Date of birth
Beginning his football career at several lower-league clubs, Vancooten signed for Championship side Reading ahead of the 2016/17 campaign, only a year after signing his first professional contract at Staines Town. He predominantly played for the Royals U23 side before being loaned out to the likes of Billericay in 2016 and Basingstoke in 2017 in order to gain more professional game time.
Stevenage secured the signature of the twenty-year-old Guyana international as he became Boro’s eighth summer signing in 2017, after impressing in pre-season friendlies at the Lamex against teams including Norwich. He has gone on to play in a variety of positions in a variety of competitions for Stevenage, however has mainly been used as a right back in many of our league games.