Anthony Ralston (born 16 November 1998) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Celtic. He also spent several months on loan at Queens Park in 2015[1][2][3] and at Dundee United in 2018.

Anthony Ralston
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-11-16) 16 November 1998 (age 20)
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Celtic
Number 56
Youth career
2007–2015 Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Celtic 8 (1)
2015–2016Queen's Park (loan) 10 (1)
2018Dundee United (loan) 11 (1)
National team
2017 Scotland U20 3 (0)
2017 Scotland U20 5 (0)
2017– Scotland U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:21, 11 June 2018 (GMT)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:21, 11 June 2018 (GMT)

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CareerEdit

Ralston made his debut for the Celtic first team on 11 May 2016, in a 2–1 defeat against St Johnstone.[4] He scored his first goal for Celtic in a 5–0 Scottish League Cup win over Kilmarnock on 8 August 2017.[5] He made some further appearances early in the 2017–18 season, including a Champions League match against Paris Saint-Germain, but then suffered a knee injury in late September.[6] Ralston signed a long-term contract with Celtic in December 2017, with the deal due to run until the end of the 2021–22 season.[6]

On 16 March 2018, Ralston joined Dundee United on an emergency loan until the end of the 2017–18 season.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 9 June 2018
Club   Season   League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Queen's Park (loan) 2015–16 Scottish League Two 10 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 1
Total 10 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 1
Celtic 2015–16 Scottish Premiership 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016–17 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2017–18 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 1
Total 4 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 8 1
Dundee United (loan) 2017–18 Scottish Championship 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 13 1
Career total 25 2 4 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 35 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A. Ralston". Soccerway. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  2. ^ McHugh, Joe (17 August 2015). "Young defender goes out on loan". Video Celts. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Anthony Ralston – Profile". The Queen's Park Football Club. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. ^ Davie, Scott (11 May 2016). "St Johnstone 2–1 Celtic". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Celtic 5-0 Kilmarnock". BBC. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Celtic full-back Anthony Ralston signs deal until 2022". BBC Sport. BBC. 28 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Anthony Ralston joins Dundee United on emergency loan". Celtic. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.

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