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Cameron McGeehan

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Norwich Career: 2010-2015
Current Club: Northampton Town
Date of Birth: 06/04/1995 (Kingston-upon-Thames) 
Nationality: Northern Irish


Academy midfielder Cameron McGeehan played for City's Under-15s in victorious Eendracht Aalst Tournament in May 2010. He was called up to Northern Ireland's schoolboys in October 2010 to play Scotland. He was previously with Fulham and Chelsea.

In February 2011, he was called up into Northern Ireland's Under-17s to play against Scotland

.On 31st March 2011, it was announced that he and eight others would join Norwich's Academy in the summer of 2011. Academy manager Ricky Martin said: “I would like to wish all nine boys the best of luck and hope they enjoy long and successful careers at Norwich City.”

McGeehan played in both FA Youth Cup semi-final matches against Notts Forest which the Canaries won to progess to the FA Youth Cup final. He scored a 90th minute penalty in the first leg of the FA Youth Cup final held at Carrow Road on 29th April 2013. Norwich beat Chelsea 1-0. he also scored in the second leg which gave the Canaries a 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge thus winning 4-2 on aggregate.

He made 22 appearances for the Under-18s in 2012/13 and nine appearances for the Under-21s

He then became part of the Norwich City Under-21 Development Squad. McGeehan made his debut for Northern Ireland's Under-21s on 20th November 2013 in a 1-0 win over Cyprus.

On 16th January 2014, McGeehan joined Luton Town on a month's loan. He played again for Northern Ireland's Under-21s in March 2014 against Italy. McGeehan helped Luton to win the Conference title on 15th April 2014 and return to the Football League.

He was on the bench for Norwich in the Capital One Cup win over Crawley on 26th August 2014.

On 13th January 2015, Cameron was loaned to Cambridge on a youth loan until 16th February 2015. He made his debut on 16th January 2015 scoring twice in a 4-0 win over Newport and winning the Man of the Match award. He followed this with a 0-0 FA Cup draw with Manchester United and then scored Cambridge's only goal in a 1-1 draw with Dagenham & Redbridge. He was then sent off against Wycombe and returned to Norwich.

On 14th February 2015 he was loaned back to Luton for the remainder of the 2014/15 campaign. He scored three goals in fifteen games.

McGeehan signed permanently for Luton for a six figure sum on 2nd June 2015. "We all know what Cameron is capable of. We have seen it in the last two seasons," said Luton boss John Still "Cameron has become a Luton Town player. He gets it. He loves the club and the fans have really taken to him.That's what we have tried to install in all of our players and that can only bode well for now and the future."

McGeehan was linked in mid-June 2017 with a move to Championship side Barnsley which materialised on 23rd June 2017 for an undisclosed fee.McGeehan, who has not played since breaking a leg in January, signed a three-year contract at Oakwell

He made 10 appearances in the first half of the 2017/18 season before joining Scunthorpe on loan on 4th January 2018 for the remainder of the 2017/18 season.

The following season saw McGeehanestablish himself as a regular in the Barnsley first team, making 44 appearances and scoring six goals as they were promoted to the Championship as runners-up to Luton.

However he only made 14 appearances during 2019/20 and was loaned to Portsmouth on 7th January 2020 until the end of the season. McGeehan made 17 appearances as Portsmouth reached the League One play-offs only to be defeated in the semi-finals by Oxford.

On 7th August 2020 McGeehan signed for Belgian side KV Oostende on a three year contract. Oostende and Barnsley are controlled by the same majority shareholder, Pacific Media Group, which is headed Chinese billionaire Chien Lee. Cameron had played 68 times for Barnsley. . He said "It's the first time I will be playing outside of England but it's a good thing to come out of my comfort zone,"

On 14th January 2021 he was linked with a return to England to join Millwall although reports suggested other Championship sides were interested. At the time of the article, he had played 17 games for Oostende scoring three goals.

In March 2023 he was called up by Northern Ireland for the Euro 2024 qualifiers against San Marino and Finland. He had been called up before but withdrew due to injury. He made his international debut on 24th March 2023 coming on with 23 minutes to go for Sunder;and's Daniel Ballaced as Northern Ireland defeated San Marino 2-0.

Released by Oostende at the end of the 2022/23 season, having made 56 appearances and scored seven goals, he signed for Colchester United on 4th September 2023.

Although offered a new contract by Colchester at the end of the 2023/24 season, he chose instead to sign a two year contract with Northampton on 5th July 2024. He had played 39 games for Colchester, scoring 10 goals. "Cam is an attacking midfielder who is very competitive, he sets the tempo high and he plays with a lot of energy and power. He works well both on and off the ball and we think he is a really good fit for us," said Northampton boss Jon Brady.

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