Cammy Smith
Cammy Smith
Cammy Smith
● Cammy Smith, 2020 (SPF)

born in Scotland

Cameron Smith was born on Thursday, 24th August, 1995, in Aberdeen.

The 5' 9 (9st 9lbs) forward signed for Ian McCall's Thistle on Friday, 23rd July, 2021, having most recently been with Indy Eleven.

Aged 25, he made his debut on Saturday, 31st July, 2021, in a 3-2 win at home to Queen of the South in the SPFL Championship.

Cammy scored his only goal for Thistle on Saturday, 2nd October, 2021, in a 4-0 win at home to Ayr United in the SPFL Championship.

He played his last game for the club on Friday, 12th May, 2023, in a 4-0 win away to Queen's Park in the SPFL Premiership play-offs, having appeared as a Jag on 64 occasions.

At September, 2023, his club-list included Aberdeen, Dundee United, St Mirren, Dundalk, Ayr United, Indy Eleven, Partick Thistle and Morecambe.

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Smith was raised in the village of Balmedie in Aberdeenshire, where he was a neighbour of fellow footballer Scott Wright, and attended Bridge of Don Academy. He came through Aberdeen's youth system, and was considered to be one of their brightest prospects. Manager Craig Brown wanted to give Smith his debut at the start of the 2011–12 season; however, Smith was under 16 and Scottish Premier League rules prevented him from playing. He eventually made his debut on 21 April 2012, coming on as a 54th-minute substitute against Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Smith is primarily a forward but can also play in midfield. His Aberdeen manager Craig Brown said that he was, "a strong, gifted striker" and said that he played like Dennis Bergkamp but was built like Joe Harper.

Smith's first game of the 2012–13 season came as a substitute at Pittodrie against St Mirren, in which he hit the crossbar with a header. He went on to score his first senior goal with a header in a 1–1 draw at Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Smith came on as an early substitute in Aberdeen's win in the League Cup Final over the same opposition but was himself substituted later in the game. In the 2014–15 season, Smith made several substitute appearances and scored in a 2–0 win against St Johnstone, at the time sending the Dons to the top of the table. In July 2016, Smith joined Scottish Championship side Dundee United on loan where he scored five goals in 23 appearances. His loan with United was cut short on 26 January 2017.

After leaving Dundee United, Smith was loaned to fellow Championship side St Mirren for the remainder of the season. After his loan deal ended, Smith signed a two-year contract to join St Mirren on a permanent transfer on 22 May 2017. He was St Mirren's player of the year in 2018 as they won the Championship title and were promoted. Smith rejoined Dundee United on a permanent basis in January 2019, for an undisclosed transfer fee.

On 3 February 2020, it was announced that Smith had joined League of Ireland Premier Division Champions Dundalk on loan, following a successful trial period. He returned to Dundee United in June 2020, following the shutdown of football caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Smith was loaned to Ayr United in October 2020. On 20 January 2021, it was announced that Smith had left Dundee Utd., following the expiration of his contract. After leaving Dundee United, Smith signed a short-term contract with Ayr United. On 1 April 2021, Smith joined USL Championship side Indy Eleven. Smith returned to Scotland in July 2021 and signed a two-year contract with Partick Thistle.

Cammy Smith's time at Thistle was underwhelming to say the least, with just one single goal in 61 competitive matches. It seems inconceivable that he scored a hat-trick against Thistle in August 2016 for Dundee United, for there were zero signs of such prowess in the red and yellow. It's doubtful any Thistle supporter was sorry to see him go in the summertime of 2023. In June 2023, Smith signed for recently relegated League Two club Morecambe on a one-year deal.


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