Forfar Athletic Football Club - Players
Players

 

Marc McCallum

 

Marc McCallum

Position: Goalkeeper

Date Of Birth: 1993

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Brechin City on 18/07/2017 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: Dundee United, Forfar Athletic (loan), Peterhead (loan), Berwick Rangers (loan), Arbroath (loan), Livingston (loan), Livingston, Plymouth Argyle

Sponsors: The Ross Family, York
  ALS Fire Safety Ltd

 

 

 

Marc McCallum is the only player in the squad to have been born in the town of Forfar.

He came through the youth ranks at Dundee United after previously being at Lochside Boys and Aberdeen. Had a loan spell at the club in 2012 before further moves to Peterhead and Berwick Rangers. He made his debut for United against Aberdeen in May 2014 but found himself out on loan again the next two seasons, to Arbroath and Livingston respectively.

He joined Livingston permanently in January 2016 and moved north again last season following a year at Plymouth Argyle.

Marc won the Player of the Year, Away Player of the Year and Player's Player of the Year awards last season


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2017 36 (0) 6 (0) 42 (0) 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
2018 4 (0) 3 (0) 7 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Willie Muir

 

Willie Muir

Position: Goalkeeper

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Montrose on 25/07/2018 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: Ayr United, Queen's Park, East Fife, Airdrieonians

Sponsors: Available
  Available

 

 

 

Willie Muir joined Jim Weir's side in the close season. He has had two spells at Queen's Park with a three month stint at East Fife sandwiched in between. He moved to Airdrie in January 2018, making six appearances before joing the Loons.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 0 (0) 2 (0) 2 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Jamie Bain

 

Jamie Bain

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 1991

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Dumbarton on 16/07/2016 in League Cup

First Goal: v's Annan Athletic on 13/05/2017 in SPFL League One Playoff Semi Final

 

Previous Clubs: Gretna, Airdrieonians

Sponsors: Sparks Facilities Solution
  Stewarts and Williamsons

 

 

 

Jamie Bain joined the Loons in 2016 from Airdrieonians. Bain has been almost ever present since joining, missing just six games in total and he netted his only goal in Forfar colours in the play-off semi final second leg at home to Annan in May 2017.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2016 37 (0) 8 (0) 45 (0) 1 0 1 9 3 12 1 1 2
2017 34 (0) 6 (0) 40 (0) 0 0 0 8 1 9 1 0 1
2018 4 (0) 5 (0) 9 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

John Kelly

 

John Kelly

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 2000

Birthplace:

Date Signed: July 2018

Debut: v's Falkirk on 17/07/2018 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: Partick Thistle

Sponsors: Available
  Available

 

 

 

Former Scottish Schoolboy Internationalist John Kelly became Jim Weir's seventh close season signing when he put pen to paper last night on a one year contract. John, who spent last season as part of Partick Thistle's Development squad, is still ten days short of his 18th birthday.

He has spent pre-season training with the ‘Loons' squad at St. Andrews and subsequently played a part in all three of the club's pre-season fixtures to date, impressing the management team sufficiently to be offered a deal.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 0 (0) 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Michael Kennedy

 

Michael Kennedy

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 1996

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Stranraer on 06/05/2015 in Championship Playoff Semi Final

 

Previous Clubs:

Sponsors: Jailer Tours Perthshire Tartan Army
  Available

 

 

 

Michael Kennedy is one of the most successful U20 products, debuting in May 2015 when the left back played in all four play-off games following a lack of bodies in his position. He impressed the Loons faithful in those games, but has been unlucky with injuries and the form of others in the last couple of seasons.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2014 3 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 12 (2) 0 (3) 12 (5) 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
2016 9 (1) 2 (1) 11 (2) 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
2017 7 (1) 1 (0) 8 (1) 0 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 1
2018 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Ross Meechan

 

Ross Meechan

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace: Glasgow

Date Signed: May 2018

Debut: v's Falkirk on 17/07/2018 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: St. Mirren, Partick Thistle

Sponsors: Simon & Andrea Harvey (Wales)
  Available

 

 

 

