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Craig Wighton

Born: July 27, 1997 (age 24)

Height: 5' 8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Dundee, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Position: Attacker
Craig Wighton
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Career History
Senior2018-2021Hearts
→ 2020-2021Arbroath (loan)
2021-Dunfermline Athletic
Sports Mole has 49 articles about Craig Wighton. Articles 1 to 40:
Graham Alexander, now in charge of Motherwell, pictured in September 2020
Result: Scottish League Cup roundup: Motherwell win five-goal thriller, Livingston lose
Queen of the South had led 2-0 before Well hit back.
Jul 17, 18:07
General view of Celtic Park from 2015
A closer look at six memorable showdowns between Scotland's 'big seven'
Rangers and Celtic's August 28 head-to-head will be the first of 12 derbies in the cinch Premiership.
Jun 15, 11:07
General view of Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts, from 2011
Hearts confirm departures of 11 players
Aidy White and Christophe Berra are among the players moving on.
May 31, 16:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Raith 2-0 Dunfermline: Raith take a step closer to Premiership
Lewis Vaughan and Gozie Ugwu scored the goals in their play-off second leg.
May 8, 17:13
General view of Dunfermline Athletic's East End Park
Result: Dunfermline 0-0 Raith: First leg of playoff ends goalless
One way or another the two sides will be separated in Kirkcaldy at the weekend.
May 4, 21:08
General view of Dunfermline Athletic's East End Park
Result: Dunfermline 4-3 Arbroath: Hosts secure playoff place in thriller
The former Hearts striker proved to be the match-winner at East End Park.
Apr 24, 17:09
General view of Dens Park, home to Dundee, from 2013
Result: Dundee 3-2 Dunfermline: Hosts launch dramatic fightback to win
The Dark Blues are up to third in the table after Saturday's battling victory.
Mar 27, 21:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Dunfermline 0-1 Inverness: David Carson scores first goal in narrow win
It was the 25-year-old's first goal for Caley Thistle.
Mar 20, 17:36
General view of Dunfermline Athletic's East End Park
Result: Dunfermline 1-0 Morton: Craig Wighton misses penalty before scoring winner
The former Hearts striker headed home his third goal in three games since joining Dunfermline.
Mar 13, 17:47
football pitch
Result: Queen of the South 1-0 Dunfermline: Hosts make it three wins on the trot
Dunfermline missed a first-half penalty as the Doonhamers extended their unbeaten run to four games.
Feb 27, 17:35
General view of Dunfermline Athletic's East End Park
Result: Dunfermline 2-1 Alloa: Craig Wighton propels Dunfermline up to second
Kevin Cawley had levelled for the visitors.
Feb 20, 17:04
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson pictured on October 31, 2020
Result: Steven Naismith scores seven-minute hat-trick as Hearts ease past Arbroath
Former Rangers attacker Steven Naismith opened the scoring on the half-hour mark.
Dec 29, 22:26
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson pictured on October 31, 2020
Result: Hearts score five in eight-goal thriller with Ayr United
Ayr are beaten at Tynecastle.
Dec 26, 17:06
Steven Naismith pictured for Scotland in September 2018
Hearts' Steven Naismith insists cup final defeat will not linger on
The Championship leaders lost 4-3 in a penalty shootout to Celtic at Hampden Park on Sunday.
Dec 21, 11:57
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson pictured on October 31, 2020
Result: Hearts go top following victory over Greenock Morton
Robbie Neilson's side won 2-0 at Morton.
Dec 5, 17:32
General view of Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts, from 2011
Result: Alloa shock Hearts to make Betfred Cup quarter-finals
Robbie Neilson's Jambos suffered a first competitive defeat to Alloa.
Nov 28, 17:56
Hearts' Liam Boyce celebrates scoring with teammates against Hibernian on October 31, 2020
Preview: Alloa Athletic vs. Hearts - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Scottish League Cup clash between Alloa Athletic and Hearts, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Nov 26, 20:27
Paul Hanlon in action for Hibernian on April 21, 2018
Paul Hanlon: 'We must move on from Scottish Cup defeat to Hearts'
Hearts advanced after an extra-time penalty.
Nov 1, 12:16
Hearts' Liam Boyce scores from the penalty spot against Hibernian in the Scottish Cup on October 31, 2020
Robbie Neilson delighted with "great atmosphere" at Hearts after semi-final win
