Charlie AdamsBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Charlie Adams A close season acquisition who joined from Clydebank. His previous clubs include Partick Thistle and Kilmarnock. A tall forceful striker who requires close marking.

Andrew AitkenBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Akers"02/02/78DumfriesAnnan Athletic8/96
Andy Aitken Joined Queens two years ago from his home town side, Annan Athletic and broke through to the first team squad mid-way through Season 96-97. A commanding full back more at home on the left flank, Andy likes to join the attack at every opportunity. Likes a round of golf.

Lee BaileyBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Lee Bailey Although only 5' 7", "Bails" nets his fair share of goals. An experienced campaigner who spent five seasons with Livingston and prior to that was four years at Easter Road with Hibernian. He signed for Queen's during the close season and has already claimed a regular first team position.

Dennis BoyleBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"......"24/04/81LetterkennyKeadue Youths8/97
Dennis Boyle Seventeen year old Dennis is known as "The Donegal Diamond". Made his breakthrough to the first team towards the end of last season and made a big impression with some fine performances. A talented youngster with superb ball control who could go far in the game.

Brian CaldwellBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Cody"20/03/81GlasgowQueens Youth8/97
Brian Caldwell Through his committed play in the reserves Brian has recently made his first team debut and has been on the bench on a couple of occassions. Although only 5' 7" Brian is felt to have a great goalscoring future.

Marc CleelandBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Snakes"15/12/75CarlisleCarlisle United8/95
Marc Cleeland Signed from Carlisle United in 1995. Marc is a very tenacious player who always gives 100% effort in every game. He is the quiet man of the team, although very committed when he's on the playing field, likes to get on with the job in hand.

Ken EadieBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Ken Eadie Although in the twilight of his career, Ken is an experienced striker who joined Queens last season from Airdrie. He still has excellent ball control and netted 10 goals last season. His former clubs include Kilmarnock, Brechin City, Falkirk and Clydebank. Lives in Edinburgh and is regional manager for a national Plant Hire company. Weight training and golfing are Ken's hobbies.

Steven LeslieBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"...."06/02/76DumfriesAnnan Athletic1/96
Steven Leslie A tenacious midfielder who is very industrious and never shirks a tackle. He signed for the club from Annan Athletic in 1996 and, despite being plagued by injury last season, made nine first team appearances. Follows in the footsteps of brother Stan who played with Queens a few years ago. Hobbies are snooker and golf.

David LilleyBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Silly"31/10/77BellshillQueens Youth10/95
David Lilley Another player who graduated via the youth team. He spent most of last season injured but is a very reliable defender who can be depended upon to perform at the top level.

Stevie MallanBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Stevie Mallan He has been Queen's leading goalscorer for the past four years and netted eighteen goals last season. A strong, bustling striker who regularly notches brilliant goals but also creates numerous chances for his teammates. His grandfather played for Celtic in the 1940's. Stevie was previously with Clyde.

David MathiesonBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Smiler"18/01/78DumfriesSt Johnstone8/96
David Mathieson A local lad who hails from Kircudbright who has made the number one position his own after a string of impressive displays and boasts a 100% record last season with 46 appearances. Very quick off his line. He has played in the Scotland under 21 team and featured regularly in the squad. Ex Scottish schoolboy cap who was once on the books of Rangers and St Johnstone. Spends his spare time playing tennis and golf.

Jamie McAllisterBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Jazza"26/04/78East KilbrideQueens Youth8/95
Jamie McAllister Has graduated to the first team squad via the Queens youth team. Made twelve appearances last season and a lad with great potential for the future.

Alex NesovicBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Naz"10/11/72BradfordLeeds United8/96
Alex Nesovic Missed all of last season with a broken leg. A player of Yugoslavian descent, who can turn a game with his intricate skills and powerful shooting. Has a habit of scoring brilliant solo goals. He hails from Bradford and was formerly with Leeds United.

Craig PottsBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Craig Potts A recent signing, joining in the close season from Gretna. A sophisticated midfielder who was previously four seasons at Brunton Park with Carlisle United. Lives in Carlisle and works as a postman.

George RoweBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
George Rowe An experienced central defender signed from Clydebank in 1992. A solid player who takes "no prisoners" in the tackle - very good in the air. Often features on the goal sheet and netted a "hat-trick" against Stranraer 2 years ago. George is the club Captain and is a Chartered Surveyor.

Derek TownsleyBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Derek Townsley Another major signing, big "Degsy" is the tallest player in the squad at 6'4". Proved to be "bargain of the year" when he was signed for 10,000 from local non-league side Gretna in 1996. His height has proved a great advantage although he is also very skillful on the ground with his slick passing. Loves to get to the goal-line and causes problems to defences with his "cut-backs". Was one of the nominations for Second Division, "Player of the Year", last season. Degsy lives in Carlisle and works as a postman.

Jim ThomsonBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
Jim Thomson A commanding central defender who joined Queens from Stenhousemuir last season for a 17,000 fee. Very dangerous in the air, and possesses great skills with both feet. Probably one of the best signings the club has made and was voted Queens', "Player of the Year", last season. During the summer he attracted the attention of clubs both North and South of the border, including Hibernian. A former Campsie Black Watch centre half who spent most of his senior career with Clyde. Jim is also a low handicap golfer and works as a salesman for a breathing apparatus firm and lives in Kilsyth.

Mark WeirBirthdateBirthplacePrevious clubSigned
"Weiry"31/03/80LanarkQueens Youth7/97
Mark Weir Another youngster who has come through the ranks and on the verge of a regular first team place. Reckoned to have the hardest shot in the first team squad, made seven first team starts last season.

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