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Montrose FC Pen Pics - As of 27th August 2014



STUART McKENZIE (Goalkeeper)
Stuart returned to Links Park in the summer of 2013 from Cove Rangers after spending five seasons with the Highland League Champions on a two year contract. The 25 year old returning after leaving in the summer of 2008. During his time at Allan Park, McKenzie gained three Highland League Championship medals and last season he conceded the lowest amount of goals in the league, 26, as Kevin Tindal’s side clinched the title with a final day victory over Formartine United. He made 4 + 2 sub appearances for Montrose in season 2006/07 after joining from Inverness Caledonian Thistle in January 2007 before having a loan spell at Cove Rangers. He made a further five appearances for Montrose the following season before John Sheran took him to Allan Park in the summer of 2008. The Montrose management team watched the Aberdeen based keeper on a number of occasions before making there move once his Cove Rangers contract had ended. Ever present last season and picked up numerous end of season awards for his performances during the season.


John McCafferty (Goalkeeper)
Player/Coach John acts as back up to Stuart McKenzie. Has formerly played with Dundee, Ross County, Peterhead and Carnoustie Panmure. Joined Montrose last summer. Age 28











Alan Campbell (Centre half)
Alan moved to Links Park in the summer of 2009 from Carnoustie Panmure and is the longest serving player at Links Park making over 170 appearances for the club. He picked up the Directors Player of the Year and Players Player of the Year trophies in season 2009/10 and was again Directors Player of the Year in 2010/11 while in season 12/13 he won the Fans favourite award.  He was spotted playing junior football with Scone Thistle and was quickly snapped up by Arbroath manager John McGlashan spent two seasons with Arbroath having a couple of loan spells with Carnoustie Panmure. After being released by Arbroath he joined Carnoustie in April 2009. Strong and powerful central defender who can also play at right and left back. Alan made his 100th Montrose appearance in the 3 – 1 victory over East Stirling on April 21st 2012. Age 29.




ROSS GRAHAM (Left back)
Ross completed his move to Links Park in July 2014 from Fife junior side Dundonald Bluebell after helping his side to a place in the quarter finals of the Scottish Junior Cup. The 23 year old has also had spells with Ballingry Juniors and Dunfermline Athletic. Made his debut against Peterhead in the Petrofac Cup and looks to be a great find. Can also play in central defence.









COLIN WILSON (Centre Half)
Colin joined Montrose in July 2013 from junior side Musselburgh Athletic after spending pre season training and playing for Montrose. Wilson progressed through the youth sides at Kirkcaldy before earning a full-time contract with Raith Rovers in June 2010. Colin made his senior debut on 12 November 2011 as a substitute in a 1–0 defeat against Ayr United in a Scottish First Division fixture. In March 2012 he joined junior side Musselburgh Athletic on the end of the season. Was released by Raith Rovers last season and appeared once on the bench as a substitute for Montrose at Annan Athletic in January 2013 before returning to Musselburgh Athletic. Signed a new one year contract in May 2014





Jonathan crawford (Centre Half)
Jonathan who signed a new one year contract in the summer is currently playing in central defence has made over one hundred appearances for Montrose. 24 year old versatile player who joined Montrose in September 2010 after a successful trial match against Albion Rovers. Jonathan who can play at right back, centre half or midfield was released by Aberdeen in the summer of 2010. He made his Aberdeen debut in season 2009/10 as a substitute against Hamilton Accies on August 22nd before going out on loan to Peterhead. Whilst at Pittodrie Jonathan was called in the Scotland Under 19 squad that included Danny Wilson now of Liverpool, John Fleck and David Wotherspoon (Hibernian). A well like member of the Links Park squad.