Ross Meechan joined the Loons in the close season from Stenhousemuir after helping them to promotion to League One via the play offs. The right back was at St Mirren and Partick in his youth career before joining the Warriors in 2014. He went on to make 163 appearances, scoring 5 goals in maroon before moving to Station Park.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 4 (0) 5 (0) 9 (0) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0

 


 

Andrew Munro

 

Andrew Munro

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 1991

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Dumbarton on 16/07/2016 in League Cup

First Goal: v's East Fife on 26/07/2016 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: Raith Rovers & Arbroath

Sponsors: Laurence Rae
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Munro came through the youth ranks at Hutchison Vale and Raith Rovers however failed to make a senior appearance for Rovers before he dropped down to junior level with Musselburgh Athletic.

He reached the Scottish Junior Cup final with Athletic which earned him a move to Arbroath in 2015.

After a season at the Lichties he made the short journey up to Station Park and also spent half of the 2017/2018 season on loan at League Two side Clyde.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2016 22 (3) 9 (0) 31 (3) 3 1 4 5 1 6 0 0 0
2017 10 (2) 4 (1) 14 (3) 0 0 0 2 1 3 2 0 2
2018 1 (0) 4 (0) 5 (0) 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0

 


 

Michael Travis

 

Michael Travis

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 1993

Birthplace: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Date Signed: January 2015

Debut: v's Stranraer on 10/01/2015 in SPFL League One

First Goal: v's Airdrieonians on 14/02/2015 in SPFL League One

 

Previous Clubs: Livingston, Arbroath, Forfar Athletic (trialist), Montrose (trialist)

Sponsors: Karen, Lew, Matt & John Kelly
  The Dakers Family

 

 

 

Club captain who joined the Loons in January 2015 from Arbroath. Michael Travis started his senior career at Livingston but made just three appearances before signing for Arbroath in 2012. Travis unfortunately missed a year of action due to a knee injury in January 2016, but has recovered to become captain in October 2017.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2014 20 (0) 0 (0) 20 (0) 1 0 1 6 0 6 0 0 0
2015 11 (1) 4 (2) 15 (3) 4 2 6 4 1 5 0 0 0
2016 21 (1) 0 (0) 21 (1) 3 0 3 8 0 8 0 0 0
2017 31 (3) 4 (2) 35 (5) 1 0 1 8 1 9 0 0 0
2018 3 (0) 5 (0) 8 (0) 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0

 


 

Darren Whyte

 

Darren Whyte

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 1997

Birthplace: Stirling

Date Signed:

Debut: v's East Fife on 23/09/2017 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: St Mirren

Sponsors: Forfar East & Old Parish Church
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Another close season signing, the 21 year old is a St Mirren youth graduate and made four appearances for the Buddies first team, before spending the majority of last season on loan at the Loons. He signed permanently after his release by the Buddies in the summer.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2017 25 (0) 1 (0) 26 (0) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2018 2 (0) 2 (2) 4 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Aidan Wilson

 

Aidan Wilson

Position: Defence

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace:

Date Signed: August 2018

Debut: v's Airdrieonians on 04/08/2018 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: .

Sponsors: Available
  Available

 

 

 


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 4 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Jack Allan

 

Jack Allan

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 2000

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Queens Park on 21/04/2018 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: Dundee United FC U17

Sponsors: Martin, Lucy and Kyle Metcalf
  Laurence Rae

 

 

 

Jack is a successful member of the Loons development team and made his debut as a substitute against Queen's Park in April 2018.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2017 0 (1) 0 (0) 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Connor Coupe

 

Connor Coupe

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 1999

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Falkirk on 17/07/2018 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: Dundee Violet, Dundee

Sponsors: Drew Orr and Russell Booth
  Available

 

 

 

Dundonian, Connor Coupe was released by Dundee at the end of last season and featured in the Loons pre-season fixtures has signed a six month contract at Station Park.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 1 (1) 0 (3) 1 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Dylan Easton

 

Dylan Easton

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 1994

Birthplace: Edinburgh

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Brechin City on 18/07/2017 in League Cup

First Goal: v's Airdrieonians on 02/12/2017 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: Livingston, Berwick Rangers, St Johnstone, Arbroath (loan), Dumbarton (loan), Elgin City, Clyde

Sponsors: Simon & Andrea Harvey (Wales)
  Dave & Pam Barber

 

 

 

Dylan Easton joined the Loons in summer of 2017 after joining from Clyde. After coming through Hutchison Vale's famous youth system, the midfielder made his senior debut at 17 in 2012 for Livingston. Easton moved on to Berwick Rangers and earned himself a move to St Johnstone in 2013.

