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Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Player Profiles

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UPDATED 03:25 15th August 2013

Midfielder Kevin McDonald arrived at Wolves in August, 2013, signing a three year contract after checking in from Sheffield United on an undisclosed fee.

Born in Carnoustie, McDonald, a creative midfielder, began his career with Dundee and  attracted interest from Celtic before moving south to Burnley for £500,000 in November, 2008.

The Scotland Under 21 international penned a three year deal at Turf Moor and he played Barclays Premier League football for The Clarets making over 100 appearances for them. He also hit both goals in a 2-1 League Cup victory against Arsenal during his spell with Burnley. 

Following relegation, he spent a short loan spell with Scunthorpe before a longer temporary stay with Notts County. His contract with Burnley expired in the summer of 2011 after which he signed a one-year deal with Sheffield United.

Kevin became a regular in the side but missed out on the play-off final defeat by Huddersfield because of injury. He signed a new two-year contract with The Blades at the end of the 2011/12 campaign. 

With plenty of previous experience at Under-21 level with Scotland, McDonald was the second signing made by Head Coach Kenny Jackett, the midfielder deciding to move despite efforts from Sheffield United to keep him at Bramall Lane.

He quickly got into his stride at Molineux, and his excellent first season saw him not only help Wolves to the League One title but also secure the Fans' and Players' Player of the Year award.

McDonald then followed up with a further 47 appearances in all competitions as the team narrowly missed out on the Championship play-offs in the 2014/15 season.