Player Profile - Details
Scott is a local lad from Balmedie and has been part of the AFC Youth Academy since joining the U11s. Originally a central midfielder, Scott can play on the wing or as an out and out striker His performances in the SPFL Development League were noticed by the SFA and he was called up into the Scotland U17 squad alongside team mate Michael Kelly. Scott and Michael both helped the young Scots qualify for the UEFA U17s European Championships and Scott scored the winning goal in the third and final qualifying game – a 1-0 win over Romania. He then scored the winner for Scotland against Germany at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship Finals in Malta in 2014.
Scott made his senior debut for the first team in the UEFA Europa League game against FK Daugava Riga in July 2014. As well as an eye for goal, he has lightning pace and a lot of skill.
The next two seasons would see Scott learn his trade in the U20’s side and was part of the team that lifted the League championship. On the final day of the 2016/17 season Scott made his first start for his boyhood club and marked it in style by scoring a remarkable hat-trick in a 6-0 demolition of Partick Thistle at Firhill.
The start of the 2017/18 season saw Scott force his way into the first team and he scored a goal on his return to Firhill at the start of the season.
On the final day of the 2019 Janurary window Scott signed on loan for Dundee until the remainder of the season.