers youth set-up before moving on to Ayr United in 2000. He made 91 starts and scored 11 goals in his 5 seasons at the club before being released and signing for Albion Rovers. In the 2006–07 season he scored 18 league goals and won the SPFA's player of the year award for the Third Division. At the end of the season, he was signed on a full-time contract by Partick Thistle manager Ian McCall.

After leaving Partick Thistle in the summer of 2009, Chaplain was signed by Dumbarton.[1] He rejined Albion Rovers in January 2011, helping them win promotion to the Second Division. He scored the goal that got Rovers into the play-off final, and in that final against Stranraer he scored two goals as the club retained their place in the third tier.

In 2012, Chaplain left Albion Rovers to join Third Division side Annan Athletic but once agin signed for Albion Rovers in May 2013. He was part of the Rovers team that reached the last eight of the 2013-14 Scottish Cup, and scored ten goals from midfield in the 2014-15 season, when Albion Rovers won the League Two title. Chaplain retired from football in June 2015, having been offered a position with the Scottish Football Association. [2]


  1. ^ "Chaplain agrees Dumbarton switch". BBC Sport. 27 June 2009. Retrieved 27 June 2009. 
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