|Full name||Wayne Bernard Buchanan|
|Date of birth||12 January 1982|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|2002||→ Chesterfield (loan)||3||(0)|
|Gold Coast United|
|2002–2003||Northern Ireland U21||5||(0)|
|2004||Northern Ireland U23||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:06, 10 February 2012 (UTC)
Wayne Buchanan (born 12 January 1982) is a Northern Irish footballer. He is the cousin of Northampton Town left-back David Buchanan. Wayne Buchanan is the godfather of Rian Daniel Stevenson born 22nd Dec 2004 (Age 13)
Bolton Wanderers (and Chesterfield)
While at Bolton, he made 3 league appearances on loan at Chesterfield in 2002.
Moving back to Northern Ireland after his release from Bolton, he signed for Lisburn Distillery where he spend six years making 226 appearances many as captain.
Move to Australia
He moved to Australia at the end of the 2008-2009 season, where he trialed for Gold Coast United coming close to winning a contract two occasions.
Moving back to the United Kingdom in January 2010, he went on trial at Dundee before signing for Gateshead until the end of the 2009-2010 season. Buchanan made his debut for Gateshead on 13 February 2010 away at Hayes & Yeading United. Buchanan was released by Gateshead at the end of the 2009-10 season.
He later joined Morpeth Town. joining Ashington in January 2015. He moved to South Shields in July 2015, but moved to Sunderland RCA the following month. He rejoined Ashington in the 2016 close season.
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- "Former Bolton and Lisburn defender joins South Shields revolution". Shields Gazette. 2015-07-06. Retrieved 2017-01-04.
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- "Shildon hope that new signing Ferguson will help retain the title". Northern Echo. 2016-08-05. Retrieved 2017-01-04.