Dundee F.C.

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Dundee F.C.
Full name Dundee Football Club
Nickname(s) The Dee
The Dark Blues
Founded 1893
Ground Dens Park,
Dundee, Scotland
(capacity: 11,858)
Chairman Bob Brannan
Manager Barry Smith
League Scottish Premier League
2011/12 Scottish First Division, 2nd
Home colours
Away colours
Not to be confused with Dundee United F.C.

Dundee Football Club, founded in 1893, are a football team based in the city of Dundee, Scotland. They are nicknamed The Dee or The Dark Blues and play their home matches at Dens Park. Their home shirt colour is dark blue.

Dundee FC currently play in the Scottish First Division, having been relegated from the Scottish Premier League in 2005. The team is currently managed by Barry Smith.

Unusually for a city of its size, Dundee supports two senior professional football teams, Dundee FC and Dundee United. Their grounds are within a few hundred yards of each other and are the two closest professional football grounds in the United Kingdom.[1]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 24 October 2012[2][3][4][5]
No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Rab Douglas
2 Scotland DF Gary Irvine
3 England DF Matt Lockwood
4 Scotland MF Stephen O'Donnell
5 Scotland DF Neil McGregor
6 Scotland MF Iain Davidson
7 Scotland MF Nicky Riley
8 Scotland MF Kevin McBride
9 England FW Carl Finnigan
10 Scotland FW John Baird
11 Scotland MF Ryan Conroy
15 Scotland FW Steven Milne
16 Scotland MF Graham Webster
17 Scotland DF Kyle Benedictus
18 Scotland DF Declan Gallagher
No. Position Player
19 Scotland MF Jamie McCluskey
20 Scotland MF Jim McAlister
21 Italy DF Davide Grassi
23 Scotland FW Martin Boyle
24 Scotland FW Colin Nish (on loan from Hartlepool United)[6]
25 Scotland DF Lewis Toshney (on loan from Celtic)[7]
26 Scotland DF Brian Easton
27 Scotland FW Mark Stewart
28 Scotland MF Mark Kerr
31 Scotland DF Rori Bews
32 Scotland DF James Thomson
33 Scotland MF Jamie Reid
34 Scotland MF Greg Birmingham
36 Australia GK Alex Baird
37 Scotland MF Danny Cavanagh

References[change | change source]

  1. Ask the Gaffer | Football trivia | Your questions answered | Sport | Orange UK
  2. "Dundee Fc Player Profiles". Dundee F.C. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  3. "Dundee FC Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  4. "FOZZY REJOINS DEE". Dundee F.C. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  5. "MCBRIDE SIGNS FOR DEE". Dundee F.C. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  6. "Colin Nish joins Dundee on loan". BBC Sport. BBC. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  7. "Dundee sign Celtic's Lewis Toshney on season-long loan". BBC Sport (BBC). 24 August 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/scotland/19372929?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter. Retrieved 24 August 2012.