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Ten things: Kevin McNaughton

Posted: Fri 18 Jul 2014
Author: @OfficialBWFC

Your ten-point guide to Wanderers' latest transfer recruit, Kevin McNaughton

1.    Kevin McNaughton was born in Dundee, Scotland on August 28, 1982.

2.    The Scot began his career with Aberdeen, joining the club at youth level before breaking into the first team as an 18-year-old.

3.    He made his first team bow in a 2-1 victory over St Mirren in August 2000, going on to feature 38 times during his first season as a professional.

4.    His efforts for Aberdeen resulted in him being named as PFA Scotland's 2001/02 Young Player of the Year.

5.    The defender's early form north of the border earned him his first international cap for Scotland in a 2-1 defeat to Nigeria.

6.    His exploits for Aberdeen didn't go unnoticed, with Cardiff City securing his signature on a free transfer in the summer of 2006.

7.    McNaughton featured prominently in the Bluebirds' route to the 2008 FA Cup Final against Portsmouth, even scoring his first goal for the club in a fourth round win against Hereford United.

8.    The full-back is currently Cardiff's longest serving player.

9.    After joining Wanderers on an initial one-month loan deal in September 2013, McNaughton extended his stay for a further two months and was rewarded with a strike against Charlton Athletic in December.

10.  In total, throughout his 14 year career, the 31-year-old boasts experience of 507 games in all competitions for three clubs and has five goals to his name.