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Alan Forrest (born 9 September 1996) is a Scottish football player. He currently plays for Ayr United in the Scottish Championship. He came through the club's academy system and has made over 200 appearances to date.

Alan Forrest
Personal information
Full name Alan Forrest
Date of birth (1996-09-09) 9 September 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Prestwick, Scotland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ayr United
Number 10
Youth career
Ayr United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Ayr United 172 (38)
National team
2016 Scotland U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:32, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 March 2019

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CareerEdit

Forrest made his debut for Ayr United in a Scottish Challenge Cup match against Queen's Park. He came off the bench to score an 89th-minute winner at Hampden Park. With this goal Forrest became Ayr's youngest ever goalscorer aged 16 years, 321 days.[1]

In 2016 Forrest made his debut for the Scotland under-21 team in a friendly against Slovakia.[2][3]

He is the younger brother of Celtic and Scotland midfielder James Forrest.[4][1]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 18 May 2019 [5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ayr United 2013–14 Scottish League One 27 8 2 0 1 0 4[a] 1 34 9
2014–15 31 9 2 0 2 0 1[b] 0 36 9
2015–16 34 5 1 0 2 0 2[c] 0 39 5
2016–17 Scottish Championship 34 6 6 0 2 2 3[b] 1 45 9
2017–18 Scottish League One 29 7 2 1 1 0 2[b] 1 34 9
2018–19 Scottish Championship 17 3 0 0 6 1 2[d] 0 25 4
Career total 172 38 13 1 14 3 14 3 213 45
  1. ^ Two appearances and one goal in the Scottish Challenge Cup; Two appearances in the Scottish Championship play-offs
  2. ^ a b c Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup
  3. ^ One appearance in the Scottish Challenge Cup; One appearance in the Scottish Championship play-offs
  4. ^ One appearance in the Scottish Challenge Cup; One appearance in the Scottish Premiership play-offs

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Alan Forrest Ayr United Player Profile". Ayr United. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  2. ^ "International friendly: Slovakia U21 4–0 Scotland U21". BBC Sport. BBC. 9 November 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Scotland U21 profile". Fitbastats.com. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Games played by Alan Forrest Soccerbase Player Statistics in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  5. ^ Alan Forrest at Soccerway. Retrieved 22 November.
  6. ^ "Scottish League One: Ayr United pip Raith Rovers to title and automatic promotion". BBC Sport. 28 April 2018. Retrieved 23 January 2019.

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