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Getting to know Borthwick-Jackson

2 September 2019

Full-back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson became a Tranmere Rovers player when he signed for the Club on transfer deadline day.

Read up on 10 facts about TRFC’s new recruit below.

1) Borthwick-Jackson was born in Manchester on February 2nd 1997 and joined Manchester United as a child.

2) A regular in the Red Devils’ youth and development sides, Borthwick-Jackson made his first-team debut as a substitute for Marcos Rojo as they beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 at Old Trafford on November 7th 2015.

3) Borthwick-Jackson’s emergence into the first-team fold at United saw him go onto make 10 Premier League appearances in 2015/16 and he also won the Club’s U21 Player of the Year award. 

4) He also tasted success at United and was a part of the team who won the U21 Premier League in 2015. 

5) Borthwick-Jackson was loaned to Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2016 for the first-half of the campaign, with the Molineux club then competing in the Sky Bet Championship.

6) Another loan stint followed for the Mancunian in August 2017, with Borthwick-Jackson turning out for Leeds United in the second-tier of English football.

7)  In July 2018, he switched to Scunthorpe United on loan, playing 33 times for the Iron in his temporary stay at Glanford Park.

8) An England youth international, Borthwick-Jackson has represented the Three Lions at U16, U17, U19 and U20 level.

9) Borthwick-Jackson will play in the third-tier for the second straight season after representing Scunthorpe in 2018/19.

10) The full-back becomes TRFC’s 13th summer signing as manager Micky Mellon adds further depth to his squad. 


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