After loan spells at Arbroath and Dumbarton he was released and spent time at Elgin City before his 2016/17 season at Clyde was cut short due to a serious injury.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2017 27 (5) 5 (0) 32 (5) 5 0 5 8 2 10 0 0 0
2018 1 (2) 5 (0) 6 (2) 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1

 


 

Mark Hill

 

Mark Hill

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace:

Date Signed: September 2018

 

Previous Clubs: Celtic, St Mirren (Loan)

 

 

 


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total

 


 

Murray Mackintosh

 

Murray Mackintosh

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 1997

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Dumbarton on 16/07/2016 in League Cup

First Goal: v's Stenhousemuir on 25/08/2018 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs:

Sponsors: Wilfred John Watkins, Faringdon, Oxfordshire
  Available

 

 

 

Murray Mackintosh, who can play in either defence or midfield, broke into the squad in 2016/17 after a successful time in the U20 team. The Kilwinning born youngster previously played for youth team Bonnyton Thistle.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2015 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 9 (0) 7 (0) 16 (0) 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
2017 16 (0) 0 (0) 16 (0) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2018 4 (0) 5 (0) 9 (0) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Eddie Malone

 

Eddie Malone

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 1985

Birthplace: Edinburgh

Date Signed: January 2017

Debut: v's Edinburgh City on 21/01/2017 in SPFL Ladbrokes League Two

First Goal: v's East Fife on 11/11/2017 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: St Johnstone, Clyde, St Mirren, Dundee (loan), Dundee, Ayr United, Raith Rovers, Stenhousemuir, Spartans

Sponsors: P McLaren & S Calladine
  A Frame Construction Limited

 

 

 

An experienced left back and midfielder, Eddie Malone signed for Forfar in January 2017 for a fee from Lowland League outfit Spartans. He started his career at St Johnstone, moving on to Clyde and scoring in their win over Celtic in 2006. Spells at St Mirren, Dundee, Ayr United, Raith Rovers and Stenhousemuir followed before he dropped down to the fifth tier with Spartans in 2015.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2016 16 (0) 0 (0) 16 (0) 0 0 0 4 0 4 1 0 1
2017 21 (2) 6 (0) 27 (2) 1 0 1 6 1 7 2 0 2
2018 1 (0) 2 (1) 3 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Thomas Reilly

 

Thomas Reilly

Position: Midfield

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace: Irvine

Date Signed: May 2018

Debut: v's Falkirk on 17/07/2018 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: St Mirren, Albion Rovers (Loan), Elgin City

Sponsors: Available
  Available

 

 

 

THomas Reilly linked up with Jim Weir in the close season after playing under him at Elgin City. The midfielder started his career at St Mirren, making his debut at 17 and made 47 appearances for the Buddies, netting once. He also spent time on loan at Albion Rovers before moving to Elgin in 2015.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 4 (0) 5 (0) 9 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Matthew Aitken

 

Matthew Aitken

Position: Forward

Date Of Birth: 1997

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Airdrieonians on 16/04/2016 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

First Goal: v's Ayr United on 30/12/2017 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs:

Sponsors: Strathmore Potatoes Limited, Forfar
  Eleanor & Andy Philp

 

 

 

Young striker who has stepped up from the U20 squad. Matthew Aitken made his debut in April 2016 as a sub against Airdrie and made a further four appearances from the bench in 2016/17. Last season he made his mark under Jim Weir, netting seven goals in 35 appearances.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2015 0 (1) 0 (0) 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 0 (1) 0 (3) 0 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 20 (9) 3 (3) 23 (12) 7 0 7 7 0 7 1 0 1

