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
Ground 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. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Cammy Bell
3 Scotland DF Garry Hay
4 Scotland MF James Fowler
5 Scotland DF Ryan O'Leary
7 Portugal MF David Silva
8 Scotland MF Liam Kelly
9 Netherlands MF Danny Buijs
10 England MF James Dayton
11 Scotland MF Gary Harkins
13 Czech Republic DF Zdeněk Kroča
14 Republic of Ireland FW Paul Heffernan
15 Sweden DF Billy Berntsson
16 Spain FW Jorge Galán (on loan from Osasuna)
17 Wales GK Kyle Letheren
18 Slovenia DF Leon Panikvar
No. Position Player
19 England FW Ben Hutchinson
20 Northern Ireland MF Dean Shiels (on loan from Doncaster Rovers)
21 Réunion FW William Gros
22 England MF Danny Racchi
23 Northern Ireland DF Rory McKeown
25 Scotland MF Daniel McKay
26 England DF Alex Pursehouse
28 Scotland DF Gary Fisher
29 Italy MF Manuel Pascali (club captain)
30 Scotland FW Rory McKenzie
31 Scotland FW Ross Davidson
33 Scotland MF Mathew Kennedy
53 Finland GK Anssi Jaakkola
88 France DF 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)