Dunfermline Athletic squad 2017/18

Transfers in – Summer

RB: Fraser Aird, 22 (Falkirk)
CB: Jean-Yves M’voto, 28 (Raith Rovers)
CM: Aaron Splaine, 20 (Stranraer)
SS: Dean Shiels, 32 (FC Edmonton)
CF: Andy Ryan, 22 (Airdrieonians)
CF: Declan McManus, 22 (Fleetwood Town)

Transfers out – Summer

GK: David Hutton, 33 (Arbroath)
RCB: Callum Fordyce, 24 (Queen of the South)
LCB: Ben Richards-Everton, 25 (Accrington Stanley)
DM: Andy Geggan, 30 (Ayr United)
CM: Lewis Spence, 21 (Dundee)
CM: Rhys McCabe, 24 (Sligo Rovers)
CF: Michael Moffat, 32 (Ayr United)

Loans out – Summer

CB: Stuart Morrison, 18 (Edinburgh City)
CB: Paul Allan, 17 (Stenhousemuir)
CM: Brandon Luke, 18 (Annan Athletic)

Age as of May 31, 2018

Goalkeeper:
#1 Sean Murdoch, 31 (1.88m)
#20 Cammy Gill, 20 (1.79m)

Defence

Right Back:
#2 Ryan Williamson, 22 (1.86m)
#17 Fraser Aird, 23 (1.73m)

Centre Back:
#4 Jean-Yves M’voto, 29 (1.93m) 
#5 Callum Morris, 28 (1.91m)
#6 Lee Ashcroft, 24 (1.83m)

Left Back:
#3 Lewis Martin, 22 (1.88m)
#14 Jason Talbot, 32 (1.73m)

Midfield

Defensive:
#8 Nat Wedderburn, 26 (1.94m)

Right:
#15 Michael Paton, 29 (1.78m)

Central:
#13 Aaron Splaine, 21 (1.83m)

Left:
#18 Conner Duthie, 21 (1.82m)

Attacking:
#19 Scott Lochhead, 21 (1.73m)

Attack

Secondary Striker:
#12 David Hopkirk, 25 (1.80m)
#27 Dean Shiels, 33 (1.80m)

Right Wing:
#7 Kallum Higginbotham, 28 (1.78m)

Centre Forward:
#9 Declan McManus, 23 (1.81m)
#10 Nicky Clark, 26 (1.76m)
#17 Andy Ryan, 23 (1.77m)
#23 Callum Smith, 18 (1.83m)

Left Winger:
#11 Joe Cardle, 31 (1.78m)

Depth Chart

GK: *Murdoch (vc), *Gill.
RB: *Williamson, Aird.
CB: Morris (c), Ashcroft, M’Voto.
LB: Talbot, *Martin.
DM: Wedderburn.
RM: Paton.
CM: Splaine.
LM: Duthie.
AM: Lochhead.
SS: Shiels, Hopkirk.
RW: Higginbotham.
CF: Clark, McManus, Ryan, *Smith.
LW: Cardle.

*denotes academy graduate.

Nationalties

Scottish: 14
English: 4
Northern Irish: 2
Canadian: 1
French: 1

Players that can multiple positions

RB/RM: Aird.
LCB/DM: Wedderburn.
LB/CB/RB: Martin.
CM/AM: Lochhead.
LW/SS/RW: Higginbotham.
SS/AM: Shiels.
SS/RW: Hopkirk.

Positional Breakdown
GK: 2
DEF: 7
RB: 2 CB: 3 LB: 2
MID: 5
DM: 1 RM: 1 CM: 1 LM: 1 AM: 1
FW: 8
SS: 2 RW: 1 CF: 4 LW: 1
Total: 22

Average Age
GK: 25.50 (51)
DEF: 25.71 (180)
RB: 22.5 CB: 25 LB: 27
MID: 23.60 (118)
DM: 26 RM: 29 CM: 21 LM: 21 AM: 21
ATT: 25.87 (207)
RW: 28 SS: 29 CF: 22.33 LW: 31
Total: 25.27 (556)

30 and over: four
Oldest: Shiels – 33

20 and under: two
Youngest: Smith – 18

Average Height (m)
GK: 1.83 (3.67)
DEF: 1.83 (12.87)
RB: 1.79 CB: 1.89 LB: 1.80
MID: 1.81 (9.07)
DM: 1.94 RM: 1.78 CM: 1.83 LM: 1.82 AM: 1.73
ATT: 1.79 (14.33)
RW: 1.78 SS: 1.80 CF: 1.79 LW: 1.78
Total: 1.81 (39.94)

Smallest: Aird, Lochhead and Talbot (1.73m)
Tallest: Wedderburn (1.94m)

Starting XI

Murdoch;
Williamson, Ashcroft, Morris, Talbot;
Higginbotham, Shiels, Wedderburn, Cardle;
McManus, Clark.

Average Age: 27.63 (304)
Average Height: 1.82m (20.08m)

Oldest XI

Murdoch;
Aird, Morris, M’Voto, Talbot;
Paton, Shiels, Wedderburn;
Higginbotham, Clark, Cardle.

Average Age: 28.72 (316)
Average Height: 1.82m (20.02m)

Youngest XI

Gill;
Williamson, Ashcroft, Wedderburn, Martin;
Aird, Lochhead, Splaine, Duthie;
Ryan, Smith.

Average Age: 21.90 (241)
Average Height: 1.81m (19.97m)

Contracted for 2018/19

Andy Ryan
Callum Smith
Cammy Gill
Sean Murdoch


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