DECLAN O’KANE (Centre Half)
Declan joined Montrose in early August on a six month loan deal from Dunfermline Athletic. Declan comes from Musselburgh where he attended St Davids High School. Played with Celtic, Hearts and Scottish Schoolboys.  The 18 year old centre midfielder / striker stood out in a friendly against Musselburgh Windsor and after a successful trial joined Dunfermline season 2011-12. Declan joined the second year Under 19s to play in the U20s league in 2012-2013 as the Club tried to fast track young potential into the first team squad.  He was a sub in the 2013 SFA Youth Cup Final and was made U20s captain for the following season. With the Club short of central defendes Declan has been used in that position for all of 2013-2014. Made his first team debut v Airdrieonians on 18th January 2014 when he replaced the injured Callum Morris. Made his Montrose debut against East Stirlingshire on the opening day of the season.Age 19



CRAIG BELL (Centre Half)
Craig joined Montrose in July 2013 in time in make his debut as a substitute in the opening day Ramsden Cup tie against Elgin City. Craig is a strong, athletic left sided player who came through the youth system at Dundee United. He played in the United Under 17 side in 2011/12 having been with the club for three years. Craig signed a professional deal in the summer of 2011 and was part of the United Under 20 side before being release. Local lad who hails from Forfar. Age 20.








PAUL WATSON (Midfield)
Paul rejoined Montrose in July 2012 from St Andrews United for his third spell at Links Park. His first two spells came on loan from firstly Arbroath in season 2009/10 and then from Forfar Athletic the following season. After his first spell at Links Park, Paul was sold by Arbroath to Forfar Athletic but after being released at the end of the 10/11 he joined Peterhead. Had a spell with St Andrews United before his move to Links Park in the 2012 . Scored in the opening four matches of the season 2012/13 before ending the season with six goals. Last season Paul finished second behind Bryan Deasley in the Montrose goalscoring stakes with eight goals from midfield with a number coming from his trademark free kicks and long range efforts.






TERRY MASSON (Midfield)
Now in his fifth season at Links Park, Terry joined Montrose in June 2010 from junior side Carnoustie Panmure. He played for both Dundee and Dundee United before the 21 year old moved to his home town side Arbroath. He spent two seasons at Gayfield making 4 starts and 16 substitute appearances before moving to Carnoustie Panmure. Brechin City brought Masson on board for the final stages of season 2009/10 and Masson was regular off the bench as the Glebe Park side reached the Play-Off Final. Terry picked up a knee injury on his Montrose debut at Dens Park against Dundee in August 2010 and didn’t play again until January 2011. Has made over one hundred and twenty appearances for Montrose scoring a number of important goals. Can play in a variety of positions including right back and central midfield and never lets the side down.




ross mcCord (Midfield)
Ross returned to Montrose in July 2013 after a two year spell with Alloa Athletic. Ross spent season 2010/11 on loan at Links Park from Dundee United before moving to Alloa Athletic the following season and was part of the Recreation Park side who won the third division championship. He will be remembered at Links Park for some spectacular goals including two in the 8 - 1 victory over Clyde in September 2010. Ross rejoined Montrose in February 2013 from Alloa Athletic on an emergency temporary transfer before his permanent transfer this summer. A midfield dynamo who can pull the strings with a great range of passing and can also find the back of the net. His brother Ryan plays for Alloa Athletic. Age 23





GRAHAM WEBSTER (Midfield)
Graham joined Montrose in July 2013 from Dundee after a successful pre season trial and made over 35 appearances in his first season at Links Park. Signed a new one year contract in the summer before being sent off in the opening match of the season against Peterhead. He was a member of Dundee's Under 19 squad and with Dundee in administration and relying on youth Webster made his first team debut on 10 April 2011 against Stirling Albion from the start. He made two further appearances that season one as a substitute and played the full 90 minutes on the closing day of the season. Graham didn’t make any appearances in the Premier League last season. Can play in a wide role or in central midfield. Had a spell on loan with Peterhead during season 2011/12.

