Thomas Reilly (footballer)

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Thomas Reilly
Personal information
Full name Thomas Reilly
Date of birth (1994-09-15) 15 September 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Irvine, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Elgin City
Youth career
St Mirren
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 St Mirren 41 (1)
2011–2012 Albion Rovers (Loan) 5 (0)
2015– Elgin City 47 (3)
National team
2009 Scotland U-15 2 (0)
2009 Scotland U-16 2 (0)
2010 Scotland U-17 6 (0)
2012 Scotland U-19 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:19, 11 September 2015 (UTC).

Thomas Reilly (born 15 September 1994) is a professional football player who plays as a midfielder or forward for Elgin City. He has also played for St Mirren and Albion Rovers.

Club career[edit]

St Mirren[edit]

Reilly was born in Irvine. A member of St Mirren's under-19 squad,[1] in November 2011, Reilly was sent on loan to Albion Rovers to gain first team experience. On his return he made his Scottish Premier League debut as a substitute aged just 17[2] against Hearts at Tynecastle.[3]

After limited chances in the Saints first team, Reilly did feature more in season 2014–15 – mainly as a substitute – but failed to win a new contract during pre-season in the summer of 2015, and as such was released by the club.[4]

Albion Rovers (loan)[edit]

On 16 November 2011 he joined Scottish Second Division side Albion Rovers on a month loan deal.[5] Reilly made his debut on 19 November as a substitute against Ross County in the Scottish Cup,[6] with his league debut coming on 26 November against Stenhousemuir.[7] After four appearances his loan was extended for another month.[8] In all he made six appearances whilst on loan with his last appearance coming on 2 January against Airdrie United.[9]

Elgin City[edit]

On 11 September 2015, Reilly signed for Scottish League Two club Elgin City.[10]

International[edit]

Reilly has represented Scotland at under-15[11] and under-16 level during 2009.[12] He made his under-17 debut on 3 August 2010 against Sweden as a substitute.[13] In all he made six appearances for the under-17 team.[14]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 11 September 2015[15]
Club statistics
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
St Mirren 2011–12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2012–13 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 1
2013–14 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2014–15 20 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 23 0
Total 41 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 47 1
Albion Rovers (loan) 2011–12 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Elgin City 2015–16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 46 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 53 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U19: St Mirren 3–0 Hibernian". St Mirren F.C. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "St Mirren Squad Profiles". St Mirren F.C. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hearts 5 – 2 St Mirren". BBC Sport. BBC. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Squad Update". http://www.saintmirren.net/. Official St Mirren website. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015.  External link in |work= (help)
  5. ^ "County v Albion Preview". Albion Rovers F.C. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ross County 4 – 0 Albion". BBC Sport. BBC. 19 November 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Stenhousemuir 3 – 0 Albion Rovers". Scottish Football League. 26 November 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Rovers v Brechin City". Albion Rovers F.C. 23 December 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Airdrie United 1 – 0 Albion Rovers". Scottish Football League. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Elgin snap up Reilly". Scottish Professional Football League. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  11. ^ "Thomas Reilly – U15 Squad". Scottish FA. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Thomas Reilly – U16 Squad". Scottish FA. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  13. ^ "Sweden v Scotland". Scottish FA. 3 August 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  14. ^ "Thomas Reilly – U17 Squad". Scottish FA. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Thomas Reilly Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 May 2015.