Stewart Petrie

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Stewart Petrie
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-02-27) 27 February 1970 (age 45)
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Striker/Left Midfielder (Retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 Forfar Athletic 117 (34)
1993–2003 Dunfermline Athletic 256 (46)
2003–2004 Northern Spirit 37 (10)
2004 Geylang United 3 (1)
2004–2005 Blacktown City Demons
2005–2007 Central Coast Mariners 41 (10)
2007 Wollongong Wolves
2007–2008 Ross County 13 (6)
Teams managed
2009 Arbroath (Asst. Manager)
2010–2011 North Queensland Fury (Asst. Coach)
2011–2014 Arbroath (Asst. Manager)
2014–2015 Forfar Athletic (Asst. Manager)
2015 Forfar Athletic (Caretaker Manager)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:08, 4 July 2010 (UTC).

† Appearances (goals)

Stewart Petrie (born 27 February 1970 in Dundee, Scotland) is a Scottish football player and coach. He spent most of his playing career with Forfar Athletic and Dunfermline Athletic, later moving to Australia. Petrie returned to Scotland in 2007, playing for Ross County. He has since worked as a coach for several clubs, including Arbroath and Forfar Athletic.

Career[edit]

Petrie began his career with Scottish side Forfar Athletic, before moving to Dunfermline in 1993. Spending much of his Dunfermline career in left midfield, he managed a goal ratio of one every six games during his ten years there. He is best remembered for scoring a crucial goal in the penultimate game of the 1995/96 season which effectively won Dunfermline the league championship and with it promition back to the Scottish Premier League.

In January 2003, Petrie was awarded a tesimonial match and appeared for both sides as Dunfermline played against a side of former Dunfermline players. Petrie scored a late penalty to end his Dunfermline career before moving to Australia.

Petrie joined Northern Spirit and managed 10 goals in 37 appearances there. He then spent a short spell in Singapore with Geylang United, in which he scored once during his three matches there.

Petrie then came back to Australia with Blacktown City Demons, appearing alongside fellow Mariners Ian Ferguson and John Crawley.

He signed for the Central Coast Mariners for the inaugural A-League season, coming in for a coaching role, but an injury crisis meant Petrie would become a registered player. He ended up sharing the Golden Boot with Alex Brosque, Bobby Despotovski and Archie Thompson, scoring eight goals in the 2005–06 season.

In 2007, he joined Scottish Second Division side Ross County in a player/coach role[1] and helped them get promoted to Scottish First Division before retiring at the end of the 2007/08 season. He stayed with Ross County in a youth coaching role.[2]

Management[edit]

On 12 February 2009, Stewart Petrie was appointed assistant coach of new A-League franchise North Queensland Fury.[3]

After Dick Campbell was sacked by Forfar Athletic, Petrie took over as caretaker manager in December 2015[4] overseeing a one all draw with Albion Rovers[5] before making way for incoming manager Gary Bollan.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Manager[edit]

As of 21 December 2015
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Forfar Athletic[Note 1] Scotland 15 December 2015 21 December 2015 1 0 1 0 00.00
Total 1 0 1 0 00.00
  1. ^ As caretaker manager

References[edit]

  1. ^ McColl, Graham (2007-12-21). "Stewart Petrie enjoying new lease of life in the firing line". London: Times Online UK. Retrieved 2009-02-22. 
  2. ^ "Players to Leave". Unofficial Ross County FC fansite. 2008-04-17. Retrieved 2009-02-22. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Assistant Fury role for Petrie". Fox Sports Australia. 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2009-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Update: Managerial Vacancy". forfarathletic.co.uk. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Albion 1 Forfar 1". BBC Sport. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Gary Bollan appointed ‘Loons’ Manager". forfarathletic.co.uk. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 

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Preceded by
Ante Milicic
Hyundai A-League Golden Boot
2005/06
Succeeded by
Danny Allsopp