Josh Morris (footballer)

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Josh Morris
Personal information
Full name Joshua Francis Morris[1]
Date of birth (1991-09-30) 30 September 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Preston, England
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fleetwood Town
(on loan from Blackburn Rovers)
Number 12
Youth career
Blackburn Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Blackburn Rovers 20 (0)
2012 Yeovil Town (loan) 5 (0)
2012 Rotherham United (loan) 5 (0)
2013 Carlisle United (loan) 6 (0)
2014 Fleetwood Town (loan) 14 (2)
2014– Fleetwood Town (loan) 13 (1)
National team
2011 England U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:28, 19 October 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:03, 11 August 2011 (UTC)

Joshua Francis Morris (born 30 September 1991) is an English footballer who plays for Fleetwood Town on loan from Blackburn Rovers as a left sided defender or midfielder, but can also play as a central midfielder.

Career[edit]

On 15 September 2010, Morris signed a two-year deal until the summer 2012 with an option of a further year at Ewood Park. A product of Rovers youth system, he made his first league appearance in the 7–1 defeat by Manchester United in November 2010, supplying the assist for Rovers' goal.

His first appearance in the 2011–12 season was as a substitute in Blackburn's 3–2 victory against Manchester United. With his contract due to expire at the end of the season, on 22 February 2012, Morris signed a new two-and-a-half year deal at the club.[2]

On 22 March 2012, Morris signed for Football League One side Yeovil Town on loan until the end of the 2011–12 season.

He signed for Rotherham United on loan in October 2012, until January with the potential for an extension of until the end of the season.[3]

On 25 February 2014, Morris joined League Two side Fleetwood Town on a one-month loan.[4] On 27 March 2014, Morris agreed to stay with Fleetwood until the end of the 2013–14 season.[5]

On the 10th July 2014, it was announced that Morris would be joining Fleetwood on loan again until January 2015. [6]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 2 June 2014[7]
Club Season League Cup[8] Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blackburn Rovers 2010–11 Premier League 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
2011–12 Premier League 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13 Championship 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2013–14 Championship 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
Blackburn Total 20 0 2 0 0 0 22 0
Yeovil Town (loan) 2011–12 League One 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Rotherham United (loan) 2012–13 League Two 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
Carlisle United (loan) 2013–14 League One 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Fleetwood Town (loan) 2013–14 League Two 14 2 3 0 0 0 17 2
Career Total 50 2 6 0 0 0 56 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 5. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rovers starlet agrees new deal". Sky Sports. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Millers snap up Morris". Rotherham United. 25 October 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fleetwood capture Morris". Fleetwood Town FC. 25 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Morris loan extended". Fleetwood Town FC. 27 March 2014. 
  6. ^ http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/28245058
  7. ^ "Josh Morris Career Stats". Soccerbase. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2010. 
  8. ^ Includes FA Cup, League Cup, FA Community Shield and Football League play-offs

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