Mitchel Megginson

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Mitch Megginson
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Personal information
Full name Mitchel Megginson
Date of birth (1992-07-27) 27 July 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Cove Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Aberdeen 27 (0)
2010 Arbroath (loan) 5 (3)
2011 Brechin City (loan) 14 (2)
2012–13 Alloa Athletic (loan) 7 (3)
2013–2015 Dumbarton 72 (13)
2015–2016 Raith Rovers 17 (1)
2016–2016 Alloa Athletic 10 (1)
2016– Cove Rangers
National team
2009 Scotland U17 6 (3)
2010 Scotland U19 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 March 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 February 2014

Mitchel "Mitch" Megginson (born 27 July 1992) is a Scottish professional football striker who plays for Cove Rangers.

Club career[edit]

Megginson made his debut for Aberdeen in August 2009, playing against Czech Republic opponents Sigma Olomouc in the Europa League.[1]

In April 2010, Megginson joined Second Division club Arbroath on loan until the end of the season. In all he played nine games, scoring four goals for the club in all competitions.[2]

In March 2011, Megginson joined Brechin City on a one-month emergency loan deal.[3] He was again loaned in October 2012, to Alloa Athletic on an emergency loan deal.[4] This was then extended in January 2013 until the end of the season.[5] It was announced on 13 May 2013 that Megginson's contract along with another six players would not be extended.[6]

On 28 June 2013, it was announced that Megginson had signed for Dumbarton on a one-year contract.[7]

On 21 June 2014, Mitch signed a new one-year deal with 'The Sons'.[8] He left the club in May 2015 having featured in every game since joining the team.[9] In total he made 83 appearances for the club, scoring 16 times.

On 5 June 2015, Mitch signed for Scottish Championship side Raith Rovers.

On 27 January 2016, he left Rovers for rival Scottish Championship side Alloa Athletic.

In June 2016, Megginson signed a three year contract with Highland League champions Cove Rangers, a team for whom his father Mike had played for in the 1990s and early 2000s. [10]

International career[edit]

Megginson won six caps and has scored three goals for the Scotland under-17 team. He also won one cap and scored one goal for the under-19 team.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SK Sigma Olomouc 3–0 Aberdeen". BBC Sport. 6 August 2009. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Aberdeen Youngster Joins Arbroath". Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dons youngster goes on loan". Aberdeen Football Club. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  4. ^ BBC Sport – Aberdeen's Mitch Megginson joins Alloa on loan
  5. ^ Mitch Megginson extends loan spell | Club News | Club News | News and Features | Aberdeen
  6. ^ "Dons release seven". afc.co.uk. Aberdeen FC. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Mitchel Megginson signs for Dumbarton FC". lennoxherald.co.uk. Lennox Herald. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  8. ^ http://www.dumbartonfootballclub.com/news/?mode=view&id=1391
  9. ^ http://www.dumbartonfootballclub.com/news/?mode=view&id=1850
  10. ^ http://www.coverangersfc.com/news/new-signing/
  11. ^ "Mitchel Megginson profile". Scottish FA. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 

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