Calum Butcher Player Profile


  • Full Name: Calum James Butcher
  • Born: February 26th, 1991 (Rochford, Essex, England)
  • Height: 6' 2
  • Position: Defender / Defensive Midfielder
  • Signed: July 4th, 2013
  • First Manager: Jackie McNamara
  • Career Totals: 134 appearances, 6 goals
  • Also Played For: Barnet, Burton Albion, FC Hjørring, Hayes & Yeading United, Mansfield Town, Millwall, Tottenham Hotspur


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
2021-22 20 (4) 24 0 9 1 14 (3) 0 6 (1) 0
2020-21 35 (1) 36 1 13 0 27 (1) 0 8 1
2019-20 27 (1) 28 3 9 0 22 2 5 (1) 1
2018-19 15 (1) 16 1 4 1 14 (1) 1 1 0
2014-15 20 (1) 21 1 7 0 15 1 5 (1) 0
2013-14 8 (1) 9 0 2 1 6 0 2 (1) 0
Totals: 125 (9) 6 98 (5) 4 27 (4) 2

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
G2G = Goals to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
Mar 19th, 2022 19/03/22 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A) 2 - 1
Mar 14th, 2022 14/03/22 Quarter Final vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 3
Mar 5th, 2022 05/03/22 Premiership vs. Hearts (H) 2 - 2
Mar 2nd, 2022 02/03/22 Premiership vs. Livingston (A) 1 - 2
Feb 20th, 2022 20/02/22 Premiership vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
Oct 7th, 2020 07/10/20 Sectional Tie - Group C vs. Brechin City (A) 6 - 2
Aug 30th, 2019 30/08/19 Championship vs. Dundee (H) 6 - 2
Jul 16th, 2019 16/07/19 Group A vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 2 - 1
Mar 19th, 2019 19/03/19 Championship vs. Ross County (H) 1 - 0
Dec 27th, 2014 27/12/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Oct 7th, 2020 07/10/20 Sectional Tie - Group C vs. Brechin City (A) 6 - 2 (40')
Aug 30th, 2019 30/08/19 Championship vs. Dundee (H) 6 - 2 (40')
Aug 30th, 2019 30/08/19 Championship vs. Dundee (H) 6 - 2 (14')
Jul 16th, 2019 16/07/19 Group A vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 2 - 1 (54')
Mar 19th, 2019 19/03/19 Championship vs. Ross County (H) 1 - 0 (7')
Dec 27th, 2014 27/12/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 2 (43')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Mar 19th, 2022 19/03/22 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A) 2 - 1
Mar 14th, 2022 14/03/22 Quarter Final vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 3
Mar 5th, 2022 05/03/22 Premiership vs. Hearts (H) 2 - 2
Mar 2nd, 2022 02/03/22 Premiership vs. Livingston (A) 1 - 2
Feb 26th, 2022 26/02/22 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A) 1 - 1 (sub)
Feb 20th, 2022 20/02/22 Premiership vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 1
Feb 12th, 2022 12/02/22 5th Round vs. Partick Th (A) 1 - 0
Feb 9th, 2022 09/02/22 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H) 2 - 0
Feb 5th, 2022 05/02/22 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 0 - 0
Feb 1st, 2022 01/02/22 Premiership vs. Dundee (A) 0 - 0
Jan 29th, 2022 29/01/22 Premiership vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 1
Jan 26th, 2022 26/01/22 Premiership vs. Ross County (H) 2 - 1
Jan 22nd, 2022 22/01/22 4th Round vs. Kilmarnock (A) 2 - 1
Dec 5th, 2021 05/12/21 Premiership vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 3 (sub)
Nov 20th, 2021 20/11/21 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H) 1 - 0
Sep 19th, 2021 19/09/21 Premiership vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 0
Sep 11th, 2021 11/09/21 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A) 0 - 0
Aug 28th, 2021 28/08/21 Premiership vs. Hearts (H) 0 - 2 (sub)
Aug 7th, 2021 07/08/21 Premiership vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 0
Aug 1st, 2021 01/08/21 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 2
Jul 20th, 2021 20/07/21 Group B vs. East Fife (A) 1 - 0
Jul 17th, 2021 17/07/21 Group B vs. Arbroath (H) 1 - 0
Jul 14th, 2021 14/07/21 Group B vs. Elgin City (H) 6 - 1 (sub)
Jul 9th, 2021 09/07/21 Group B vs. Kelty Hearts (A) 1 - 0
