22 year old East Stirling striker Steve Hislop trained with Norwich
at the end of January 2001 and was expected to play in the Reserves
clash with Northampton on 31st January but Norwich failed to get
international clearance from the Scottish FA. Steve finally made
his Norwich debut for the Reserves in their 4-2 defeat at home
to Millwall on 1st March 2001, although Steve can take pleasure
in scoring one of City's goals.
Steve was later linked with a March 2001 move to Motherwell for
£50,000. Steve was voted Scottish Third Division Player of the
Year by his fellow professionals.
He joined Dingwall side Ross County in July 2001 but moved to
Inverness Caledonian Thistle in January 2003. His former manager
at Ross County, Neale Cooper, signed him for Gillingham towards
the end of August 2005, replacing the departing Iwan
Roberts. A change of management at Gillingham during the autumn
saw Hislop declared excess to requirements and he has been linked
with a return to Invenesss. In the end he returned to Scotland
in January 2006, signing a two and a half year deal with Livingston.
On 31st January 2007, Hislop signed for Raith Rovers for an undisclosed