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Full name  Scott Arfield
0000–2007  Falkirk
Weight  70 kg
Name  Scott Arfield
Parents  Angie Arfield
Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer
Siblings  Stuart Arfield
Number  37
Height  1.78 m

Scott Arfield

Date of birth  (1988-11-01) 1 November 1988 (age 27)
Current team  Burnley F.C. (#37 / Midfielder)
Similar People  Michael Kightly, Tom Heaton, Ben Mee, Sam Vokes, David Jones

Place of birth  Livingston, Scotland

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Scott Arfield (born 1 November 1988) is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Burnley.


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Arfield was born and raised in Scotland, and was a regular in the Scotland under-21 team, but plays internationally for Canada.

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Arfield came up through the Falkirk Academy and when he graduated he earned promotion to the first team. He made his Falkirk debut on 4 August 2007, in their 4–0 win away at Gretna on the opening day of the 2007–08 season. His first goal came in Falkirk's 4–2 defeat at Inverness Caledonian Thistle. He then scored twice in a 4–0 win over St Mirren. He won the Scottish Premier League Young Player of the Month award for December 2007. Arfield signed a new five-year contract with Falkirk in February 2008. He finished the season with three goals in 35 SPL appearances.

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During the 2008–09 season Arfield won his second Young Player of the Month award, this time winning for September 2008. He was in the Falkirk side that were Scottish Cup runners-up, losing 1–0 to Rangers in the Hampden Park Final. Arfield scored 10 goals in the 2008–09 season, seven of them coming in the league.

He was given the number 10 jersey, previously worn by Steven Pressley, for the 2009–10 season. Hamilton Academical offered £100,000 for Arfield in August 2009, but this was rejected by Falkirk, who commented that they "thought they had missed out a zero in the figure they offered".

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Arfield's first appearance of the 2009–10 season came in a 1–0 home win over FC Vaduz in the UEFA Europa League, the club's first ever match in European competition. He finished the season with three goals from 36 appearances as the club were relegated from the SPL.

Speculation began to grow that Arfield was to leave Falkirk following their relegation from the SPL. On 17 May 2010, it was confirmed that Arfield was having talks with Huddersfield Town and was to have a medical at the club. Falkirk had already turned down offers from Hamilton Academical, Hibernian, Hearts and Southampton.

Arfield left Falkirk after playing 108 games, scoring 13 times between 2007–2010. He made his last appearance for Falkirk in the 0–0 draw with Kilmarnock that confirmed relegation on the last day of the season.

2010–11 season

On 21 May 2010, it was reported that Arfield had signed for Huddersfield Town for a reported fee initially in the region of £400,000 but potentially rising to over £600,000 after a certain number of appearances. The move was confirmed three days later, after the club had agreed personal terms with Arfield.

He made his Huddersfield debut in the 3–0 win over Notts County at Meadow Lane on 7 August 2010. On 11 September 2010, he scored his first goal for the Terriers at Brisbane Road against Leyton Orient, where Town won 2–1 in the end. A week later, he scored his first goal at the Galpharm Stadium against Yeovil Town, in a 4–2 win for the home side.

2011–12 season & promotion

Arfield was a regular in the Huddersfield side making 38 appearances scoring twice in all competitions as Huddersfield finished the season as Play-off champions winning promotion to the Championship after beating Sheffield United on penalties in the Wembley final with Arfield scoring his penalty to make it 2–1 as Huddersfield won by 8–7.

2012–13 season

Arfield made fewer appearances in Town's first season in the Championship and at the end of the season was released along with Tom Clarke and Alan Lee.


After leaving Huddersfield, Arfield went on trial with Burnley and scored in the 3–0 win over Cork City on 15 July 2013, before signing a two-year deal 4 days later with the Clarets. Arfield wears the number 37 shirt in memory of fellow Falkirk youth player Craig Gowans, who wore the same squad number when he was tragically killed in a training ground accident in 2005. He scored his first professional goal for Burnley on 6 August 2013, in a 4–0 win against York City in the League Cup. Arfield scored 9 goals in 49 competitive appearances for Burnley during the 2013–14 season. Burnley won promotion to the Premier League and Arfield signed a three-year contract with the club in July 2014.

Arfield scored on his Premier League debut for Burnley against Chelsea in the 14th minute of their opening game of the season.


Arfield has represented Scotland at the under-19, under-21 and B international levels. He made his début for Scotland under-19 in a 3–1 away friendly victory over Austria. His second and last outing for the under-19s came just four days later in the 2–1 home win over Norway, coming on as a substitute for Alex Pearce in the 65th minute of the game.

Arfield was then a member of the Scotland under-21 squad, having been called up for the first time in October 2007. His debut came in a 4–0 defeat against Netherlands on 16 October 2007. He was a regular in Billy Stark's squad throughout the 2009 and 2011 European qualifying campaigns. Arfield's first goal for the under-21s came in a 2–2 draw with Ukraine on 6 February 2008.

Arfield received his first cap for Scotland B against Northern Ireland at the Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie on 6 May 2009. Scotland won the game 3–0.


Arfield also qualifies to play for Canada because his father was born in Toronto. In February 2016, it was widely reported that Arfield was prepared to file his one time switch paper work with FIFA to join Canada. In March 2016, Arfield was included in Canada's 23-man squad for their World Cup Qualification match against Mexico. He made his debut on 25 March as a second half sub for Tosaint Ricketts in a 3–0 home defeat to Mexico at BC Place. Arfield was named to Canada's squad for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on 27 June 2017. His first goal for Canada came in the tournament opener against French Guiana on 7 July.


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As of match played 20 July 2017.

International goals

Canada score listed first, score column indicates score after each Arfield goal.


Huddersfield Town

  • Football League One play-offs: 2011–12
  • Burnley

  • Football League Championship runners-up: 2013–14
  • References

    Scott Arfield Wikipedia