Hearts started the competition in the Scottish Premiership but turned up at Hampden Park as a Championship outfit.
Oct 31, 21:45
Hearts' Liam Boyce scores from the penalty spot against Hibernian in the Scottish Cup on October 31, 2020
Result: Liam Boyce's extra-time penalty sends Hearts into Scottish Cup final
Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet hit the crossbar with a penalty before Liam Boyce scored from the spot at the other end in the 111th minute.
Oct 31, 20:00
General view of Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts, from 2011
Result: Craig Wighton nets winner for Hearts against Arbroath
Craig Wighton spent time on loan with the Smokies last season but now has four goals for promotion hopefuls Hearts.
Oct 23, 22:00
General view of Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts, from 2011
Betfred Cup roundup: Craig Wighton bags hat-trick as Hearts beat Raith Rovers
Elsewhere, Albion Rovers beat Stranraer 15-14 on penalties.
Oct 13, 22:39
General view of Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts, from 2011
Hearts offload Mulraney, Wighton
Winger Jake Mulraney is on his way to MLS side Atlanta United while fellow forward Craig Wighton has joined Arbroath on loan.
Jan 23, 17:09
Conor Washington pictured for Northern Ireland in June 2019
Conor Washington hails "united" Hearts squad amid departures
Manager Daniel Stendel has been making efforts to reduce the number of players.
Jan 17, 15:57
Daniel Stendel pictured in charge of Barnsley in October 2019
Daniel Stendel defends January clear-out at Hearts
The Hearts boss is making changes.
Jan 16, 12:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Hamilton condemn Hearts to third defeat in a week
The Jambos are now three points adrift.
Dec 21, 17:13
General view of Fir Park, home of Motherwell, from November 2011
Result: Motherwell defeat poor Hearts
Christopher Chris Long scored the only goal of the game.
Dec 7, 18:13
Rangers' Alfredo Morelos celebrates scoring their third goal against Hearts on November 3, 2019
Result: Rangers beat Hearts to set up Old Firm derby cup final against Celtic
The Old Firm rivals will meet at Hampden Park on December 8.
Nov 3, 17:58
General view of Almondvale Stadium, home to Livingston, from 2005
Livingston without Pittman and Erskine for Hearts clash
Cece Pepe and Ibrahima Savane may also be absent for Livi.
Oct 25, 14:56
Uche Ikpeazu in May 2019
Hearts duo could return for Rangers game
Uche Ikpeazu and Peter Haring could both be available.
Oct 18, 16:57
Craig Levein in charge of Hearts on April 13, 2019
Craig Levein not "overly concerned" with Hearts injury troubles
Craig Levein confident Hearts can overcome latest injury setback
Oct 4, 16:13
General view of Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts, from 2011
Hearts to make late call on Loic Damour
Craig Levein has plenty of injuries to contend with.
Oct 4, 12:13
Steven Naismith in action for Hearts on October 28, 2018
Hearts struggling with injuries ahead of Aberdeen clash
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes will have an unchanged squad to pick from for the trip.
Sep 25, 09:35
General view of Easter Road, home to Hibernian, from 2014
Hibs have Slivka missing for crunch Edinburgh derby
The Lithuanian is set to be sidelined for a few more weeks.
Sep 20, 15:57
Conor Washington pictured for Northern Ireland in June 2019
Hearts striker Conor Washington facing three months out
The Edinburgh club have a lengthy injury list.
Sep 17, 15:20
John Souttar celebrates scoring for Hearts on April 13, 2019
Hearts defender Souttar remains sidelined
Steven Naismith is also unlikely to feature.
Sep 13, 12:46
Fraser Forster in action for Southampton on October 15, 2017
Fraser Forster in contention to start for Celtic against Hearts
The goalkeeper has rejoined the Ladbrokes Premiership champions on loan from Southampton.
Aug 23, 18:33
Steven Naismith in action for Hearts on October 28, 2018
I'm the Wight man to cover for Naismith, insists Hearts forward Craig
On-loan Norwich player Naismith could miss the rest of the season through injury.
Mar 8, 10:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Scottish League Cup roundup: Celtic, Hearts, Hibernian through
Sports Mole rounds up Wednesday's Scottish League Cup action as Celtic, Hibernian and Hearts seal their place in the fourth round.
Sep 23, 22:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Scottish Championship roundup: Rangers win 11th in a row
Sports Mole rounds up all of Saturday's action in the Scottish Championship.
Sep 19, 17:07

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