Kyle Turner (footballer)

Kyle Turner (born 10 November 1997) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Partick Thistle. Turner began his career with Stranraer, where he made 138 appearances over a four-year period, and has also played for Dunfermline Athletic, as well as Airdrieonians on loan.

Kyle Turner
Personal information
Full name Kyle Turner
Date of birth (1997-11-10) 10 November 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Partick Thistle
Number 6
Youth career
St Mirren
Partick Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2019 Stranraer 114 (16)
2019–2021 Dunfermline Athletic 39 (4)
2021Airdrieonians (loan) 10 (1)
2021– Partick Thistle 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:15, 31 May 2021 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Turner began his career playing with St Mirren and Partick Thistle youth teams, before signing with Scottish League One side Stranraer in 2015.[1] His first appearance for the Stair Park club came as a final-minute substitution against Stenhousemuir on 12 September 2015,[2] with his first full start coming a week later against Albion Rovers.[3]

Turner spent four years with Stranraer, before signing a two-year contract with Scottish Championship side Dunfermline Athletic on 28 May 2019.[4] In March 2021, Turner moved on loan to Scottish League One club Airdrieonians until the end of the season.[5] Turner left Dunfermline following the end of his contract in May 2021.[6] Turner subsequently joined Partick Thistle, who he previously played with as a youth player.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Turner is the son of former Morton, St Johnstone and St Mirren midfielder Tommy Turner.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 13 March 2021[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stranraer 2015–16[10][11] Scottish League One 17 1 1 0 0 0 1[a] 0 29 1
2016–17[12] 28 2 2 0 4 1 3[b] 1 37 4
2017–18[13] 34 6 1 0 3 0 3[b] 0 41 6
2018–19[14] 35 7 2 0 3 1 1[b] 0 41 8
Total 114 16 6 0 10 2 8 1 138 19
Dunfermline Athletic 2019–20[15] Scottish Championship 26 3 1 0 5 2 1[b] 0 33 5
2020–21[16] 13 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 19 1
Total 39 4 1 0 11 2 1 0 52 6
Career total 153 19 7 0 21 4 9 1 190 25
  1. ^ Appearances in the Scottish Championship play-offs
  2. ^ a b c d Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "First Team Squad: Kyle Turner". Dunfermline Athletic FC. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Stenhousemuir 1 – 0 Stranraer". BBC Sport. BBC. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Stranraer 0 – 1 Albion Rovers". BBC Sport. BBC. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Kyle Turner joins DAFC". Dunfermline Athletic FC. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Player News". Dunfermline Athletic FC. 16 March 2021. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Player update". Dunfermline Athletic FC. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Kyle Turner is a Jag". Partick Thistle F.C. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  8. ^ Hart, Ross (28 May 2019). "Stranraer midfielder Kyle Turner signs for Dunfermline as Myles Hipployte quits". Dunfermline Press. Newsquest. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  9. ^ Kyle Turner at Soccerbase
  10. ^ "Games played by Kyle Turner in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  11. ^ Kyle Turner at Soccerway. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  12. ^ "Games played by Kyle Turner in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  13. ^ "Games played by Kyle Turner in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Games played by Kyle Turner in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Games played by Kyle Turner in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Games played by Kyle Turner in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 October 2020.

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