May 12th, 2021 12/05/21 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H) 2 - 2 (sub)
May 8th, 2021 08/05/21 Semi Final vs. Hibernian (H) 0 - 2
May 1st, 2021 01/05/21 Premiership vs. Ross County (H) 0 - 2
Apr 25th, 2021 25/04/21 Quarter Final vs. Aberdeen (A) 3 - 0
Apr 16th, 2021 16/04/21 4th Round vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 1 - 0
Apr 10th, 2021 10/04/21 Premiership vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 0
Apr 3rd, 2021 03/04/21 3rd Round vs. Partick Th (H) 2 - 1
Mar 20th, 2021 20/03/21 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H) 1 - 0
Mar 7th, 2021 07/03/21 Premiership vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 0
Feb 27th, 2021 27/02/21 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A) 1 - 1
Feb 21st, 2021 21/02/21 Premiership vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 4
Feb 13th, 2021 13/02/21 Premiership vs. Livingston (H) 3 - 0
Feb 6th, 2021 06/02/21 Premiership vs. Ross County (A) 2 - 0
Feb 3rd, 2021 03/02/21 Premiership vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 2
Jan 30th, 2021 30/01/21 Premiership vs. Hibernian (H) 0 - 2
Dec 26th, 2020 26/12/20 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H) 1 - 1
Dec 23rd, 2020 23/12/20 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (H) 2 - 0
Dec 19th, 2020 19/12/20 Premiership vs. Hibernian (A) 1 - 1
Nov 21st, 2020 21/11/20 Premiership vs. Hamilton (H) 2 - 1
Nov 10th, 2020 10/11/20 Sectional Tie - Group C vs. St Johnstone (A) 0 - 0
Nov 6th, 2020 06/11/20 Premiership vs. St Mirren (A) 0 - 0
Oct 31st, 2020 31/10/20 Premiership vs. Ross County (H) 2 - 1
Oct 17th, 2020 17/10/20 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (H) 0 - 0
Oct 13th, 2020 13/10/20 Sectional Tie - Group C vs. Kelty Hearts (H) 1 - 0
Oct 10th, 2020 10/10/20 Sectional Tie - Group C vs. Peterhead (H) 0 - 1
Oct 7th, 2020 07/10/20 Sectional Tie - Group C vs. Brechin City (A) 6 - 2
Oct 2nd, 2020 02/10/20 Premiership vs. Livingston (H) 1 - 2
Sep 26th, 2020 26/09/20 Premiership vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 1
Sep 19th, 2020 19/09/20 Premiership vs. St Mirren (H) 2 - 1
Sep 12th, 2020 12/09/20 Premiership vs. Rangers (A) 0 - 4
Aug 29th, 2020 29/08/20 Premiership vs. Kilmarnock (A) 0 - 4
Aug 22nd, 2020 22/08/20 Premiership vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 1
Aug 15th, 2020 15/08/20 Premiership vs. Ross County (A) 2 - 1
Aug 11th, 2020 11/08/20 Premiership vs. Hibernian (H) 0 - 1
Aug 8th, 2020 08/08/20 Premiership vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 0
Aug 1st, 2020 01/08/20 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 1
Feb 21st, 2020 21/02/20 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H) 2 - 1
Feb 14th, 2020 14/02/20 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 0 - 0
Feb 1st, 2020 01/02/20 Championship vs. Arbroath (H) 0 - 1
Jan 28th, 2020 28/01/20 4th Round Replay vs. Hibernian (A) 2 - 4
Jan 19th, 2020 19/01/20 4th Round vs. Hibernian (H) 2 - 2
Jan 4th, 2020 04/01/20 Championship vs. QOS (A) 1 - 0
Dec 27th, 2019 27/12/19 Championship vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 1
Dec 21st, 2019 21/12/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H) 4 - 0
Dec 14th, 2019 14/12/19 Championship vs. Arbroath (A) 1 - 0
Dec 10th, 2019 10/12/19 Championship vs. Morton (A) 2 - 1
Dec 7th, 2019 07/12/19 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 1
Nov 16th, 2019 16/11/19 Championship vs. QOS (H) 3 - 0
Nov 8th, 2019 08/11/19 Championship vs. Dundee (A) 2 - 0
Nov 2nd, 2019 02/11/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (A) 3 - 0
Oct 29th, 2019 29/10/19 Championship vs. Partick Th (H) 1 - 0
Oct 26th, 2019 26/10/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (H) 2 - 0
Oct 19th, 2019 19/10/19 Championship vs. QOS (A) 0 - 4
Sep 28th, 2019 28/09/19 Championship vs. Morton (H) 6 - 0
Sep 21st, 2019 21/09/19 Championship vs. Arbroath (H) 2 - 1
