James Morton (footballer)
|Full name||James Morton|
|Date of birth||22 August 1885|
|Place of birth||Leith, Scotland|
|Date of death||29 July 1926(aged 40)|
|Place of death||Edinburgh|
|Playing position||Centre forward|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
James Morton (22 August 1885–29 July 1926) was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Hibernian, Bradford City, Stoke City, Tottenham Hotspur, St Bernard's, Bathgate, Barnsley and Bristol City.
After spells with Hibernian, Bradford City and Stoke City, Morton joined Tottenham Hotspur in 1908. The centre forward played twice for the Spurs. He re-joined Hibernian before playing for St Bernards and Bathgate. In 1913 he joined Barnsley where he featured in 18 matches and scored three goals. Morton went on to sign for Bristol City where featured in a further 12 matches and netting seven times before ending his playing career.
- James Morton, www.ihibs.co.uk