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 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)