Cameron Burgess

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Cameron Burgess
Personal information
Full name Cameron Burgess[1]
Date of birth (1995-10-21) 21 October 1995 (age 19)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Ross County
(on loan from Fulham)
Number 38
Youth career
0000–2011 ECU Joondalup
2011–2014 Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– Fulham 4 (0)
2015– Ross County (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Scotland U19 3 (0)
2014– Australia U20 3 (0)
2014– Australia U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:26, 15 January 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2014

Cameron Burgess is a Scottish-Australian footballer who plays as a defender for Ross County on loan from Fulham.

Club career[edit]

Fulham[edit]

Burgess joined the Fulham Academy in 2011 from ECU Joondalup and signed a professional contract with the club in July 2013.[2] He made his first team debut for Fulham, in a 2–1 away loss in the opening match of the 2014–15 Championship season on 9 August 2014 against Ipswich Town at Portman Road.[3]

On 15 January 2015, Burgess signed a contract extension with Fulham until June 2017, with an option for another year and on the same day signed on loan for Scottish Premiership club Ross County until the end of the 2014–15 season.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 15 January 2015
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fulham 2014–15[5] Championship 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Ross County (loan) 2014–15 Scottish Premiership 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

International career[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Burgess played for Scotland U-19 team and took part in the 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification campaign, playing the full game against Latvia in a 1-1 draw.[6]

Australia[edit]

In September 2014 Burgess switched his allegiance permanently to Australia.[7] He was named in the Australia squad for the 2014 AFC U-19 Championship held in Myanmar.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Burgess's grandfather is retired Scottish international footballer Campbell Forsyth.[7] His father, Stuart Burgess, was also professional football player.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "01 February 2013 Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists". Premier League. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Cameron Burgess Player Profile". Fulham F.C. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Ipswich Town 2-1 Fulham". BBC Sport. 9 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Extension & loan for Burgess". Fulham F.C. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Games played by Cameron Burgess in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Under-19 2014 - Scotland-Latvia – UEFA.com". UEFA.com. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Australia wins battle with Scotland for promising football star Cameron Burgess". http://www.perthnow.com.au/. 7 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Okon optimistic as Young Socceroos target World Cup". The-AFC.com. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

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