Stephen Dobbie (born 5 December 1982) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker or attacking midfielder for Queen of the South in the Scottish Championship. Dobbie is currently in his second spell with the Dumfries club and is the current vice-captain.
Dobbie began his career in 2002 at Rangers followed by other generally unremarkable spells at Hibernian and St Johnstone. Dobbie's career was revived by a loan spell at Dumbarton in 2006. Dobbie then scored 54 goals in 98 appearances for Queen of the South in his first spell at Palmerston Park. Dobbie played in the club's first ever appearance in the Scottish Cup Final in 2008.
Dobbie moved to Swansea City in 2009. Dobbie was loaned to Blackpool and won promotion to the Premier League, winning the 2010 play-offs. Dobbie returned to Swansea City and won promotion to the Premier League, winning the 2011 play-offs. Dobbie was again loaned to Blackpool in 2012 and played in a third successive play-off final, this time as a runner-up. In 2012 Dobbie signed for Brighton & Hove Albion, before joining Crystal Palace. Dobbie then helped the Selhurst Park club to win promotion in 2013 to the Premier League but on this occasion was not part of the play-off winning team.
Dobbie then had a third spell at Blackpool and played for Fleetwood Town and Bolton Wanderers, before returning to Scotland in August 2016 to sign for Queen of the South once again.Close