Craig Gordon

Date of birth31 December 1982
Place of birthEdinburgh
NationalityScottish
Weight77 kg
Height1.93 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Gordon joined Sunderland in August 2007 with a five-year contract.

The reported fee of £9million was a new British record for a goalkeeper.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Heart of Midlothian 23 Aug 1999 08 Aug 2007
Cowdenbeath 07 Sep 2001 27 Dec 2001 L
Sunderland 08 Aug 2007 30 Jun 2012
Celtic 03 Jul 2014

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2001-02 Cowdenbeath Scottish Division 2 13 2 19
2001-02 Cowdenbeath Scottish League Cup 1 3
2002-03 Heart of Midlothian Scottish Premier League 1 1
2003-04 Heart of Midlothian UEFA Cup 2 1 2
2004-05 Heart of Midlothian Scottish Premier League 38 9 40
1
2004-05 Heart of Midlothian UEFA Cup 6 9
1
2007-08 Sunderland FA Cup 1 2
2007-08 Sunderland Premier League 34 5 52
1
2008-09 Sunderland FA Cup 1 2
2008-09 Sunderland League Cup 1 1
2008-09 Sunderland Premier League 12 2 17
2009-10 Sunderland FA Cup 1 2
2009-10 Sunderland League Cup 3 1 1
2009-10 Sunderland Premier League 26 3 31
3
2010-11 Sunderland Premier League 15 5 20
2011-12 Sunderland Premier League 1 2
2015-16 Celtic UEFA Champions League 6 2 3
2015-16 Celtic UEFA Europa League 6 2 8
2016-17 Celtic UEFA Champions League 2 4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Sep 2001 Forfar Athletic v Cowdenbeath L 2-1 Scottish Division 2
12 Sep 2001 Stirling Albion v Cowdenbeath L 3-2 Scottish League Cup 1
15 Sep 2001 Cowdenbeath v Queen of the South D 1-1 Scottish Division 2
19 Sep 2001 Clydebank v Cowdenbeath L 3-2 Scottish Division 2
22 Sep 2001 Greenock Morton v Cowdenbeath W 0-2 Scottish Division 2
29 Sep 2001 Cowdenbeath v Stenhousemuir D 1-1 Scottish Division 2
13 Oct 2001 Cowdenbeath v Stranraer D 2-2 Scottish Division 2
20 Oct 2001 Berwick Rangers v Cowdenbeath W 2-5 Scottish Division 2
27 Oct 2001 Cowdenbeath v Forfar Athletic W 3-2 Scottish Division 2
03 Nov 2001 Alloa Athletic v Cowdenbeath L 5-1 Scottish Division 2
10 Nov 2001 Queen of the South v Cowdenbeath W 1-3 Scottish Division 2
24 Nov 2001 Cowdenbeath v Clydebank D 1-1 Scottish Division 2
01 Dec 2001 Cowdenbeath v Greenock Morton D 1-1 Scottish Division 2
15 Dec 2001 Stenhousemuir v Cowdenbeath W 0-3 Scottish Division 2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2000-01 Scotland Under-18
1
2002-03 Scotland Under-21 1
1
1
2003-04 Scotland B International 1 1
2003-04 Scotland International Friendly 1 1
2003-04 Scotland UEFA Under-21 1 1
2003-04 Scotland Under-21 2
1
4
2004-05 Scotland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1 2
2004-05 Scotland International Friendly 1 1
2005-06 Scotland FIFA World Cup 4 1 3
1
2005-06 Scotland International Friendly 3 6
2006-07 Scotland International Friendly
1
2006-07 Scotland UEFA European Championship 7 3 6
2007-08 Scotland International Friendly 3 1 4
2007-08 Scotland UEFA European Championship 5 1 6
2008-09 Scotland FIFA World Cup 4 3
1
2008-09 Scotland International Friendly 1
2009-10 Scotland FIFA World Cup 1 1
2009-10 Scotland International Friendly 2 1 1
2010-11 Scotland International Friendly 1 1
2014-15 Scotland International Friendly 1
2
1
2015-16 Scotland International Friendly 1 1
2016-17 Scotland FIFA World Cup 3 1 5
2017-18 Scotland FIFA World Cup 4 3 2
2017-18 Scotland International Friendly 1 1
2018-19 Scotland International Friendly 2 7


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Sep 2000 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 1-2 U18
04 Sep 2002 Scotland v Israel W 2-1 U21
14 Oct 2002 Scotland v Ghana W 2-0 U21
19 Aug 2003 Norway v Scotland L 3-1 U21
13 Nov 2003 Croatia v Scotland L 2-0 U21
16 Nov 2003 Croatia v Scotland L 2-0 U21 Play-off 2nd leg
18 Nov 2003 Scotland v Croatia W 1-0 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg
10 Dec 2003 Scotland v Turkey D 1-1 B International
30 May 2004 Scotland v Trinidad and Tobago W 4-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2004 Spain v Scotland D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Sep 2004 Scotland v Slovenia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
09 Oct 2004 Scotland v Norway L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
13 Oct 2004 Moldova v Scotland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
26 Mar 2005 Italy v Scotland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
04 Jun 2005 Scotland v Moldova W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
08 Jun 2005 Belarus v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
17 Aug 2005 Austria v Scotland D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Scotland v Italy D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
07 Sep 2005 Norway v Scotland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
08 Oct 2005 Scotland v Belarus L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
12 Oct 2005 Slovenia v Scotland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
12 Nov 2005 Scotland v USA D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Scotland v Switzerland L 1-3 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Scotland v Faroe Islands W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Sep 2006 Lithuania v Scotland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Oct 2006 Scotland v France W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
11 Oct 2006 Ukraine v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
24 Mar 2007 Scotland v Georgia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
28 Mar 2007 Italy v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
30 May 2007 Austria v Scotland W 0-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2007 Faroe Islands v Scotland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group B
22 Aug 2007 Scotland v South Africa W 1-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Scotland v Lithuania W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
12 Sep 2007 France v Scotland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
13 Oct 2007 Scotland v Ukraine W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
17 Oct 2007 Georgia v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
17 Nov 2007 Scotland v Italy L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group B
26 Mar 2008 Scotland v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
30 May 2008 Czech Republic v Scotland L 3-1 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 FYR Macedonia v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Sep 2008 Iceland v Scotland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
11 Oct 2008 Scotland v Norway D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
01 Apr 2009 Scotland v Iceland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
05 Sep 2009 Scotland v FYR Macedonia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Oct 2009 Japan v Scotland L 2-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Scotland v Czech Republic W 1-0 International Friendly
16 Nov 2010 Scotland v Faroe Islands W 3-0 International Friendly
18 Nov 2014 Scotland v England L 1-3 International Friendly
25 Mar 2015 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2015 Scotland v Qatar W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 Scotland v Denmark W 1-0 International Friendly
11 Nov 2016 England v Scotland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
26 Mar 2017 Scotland v Slovenia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
10 Jun 2017 Scotland v England D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
01 Sep 2017 Lithuania v Scotland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
04 Sep 2017 Scotland v Malta W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
05 Oct 2017 Scotland v Slovakia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
08 Oct 2017 Slovenia v Scotland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
09 Nov 2017 Scotland v Netherlands L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2018 Scotland v Belgium L 0-4 International Friendly
14 Oct 2018 Scotland v Portugal L 1-3 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.