 




STEVEN ROBB (Midfield)
32 year old Steven joined Montrose in July 2014 from Brechin City. He started his career in 2001 as a youth team player with Dundee, going on to make over 80 league appearances with a short loan spell with Raith Rovers. At the end of the 2004–2005 season in which Dundee were relegated to the Scottish First Division, Robb decided to stay with Dundee but after failure to gain promotion Robb left the Dees for Dundee's rivals Dundee United in June 2006 on a free transfer. Robb was told he would be released from Tannadice at the end of the 2007–08 season with the winger subsequently agreeing a move to St. Mirren at the start of the summer transfer window. Robb scored his first goal in the 7–0 victory over Dumbarton in the CIS Cup. After being released by St. Mirren, Robb took a chance moving to Thai side Thai Port. At the start of the 2013–14 season, Robb returned to Scotland and signed for Brechin City.



PAUL HARKINS (Midfield)
Spent the last two seasons with Elgin City before leaving in the summer. His performances at Borough Briggs had caught the eye of George Shields and the manager moved quickly to get the 25 year old snapped up in time for him to make his debut as a substitute against Falkirk in the league cup. Greenock based Paul can play in the middle of the park or as a striker. Opened his Montrose goalscoring account against Annan Athletic on 23rd August. Harkins who has also spent time with Queen’s Park is the brother of Dundee midfielder Gary.







STEPHEN DAY (Midfield)
20 year old Stephen joined Montrose in July 2014 from Stirling Albion after successful pre season trials. Tillicoultry based Stephen is a pacey left sided winger who can be used from the start or as an impact substitute. Made his debut against Falkirk in the League Cup.










STEPHEN O’NEIL (Midfield)
Former Aberdeen Under 20 captain Stephen joined Montrose in the summer from the Pittodrie side. Had spells on loan with Peterhead and East Fife last season. Montrose beat of competition from League 1 sides to sign the higly rated playmaker who will be looking to rebuild his career at Links Park. Made his debut in the Petrofac Training Cup defeat by Peterhead in late July. Age 19








Garry wood (Forward)
Club Captain Garry returned to Links Park for a second spell in January 2012 after being released by Ross County and signed a new two year contract in the summer of 2012. He originally joined Montrose in season 2007/08 on loan from Inverness Caledonian Thistle scoring eleven times. He then returned to Inverness and spent a season playing in the Premier League scoring against Celtic. Garry joined Ross County at the start of season 2009/10 and played against Montrose in the Challenge Cup. He had a spell on loan to Peterhead last season before his move to Montrose. A well liked player around the club Garry who is a big powerful striker who scored eight times last season to take his Montrose total to 21. Started his career with Elgin City. Had a spell playing in central defence with great success last season.




Scott Johnston (Forward)
Dundee based striker Scott was snapped up by former manager Ray Farningham in July 2011. Scott had spent the previous two seasons with East Stirlingshire and was a virtual ever present. He started his career with Dundee FC at youth level before joining junior side Forfar West End where he came to the attention of Shire manager Jim McNally. Scott turned down fresh terms with East Stirlingshire to join Montrose. Can also play in midfield if required. Scott had an excellent time at the club where his never say die attitude as well as great link up play has seen him become a firm favourite with the Links Park faithful. Has scored fifteen times in his four seasons at Montrose making over one hundred and twenty appearances appearances. Age 24.





KIERAN STURROCK (Forward)
18 year old Kieran made his Montrose debut against Annan Athletic on the final day of season 2012/13 as a substitute at Annan Athletic at the age of only 16, before being called into the first team squad during the summer. Kieran joined Montrose from Dundee and scored two hat tricks in successive matches for the Under 19 side Berwick Rangers and Cowdenbeath in March 2013. Made his first starting appearance against Stirling Albion on the opening day of the league campaign. Currently on loan to Super League side Lochee United.








