Alan Morton (footballer, born 1942)

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Alan Morton
Personal information
Full name Alan Morton[1]
Date of birth (1942-03-06) 6 March 1942 (age 75)
Place of birth Peterborough, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1963 Peterborough United 7 (2)
1963–1965 Lincoln City 58 (20)
1965–1966 Chesterfield 29 (6)
Wisbech Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alan Morton (born 6 March 1942)[1] is an English former professional footballer who scored 28 goals from 94 appearances in the Football League playing as an inside forward for Peterborough United,[2] Lincoln City[1] and Chesterfield.[3]

Football career[edit]

Morton was born in Peterborough.[1] He began his football career with Arsenal, but never played for the first team, and made his debut in the 1961–62 Football League season with Peterborough United.[2] In 1963 he moved on to Lincoln City, where he was the club's top scorer in the 1963–64 season with 21 goals in all competitions. He played only infrequently the following season,[1] and moved on to Chesterfield where he finished his professional career, later playing non-League football for Wisbech Town.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Alan Morton". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 21 April 2010.  Access individual season statistics via Season Stats dropdown menu.
  2. ^ a b "Peterborough United : 1960/61–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Archived from the original on 13 April 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Chesterfield : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 21 April 2010.