Dundee United have announced that attacker Cammy Smith has left the club his contract is going to expire. However, it wasn’t long before it was confirmed that he was found a new club. Smith has signed for Ayr United until the end of the season.

The attacker has been at Tannadice since 2019, and in that time he scored four goals for the club. However, this season the 25-year-old struggled to make the United first-team. As a result, he spent the first-half of the season on-loan at Ayr United.

Scored in big win over rivals

Whilst at Ayr, he scored three goals in nine games, which is a more than decent return. Smith will likely be remembered most fondly by United fans for his goal in the 6-2 win over city rivals Dundee in August 2019.

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Cammy Smith in action for Dundee United (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

After performing well for Ayr on loan, it is no surprise that the Championship side were keen to snap Smith up for the rest of the campaign.


Won a major trophy

It should be remembered that Smith has the experience of playing in big games. He featured for Aberdeen when they won the League Cup Final in 2014 against Inverness.

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Cammy Smith scores for Ayr United against Dundee (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

That experience of playing in big games should serve Smith well for the rest of the season. Ayr are currently in sixth place in the Championship, and no doubt have hope of making the promotion play-offs. They are only three points off fourth placed Morton.
The permanent addition of Smith should be a boost for Ayr in their promotion bid. If he can reach double figures in goals by the end of the season, Ayr might well reach the top four in the Championship table, and will have a chance of promotion.
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