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)
AM: 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)
LM: Conner Duthie, 20 (Forfar Athletic)
AM: Scott Lochhead, 21 (Forfar Athletic)

Transfers in – Winter

GK: Lee Robinson, 31 (Queen of the South)
AM: James Craigen, 26 (Falkirk)

Loans in – Winter

DM: Tom Beadling, 22 (Sunderland)
AM: James Vincent, 28 (Dundee)
LW: Daniel Armstrong, 20 (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

Transfers out – Winter

SS: David Hopkirk, 24 (Derry City)

Loans out – Winter

CB: Paul Allan, 17 (Hill of Beath)
CM: Brandon Luke, 18 (Cowdenbeath)
CF: Callum Smith, 18 (Alloa Athletic)

Age as of May 31, 2018

Goalkeeper:
#1 Sean Murdoch, 31 (1.88m)
#20 Cammy Gill, 20 (1.79m)
#25 Lee Robinson, 31 (1.80m)
#30 Craig Burt, 18 (-)

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)
#31 Tom Beadling, 22 (1.86m)

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

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

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

Attacking:
#12 James Vincent, 28 (1.80m)

#27 Dean Shiels, 33 (1.80m)
#28 James Craigen, 27 (1.83m)

Attack

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

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

Left Winger:
Daniel Armstrong, 20 (1.75m)

Depth Chart

GK: *Murdoch (vc), Robinson, *Gill, *Burt.

RB: *Williamson, Aird.
CB: Morris (c), Ashcroft, M’Voto.
LB: Talbot, *Martin.

DM: Wedderburn, Beadling.
RM: Higginbotham.
CM: Splaine.
LM: Cardle (4th c).
AM: Shiels, Craigen, Vincent.

RW: Paton.
CF: Clark (3rd c), McManus, Ryan.
LW: Armstrong.

*denotes academy graduate.

Nationalties

Scottish: 12
English: 7
Northern Irish: 2
Australian: 1

Canadian: 1
French: 1

Players that can multiple positions

RM/LM: Aird.
CB/DM: Beadling.

CB/DM: Wedderburn.
LB/CB/RB: Martin.
RM/LW/SS/RW: Higginbotham.
RM/CM/AM: Vincent.
LM/CM/RM/AM: Craigen.

LW/SS/RW: Armstrong.

Positional Breakdown
GK: 4
DEF: 7
RB: 2 CB: 3 LB: 2
MID: 7
DM: 2 RM: 1 CM: 1 LM: 1 AM: 3
FW: 5
RW: 1 CF: 3 LW: 1
Total: 24

Average Age
GK: 25 (100)
DEF: 25.71 (180)
RB: 22.50 CB: 27 LB: 27
MID: 30.85 (216)
DM: 24 RM: 28 CM: 21 LM: 31 AM: 29.33
ATT: 23.16 (121)
RW: 29 CF: 22.33 LW: 20
Total: 25.40 (617)

30 and over: five
Oldest: Shiels – 33

20 and under: two
Youngest: Burt – 18

Average Height (m)
GK: 1.82 (5.47)
DEF: 1.83 (12.87)
RB: 1.79 CB: 1.89 LB: 1.80
MID: 1.82 (14.62)
DM: 1.90 RM: 1.78 CM: 1.83 LM: 1.78 AM: 1.81
ATT: 1.77 (8.87)
RW: 1.78 CF: 1.78 LW: 1.75
Total: 1.81 (41.83)

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

Starting XI

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

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

Oldest XI

Robinson;
Aird, Morris, M’Voto, Talbot;
Paton, Shiels, Vincent;
Higginbotham, Clark, Cardle.

Average Age: 28.90 (318)
Average Height: 1.80m (19.80m)

Youngest XI

Burt;
Williamson, Beadling, Ashcroft, Martin;
Armstrong, Wedderburn, Splaine, Aird;
Ryan, McManus.

Average Age: 22.09 (243)
Average Height: 1.81m (18.16m)

Contracted for 2018/19

Andy Ryan
Callum Smith
Cammy Gill
Ryan Williamson

Sean Murdoch


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