Shaun Richard Maloney (born 24 January 1983) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Premier League club Hull City and the Scotland national team.
He started his career at Celtic, playing 215 matches across all competitions and winning honours including five Scottish Premier League titles and five Scottish Cups, spending time in England with Aston Villa between two spells at Celtic Park. He is the first player to claim both the SPFA Players' Player of the Year and the SPFA Young Player of the Year awards in the same season, doing so in 2006 during his first spell with Celtic. In 2011, he returned to England with Wigan Athletic, winning the 2013 FA Cup Final before leaving for Chicago in January 2015.
Maloney made his senior international debut for Scotland in 2005, and has since earned 46 caps, scoring seven goals.Close