Keegan Ayre

Keegan Ayre (born 4 July 1988, in New Westminster, BC) is a Canadian soccer player that currently plays for Scottish club Berwick Rangers on loan from Hibernian. He plays as a central midfielder.

Although born in the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, Ayre grew up in Coquitlam. In his early years, he attended Lord Baden Powell Elementary School, then Como Lake Middle School, and lastly Centennial High School.

After a successful trial period in 2005, he signed for Hibernian on a 2 and a half year contract, despite interest from English sides Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday as well as city rivals Hearts. In January 2008 he was loaned to Scottish Second Division side Berwick Rangers until the end of the season in order that he could gain some first team experience.

Ayre has been a member of Canadian national team set-up since under-17 level, and is currently playing with the under-20 national team.

His father is Garry Ayre, a former NASL player.


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