Sep 14th, 2019 14/09/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (A) 0 - 2
Aug 30th, 2019 30/08/19 Championship vs. Dundee (H) 6 - 2
Aug 24th, 2019 24/08/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A) 2 - 0
Aug 9th, 2019 09/08/19 Championship vs. Partick Th (A) 2 - 1
Aug 3rd, 2019 03/08/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H) 4 - 1
Jul 23rd, 2019 23/07/19 Group A vs. East Fife (H) 0 - 2
Jul 19th, 2019 19/07/19 Group A vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 3 - 0
Jul 16th, 2019 16/07/19 Group A vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 2 - 1
Jul 12th, 2019 12/07/19 Group A vs. Hearts (A) 1 - 1 (sub)
May 26th, 2019 26/05/19 Premiership Playoff Final 2nd Leg vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 1 (sub)
May 14th, 2019 14/05/19 Premiership Playoff Semi Final 1st Leg vs. Inverness CT (A) 1 - 0
May 4th, 2019 04/05/19 Championship vs. Morton (A) 0 - 1
Apr 27th, 2019 27/04/19 Championship vs. Falkirk (H) 2 - 0
Apr 20th, 2019 20/04/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (A) 2 - 0
Apr 12th, 2019 12/04/19 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H) 2 - 1
Apr 5th, 2019 05/04/19 Championship vs. Ross County (A) 1 - 1
Mar 30th, 2019 30/03/19 Championship vs. QOS (H) 1 - 2
Mar 26th, 2019 26/03/19 Championship vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 0
Mar 23rd, 2019 23/03/19 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 2 - 1
Mar 19th, 2019 19/03/19 Championship vs. Ross County (H) 1 - 0
Mar 9th, 2019 09/03/19 Championship vs. Partick Th (A) 1 - 2
Feb 26th, 2019 26/02/19 Championship vs. Inverness CT (H) 1 - 0
Feb 23rd, 2019 23/02/19 Championship vs. Falkirk (A) 1 - 1
Feb 9th, 2019 09/02/19 Fifth Round vs. St Mirren (A) 2 - 1
Feb 2nd, 2019 02/02/19 Championship vs. Morton (H) 2 - 1
May 16th, 2015 16/05/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (A) 0 - 3
May 9th, 2015 09/05/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 1
Apr 18th, 2015 18/04/15 Premiership vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 1
Apr 8th, 2015 08/04/15 Premiership vs. Dundee (A) 1 - 3
Mar 21st, 2015 21/03/15 Premiership vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 3
Mar 18th, 2015 18/03/15 Quarter Final Replay vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 4
Mar 15th, 2015 15/03/15 Final vs. Celtic (N) 0 - 2
Mar 8th, 2015 08/03/15 Quarter Final vs. Celtic (H) 1 - 1
Feb 24th, 2015 24/02/15 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (H) 1 - 1
Feb 21st, 2015 21/02/15 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H) 0 - 2
Feb 8th, 2015 08/02/15 5th Round vs. Stranraer (A) 3 - 0
Jan 31st, 2015 31/01/15 Semi Final vs. Aberdeen (N) 2 - 1
Jan 24th, 2015 24/01/15 Premiership vs. Motherwell (H) 3 - 1
Jan 12th, 2015 12/01/15 Premiership vs. Hamilton (A) 3 - 2
Jan 4th, 2015 04/01/15 Premiership vs. Partick Th (A) 2 - 2
Jan 1st, 2015 01/01/15 Premiership vs. Dundee (H) 6 - 2
Dec 27th, 2014 27/12/14 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 2
Dec 21st, 2014 21/12/14 Premiership vs. Celtic (H) 2 - 1
Dec 5th, 2014 05/12/14 Premiership vs. Ross County (A) 3 - 2
Nov 29th, 2014 29/11/14 4th Round vs. Motherwell (A) 2 - 1 (sub)
Nov 1st, 2014 01/11/14 Premiership vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 0
Jan 18th, 2014 18/01/14 Premiership vs. Ross County (A) 0 - 3
Dec 29th, 2013 29/12/13 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (A) 0 - 3
Oct 29th, 2013 29/10/13 Quarter Final vs. Inverness CT (A) 1 - 2 (sub)
Sep 25th, 2013 25/09/13 3rd Round vs. Partick Th (H) 4 - 1
Aug 28th, 2013 28/08/13 2nd Round vs. Dumbarton (A) 3 - 2
Aug 24th, 2013 24/08/13 Premiership vs. St Johnstone (H) 4 - 0
Aug 17th, 2013 17/08/13 Premiership vs. Hibernian (A) 1 - 1
Aug 10th, 2013 10/08/13 Premiership vs. Inverness CT (H) 0 - 1
Aug 2nd, 2013 02/08/13 Premiership vs. Partick Th (A) 0 - 0


