Kilmarnock F.C.

association football club in Kilmarnock, Scotland

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.

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

Current squadEdit

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

Notable former playersEdit

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

ManagersEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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