Eddie Morrison

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Eddie Morrison
Personal information
Full name Edward McCallum Morrison
Date of birth (1948-02-22)22 February 1948
Place of birth Gourock, Scotland
Date of death 30 May 2011(2011-05-30) (aged 63)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1976 Kilmarnock 271 (121)
1976–1978 Morton 41 (8)
Teams managed
1985–1989 Kilmarnock
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Eddie Morrison (22 February 1948[1] – 30 May 2011) was a Scottish footballer and manager. Morrison was born in Gourock, and spent the majority of his playing career as a striker at Kilmarnock, where he scored 121 goals in 271 league appearances.[2]

Morrison also had a short spell at Morton after leaving Kilmarnock, and later joined Morton's coaching staff. In 1985, he returned to Rugby Park and spent four years as Kilmarnock manager.

Morrison died on 30 May 2011, on the flight home from a holiday in Turkey.[2]

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