Cammy Ballantyne

Cameron Ballantyne (born 13 April 1997) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a defender for Scottish League One club Montrose. Ballantyne previously played for Dundee United and Dumbarton, and had three loan spells with Montrose.

Cammy Ballantyne
Personal information
Full name Cameron Ballantyne
Date of birth (1997-04-13) 13 April 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Montrose
Number 2
Youth career
2007–2016 Dundee United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Dundee United 3 (0)
2016–2017Montrose (loan) 30 (1)
2017Montrose (loan) 27 (1)
2018Montrose (loan) 8 (1)
2018–2019 Dumbarton 30 (0)
2019– Montrose 0 (0)
National team
Scotland U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:28, 4 May 2019 (UTC)

Early lifeEdit

Cammy Ballantyne was born in Glasgow on 13 April 1997. He attended Duncanrig Secondary School in East Kilbride.[1] After joining Dundee United as a youth player in 2007, he signed for the club as a professional in 2013.[2]

Playing careerEdit

ClubEdit

Ballantyne made his first team debut against Partick Thistle in a Scottish Premiership match on 10 May 2016.[3] He joined League Two team Montrose on loan in August 2016,[4] with the loan being extended in January 2017 for the rest of the 2016–17 season.[5] In March 2017, Ballantyne extended his Dundee United contract to 2018.[6] He rejoined Montrose on a season-long loan in August 2017.[7] His spell with Montrose was, however, cut short, and he was recalled at the start of January 2018.[8] He then rejoined Montrose on an emergency loan for the remainder of the season in March 2018.[9] Following the end of his contract, he was released by United in May 2018[10] and joined Scottish League One side Dumbarton in June 2018.[11] After making 32 appearances for Dumbarton, he joined Montrose on a two year permanent deal in May 2019.[12]

InternationalEdit

Ballantyne was given his first call up for the Scotland under-17 squad in March 2014.[2] He was added to the Scotland under-21 squad in March 2017, after Zak Jules withdrew.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 22:28, 4 May 2019 (UTC)
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Dundee United 2015–16[14] Scottish Premiership 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016–17[15] Scottish Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18[16] 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Montrose (loan) 2016–17[15] Scottish League Two 30 1 1 0 0 0 2[a] 0 33 1
2017–18[16] 25 1 3 0 3[b] 2 32 3
Total 55 2 4 0 0 0 5 2 65 4
Dumbarton 2018–19 Scottish League One 30 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 32 0
Montrose 2019–20 Scottish League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 87 2 5 0 1 0 6 2 101 4
  1. ^ Appearances in the League One play-offs
  2. ^ Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomson, Paul (15 October 2013). "Cammy's delight as he pens three-year pro contract with Dundee Utd". Daily Record. Glasgow. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Development squad - Cammy Ballantyne". Dundee United F.C. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  3. ^ Scottish Premiership, BBC News, 11 May 2016
  4. ^ "Tony Andreu: Norwich City midfielder joins Dundee United on loan". BBC Sport. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  5. ^ Duthie, Tom. "Ray McKinnon: Dundee United must use ball better - Evening Telegraph". Evening Telegraph. Dundee. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Dundee United's Cammy Ballantyne signs contract extension - The Courier". The Courier. Dundee. 2 March 2017. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Cammy Ballantyne Loaned To Montrose". Dundee United F.C. 9 August 2017. Archived from the original on 10 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Ballantyne returns as Hornby departs". Dundee United FC. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Cammy Ballantyne on emergency loan to Montrose". Dundee United F.C. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Captain Willo Flood among Dundee United departures". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  11. ^ Galloway, Andy (26 June 2018). "SIGNING NEWS: CAMMY BALLANTYNE CHECKS IN". Dumbarton Football Club.
  12. ^ "LEAGUE WINNING DEFENDER RETURNS TO GABLE ENDIES". Montrose Football Club. 4 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Dundee United's Cammy Ballantyne replaces Motherwell's Zack Jules for Scotland Under-21s". BBC Sport. BBC. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  14. ^ "Games played by Cammy Ballantyne in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Games played by Cammy Ballantyne in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  16. ^ a b "Games played by Cammy Ballantyne in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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