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Michael Moore is a Scottish former professional footballer, who played in the
Scottish Football League First Division The Scottish Football League First Division was the second tier in the Scottish football league system between 1975 and 2013. History The First Division was introduced in 1975–76 in Scottish football, 1975–76 to replace the old Scottish Foot ...
for three clubs and is best known for his scoring record at Stranraer.


Career

Moore began his career with Hamilton Academical F.C., Hamilton Academical, and scored on his debut as a seventeen-year-old against Hibernian F.C., Hibernian in a Scottish Football League First Division, First Division match in November 1998. With Hamilton dogged by financial problems which eventually led to their relegation to the Third Division, Moore joined Stranraer in July 2002. Moore was SPFA Third Division Player Of The Year in 2003–04, a season in which he equalled Derek Frye's record as Stranraer F.C., Stranraer's top scorer in a season with twenty seven goals. This prolific form earned him a £35,000 move back to full-time football with St Johnstone F.C., St Johnstone in 2004, but he returned to Stranraer the following year for the same fee. He later played for Ayr United F.C., Ayr United and Dumbarton F.C., Dumbarton before heading back to Stranraer for a third and final time in June 2009, having spent the end of the previous season there on loan. Moore indicated his wish to leave Stranraer at the end of the 2012–2013 season and ended his time with the club having scored ninety four times in two hundred and eighty-eight appearances. He joined Scottish Junior Football Association, Junior club Kilbirnie Ladeside F.C., Kilbirnie Ladeside in July 2013, teaming up with former Stranraer teammates Mark Crilly and Stephen Swift (footballer), Stephen Swift. He became assistant manager to Swift at Lowland Football League side BSC Glasgow F.C., BSC Glasgow in 2017.


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* {{DEFAULTSORT:Moore, Michael 1981 births Footballers from Paisley, Renfrewshire Scottish footballers Association football forwards St Johnstone F.C. players Dumbarton F.C. players Ayr United F.C. players Stranraer F.C. players Hamilton Academical F.C. players Kilbirnie Ladeside F.C. players Living people Scottish Football League players Scottish Junior Football Association players