Position: Defender (Centre Back)
Date of Birth: September 14th 1995
Birth Place: Rutherglen, Scotland
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.
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.