BRYAN DEASLEY (Forward)
Dundee based Bryan joined Montrose on the last day of the August 2013 transfer window on from neighbours Forfar Athletic on loan until January before signing an 18 month contract once the loan had expired. Finished the season as top scorer with ten goals. Deasley started his career at Dundee, making his debut in 2005 against Airdrie United and made another 49 appearances in 4 years, scoring 7 goals for the Dees. During this time he spent time on loan to both Arbroath and Cowdenbeath before signing a year’s loan at the Loons in 2009 scoring 4 in 28 as he helped the club win promotion out of the Third Division, grabbing the killer second goal in the play-off final against rivals Arbroath. On his return he was told by Dundee he had no future there so to find a new club, which he did, signing permanently for Forfar despite strong interest from Montrose. He spent another year at Station Park before dropping down a division to play for Peterhead with Ray Farningham this time also trying to take him to Links Park. He spent a year and a half at Balmoor, before leaving originally on loan to Carnoustie in December 2012 then signing a deal until the end of the season with Lochee United.  He rejoined Forfar for a fourth time in July 2013 after impressing in friendlies. Scored on his Montrose debut against Albion Rovers on 31st August. Age 25



DANNY CAVANAGH (Forward)
Danny joined Montrose in July 2014 from junior side Lochee United. Danny joined up at Thomson Park last summer from Dundee and won the Lochee United young Player of the Year award at the end of season award ceremony after his valuable displays for the Bluebells. Will be looking to take his second chance at senior football.









KYLE McLEOD (Forward)
17 year old Montrose Academy pupil who joined Montrose on a two year professional deal in the summer after starring in the Under 17 side along side Decan Milne last season. A pacey attacker Kyle knows the way to goal and can also play on the right wing. Appeared on the bench for the final two matches of season 2013/14. Had a spell with Arbroath when he was younger.







DECLAN MILNE (Forward)
Like Kyle, Bridge of Don Academy Pupil Declan joined Montrose on a two year professional contract in the summer. Tall and powerful Declan knows the way to goal and he showed that in the Montrose Under 17 side last season when he scored a hat trick against Dundee. On the bench for the final game of the season against East Stirlingshire.

 

COACHING STAFF



GEORGE SHIELDS (Assistant Manager)
George was appointed the manager at Links Park in May 2014 after a succesful spell as caretaker boss. Dundee based Shields as been coach and assistant manager at Links Park before his appointment into the hot seat. George who has been in charge of junior side Dundee Violet has also been in charge of youth development at Montrose. He started his career at Dundee United as a youth before he signed for Dundee 1973/74 had short spells with Arbroath and Forfar Athletic before playing for various junior teams with Dundee St Josephs being the most successful as player when he was capped for Scotland juniors. George then managed the Joey’s to a clean sweep of domestic honours in the 1997/98 season. He coached youths at Dundee United, Dundee and he then became Head of Youth and first team coach at Brechin City winning the league with Dick and Ian Campbell. George then managed Dundee Violet before joining Montrose as Head of Youth and first team coach.





LEE WILKIE (Assistant Manager)
Former Scotland internationalist Lee was appointed Montrose assistant manager in May 2014 for the second time after spening a year with Lochee United. Was previously assistant to Stuart Garden in season 2012/13. 34 year old Lee spent the majority of his playing career with Dundee and during his time at Dens Park he had short loan spells in England with Plymouth Argyle and Notts County plus nine games with Falkirk. Between 2002 and 2003 he won 11 international caps for Scotland the last coming in the 6 – 0 defeat against the Netherlands in November 2003. Wilkie suffered serious anterior cruciate ligament injuries in January 2004 and in April 2005 but continued to play on after building up the muscles to compensate for the lack of ligament. He joined Dundee United in 2006 and after a spell with Ross County, he led the team out as captain in the 2008 Scottish League Cup Final. He signed a new three year contract with United in 2009 but announced his retirement in April 2010 due to   sustained knee problems. As well as being an agent he also wrote for the Dundee Evening Telegraph and coached the Dundee Under 19 side. During his career he made over 200 appearances.




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