Sam McClelland Player Profile


  • Born: January 4th, 2002 (Derry, Northern Ireland)
  • Height: 6' 3
  • Position: Defender
  • Signed: February 5th, 2024
  • First Manager: Jim Goodwin
  • Career Totals: 4 appearances
  • Also Played For: Barrow, Chelsea, St Johnstone
A former Chelsea youth, Sam McClelland signed with Premiership side St Johnstone in 2023 having previously spent time on loan with EFL League Two side Barrow. Midway through his first season with the Perthshire side, he joined United on a short-term loan to add defensive depth during the club's push to win the Championship.


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
2023-24 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 - -
Totals: 4 (0) 0 4 (0) 0 0 (0) 0

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 20th, 2024 20/04/24 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H) 1 - 0
Apr 12th, 2024 12/04/24 Championship vs. Morton (A) 4 - 1
Apr 6th, 2024 06/04/24 Championship vs. Queen's Park (A) 5 - 0
Mar 30th, 2024 30/03/24 Championship vs. Raith Rovers (H) 2 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 20th, 2024 20/04/24 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H) 1 - 0
Apr 12th, 2024 12/04/24 Championship vs. Morton (A) 4 - 1
Apr 6th, 2024 06/04/24 Championship vs. Queen's Park (A) 5 - 0
Mar 30th, 2024 30/03/24 Championship vs. Raith Rovers (H) 2 - 0


Competition History


Comp
LGE 4 0 0 0
Totals: 4 (0) 0

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


Biography


Sam began his youth career playing for Limavady Youths in Northern Ireland before moving to the Coleraine Academy. He joined Chelsea's youth academy in 2018 at the age of 16 before signing professionally a year later.

While with the Blues, he represented his country at all youth levels and in 2021, while still playing with Chelsea's development sides, he made his full international debut.

Sam went on to make his senior debut while on loan at English League Two side Barrow during the 2022/23 season, where he played a full campaign.

Upon the expiry of his deal at Stamford Bridge, he signed for St Johnstone on a two-year deal.

In February 2024, Sam McClelland signed a short-term loan agreement with United.

Last updated on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024 by N Harkiss.

Squad Numbers


5

Season:
2023-24





Debut

March 30th, 2024
Dundee United 2 - 0 Raith Rovers

League (Championship)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Sam was born on this date in Derry, Northern Ireland.


  • Signed For Dundee United (On Loan)


    Midway through the first year of his St Johnstone contract, Sam joined United on a short-term loan deal until the end of the season.


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 2 - 0 Raith Rovers
    League (Championship)


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 1 - 0 Ayr Utd
    League (Championship)