Steven Craig - Player Profile
|Born:||February 5th, 1981 (Blackburn)|
|Signed:||May 6th, 2008|
|First Manager:||Derek Adams (1st Spell)|
|Career Stats:||125 appearances, 33 goals|
|Debut (as sub):||August 2nd, 2008 - Ross County 1 - 2 Dundee (League - First Division)|
|Full Debut:||August 5th, 2008 - Ross County 2 - 3 Airdrie United (League Cup - 1st Round)|
|First Goal:||August 16th, 2008 - Clyde 2 - 2 Ross County (League - First Division)|
|Also Played For:||Aberdeen, Dundee, Falkirk, Livingston, Motherwell|
Craig began his career as a youth player at Raith Rovers and after leaving the club in 2000, played one match for junior club Broxburn Athletic. He then signed his first professional contract at Scottish First Division club Falkirk, signing initially for three months, but after scoring on his debut on 30 September 2000 against Livingston, he was given a three-year contract.
In January 2003, Craig moved to Scottish Premier League club Motherwell. He made his debut for the club on 29 January 2003 in a 10 defeat against Kilmarnock and scored his first goal on 19 February 2003, in a 21 win against Dunfermline Athletic. On 5 June 2003, he signed a new one-year contract with the club.
On 12 May 2004, Craig, along with Motherwell team-mate Derek Adams, signed a pre-contract with Aberdeen to join the club on 1 June 2004. He made his debut on the opening day of the 200405 season against Rangers. On 24 August 2004, he scored against Berwick Rangers then four days later, scored twice against Livingston in a 20 win. These turned out to be his only goals for the club. After falling out of favour with Aberdeen manager Jimmy Calderwood, Craig was allowed to go on trial with Belgian club Sint Truiden and was placed on the transfer list at the end of the season. He also went on trial at Bradford City, At the end of the summer transfer window in August 2005, Craig was released by Aberdeen.
After his release from Aberdeen, Craig had trials at Dunfermline Athletic and Carlisle United. On 15 September 2005, he signed for Dundee. After one season with Dundee, Craig signed for Livingston on 19 June 2006.
Craig signed for Ross County on 6 May 2008. During the 200910 season he scored in Ross County's 20 victory against Celtic in the Scottish Cup semifinal. He also started in the final, but was on the losing side as Dundee United won 30. In the 201011 season he scored the winning penalty in the shoot-out as Ross County beat Partick Thistle 43 on penalties to reach the Challenge Cup Final. He was an unused substitute in the final as Ross County lifted the trophy, beating Queen of the South 20. He was also part of the squad as Ross County won the 201112 Scottish First Division and promotion to the top-flight for the first time. At the end of the season, he signed a new one-year contract with the club after turning down a move to Iceland.
Craig left Ross County in August 2012 to sign for Partick Thistle on loan. After being released by Ross County, he then moved to Partick Thistle on a permanent basis on 1 January 2013. Craig won a second successive Scottish First Division winners medal as Partick Thistle won the 201213 title, but at the end of the season he was informed by Manager Alan Archibald that he would not be offered a new contract by the club.
Craig signed a one-year deal with Wycombe Wanderers on 22 July 2013. For helping Wycombe staying in League Two for another season, Craig signed a contract extension to keep him at the club for another season.
|Aug 16th, 2008||League||(A)||vs. Clyde||2 - 2||(17')|
|Aug 30th, 2008||League||(A)||vs. Partick Thistle||1 - 0||(7')|
|Sep 7th, 2008||Challenge Cup||(A)||vs. Clyde||1 - 0||(25')|
|Sep 20th, 2008||League||(A)||vs. Dunfermline||1 - 3||(57')|
|Sep 27th, 2008||League||(H)||vs. Airdrie Utd||2 - 0||(77')|
|Oct 4th, 2008||League||(H)||vs. Morton||3 - 0||(76')|
|Oct 12th, 2008||Challenge Cup||(H)||vs. Morton||4 - 1||(6')|
|Oct 18th, 2008||League||(A)||vs. Dundee||2 - 1||(41')|
|Feb 7th, 2009||League||(H)||vs. St Johnstone||2 - 2||(45')|
|Apr 18th, 2009||League||(H)||vs. Dunfermline||1 - 3||(47')|
|May 2nd, 2009||League||(H)||vs. Livingston||2 - 2||(59') p|
|May 2nd, 2009||League||(H)||vs. Livingston||2 - 2||(53')|
|Aug 1st, 2009||League Cup||(H)||vs. Montrose||5 - 0||(43')|
|Sep 6th, 2009||Challenge Cup||(H)||vs. Queen of Sth||2 - 0||(90')|
|Sep 12th, 2009||League||(H)||vs. Queen of Sth||3 - 2||(48')|
|Sep 19th, 2009||League||(H)||vs. Ayr Utd||2 - 1||(15')|
|Nov 28th, 2009||Scottish Cup||(H)||vs. Berwick Rangers||5 - 1||(82')|
|Dec 19th, 2009||League||(H)||vs. Airdrie Utd||5 - 3||(1')|
|Jan 18th, 2010||Scottish Cup||(H)||vs. Inverurie Locos||4 - 0||(54')|
|Jan 18th, 2010||Scottish Cup||(H)||vs. Inverurie Locos||4 - 0||(37')|
|Mar 27th, 2010||League||(H)||vs. Dundee||1 - 1||(87')|
|Apr 10th, 2010||Scottish Cup||(N)||vs. Celtic||2 - 0||(55')|
|Apr 17th, 2010||League||(A)||vs. Airdrie Utd||1 - 1||(63')|
|Aug 25th, 2010||League Cup||(H)||vs. St Mirren||3 - 3||(95')|
|Oct 16th, 2010||League||(A)||vs. Dunfermline||2 - 3||(48')|
|Nov 20th, 2010||Scottish Cup||(H)||vs. Deveronvale||4 - 1||(62')|
|Jan 29th, 2011||League||(A)||vs. Morton||1 - 2||(38')|
|Aug 20th, 2011||League||(H)||vs. Queen of Sth||2 - 0||(90')|
|Aug 20th, 2011||League||(H)||vs. Queen of Sth||2 - 0||(87')|
|Aug 23rd, 2011||League Cup||(A)||vs. Hamilton||2 - 1||(82')|
|Aug 27th, 2011||League||(A)||vs. Falkirk||1 - 1||(75')|
|Jan 7th, 2012||Scottish Cup||(H)||vs. Stenhousemuir||7 - 0||(71')|
|Feb 11th, 2012||League||(A)||vs. Raith Rovers||1 - 1||(53')|