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 33)[1]
Place of birth Woolwich, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Crawley Town
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 34 (0)
2014–2016 Gillingham 10 (0)
2016– Crawley Town 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2017 (UTC).

Glenn James Morris (born 20 December 1983) is an English professional footballer, who plays for Crawley Town.

Club 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 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 performance 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 Town. 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 on a one-year deal.[4] He signed a one-year extension at the end of the 2014-15 season, but was released at the end of his contract.[5][6]

After leaving Gillingham, he joined Crawley Town in May 2016 as a player-coach, on a one-year contract.[7] On 17 September 2016, Morris made his Crawley Town debut in a 2–0 victory over Luton Town.[8] On 10 March 2017, after displacing Yusuf Mersin and Chelsea loanee Mitchell Beeney, Morris signed a new two-year deal with Crawley running until June 2019.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 22 April 2017
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leyton Orient 2001–02[10] Third Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 3 0
2002–03[11] Third Division 23 0 1 0 2 0 2[a] 0 28 0
2003–04[12] Third Division 27 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 29 0
2004–05[13] League Two 12 0 0 0 1 0 4[a] 0 17 0
2005–06[14] League Two 4 0 0 0 0 0 2[a] 0 6 0
2006–07[15] League One 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2007–08[16] League One 16 0 1 0 0 0 2[a] 0 19 0
2008–09[17] League One 26 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 30 0
2009–10[18] League One 11 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 15 0
Total 124 0 8 0 7 0 11 0 150 0
Southend United 2010–11[19] League Two 33 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 37 0
2011–12[20] League Two 24 0 0 0 1 0 2[a] 0 27 0
Total 57 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 64 0
Aldershot Town 2012–13[21] League Two 3 0 1 0 0 0 2[a] 0 6 0
2013–14[22] Conference Premier 31 0 0 0 0 0 31 0
Total 34 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 37 0
Gillingham 2014–15[23] League One 10 0 0 0 1 0 1[a] 0 12 0
2015–16[24] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 10 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 12 0
Crawley Town 2016–17[25] League Two 37 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 39 0
Career total 262 0 13 0 11 0 16 0 302 0
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Appearance(s) in Football League Trophy

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. 
  5. ^ "Glenn Morris has agreed a one year extension at Gillingham FC". www.gillinghamfootballclub.com. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  6. ^ "Doug Loft, Jermaine McGlashan, Glenn Morris and Brennan Dickenson are to be released by Gillingham". Kent Online. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  7. ^ "Crawley Town sign goalkeeper Glenn Morris as player-coach". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  8. ^ "Crawley Town 2-0 Luton Town". BBC Sport. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  9. ^ "Morris agrees new contract". Crawley Town Official Site. 10 March 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2017. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2001/2002". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2002/2003". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2003/2004". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  13. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2004/2005". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  14. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  15. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  17. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2008/2009". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  18. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  19. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  20. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  21. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  22. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  23. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  24. ^ "G. Morris". Soccerway. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  25. ^ "Games played by Glenn Morris in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 

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