Dunfermline Athletic squad 2016/17

Transfers in – Summer

RCB: Lee Ashcroft, 22 (Kilmarnock)
LDM: Nat Wedderburn, 24 (Inverness Caledonian Thistle)
SS: Kallum Higginbotham, 27 (Kilmarnock)
CF: Nicky Clark, 25 (Bury)
CF: Farid El Alagui, 31 (Hibernian)

Loans in – Summer

AM: John Herron, 22 (Blackpool)
RW: Paul McMullan, 20 (Celtic)
CF: Gavin Reilly, 23 (Heart of Midlothian)

Transfers out – Summer

RB: Craig Reid, 30 (Keflavík)
RB: Shaun Rooney, 19 (York City)
CM: Josh Falkingham, 25 (Darlington)
CM: Scott Robinson, 24 (East Fife)
CM: Shaun Byrne, 22 (Livingston)
CF: Ryan Wallace, 25 (Albion Rovers)
CF: Faissal El Bakhtaoui, 23 (Dundee)
CF: Paul Joseph Crossan, 17 (£60-130k – Celtic)

Transfers in – Winter

RCB: Callum Morris, 26 (Aberdeen)

Transfer out – Winter

CF: Farid El Alagui, 31 (Ayr United)

Out of Contract at the end of the season

GK: David Hutton.
RCB: Callum Fordyce, Callum Morris.
LCB: Ben Richards-Everton.
LB: Jason Talbot.
RM: Michael Paton.

CM: Lewis Spence, Rhys McCabe.
SS: Kallum Higginbotham.
CF: Michael Moffat.

Age as of May 31, 2017

Goalkeeper:
#1 Sean Murdoch, 30 (1.88m)
#43 David Hutton, 32 (1.85m)

Defence

Right Back:
#2 Ryan Williamson, 21 (1.86m)

Right Centre Back:
#5 Callum Fordyce, 24 (1.80m)
#12 Lee Ashcroft, 23 (1.83m)
#22 Callum Morris, 27 (1.87m)

Left Centre Back:
#14 Ben Richards-Everton, 25 (1.96m)

Left Back:
#3 Jason Talbot, 31 (1.73m)
#4 Lewis Martin, 21 (1.88m)

Midfield

Right Defensive:
#6 Andy Geggan, 30 (1.78m)

Left Defensive:
#8 Nat Wedderburn, 25 (1.91m)

Right:
#7 Michael Paton, 28 (1.78m)

Central:
#15 Lewis Spence, 21 (1.76m)
#16 Rhys McCabe, 24 (1.73m)

Attacking:
#21 John Herron, 22 (1.80m)

Attack

Right Winger:
#18 Paul McMullan, 21 (1.66m)

Secondary Striker:
#10 David Hopkirk, 24 (1.80m)
#20 Kallum Higginbotham, 27 (1.76m)

Left Winger:
#11 Joe Cardle, 30 (1.75m)

Centre Forward:
#9 Michael Moffat, 32 (1.75m)
#17 Gavin Reilly, 24 (1.75m)
#37 Nicky Clark, 25 (1.73m)

Depth Chart

GK: *Murdoch (4th c), Hutton.
RB: *Williamson.
RCB: Morris, Ashcroft, Fordyce (vc).
LCB: Richards-Everton.
LB: *Martin, Talbot.
RDM: Geggan (c).
LDM: Wedderburn.
RM: Paton.
CM: McCabe, *Spence.
AM: Herron.
RW: McMullan.
SS: Higginbotham, Hopkirk.
LW: Cardle (3rd c).
CF: Clark, Moffat, Reilly.

*Denotes academy graduate.

Players that can multiple positions

RB/RDM: Geggan.
SS/LW: Higginbotham.
RW/SS: Hopkirk.
RB/CB/LB: Martin.
RW/SS: McMullan.
LCB/LDM: Wedderburn.

Nationalities

Scottish: 16
English: Five
Northern Irish: One

Positional Breakdown

GK: 2
DEF: 7
RB: 1 RCB: 3 LCB: 1 LB: 2
MID: 6
RDM: 1 LDM: 1 RM: 1 CM: 2 AM: 1
ATT: 7
RW: 1 SS: 2 CF: 3 LW: 1
Total: 22

Average Age

GK: 31 (62)
DEF: 24.57 (172)
RB: 20.5 RCB: 24.67 LCB: 25 LB: 26
MID: 25 (150)
RDM: 30 LDM: 25 RM: 28 CM: 22.50 AM: 22
ATT: 26.14 (183)
RW: 21 SS: 25.5 CF: 26.67 LW: 30
Total: 25.77 (567)

30 and over: Six.
Oldest: Hutton and Moffat – 32.

21 and under: Four.
Youngest: Martin, McMullan, Spence and Williamson – 21

Average Height (m)

GK: 1.86 (3.73)
DEF: 1.84 (12.93)
RB: 1.86 RCB: 1.83 LCB: 1.96 LB: 1.80
MID: 1.79 (10.76)
RDM: 1.78 LDM: 1.91 RM: 1.78 CM: 1.74 AM: 1.80
ATT: 1.74 (12.20)
RW: 1.66 SS: 1.78 CF: 1.74 LW: 1.75
Total: 1.80 (39.70)

Smallest: McMullan (1.66m)
Tallest: Richards-Everton (1.96m)

Starting XI

Murdoch;
Geggan (c), Ashcroft, Martin, Talbot;
McMullan, McCabe, Wedderburn, Higginbotham;
Clark, Moffat.

Average Age: 26.18 (288)
Average Height: 1.80m (19.84m)

Oldest XI

Hutton;
Geggan (c), Morris, Richards-Everton, Talbot;
Paton, McCabe, Wedderburn, Cardle;
Moffat, Clark.

Average Age: 27.90 (307)
Average Height: 1.80m (19.84m)

Youngest XI

Murdoch;
Williamson, Ashcroft, Fordyce (c), Martin;
Herron, Spence, McCabe;
McMullan, Reilly, Hopkirk.

Average Age: 23.18 (255)
Average Height: 1.79m (19.75m)


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