Dunfermline Athletic

Fraser Aird

Fraser AirdDate of Birth: 02-02-1995
Position: Midfielder
Joined: 01-08-2017
Nationality: Canadian

Previous Clubs: Rangers, Vancouver Whitecaps (on loan), Falkirk,

Fraser Aird joined Dunfermline Athletic in August 2017.

Born in Toronto and joined Rangers at the age of 16. Within a year at the club he worked his way from the under-17 squad to the under-19 squad, eventually making his first team debut during a 4–1 victory over Montrose in the Scottish Third Division on 23 September 2012.

Fraser went on to score 12 goals for Rangers while making 83 appearances for them.

On 18 January 2017, Aird signed for Falkirk of the Scottish Championship until the end of the end of the season after mutually agreeing to terminate his contract with Rangers.

Aird was part of a Canadian under-15 camp in 2010 and played in a friendly against the US the same year. After moving to Scotland, the country of his parents birth, Aird made his debut for Scotland at under-17 level in a friendly international tournament in August 2011. In 2012, he made his debut in a UEFA competition for Scotland featuring in the UEFA Under 17 Championship qualifying campaign against Macedonia. In his final under-17 game, he scored against Denmark.

Aird was named in the preliminary Canadian national team squad for the 2013 Gold Cup in the US, however he turned down a call up to the final squad and later in the same year represented Scotland under-19`s. Aird played twice for Scotland under-19 in friendlies scoring in 4–2 victory over Switzerland.

It was for Canada that Aird got his first senior international cap in a match against Ghana coming on as a second-half substitute on 13 October 2015. Aird scored his first goal for Canada against his ancestral Scotland in a 1-1 draw on March 22, 2017

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