Cameron Watson (footballer)
Watson warming up before a game with Adelaide United in 2010
|Full name||Cameron Alexander John Watson|
|Date of birth||31 May 1987|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder
|2010||→ Adelaide United (loan)||28||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 January 2011
FC Porto and VVV-Venlo
Watson previously played in the youth and reserve teams of Portuguese Liga club FC Porto for one season before joining Dutch club VVV-Venlo, where he made a handful of appearances. From there he trained with both Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC in an intention to sign with either club before signing on with Melbourne Knights. Watson was linked to a move to Gold Coast United after head coach, Miron Bleiberg, expressed his interest in signing him. Did not sign for Gold Coast United due to an injury. On 28 April 2010 he scored for Melbourne Heart in a team of trialists against the Whittlesea Zebras.
Watson signed for Adelaide United in the A-League on an injury replacement loan for Fabian Barbiero. He played his first match in round 1 of the 2010–2011 A-League season coming on as a substitute.
- Promotion should be elementary for Watson
- "Watson replaces injured Barbiero for short term". A-League. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 27 July 2010.
- "Hyundai A-League transfer wrap". A-League. 30 June 2015. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
- "Jets sign up former Reds midfielder". A-League. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
- "Newcastle Jets outline squad changes". Newcastle Jets. 16 April 2016.
- Somerford, Ben (5 August 2016). "Watson joins Indian champions". Inside Sport.