Chris Sinclair

Chris Sinclair (born 11 November 1970)[1] is a former professional footballer who played as a winger.

Chris Sinclair
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-11-11) 11 November 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Playing position(s) Winger
Youth career
Sauchie Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Dunfermline Athletic 34 (2)
1994–1997 Meadowbank Thistle / Livingston 49 (4)
1997–1999 Albion Rovers 34 (2)
Total 117 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Early and personal lifeEdit

His father Jackie and uncle Willie Sinclair were also professional footballers, as were his father's uncle Tommy Wright, Sr. and cousin Tommy Wright Jr.[2]


After playing youth football with Sauchie Athletic, Sinclair began his senior career at Dunfermline Athletic, making 34 league appearances between 1989 and 1994.[3] Sinclair's next club was Meadowbank Thistle, but he moved along with the club when it relocated to Livingston in 1995.[3] In total he made 49 league appearances over three seasons.[3] Sinclair's final club was Albion Rovers, where he spent a further two seasons, making 34 league appearances.[3]


  1. ^ Chris Sinclair at Soccerbase
  2. ^ "Jackie Sinclair: Goalscoring winger who helped Newcastle United win their only major trophy of the last half-century". The Independent. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 29 December 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d Chris Sinclair at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database