Competition History


Comp
LGE 98 (5) 4 37 2
SC 13 (1) 0 6 1
LC 14 (3) 2 1 0
Totals: 125 (9) 6

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals


Biography


Calum began his youth career with Ipswich Town and Southend United before joining English Premiership side Tottenham Hotspur at the age of 16. A regular in the Under 18 and Under 21 teams during his four years with Spurs, he had his first taste of first team football during a two month loan spell at Barnet, before he was released by Spurs at the end of the 2010-11 season. He signed a one year deal with Danish 1st Division club FC Hjørring in 2011 and after one season he returned to England, where he would sign for one season at Conference South team Hayes & Yeading United.

Calum arrived in Dundee in the summer of 2013 for a trial with United at age 22, and within days manager Jackie McNamara had signed him up on a two year deal. Despite making a handful of appearances at the start of the season, his involvement in the first team reduced by the turn of the year, and he mostly became a fringe player. A better start to the 2014-15 season saw him earn a place in United's midfield and in March 2015, he collected a Scottish League Cup runners-up medal against Celtic. Injuries ultimately saw him drift in and out of the side once again and upon the expiration of his contract in June, he agreed a move to English League Two champions Burton Albion.

Calum helped Burton to promotion from League One to the Championship in his first season, but after just a year he agreed a two-year deal with Millwall. He became a regular throughout the 2016-17 season at The Den, playing as a box-to-box midfielder. Early in the 2017-18 season, he was released by the London club and was snapped up by Mansfield Town. He hardly missed a match for the League Two side, but soon found first team opportunities limited after the new year. He then moved on loan to Isthmian League Premier Division leaders Billericay Town until the end of that season.

Still out of favour after his return to Mansfield, Calum returned to United under manager Robbie Neilson who brought him back to Tannadice on deadline day of the January 2019 transfer window, signing an eighteen-month contract. He made his second debut for the Club just days later, in a 2-1 win over Morton at Tannadice, and was an influential player in United's midfield for the rest of the season as United secured their place in the play-offs. The following season, Calum became a regular for United as they secured promotion back to the Premiership. Under new manager Micky Mellon in 2020-21, he became a key part of the side in the centre midfield, while also earning a reputation for his aggressive style with a remarkable 13 yellow cards to his name in one season.

On 1 September 2021, Calum extended his contract with United until 2024, but injuries and suspensions caused him to fleet in and out of the team during the 2021-22 season, eventually dropping into the defence.

Last updated on Friday, July 15th, 2022 by B Orr.

Squad Numbers


4

Season:
2013-14

20

Season:
2014-15

18

Season:
2018-19

18

Season:
2019-20

18

Season:
2020-21

18

Season:
2021-22





Debut

August 2nd, 2013
Partick Thistle 0 - 0 Dundee United

League (Premiership)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Calum was born on this date in Rochford, Essex, England.


  • Signed For Dundee United


    Following a successful trial spell during the summer pre-season, Calum was signed on a two year deal.


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

  • First Team Debut

    Partick Th 0 - 0 Dundee United
    League (Premiership)

    United's opening match of the season took place at Firhill against newly-promoted Partick Thistle, picking up a point in their first ever game under the new SPFL Premiership. There were competitive d


  • First Goal

    St Johnstone 2 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Premiership)

    Jackie McNamara named the same starting eleven from the Celtic game for the Tayside derby against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park. Mackay-Steven and Connolly did return for the visitors, both listed as


  • Left the Club


    Upon the expiration of his contract in June, Calum agreed a move to English League Two champions Burton Albion.


  • Signed For Dundee United


    Out of favour at Mansfield Town, Calum rejoined United on deadline day in January 2019.


  • 50th Appearance

    Dundee United 0 - 2 East Fife
    League Cup (Group A)

    Robbie Neilson showed his intention by fielding a very strong line up for the final Betfred Cup Group Stage match against East Fife. With the exception of youngster Scott Banks it was a largely experi


  • 50th League Appearance

    Dundee United 2 - 1 Alloa Athletic
    League (Championship)

    After dominating the first ten minutes, United fell behind to a fortuitous goal for the visitors. A cross from the right glanced off the head of Mark Reynolds and flashed past Benji Siegrist in


  • Last Goal

    Brechin City 2 - 6 Dundee United
    League Cup (Sectional Tie - Group C)

    United travelled up the A90 for their opening League Cup tie of the season, facing a Brechin City side who were playing their first match since March due to the Covid closedown. With Lawrence Shanklan


  • 100th Appearance

    Rangers 4 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Premiership)

    United travelled to Govan in hope rather than expectation of stopping Steven Gerrard’s juggernaut Bears, who remain unbeaten in the league this season. However the Terrors have enjoyed their own fine


  • 100th League Appearance

    Aberdeen 1 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Premiership)


  • Last Appearance

    St Mirren 1 - 2 Dundee United
    League (Premiership)


  • Left the Club


    Having originally signed a contract extension until 2024, Calum left to re-join Burton Albion in July 2022.