Glenn Morris (footballer)

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Glenn Morris
Personal information
Full name Glenn James Morris[1]
Date of birth (1983-12-20) 20 December 1983 (age 31)[1]
Place of birth Woolwich, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Gillingham
Number 12
Youth career
000?–2001 Leyton Orient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2010 Leyton Orient 124 (0)
2010–2012 Southend United 57 (0)
2012–2014 Aldershot Town 37 (0)
2014– Gillingham 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:41, 9 August 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Glenn James Morris (born 20 December 1983) is a professional footballer, who currently plays for Gillingham.

Career[edit]

He was in and out of the first team at Leyton Orient since making his debut against Dagenham & Redbridge in 2001. In the 2006–07 season, Morris become an understudy to first choice goalkeeper Glyn Garner. However, late in the 2007–08 season he broke into the first team and made his 100th appearance (including cup matches) for the club. Morris has played in a Youth Alliance Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, he kept a clean sheet as Orient beat Bradford City. Morris was voted young player of the year at Orient in 2003 and 2004.

Morris was released on 9 May 2010 by Orient manager Russell Slade.[2]

On 5 August 2010, Morris signed a one-year deal with Southend United. Morris was given the number 1 jersey and has established himself as Southend's first choice ahead of fellow new signing Rhys Evans. After 37 games in all competitions Morris was rewarded for his impressive displays with a further one-year contract.

On 18 May 2012, Morris was one of eleven players to be released at the end of their contract.[3]

On 1 August 2012, Morris played for Portsmouth in a friendly at Aldershot. He then signed for Aldershot on a 6 month deal. This was then extended till the end of the season.

In 2014 he signed for Gillingham.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "O's release seven". LeytonOrient.com. 9 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Blues axe falls". echo-news.co.uk. 18 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Gillingham sign Glenn Morris and Aaron Morris". BBC. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 

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