Craig Easton - Player Profile


Full Name:Craig Easton
Born:February 26th, 1979 (Bellshill)
Height:5' 10
Position:Midfielder
Signed:January 1st, 1995
First Manager:Ivan Golac
Career Stats: 259 appearances, 17 goals
Debut (as sub): January 1st, 1997 - Dundee United 4 - 0 Aberdeen (League - Premier Division)
Full Debut: May 3rd, 1997 - Dundee United 1 - 0 Heart of Midlothian (League - Premier Division)
First Goal: October 15th, 1997 - Aberdeen 1 - 3 Dundee United (League Cup - Semi Final)
Also Played For:Dunfermline Athletic, Leyton Orient, Livingston, Southend United, Swindon Town, Torquay United

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2003/04  SPL 12 (12) 0 - 2 0 25.0% 25.0% 50.0%
 2002/03  SPL 39 (2) 1 0.02 9 0 24.4% 26.8% 48.8%
 2001/02  SPL 40 (3) 5 0.12 4 0 34.9% 23.3% 41.9%
 2000/01  SPL 33 (6) 6 0.15 6 2 28.2% 17.9% 53.8%
 1999/00  SPL 27 (11) 2 0.05 4 1 36.8% 18.4% 44.7%
 1998/99  SPL 35 (2) 1 0.03 2 0 29.7% 24.3% 45.9%
 1997/98  Premier Division 22 (13) 2 0.06 3 0 28.6% 31.4% 40.0%
 1996/97  Premier Division 1 (1) 0 - 1 0 100.0% 0.0% 0.0%
209 (50) 17 0.07

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 May 16th, 2004 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 1 - 2
 May 1st, 2004 League  (H)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 0 - 2
 Apr 17th, 2004 League  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 1 - 1
 Apr 11th, 2004 League  (H)  vs. Dundee 2 - 2
 Jan 10th, 2004 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 1 - 3
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Mar 1st, 2003 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 3 - 0
 May 12th, 2002 League  (A)  vs. Kilmarnock 2 - 2
 Feb 23rd, 2002 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Ayr United 2 - 2
 Dec 15th, 2001 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 1
 Oct 27th, 2001 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 1

Craig came Unitedís youth programme. He was a Scotland schools, Under-16 and Under-21 international and was playing in the United reserve side by 1995-96. In 1996-97 he was part of the United team that won the Youth League.

In the following season he made the breakthrough into the first team, remaining a regular in the line up for seven years. He collected a runners-up medal in the League Cup final in November 1997. Craig left United at the end of 2003-04 and signed for Livingston.

 Goals Scored
Oct 15th, 1997 League Cup  (N)  vs. Aberdeen 3 - 1 (53')
Nov 9th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 5 - 0 (87')
Nov 28th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Aberdeen 3 - 0 (56')
Aug 15th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Celtic 2 - 1 (12')
Dec 1st, 1999 League Cup  (H)  vs. Motherwell 3 - 2 (42')
Sep 23rd, 2000 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 3 - 5 (63') p
Nov 25th, 2000 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 2 (43')
Jan 2nd, 2001 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 2 - 0 (55')
Jan 31st, 2001 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 3 - 2 (46')
Feb 17th, 2001 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. Motherwell 2 - 0 (38')
May 12th, 2001 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 3 - 2 (81')
Sep 25th, 2001 League Cup  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 3 - 0 (34')
Oct 27th, 2001 League  (H)  vs. Motherwell 1 - 1 (23')
Dec 15th, 2001 League  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 1 (30')
Feb 23rd, 2002 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Ayr Utd 2 - 2 (24')
May 12th, 2002 League  (A)  vs. Kilmarnock 2 - 2 (84')
Mar 1st, 2003 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 3 - 0 (38')

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