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Full name  Chris Erskine
Years  Team
Weight  76 kg
Number  11
Height  1.85 m
Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer
Name  Chris Erskine

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Date of birth  (1987-02-08) 8 February 1987 (age 28)
Current team  Dundee United F.C. (#11 / Midfielder)

Place of birth  Rutherglen, Scotland

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Chris Erskine (born 8 February 1987) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Partick Thistle in the Scottish Premiership as a midfielder. He has previously played for junior side Kilbirnie Ladeside where he began his career, and Dundee United.


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Early life

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Erskine was born in Rutherglen. He was briefly a youth player with Clyde aged around 12 or 13 before joining Calderwood Blue Star, a boys' team in East Kilbride.

Playing career

Erskine joined junior football team Kilbirnie Ladeside at the age of 18. He spent four years at Kilbirnie while also working as a pipe fitter at a Glasgow shipyard, before signing a one-year contract with Partick Thistle at the start of season 2009–10. He made his professional debut against Airdrie United, and in his home debut against Berwick Rangers scored twice in a 5–1 victory. On 9 April 2011, Erskine scored two goals in ten minutes against Falkirk. On 17 March 2012, he made his 100th appearance for Thistle and scored two goals in the 5–0 win at Palmerston Park over Queen of the South.

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On 16 April 2013 it was announced that Erskine, along with Thistle teammate Paul Paton, had signed a pre-contract agreement with Dundee United and would join at the start of the 2013–14 season. He scored his first goal for Dundee United in a 4–0 win against St Mirren. On 20 January 2014, Erskine returned to Partick Thistle on a loan deal until the end of the season, after failing to secure a regular place in the Dundee United squad. Having returned to Dundee United for the 2014–15 season, Erskine scored in United's first game of the season, a 3–0 win against Aberdeen at Pittodrie.

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It was announced on 16 January 2016 that Erskine had signed a pre-contract agreement to rejoin Partick Thistle for a third time. He rejoined the club officially in June 2016. Erskine's first goal of his third spell at Partick Thistle came on the first day of the 2016/2017 Scottish Premiership season in a 2–0 victory at home to Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Erskine's first season back at thistle ended with the club achieving a top six finish with Erskine making 42 appearances scoring 9 goals in all competitions.


Partick Thistle
  • Scottish First Division (second tier): 2012–13
  • Individual

  • PFA Scotland First Division Team of the Year: 2012–13
  • References

    Chris Erskine Wikipedia