Henry Morris (footballer)

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Henry Morris
Personal information
Full nameHenry Miller Morris
Date of birth(1919-12-17)17 December 1919
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 13 March 1993(1993-03-13) (aged 73)
Place of death Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1939–1946 Dundee Violet
Lochee Central
1946–1952 East Fife 121 (100)
1953–1954 Dundee United 0 (0)
1954 Portadown
National team
1949 Scotland 1 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Henry Miller Morris (17 December 1919 – 13 March 1993) was a Scottish footballer who played for East Fife, Dundee United and the Scotland national team as a centre forward.

Morris, a Dundonian, joined East Fife from Dundee Violet in 1946, having previously played with another junior Dundee side, Lochee Central, during the War. He scored 60 goals during the 1947-48 League campaign as East Fife won the Second Division title. [1] That same season he also helped his side claim the League Cup, the first time it had been won by a side out with the top flight. He won a further League cup with East Fife in 1950 before moving to Dundee United in 1953, where he retired. [1]

Morris scored a hat-trick in his only Scotland cap, an 8-2 win over Ireland in October 1949.

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References

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