11 Things...About Gregg Wylde
GREGG Wylde is Argyle's third acquisition of the summer.Here are 11 things about the 24-year-old winger to help you get up to speed on our latest signing...
1. Gregg Wylde, aged 24 was born on March 23, 1991 in Kirkintilloch in Scotland and attended Kirkintilloch High School.
2. Kirkintilloch Rob Roy was the club from which Argyle signed club legend Sammy Black, who is still Argyle’s record goalscorer.
3. Gregg's father is Gordon Wylde, a former East Stirlingshire player and manager, who is now assistant manager at Clyde.
4. Gregg is a product of a product of the Rangers youth system and broke into the first-team in August 2009.
5. In the 2010–11 season, Gregg made his European debut in the Europa League last 16 tie against PSV, coming on as a substitute for Kyle Lafferty in the 80th minute.
6. He picked up his first senior honour with Rangers, playing from the start in a 2–1 win over Celtic in the 2011 League Cup Final. Wylde said he didn't celebrate winning the cup; instead, he went to bed early.
7. Gregg voluntarily left Rangers in March 2012, soon after they entered administration, subsequently signing for Bolton. He had a loan spell at Bury before playing for Aberdeen and St Mirren.
8. When leaving Rangers he was linked with a move to Celtic, but ruled out ever signing for the Gers’ Old Firm rivals. Fortunately, he does not have an aversion to ALL things green and white...
9. In his career he has made 110 appearances: 47 at Rangers, seven at Bury, 10 at Aberdeen and 46 at St. Mirren.
10. Gregg has also made seven appearances for Scotland under-21s.
11. In May 2014 Gregg scored a winning goal for St Mirren in a 1-0 win...over Derek Adams’ Ross County!