Alan Morgan (footballer, born 1973)
|Date of birth||2 November 1973|
|Place of birth||Aberystwyth, Wales|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|1996||→ Altrincham (loan)||?||(?)|
|2004–2005||NEWI Cefn Druids||17||(0)|
|2005–2006||Connah's Quay Nomads||24||(0)|
|2004||NEWI Cefn Druids (Player Manager)|
|2006-2007||Connah's Quay Nomads (Assistant Manager)|
|2007-2009||Bangor City (Assistant Manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:00, 13 October 2009 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Alan Morgan (born 2 November 1973 in Aberystwyth) is a Welsh former professional footballer and Wales under-21 international. He moved into club management after his playing career, with Welsh Premier League side Aberystwyth Town. Following this, Morgan was appointed manager of Huws Gray Alliance side Llandudno Town.
Morgan began his career at Tranmere Rovers, making his debut on 27 August 1996 in a 2–0 victory over Port Vale before spending time on loan at Conference National side Altrincham. The following season, Morgan began to establish himself in the first team at Prenton Park, making 23 appearances in all competitions. However continuing injury problems restricted his first team appearances in the following years and, in 2002, he was allowed to join Doncaster Rovers on a free transfer.
He played just three times for Doncaster before being released and instead moved to Morecambe in December 2002. After a spell with Porthmadog, Morgan took over as player-manager of Welsh Premier League side NEWI Cefn Druids, replacing Steve O'Shaughnessy in February 2004. However he spent just 10 months in the role before stepping down in December 2004 and moving to Rhyl, where he made one appearance before ending his first team playing career at Connah's Quay Nomads.
Morgan was appointed as manager of his home town team Aberystwyth Town in November 2009, succeeding Brian Coyne. Morgan was joined by his former Tranmere and Wales under-21 team mate Christian Edwards, who had served as caretaker manager of the club during the vacancy, as his assistant manager. In his first season, Morgan took Aberystwyth to a fourth placed finish.
He left the club in February 2012 by mutual consent after a disappointing season.
In November 2012, Morgan was appointed manager of Llandudno Town FC. Following his appointment he was named Huws Gray Alliance Manager of the Month.
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- "A brief history". NEWI Cefn Druids F.C. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
- "Morgs the man for Aberyswyth". welsh-premier.com. 2009-11-04. Retrieved 2009-11-04.
- "Alan Morgan leaves Bangor City FC to take over as Aberystwyth Town FC manager". Liverpool Daily Post. 2009-11-04. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
- "Aberystwyth part company with manager Morgan". welsh-premier.com. 29 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012.