Alan Hercher - Player Profile


Full Name:Alan Hercher
Born:August 11th, 1965 (Dingwall, Scotland)
Died:August 10th, 2018 (Inverness, Scotland)
Position:Forward
Signed:August 1st, 1994
First Manager:Sergei Baltacha
Left Club:July 1st, 1997
Career Stats: 79 appearances, 23 goals
Full Debut: August 9th, 1994 - East Stirlingshire 0 - 2 Inverness CT (League Cup - Rd 1)
First Goal: August 9th, 1994 - East Stirlingshire 0 - 2 Inverness CT (League Cup - Rd 1)
Also Played For:Brora Rangers, Clachnacuddin

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1996/97  SFL Third Division 11 (6) 4 0.24 - - 41.2% 23.5% 35.3%
 1995/96  SFL Third Division 35 (4) 12 0.31 - - 43.6% 35.9% 20.5%
 1994/95  SFL Third Division 16 (7) 7 0.30 - - 34.8% 13.0% 52.2%
62 (17) 23 0.29

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Feb 1st, 1997 League  (A)  vs. Montrose 2 - 0
 Jan 18th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 4 - 1
 Nov 2nd, 1996 League  (A)  vs. East Stirlingshire 0 - 0
 Oct 26th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 0 - 2
 Oct 12th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Montrose 2 - 2
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Jan 18th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 4 - 1
 Oct 19th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Cowdenbeath 4 - 3
 Sep 14th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. East Stirlingshire 2 - 0
 Apr 27th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 1 - 0
 Mar 23rd, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 1 - 1

Alan signed for Caledonian in 1986 and after three seasons went to Stirling Macedonia in Australia. Returned to Telford Street in 1990/91 and transitioned from Caledonian to Caledonian Thistle in 1994.

Became an instant Caley Thistle hero with a hat-trick against Arbroath in the first ever league match. First club captain and top scorer 1994/95 with seven goals. Third Division Championship medal 1996/97. Testimonial match against St Johnstone on 28 July 1997. Later played for Clachnacuddin & Brora Rangers.

Alan scored 23 goals in 79 appearances. As well as being a terrific footballer, Alan was a top bloke and always made time to speak to those that met him.

Alan sadly passed away from cancer at the age of 52.

 Goals Scored
Aug 9th, 1994 League Cup  (A)  vs. East Stirlingshire 2 - 0 (45')
Aug 12th, 1994 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 5 - 2 (13')
Aug 12th, 1994 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 5 - 2 (31')
Aug 12th, 1994 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 5 - 2 (33')
Apr 15th, 1995 League  (A)  vs. Cowdenbeath 3 - 1 (67')
May 6th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Ross County 3 - 0 (58')
May 13th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Queens Park 1 - 1 (72')
Sep 2nd, 1995 League  (A)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 2 (13')
Sep 2nd, 1995 League  (A)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 2 (35')
Sep 9th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Queens Park 3 - 1 (88')
Sep 30th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Ross County 1 - 1 (16')
Oct 14th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 3 - 2 (3')
Nov 11th, 1995 League  (A)  vs. Queens Park 3 - 0 (50')
Jan 6th, 1996 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Livingston 3 - 2 (77')
Feb 12th, 1996 Scottish Cup  (A)  vs. East Fife 1 - 1 (90')
Feb 28th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Albion Rovers 2 - 0 (76')
Mar 5th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Queens Park 1 - 1 (71')
Mar 23rd, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 1 - 1 (75')
Apr 27th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 1 - 0 (31')
Sep 14th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. East Stirlingshire 2 - 0 (35')
Oct 19th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Cowdenbeath 4 - 3 (76')
Jan 18th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 4 - 1 (28')
Jan 18th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 4 - 1 (58')

 Hat-Tricks
Aug 12th, 1994 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 5 - 2 (3 goals)