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ARBROATH FC Squad 2013/14


Back Row L-R
Mark Anderson (Coach), Derek Atkinson (Coach), David Banjo, Johnny Lindsay, Alan Cook, Josh Gray, Paul Sheerin (Manager), Scott Morrison, Graham Bayne, Alex Keddie, Colin Hamilton, Stewart Petrie (Assistant Manager), Becky Dunphy (Physio), Mark Blyth (Coach)

Front Row L-R
Steven Milne, Lari Yao, Bobby Linn, Michael Travis, Ross Chisholm, Ricky Little, Darren Smith, Connor Birse, Lee Sibanda

 

Goalkeepers

Josh Gray - Young goalkeeper who has progressed through the Lichties Youth Initiative.

Scott Morrison (DOB 22/10/1981) - in his second spell with Arbroath having joined early last season as a temporary replacement for Hill who had broken his hand. Scott performed that well that Darren was unable to replace him and Scott is now our number one keeper. Previous clubs East Fife, East Stirling, Dumbarton, Brechin City.

 

Defenders

Bradley Donaldson (DOB 2/7/1994) - Bradley, a central defender, is on loan from Hibernian.

Colin Hamilton (DOB 5/7/1992) - Colin joined us last season and soon made the right back position his own. A great favourite with the fans he was on trial in England during the summer but failed to get a full-time position and has rejoined us for a second campaign.

Alex Keddie (DOB 23/1/1981) - Central defender who was with Dunfermline last season, signed in July 2012. Prior to joining Dunfermline he was with Ross County and Stranraer. Alex was a member of the Leeds Youth team which won the FA Youth Cup.

Johnny Lindsay (DOB 16/11/1992) - Left back who had been plying his trade with Stalybridge Celtic in England. Former Clubs include Partick Thistle and St Johnstone.

Ricky Little (DOB 20/5/1998) - 24 year old Ricky is a central defender and former Captain of Queens Park.

Michael TRAVIS (DOB 6/5/1993) - Michael, who signed in July 2012, is a South African footballer who played for Livingston in the Scottish First Division prior to joining the Lichties.

 

Midfielders

David Banjo (DOB 19/1/1991) - David is an exciting young midfielder who had been plying his trade with Ilford in the Ryman Isthmian League in England. He has already become a fans favourite with his gritty and determined style of play.

Connor Birse - a product of our Youth teams, Connor boke into our first team last season only to have his season cut short by a bad injury. we hope he will be back to full fitness soon and be challenging for a place in the team.

ROSS CHISHOLM (DOB 14/1/1988) - in his second spell with the Club, Ross was part of the title winning team. He rejoined is in the 2013 January transfer window.

Alan Cook (DOB 24/4/1992) - Left sided midfielder who signed from Airdrieonians during the close season. Alan has already impressed during the pre season friendlies and lists Stirling Albion and Dumbarton among former Clubs.

Keiran MCwalter (DOB 6/10/1995) - Keiran is a midfielder from our youth system.

PAUL SHEERIN (DOB 28/8/1974) - Paul was known as "The Wizard" when with St. Johnstone to many Saints fans due to the skills he displays which allow him to beat opposing players despite not being what you would call a speedy player and also just the sheer elegance the man displays with the ball at his feet.  Played 182 games for Saints over 6 years scoring 32 goals and was previously with Aberdeen, Ayr United and Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Left midfielder, Paul signed as player /manager in the summer of 2010 and guided the Club to their first ever championship when we won the 3rd Division the following season. A classy midfielder he likes to nab the occasional goal.

Lee Sibanda (DOB 25/5/1984) - the midfield utility player joined us in the 2011 January transfer window on our championship winning season. Lee was previously with Cowdenbeath.

Darren Smith (DOB 4/6/1980) - Darren is a 33 year old midfielder who signed from East Fife in the close season. Previous Clubs include Berwick Rangers, Brechin City and Alloa Athletic.

LAri YAO (DOB 14/12/1992) - Lari,  a tricky winger who has impressed during the pre season friendlies has signed a one year deal with the Club. Lari last played for Croydon Athletic.

 

Forwards

Graham Bayne (DOB 22/8/1979) - Hard working and experienced forward who is in his second spell at Arbroath after featuring in the team that played in the 1st Division during the 2003 season, while on loan from Dundee.

LEE Erwin (DOB 19/3/1994) - Lee is a striker who is on loan from Motherwell.

BobBy LiNN
(DOB 10/10/1985) - Versatile and well respected attacking midfielder who lists East Fife and Dundee among former Clubs.   

Pat Martin (DOB 16/5/1997) - Pat is a striker from our youth system.

 

 

Playing Squad and Coaches

Goalkeepers
 

Josh Gray

Scott Morrison

Defenders

 

Bradley Donaldson

Colin Hamilton

Alex Keddie

Johnny Lindsay

Ricky Little

Michael Travis

Midfielders

David Banjo

Connor Birse

Ross Chisholm

Alan Cook

Paul Sheerin

Lee Sibanda
 

Darren Smith

 

Lari Yao

 

 

Forwards
Graham Bayne

Lee Erwin


Bobby Linn

Pat Martin

 

Manager
Paul Sheerin

Assistant Manager
Stewart Petrie

Goalkeeping Coach
 

Physiotherapist
Becky Dunphy

 

Youths

Stewart Petrie is the club's Head of Youth Development.
The co-ordinators and the contact persons for matches and the teams are 
Derek Atkinson and Mark Anderson, email: arbroath.youth@gmail.com

This season we have a: 

Under 13's Team
Under 15's Team
participating in the Scottish Football Association Youth Initiative

and an

Under 19's Team
participating in the Scottish Professional Football League Youth Division.