Kilmarnock F.C.

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Kilmarnock F.C.
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Full nameKilmarnock Football Club
Nickname(s)Killie
Founded1869
GroundRugby Park,
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Capacity18,128
ChairmanBilly Bowie
ManagerAngelo Alessio
LeagueScottish Premier League
2008/09Scottish Premier League, 8th

Kilmarnock Football Club is a professional football club based at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland. They were founded in 1869, and are the oldest professional club in Scotland. They currently play in the Scottish Premier League and are managed by Angelo Alessio.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 13 December 2011[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Scotland Scotland Cammy Bell
3 DF Scotland Scotland Garry Hay
4 MF Scotland Scotland James Fowler
5 DF Scotland Scotland Ryan O'Leary
7 MF Portugal Portugal David Silva
8 MF Scotland Scotland Liam Kelly
9 MF Netherlands Netherlands Danny Buijs
10 MF England England James Dayton
11 MF Scotland Scotland Gary Harkins
13 DF Czech Republic Czech Republic Zdeněk Kroča
14 FW Republic of Ireland Ireland Paul Heffernan
15 DF Sweden Sweden Billy Berntsson
16 FW Spain Spain Jorge Galán (on loan from Osasuna)
17 GK Wales Wales Kyle Letheren
18 DF Slovenia Slovenia Leon Panikvar
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 FW England England Ben Hutchinson
20 MF Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Dean Shiels (on loan from Doncaster Rovers)
21 FW Réunion Réunion William Gros
22 MF England England Danny Racchi
23 DF Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Rory McKeown
25 MF Scotland Scotland Daniel McKay
26 DF England England Alex Pursehouse
28 DF Scotland Scotland Gary Fisher
29 MF Italy Italy Manuel Pascali (club captain)
30 FW Scotland Scotland Rory McKenzie
31 FW Scotland Scotland Ross Davidson
33 MF Scotland Scotland Mathew Kennedy
53 GK Finland Finland Anssi Jaakkola
88 DF France France Mahamadou Sissoko (on loan from Udinese)

Notable former players[change | change source]

  • Scotland Steven Naismith
  • Scotland Kris Boyd
  • Scotland Alex Burke
  • Scotland Ian Durrant
  • Scotland Alex Burke
  • Scotland John Shaw
  • Scotland Gary Holt
  • Scotland Gus MacPherson
  • Scotland Ally McCoist
  • Scotland Kevin McGowne
  • Scotland Jim McIntyre
  • England Malta Dylan Kerr
  • Scotland Tommy McLean
  • Scotland Gordon Smith
  • Scotland Paul Wright
  • Serbia Dragoje Leković
  • Scotland Gary McSwegan

Managers[change | change source]

Name Scottish League Scottish Cup Scottish League Cup Promotion from First Division Total
Hugh Spence 1919–1937 Scotland 0 2 0 0
Jimmy McGrory 1937–1945 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Tom Smith 1945–1947 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Tom Mather 1947–1948 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Alex Hastings 1948–1950 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Malky McDonald 1950–1957 Scotland 0 0 0 0
William Waddell 1957–1965 Scotland 1 0 0 0
Malky McDonald 1965–1968 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Walter McCrae 1968–1973 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Willie Fernie 1973–1977 Scotland 0 0 0 1
Davie Sneddon 1977–1981 Scotland 0 0 0 1
Jim Clunie 1981–1984 Scotland 0 0 0 1
Eddie Morrison 1984–1988 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Jim Fleeting 1988–1992 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Tommy Burns 1992–1994 Scotland 0 0 0 1
Alex Totten 1994–1996 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Bobby Williamson 1996–2002 Scotland 0 1 0 0
Jim Jefferies 2002–2010 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Jimmy Calderwood 2010 Scotland 0 0 0 0
Mixu Paatelainen 2010-2011 Finland 0 0 0 0
Kenny Shiels 2011- Northern Ireland 0 0 0 0

References[change | change source]

  1. "Senior Squad". Kilmarnock F.C. Archived from the original on 2011-11-27. Retrieved 2011-07-19.