Stuart Kettlewell - Player Profile


Born:June 4th, 1984 (Glasgow)
Height:6ft
Position:Centre Midfield
Signed:June 11th, 2009
First Manager:Derek Adams (1st Spell)
Career Stats: 154 appearances, 10 goals
Debut (as sub): August 8th, 2009 - Ross County 2 - 1 Airdrie United (League - First Division)
Full Debut: August 15th, 2009 - Partick Thistle 0 - 0 Ross County (League - First Division)
First Goal: February 6th, 2010 - Ross County 9 - 0 Stirling Albion (Scottish Cup - 5th Round)
Also Played For:Clyde, Queen's Park

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2013/14  Premier Division 24 (3) 2 0.07 6 1 25.9% 14.8% 59.3%
 2012/13  SPL 21 (5) 2 0.08 7 0 30.8% 34.6% 34.6%
 2011/12  Division One 31 (2) 5 0.15 7 1 63.6% 30.3% 6.1%
 2010/11  Division One 21 (8) 0 - 7 1 34.5% 34.5% 31.0%
 2009/10  Division One 27 (12) 1 0.03 2 0 51.3% 23.1% 25.6%
124 (30) 10 0.06

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 May 6th, 2014 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 1 - 0
 May 3rd, 2014 League  (A)  vs. St Mirren 0 - 1
 Mar 1st, 2014 League  (H)  vs. Partick Thistle 1 - 1
 Jan 4th, 2014 League  (H)  vs. St Johnstone 1 - 0
 Jan 1st, 2014 League  (A)  vs. Inverness Caledonian Thistle 2 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Dec 7th, 2013 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 1 - 2
 Aug 24th, 2013 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 0
 Oct 27th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 2 - 2
 Oct 20th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 3 - 2
 May 5th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Queen of the South 5 - 3

Stuart Kettlewell began his football career as a youngster at Queens Park. Stuart is a former captain at the Hampden side, where he made 182 appearances, scoring elven goals during his six year spell at the National Stadium. Club Skipper for the Spiders from 2006 - 2008 respectively.

He became Clyde's first summer igning of 2008, when he joined the Broadwood side on 19th May. He made his Clyde debut in July 2008 in a 2-0 victory over Annan Athletic in the Scottish Challenge Cup. He was appointed team captain before the game. His contract was terminated in June 2009, following Clyde's relegation and financial complications. The player made 26 league & Cup appearances during his spell at the Broadwood side.

The player subsequently moved North, and on the 11th June 2009 - Stuart signed for the Staggies. He made his debut on 8th August 2009, in a 2-1 win against Airdrie United when he came on as a second half substitute. A hard working, athletic defensive midfielder, Stuart has been a consistent performer since signing for the Highland side.

In May 2013, Kettlewell signed a new contract at Ross County after the club finished fifth in their debut season in the SPL. This season has seen that maturity turned into consistency from the former Queens Park and Clyde midfield man, which has seen Stuart rewarded with a regular starting place as County go in search of their next victory in an effort to close the gap on the leading pack at the top of the SPFL.

He had an operation to cure a hip injury just before his contract expired at the end of the 201314 season. Ross County allowed him to remain with the club while Kettlewell completed his rehabilitation, but he was then released in August 2014.

He currently plays for Highland League Side Brora Rangers while operating as Development Squad Coach at Ross County.

 Goals Scored
Feb 6th, 2010 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Stirling 9 - 0 (83')
Oct 29th, 2011 League  (A)  vs. Morton 2 - 0 (34')
Nov 12th, 2011 League  (H)  vs. Falkirk 3 - 1 (4')
Feb 25th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 1 - 1 (11')
Apr 28th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 5 - 1 (47')
May 5th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Queen of Sth 5 - 3 (11')
Oct 20th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Hibernian 3 - 2 (9')
Oct 27th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 2 (77')
Aug 24th, 2013 League  (H)  vs. St Mirren 3 - 0 (8')
Dec 7th, 2013 League  (H)  vs. Kilmarnock 1 - 2 (39')

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