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Allan Johnston (born 14 December 1973) is a former Scottish international professional football player and current manager of Dunfermline Athletic.
He started his professional playing career with Heart of Midlothian and then followed on to French club Rennes before a spell in English football with Sunderland before returning to Scotland with Rangers. He then returned to England with Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday. He returned to Scotland and played out his playing career with Kilmarnock, St Mirren and Queen of the South. He played for the Scotland national football team at senior and u-21 level.
He started his managerial career in 2012, as player-manager of Queen of the South. He won the Second Division championship in his first season as a manager, then moved to Kilmarnock. He left that position after 18 months, after a dispute with the club's board about the sale of a player.Close