Club News

PLAYERS UPDATE

Mon 19 Nov 2012

Peterhead bolstered the squad in the push for the play off places, recruiting two players with Premier League experience, both of who started their careers in Kilmarnock. Striker David Cox and Keeper Graeme Smith join up at Balmoor after it was confirmed that Dundee

United would be recalling Keeper Marc McCallum to return to Tannadice after his loan spell with the club.

Jim McInally also confirmed that club Captain Callum MacDonald had sustained a cruciate ligament injury and would be likely to miss the remainder of the season. Ryan Harding has also returned back to Alloa Athletic after his loan spell with the club.

Exciting winger come striker, David Cox has previously played for Kilmarnock, Montrose, Annan Athletic and Alloa Athletic. Cox began his career with Kilmarnock where he made his first team debut, aged 19 on 10 May 2008, in their 2–0 victory over Hearts in the Scottish

Premier League. David made his Peterhead first team debut against Rangers in the two nil defeat; however on his home debut, he picked up the man of the match award from match sponsors RD Buchan and sons in the one nil victory against Clyde at Balmoor.

Graeme Smith started his career with Kilmarnock, joining from their boys club in 2000. He was loaned to Queens Park in the 2001–02 season making 24 appearances in total and then to Stenhousemuir the following season, where he started 34 matches. Smith finally

made his Kilmarnock debut on 7 March 2004, as a substitute during a 1–1 draw with Hearts, going on make 47 appearances in total for the Rugby Park side.

In 2007, Graeme moved to Rangers, making his debut on 23 January 2008 in a 6–0 Scottish Cup win over East Stirlingshire and was in the squads for the 2008 UEFA Cup Final and the 2008 Scottish Cup Final. Graeme departed Ibrox signing for St. Johnstone and

eventually moving to St. Mirren, before becoming a free agent and joining up at Balmoor.