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Andrew Cave-Brown

Andrew Cave-Brown
Norwich Career: 2004-2008 (2 appearances)
Current Club: Beccles Town (Anglian Combination)
Date of Birth: 05/08/1988 (Gravesend)
Nationality: Scottish


Andrew Cave-Brown trialled for Norwich on 7th February 2004 in Norwich Under-19s 3-6 home defeat by Millwall. He is a full-back who plays for Kent Schools and has been capped by Scotland at Under-16 level. For whom he played in the 2002/03 Victory Shield and in a tournament in Switzerland.

Andrew, who hails from Gravesend, had been on the books of Charlton Athletic, but after two or three successful outings for Norwich's Academy, he was offered a scholarship at Norwich for the 2004/05 season which he accepted.

Andrew was called up into the Scotland Under-19 squad at the end of August 2005. He played in Scotland's victories in October over Andorra (5-0) and Finland (1-0) which saw the Scots qualify for the sexond qualifying round of the UEFA Championships.

Andrew made his full debut for the Canaries in the dying moments of their FA Cup third round defeat at home to West Ham on 7th January 2006.

In February 2006, Andrew was named in the Scotland Under-19 squad for the La Manga tournament in Spain, and played against the Republic of Ireland (February 27) and Finland (March 1)

Andrew was offered and accepted a professional contract by the Canaries in April 2006

Andrew captained the Scottish Under-19 side that reached the final of the European Under-19 championship, losing 2-1 to Spain in the final on 30th July 2006. The Scots now go forward to the FIFA World Under-20 Championships in Canada.

Andrew made his first senior start for Norwich in the August 2006 Carling Cup clash at Torquay but came off injured during the first half

In order to gain match fitness, Andrew was loaned for a month to Keith Webb's Kings Lynn in December 2006. This was extended for a second month. Despite being with a non-league side, Andrew captained the Scottish Under-19s in the La Manga tournament in Spain.The Scots beat Austria 3-1 and then drew 0-0 with Slovakia

Andrew signed a one-year extension to his contract, with a further year option in the club's favour, in early April 2007

Andrew played in the World Under-20 tournament in Canada during June / July 2007. The Scots lost 3-1 to Japan in their opening clash but was dropped for the 2-0 defeat against Nigeria and 2-1 defeat against Costa Rica. Andrew came on as substitute in both matches. Andrew said that he would be keen to join a Scottish Premier League side on loan for the 2007/8 season.

Andrew was one of nine players released by Norwich on 6th May 2008 as he had not appeared for the first team during 2007/8 even though Glenn Roeder has said he had been impessed with Cave-Brown in training.

On 2nd July 2008, Andrew signed for Leyton Orient becoming the third of Orient's new signings to have also played for the Canaries - the others being striker Ryan Jarvis and defender Danny Granville.

On 9th May 2010, Andrew was one of seven players released by Orient, along with Sean Thornton, Glenn Morris, Stephen Purches, Loick Pires, Harry Baker and James Scowcroft. Andrew had made 29 appearances for the O's

In the summer of 2010, Andrew played on trial for Ebbsfleet against Aveley (1-1 draw on 20th July) and for Lowestoft against Colchester (1-1 on 22nd July). He signed a two year deal with Lowestoft on 6th August 2010

During the 2011–12 season, he left Lowestoft due to work commitments outside football. In September 2012, Cave-Brown signed for Anglian Combination club Beccles Town and made his league debut in the 2–2 draw at Wymondham Town, scoring Beccles' second goal.

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