Peter Smith (Scottish footballer)

Last updated

Peter Smith
Personal information
Full namePeter Smith
Date of birth (1937-07-18) 18 July 1937 (age 83)
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
1957–1959 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
Livingston United (loan)
1959–1960 Dundee United 18 (2)
1960–1969 Alloa Athletic 239 (61)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Smith (born 18 July 1937) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a defender. Beginning his career with Heart of Midlothian, Smith failed to make an appearance and moved to Dundee United in 1959, spending a single season at Tannadice. In 1960, Smith moved to Alloa, where he made around 300 appearances for The Wasps before being released in 1969. One of his most notable performances for Alloa was in the 1961–62 season against Queens Park. Losing 2–5 at half-time, Smith was moved from right back to centre forward and scored a second-half hat-trick. Alloa won the match 7–5.

Related Research Articles

Alloa Athletic F.C. Association football club in Scotland

Alloa Athletic Football Club is a Scottish association football semi-professional club based in the town of Alloa, Clackmannanshire.

Recreation Park, Alloa Football stadium in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

Recreation Park, also known as Recreation Grounds, The Recs and The Indodrill Stadium for sponsorship reasons, is a football stadium in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. It is the home ground of Scottish Professional Football League team Alloa Athletic, who have played there since 1895. Additionally, BSC Glasgow of the Scottish Lowland Football League have been groundsharing at Recreation Park since 2016. Central Girls Football Academy have used the stadium for home matches from 2017. The stadium has an artificial playing surface and has a capacity of 3,100.

Jack Ross (footballer, born 1976)

John James Ross is a Scottish professional football coach and former player, who is the head coach of Scottish Premiership club Hibernian.

Barry Smith (footballer, born 1974) Scottish footballer (born 1974)

Barry Smith is a Scottish football player and coach. Smith played in the right back, centre back, and defensive midfielder roles for Celtic, Dundee, Valur, Partick Thistle, Greenock Morton and Brechin City. Smith was admitted into Dundee's Hall of Fame having made 400 appearances for the club.

James Stevenson is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Kelty Hearts.

Graeme Brown is a South African-born Scottish football striker. Brown began his career at Cowdenbeath as a 16-year-old in 1997. He scored 60 goals in six and a half years at Central Park, earning a move to Ayr United in January 2004. His appearances for the club were restricted by a broken foot and he moved to Alloa Athletic in March 2005.

Liam Buchanan is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Alloa Athletic. A product of the Hearts youth system, Buchanan made his breakthrough at Cowdenbeath. Having spent five years at the Fife club, he joined Scottish Football League First Division side Partick Thistle and subsequently Dunfermline Athletic. After spells in the lower divisions of Scottish football, Buchanan then joined Scottish League One side East Fife. After a successful time in Methil, he moved to Scottish Championship side Alloa Athletic in July 2014 before signing with Livingston a year later. He then joined Raith Rovers in 2017 and two years later returned for a second spell with Alloa.

Thomas "Tully" Craig was a Scottish footballer who is best known for his time with Rangers, and also played for Celtic earlier in his career. He was a versatile player who could play up front, in midfield or defence.

William Gibson is a Scottish footballer who plays as a defender or a midfielder for Kilbirnie Ladeside in the Scottish Junior Football Association, West Region. He has previously played in the Scottish Premier League for Partick Thistle.

Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Premier League, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup during the 2008–09 season.

1999 Scottish Challenge Cup Final

The 1999 Scottish Challenge Cup Final, also known as the Bell's Challenge Cup Final for sponsorship reasons, was a football match between Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Alloa Athletic on 21 November 1999 at Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie. It was the ninth final of the Scottish Challenge Cup since it was first organised in 1990 to celebrate the centenary of the Scottish Football League.

Greig Spence is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Stenhousemuir.

Robert "Bob" McLean was a Scottish footballer, born in Glasgow, who played as a left half for Alloa Athletic and Doncaster Rovers.

The 2014–15 Scottish Championship is the 20th season in the current format of 10 teams in the second tier of Scottish football.

The 2014–15 season was Dumbarton's third consecutive season in the second tier of Scottish football - the Scottish Championship, having been promoted from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2011–12 season. The season marked Ian Murray's second full season as manager.

Isaac Layne is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Scottish League One side Peterhead. He has previously played for Billericay Town (twice), Southend United, Alloa Athletic, Grays Athletic, Brechin City, Stranraer and Dumbarton as well as Hayes & Yeading United, Brechin City and Stirling Albion on loan.

Chapelhill Park was a football ground in Clackmannan, Scotland. It was the home ground of Clackmannan F.C. from 1886 until the club folded in 1931.

The 2015–16 season was Dumbarton's fourth consecutive season back in the second tier of Scottish football and their third season in the Scottish Championship, having won promotion from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2011–12 season via the play-offs. Ian Murray resigned as manager before the start of the season and moved to Championship rivals St Mirren and was replaced by Stephen Aitken.

Callum Smith is a Scottish footballer who plays as a forward for Hamilton Academical, Smith has previously played for Alloa Athletic, Arbroath, Airdrieonians and Dunfermline Athletic.

The 2017–18 season will be Raith Rovers' first season in the third tier of Scottish football since being relegated from the Scottish Championship via the play-offs at the end of the 2016–17 season. Raith Rovers will also compete in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.