Blair Spittal - Player Profile


Full Name:Blair Spittal
Born:December 19th, 1995 (Erskine)
Height:6ft
Position:Midfielder
Signed:June 4th, 2019
Career Stats: 13 appearances, 3 goals
Full Debut: July 13th, 2019 - Ross County 4 - 1 Montrose (League Cup - Group Stage)
First Goal: July 16th, 2019 - Brechin City 0 - 4 Ross County (League Cup - Group Stage)
Also Played For:Dundee United, Partick Thistle, Queen's Park

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2019/20  Premiership 8 (5) 3 0.23 2 0 46.2% 23.1% 30.8%
8 (5) 3 0.23

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Oct 19th, 2019 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 0 - 6
 Oct 5th, 2019 League  (H)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 2
 Sep 28th, 2019 League  (A)  vs. Kilmarnock 0 - 0
 Aug 24th, 2019 League  (H)  vs. Livingston 1 - 4
 Aug 17th, 2019 League Cup  (A)  vs. Partick Thistle 2 - 3
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Oct 5th, 2019 League  (H)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 2
 Aug 17th, 2019 League Cup  (A)  vs. Partick Thistle 2 - 3
 Jul 16th, 2019 League Cup  (A)  vs. Brechin City 4 - 0

Blair Spittal made his Queen's Park debut on 17 November 2012. He subsequently went on to make a total of 18 appearances that season, scoring his only goal in a 5–3 win away to Elgin.

The following season, he went on and established himself as a first team regular, making 41 appearances and scoring 12 goals in the process. This form saw him pursued by both of Dundee's Scottish Premiership clubs. Having agreed terms with both sides, he opted to join former Queen's Park teammates Aidan Connolly and Andrew Robertson at Dundee United, over city rivals Dundee.

Having spent the first two games of the season as an unused substitute, Spittal made his debut from the bench in the club's third game of the season away to Celtic on 16 August 2014. Spittal played in the United squad that was relegated from the Premiership in 2016. He was part of the side that won the 2016–17 Scottish Challenge Cup as he played in the earlier third and fourth rounds plus the quarter-final, He was injured for the semi-finals and final however.

Spittal joined Scottish Premiership club Partick Thistle on a two-year contract on 15 June 2017. He scored three goals in his first three games for the club, scoring twice against St Mirren in the Scottish League Cup, including a free kick. He then scored in a 2-1 away win against Airdrieonians in the same competition.

Spittal marked his league debut for Thistle with 3 assists against Aberdeen in a 4-3 defeat. In his second league appearance for the club, he scored his first league goal away to Ross County in a 1–1 draw. Spittal continued his form the next week with a goal direct from a free kick and another assist as ten-man Thistle drew 2–2 with Rangers at Firhill, taking his tally to 7 appearances, 5 goals and 4 assists in all competitions.

He then carried his form into the next League game opening the scoring in a 1–1 draw with Hearts. He scored his fourth league goal of the campaign with another freekick, scoring the opener in a 3-2 home win against Motherwell.[12] On 26 February 2019, in the absence of Stuart Bannigan, Spittal took on the captain’s responsibilities as Partick Thistle travelled to Dunfermline, They lost the game 3–0. Spittal again lead the team out in a home game against Hearts in the Scottish Cup Quarter Final which ended 1-1 meaning there would be a replay in the capital.

Spittal finished the season with 8 goals in all competitions and was awarded the club's Player of the Year award. Spittal informed the club that he would be leaving on the 31 May 2019. In all competitions, he made 89 appearances for the Jags, scoring 15 goals and registering 13 assists.

On 4 June 2019, Spittal signed for Ross County, agreeing a two-year contract. [13] He made his debut in the league cup at home to Montrose providing an assist.

Three days later he scored his first goal for the club during a 4-0 away win against Brechin City. Only five days later he provided another assist during a 2-1 away win against group favourites St Johnstone.

Ross County would finish top of their league cup group with twelve out of twelve points and advance to round two. Spittal would start his first league game on the bench but was subbed on after only 11 minutes to help his side defeat Hamilton 3-0.

 Goals Scored
Jul 16th, 2019 League Cup  (A)  vs. Brechin City 4 - 0 (75')
Aug 17th, 2019 League Cup  (A)  vs. Partick Thistle 2 - 3 (60')
Oct 5th, 2019 League  (H)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 2 (68')

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