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Craig Bussens

Craig Bussens
Norwich Career: Schoolboy 
Current Club: Wroxham (Thurlow Nunn Eastern League)
Date of Birth: 28/10/1989 
Nationality: English


Norwich City youth team trio Phil Smith, James Paterson and Craig Bussens joined Cambridge Regional College in May 2006. Cambridge Regional College is the name of the team to be run as Cambridge United's youth team but comprising staff and scholars from Cambridge City. Cambridge Regional College will play in the Ridgeons League

After impressing for the CRC side, including a FA Youth Cup win at Crewe, Craig was offered a professional contract with Cambridge United at the end of the 2007/8 season.

In mid-September 2008, Craig signed for AFC Sudbury on a loan until January 2009 in order to gain first team experience. Sudbury manager Nicky Smith said ""I believe in giving youth a chance. He did well on his debut, and he is eager to get games under his belt at a decent level."

On 3rd July 2009 Craig, along with former Canary starlets Andrew Fisk and Adam Smith, and ex-Ipswich youngster Chris Bond signed for Ryman League newboys Lowestoft who had already recruited Matt Halliday and Greg Crane to their cause.

At the beginning of 2011, Craig was loaned to Dereham.

After a spell with Norwich United, he joined Needham Market in September 2011. He then rejoined AFC Sudbury in June 2012.

Returning to Dereham, he helped them win the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Leauge title in 2012/13, winning a place in the Ryman League for 2013/14. He had made 37 appearances.

He subsequently moved to Wroxham

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