Tommy Morrison (footballer, born 1943)

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Tommy Morrison
Personal information
Full nameThomas Morrison [1]
Date of birth (1943-03-06) 6 March 1943 (age 78) [1]
Place of birth Croy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland [1]
Position(s) Inside-forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1963–1965 Aberdeen 21 (7)
1965–1966 Port Vale 5 (1)
1966 Sligo Rovers 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Morrison (born 6 March 1943) is a Scottish former footballer who played in Scotland, England and Ireland for Aberdeen, Port Vale, and Sligo Rovers.

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Playing career

Morrison started his career at First Division side Aberdeen, helping Tommy Pearson's "Dons" to 9th and 12th-place finishes in 1963–64 and 1964–65. He moved to England to join Port Vale in July 1965, who were then managed by fellow Scot Jackie Mudie. [1] He played five Fourth Division and one League Cup games, scoring one goal in 2–2 draw with Barrow at Holker Street, in 1965–66, before being transferred to Sligo Rovers in January 1966. [1] Morrison scored on his League of Ireland debut, [2] and scored a total of three goals in 16 appearances for Sligo.

Statistics

Source: [3]

ClubSeasonDivisionLeague FA Cup OtherTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Port Vale 1965–66 Fourth Division 51001061

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 205. ISBN   0-9529152-0-0.
  2. irishtimes.com
  3. Tommy Morrison at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)