Former Trim Celtic Schoolboy player Tim Clancy, who played with the Club for six years as a schoolboy in the NECSL made his debut for Kilmarnock this afternooon in the Scottish Premier League when he came on as a first half substitute in a 2-1 win over Gretna. Tim replaced Scottish U21 International Ryan O’Leary, a nephew of former Republic of Ireland International Dave O’Leary & son of Pierce O’Leary also a former Republic International. The game was played at Motherwell F. C. where Gretna ground share.
Tim spend two years with Millwall from 2002 to 2004 before dropping down to Non League football with Fisher Athletic in London. The opportunity to move to Scotland arose last February when he impressed Killie manager Jim Jeffries during a week’s trial at the SPL club & he initially signed as an amateur for the club. He was selected to the bench two weeks ago against Aberdeen without making an appearance.
He is pictured above (in blue) playing at Rugby Park in an SPL Reserve game against Dundee Utd. four weeks ago, a game in which he headed the winning goal in a 3-2 victory.