Scottish Premier League (SPL) transfers summer 2008

By Soccer Blog | Jul 18, 2008

List of summer soccer transfers ( 2008) in the Scottish Premier League.

Does not include Inward loan returns.

Aberdeen transfers summer 2008

In : Gary McDonald ( Oldham), Bertrand Bossu ( Walsall-free), Sammy Stewart ( Glenavon-£15,000), Mark Kerr ( Dundee United), Charlie Mulgrew ( Wolverhampton Wanderers), Tommy Wright ( Darlington-£100,000)

Out : Jackie McNamara ( Falkirk-free), Barry Nicholson ( Preston North End-free), Steve Lovell (free-Falkirk), Dave Bus ( De Graafschap- loan return), Richie Byrne ( Free), Derek Soutar ( free- but is on trial with Hartlepool, saved a penalty against Falkirk), Dan Smith ( free), Martin Skinner ( free- Peterhead), Davie Ross ( free- Peterhead), Neil McVitie ( free- Peterhead), Karim Touzani ( free-Sparta Rotterdam)

Celtic transfers summer 2008 :-

In : Pat McCourt ( Derry City-£200,000), Georgios Samaras ( Manchester City- 3 year contract-fee rumoured to be around the 1m mark), Marc Crosas ( Barcelona-£415,000 could rise to £1.6m depending on appearances. Barcelona can buy him back for two million euros in two years. Should they not exercise the option, Barcelona will be given 25% of the transfer fee if Crosas is sold to any other club), Glenn Loovens ( Cardiff City- £3m)

Out :- Michael McGovern ( Dundee United), Diarmuid O’Carroll ( Morecambe), John Kennedy ( Norwich City- loan till Jan 1, 2009), Jim O’Brien ( Motherwell), Scott Cuthbert ( St.Mirren-loan)

Dundee United transfers summer 2008 :-

In : Michael McGovern ( Celtic), Scott Robertson ( Dundee FC), Andis Shala (VFR Mannheim), Paul Dixon ( Dundee FC), Willo Flood ( Cardiff City-loan), Warren Feeney ( Cardiff City-loan), Roy O’Donovan ( Sunderland- season long loan)

Out : Euan McLean ( St.Johnstone), Christian Kalvenes ( Burnley-free), Steven Robb ( St. Mirren), Mark Kerr ( Aberdeen), Noel Hunt ( Reading- fee rumoured to be around £600,000)

Falkirk transfers summer 2008 :-

In : Jackie McNamara ( Free- Aberdeen), Neil McCann ( Hearts-free), Lee Bullen ( Sheffield Wednesday-free), Dermot McCaffrey ( Hibernian),Erik Schultz-Eklund ( Gretna), Burton O’Brien ( Sheffield Wednesday-free), Ashley Young ( Bury-18 year old on a one year contract, Falkirk exercised clause that allowed him to leave in case a Premier League or SPL club wanted him), Steve Lovell ( Aberdeen-free), Scott Flinders ( Crystal Palace-loan)

Out : Pedro Moutinho ( CS Maritimo-free ( 2 year contract), Jack Ross ( St.Mirren), Liam Craig ( St.Johnstone), Kenny Milne ( Scunthorpe Utd), Peter McMahon ( Berwick Rangers)

Hamilton Academical transfers summer 2008

In : Sean Murdoch ( Dunfermline- nominal fee), Mark Corcoran ( St.Mirren), Derek Lyle ( Dundee), Lucas-Jordan Akins ( Huddersfield Town-free), Brian Carrigan (Linlithglow Rose-reported to be £17,500 ), Sebastien Sorsa ( Leeds United)

Out : Mark Gilhaney ( Dundee FC- undisclosed five figure fee), Bryn Halliwell ( Free- Queen of the South), Kevin Davison, Garry Twigg ( Brechin City)

Heart of Midlothian transfers summer 2008

In : David Obua ( Kaizer Chiefs), Mike Tullberg ( Reggina- loan), Marian Kello ( Kaunas)

Out : Roman Bednar ( West Bromwich Albion- £2.3m + £200K initial loan fee), Ibrahim Tall ( Free- Nantes), Neil McCann ( Falkirk-free), Mark McCusker ( Clyde), Mauricio Pinilla, Jose Goncalves ( Nurnberg-season long loan), Fernando Screpis ( Hearts terminated contract)

Hibernian transfers summer 2008 :-

In : David Van Zanten ( St.Mirren- three year contract), Steven Thicot ( Nantes-free), Joe Keenan ( Melbourne Victory), Fabian Yanterno ( Gretna), Steve Pinau ( Genoa-loan)

Out : Guillaume Beuzelin ( Coventry City), Mickael Antoine-Curier ( Dundee FC), Dermot McCaffrey ( Falkirk),Keegan Ayre, Abderaouf Zarabi ( Nimes), Patrick Noubissie, Damon Gray ( Partick Thistle-six month loan), Abdessalam Benjelloun ( Royal Charleroi-loan)

Inverness Caledonian Thistle transfers summer 2008

In : Andy Barrowman ( Ross County),Lionel Djebi-Zadi ( Verl), Ryan Esson ( Hereford United)

Out :Dennis Wyness ( St.Mirren), Stuart McCaffrey ( St.Johnstone-), Dean McDonald ( Rushden and Diamonds-free), Richie Hart ( Ross County), Marius Niculae ( Dinamo Bucharest-£400,00)

Kilmarnock transfers summer 2008

In : Allan Russell ( Airdrie United), Gavin Skelton ( Gretna)
Skelton scored Gretna’s last SPL goal before they were relegated, Conor Sammon ( Derry City), Manuel Pascali ( Parma- unknown fee), Cameron Bell ( Queen of the South- loan), Donovan Simmonds ( Coventry City-loan)

Out : Iain Campbell ( Aloa Athletic- free), Paul Di Giacomo ( Airdrie United-free), Gary Wales, Paul Dalglish

Motherwell transfers summer 2008

In : Bob Malcolm ( Derby County-free), Gunnar Nielsen ( Blackburn Rovers-loan), Jim O’Brien ( Celtic)

Out : Martin Grehan ( Stirling Albion-free), Chris McGuire ( Airdrie United), David Nixon ( Airdrie United)

Rangers transfers summer 2008

In : Kenny Miller ( Derby County-£2m), Andruis Velicka ( Viking Stavanger-£1m), Kyle Lafferty ( Burnley-£3m), Madjid Bougherra ( Charlton- £2.5m), Aaron Esclapez ( Valencia-loan)

Out :Filip Sebo ( Valenciennes- reported to be near £1m), Thomas Buffel ( Cercle Brugge), Jeroen van den Broeck ( AGOVV) , Carlos Cuellar ( Aston Villa- £7.8m)

St.Mirren transfers summer 2008

In : Dennis Wyness ( Inverness Caledonian Thistle), Tom Brighton ( Millwall), Jack Ross ( Falkirk), Steven Robb ( Dundee United),Antonio Guerao Mayoral Tonet, Scott Cuthbert ( Celtic-loan)

Out : David Van Zanten ( Hibernian-3 year contract),Mark Corcoran ( Hamilton Academical), Ian Maxwell ( Partick Thistle- free), Stewart Kean ( Queen of the South), Richard Brittain ( Ross County), David Murray ( Queen’s Park)

1 Comment so far
  1. Artie July 21, 2008 11:16 am

    Thanks for the list !!!!!!!!!!

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