Former striker who scored 35 goals for Dundee between 2002 and 2005. He spent three years with Aberdeen from 2005 to 2008 and finished his career with Bournemouth during the 2010-11 season.
His first start was in 1998 with the AFC Bournemouth club.
His half-brother, Eddie Howe, managed AFC Bournemouth after he left the club.
He dated Scottish singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald, singer of This Is the Life.
A year after his first stint with Bournemouth, manager Sean O'Driscoll took over the reigns for the team.