Date: 12th February 2009 at 10:25pm
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Former Clarets defender Mo Camara has signed for SPL side St Mirren until the end of the season.

The left back was released by Derby last week, and was quick to find another suiter!

Camara since leaving the Clarets has been quite the journeyman.

The 33 year old had the chance to make his mark with Celtic, of all clubs joining them at the end of his two-year contract under the Bosman ruling at the end of the 2004/5 season.

After a dodgy start and the butt of a few jokes from Buoys fans (and Clarets fans for that matter) Camara started to do well and established himself as a defender in Celtic’s first eleven under Gordon Strachan. However after Ross Wallace was converted into a left-back, Camara was relegated to the bench and made only rare appearances. Celtic then signed right-back Mark Wilson who somehow then finshed up at left back, with Camara further dropping down the pecking order.

Up stepped the Rams to boost his flagging career with Mo joining Derby County on a free transfer in August 2006.

Derby then signed Jay McEveley in the January transfer window of 2007, another player with Clarets connections and Mo’s days were once again numbered.

Whilst on the books at Pride Park, Camara played about 12 games for Norwich last season on loan and earlier this season had another loan stint, this time at Blackpool.

However new Derby manager Nigel Clough couldn’t see a future for the player so his contract was cancelled on February 2, 2009.

The Guinea international is still awaiting international clearance to play for St Mirren but manager Gus MacPherson told the club’s website:

“The main thing is that the contracts have been signed and Mo is now a St Mirren player,”

“When you see the level that Mo has played at, he is a quality player”

Good luck at St. Mirren, Mo!!