 


 

John Baird

 

John Baird

Position: Forward

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace: Glasgow

Date Signed: May 2018

Debut: v's East Fife on 22/07/2018 in League Cup

First Goal: v's East Fife on 22/07/2018 in League Cup

 

Previous Clubs: Clyde, St Mirren, Stenhousemuir (loan), Montrose (loan), Montrose, Brechin City, Airdrie United, Raith Rovers, Dundee, Partick Thistle, Raith Rovers, Queen of the South, Falkirk, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Greenock Morton (loan)

Sponsors: Jane Rae
  Gus Taylor & Audrey Lindsay

 

 

 

John Baird signed in the close season as player/assistant manager. Since making his senior debut in 2003, Baird has played for Clyde, St Mirren, Stenhousemuir (loan), Montrose (loan then permanent), Brechin City (loan), Airdrie United, Dundee, Partick Thistle, Raith Rovers (twice), Queen of the South, Falkirk, Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Greenock Morton (loan).

Baird won the Challenge Cup in 2013-14, netting the winning goal for Raith Rovers against Rangers.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 4 (0) 4 (0) 8 (0) 3 3 6 1 0 1 0 0 0

 


 

Ross Cunningham

 

Ross Cunningham

Position: Forward

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace:

Date Signed: September 2018

 

Previous Clubs: .

 

 

 


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total

 


 

Dale Hilson

 

Dale Hilson

Position: Forward

Date Of Birth: 1992

Birthplace: Stirling

Date Signed: January 2018

Debut: v's Stirling Albion on 31/07/2010 in League Cup

First Goal: v's Dumbarton on 07/08/2010 in Scottish League (SL2)

 

Previous Clubs: Stirling BC, Carse Thistle, Dundee united, Forfar Athletic (loan), Forfar Athletic, Queen Of The South, St Mirren

Sponsors: Rhona & Alan Shepherd
  The Robbie Family

 

 

 

At the start of 2018 Dale Hilson returned to Station Park for his sixth spell at the club. The 25 year old striker made history between seasons 2010/11 and 2013/14 when he made a total of 115 appearances for the Station Park club in four loan spells from his parent side at the time Dundee United, netting 14 goals min that final campaign. He then signed a one year deal with the Loons in the summer of 2014 when United did not renew his contract and made 38 appearances that term netting on twelve occasions.

Full time football then beckoned once again for Dale and he spent two seasons with Queen of the South, before signing for St. Mirren in the summer of 2017.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2010 27 (2) 2 (3) 29 (5) 3 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
2011 20 (0) 1 (0) 21 (0) 2 0 2 5 0 5 1 0 1
2012 19 (1) 1 (0) 20 (1) 3 0 3 6 0 6 0 0 0
2013 25 (1) 3 (1) 28 (2) 9 1 10 4 2 6 0 0 0
2014 30 (4) 3 (0) 33 (4) 9 2 11 3 0 3 0 0 0
2017 11 (1) 0 (0) 11 (1) 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
2018 3 (0) 4 (0) 7 (0) 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Lewis Moore

 

Lewis Moore

Position: Forward

Date Of Birth: 0000

Birthplace:

Date Signed: August 2018

Debut: v's Airdrieonians on 04/08/2018 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: .

Sponsors: Available
  Available

 

 

 


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2018 4 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 


 

Ben Starkey

 

Ben Starkey

Position: Forward

Date Of Birth: 1999

Birthplace:

Date Signed:

Debut: v's Stranraer on 16/12/2017 in SPFL Ladbrokes League One

 

Previous Clubs: .

Sponsors: FAFC TV
  Available

 

 

 

Another member of the Loons development squad to step up to the first team, Ben Starkey made his debut in December 2017 against Stranraer and has made five substitute appearances in total.


 
  Appearances Goals Yellow Cards Red Cards
Season League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total League Cup Total
2017 0 (5) 0 (0) 0 (5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 (2) 0 (2) 0 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

 
 

 

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