Stuart Findlay

Vital Statistics

Nickname: None

Position: Defender (Centre Back)

Date of Birth: September 14th 1995

Birth Place: Rutherglen, Scotland

Height: 1.91m

Previous Clubs: Celtic Youth, Greenock Morton (loan), Dumbarton (loan)

Killie Contract 1st spell: July 7th 2015 (season long loan)

Left Killie 1st spell: May 23rd 2016 (End of Loan) (Stuart, made 27 appearances first time around for Killie during the 2015/16 season). 

Rejoined Killie: Aug 25th 2017 from Newcastle Utd. (thru Jan 2018). 

Signed Permanent Deal: July 2018 for 3 seasons.

First Killie Goal: At St Johstone in the Premiership on Dec 2nd 2017.

International: 2 Appearances for Scotland U16's, 10 Appearances for Scotland U17's, 7 Appearances for Scotland U19's, 11 Appearances for Scotland U21's. Full Scotland debut Oct 13th 2019.

Twitter: @stuartfindlay95


News & Quotes

July 8th 2015: “Killie have given me this opportunity and I want to do well for them. I felt I played well in the Championship last season and now I am ready to make the step up and show what I can do at the top level.”

After the conclusion of the 2015/16 season, Findlay joined Newcastle United, following his release from Celtic. The six-foot-three defender made his first team debut for The Magpies in January this year, in a FA Cup tie against Birmingham City.

May 24th 2018: Stuart became a free agent, with his parent club Newcasle Utd not offering him a new deal. 

July 4th 2018: Re-signs for Killie on a three 3 year deal: “When the new manager came in we went on an incredible run and there was an amazing feeling around the place, it’s something I really wanted to be a part of. It’s been brilliant working under the manager. It’s an experience I’ve not had before with any other manager so it’s one of the main reasons I wanted to sign here. I’ve worked so well with him the last six months and I feel I can learn so much from him. You listen to every word he says, we cherish having him here. The manager has put his faith in me and I want to repay that.”

Oct 13th 2019: Stuart makes his full Scotland Debut, for Steve Clarke at Hampden, Vs San Marino.

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