Joe Morrell

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Joe Morrell
Personal information
Full name Joseff John Morrell[1]
Date of birth (1997-01-03) 3 January 1997 (age 22)[2]
Place of birth Ipswich, England
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bristol City
Number 28
Youth career
0000–2013 Bristol City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Bristol City 1 (0)
2016Sutton United (loan) 3 (0)
2017Margate (loan) 2 (0)
2017–2018Cheltenham Town (loan) 38 (3)
National team
2013–2014 Wales U17 6 (1)
2014–2015 Wales U19 6 (0)
2017– Wales U21 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:32, 6 January 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:50, 16 October 2018 (UTC)

Joseff John Morrell (born 3 January 1997) is a Welsh footballer who plays for Bristol City.

Club career[edit]

Morrell began his career with Bristol City and signed a professional contract with the club in December 2012 after turning down an offer from Liverpool.[3][4] He made his debut on 8 October 2013 in a 2–1 Football League Trophy defeat against Wycombe Wanderers.[5]

In August 2016 it was announced that Morrell would join National League club Sutton United, initially on a one-month loan.[6] He made his first appearance for the U's as a substitute coming on at 61' in a 3–1 victory over Lincoln City at Sincil Bank on 13 August 2016, Sutton's first win in English football's fifth tier in 16 years.[7] One reporter described Morrell as having "had a great competitive debut overall".[8] He made two further substitute appearances in home victories against Torquay United and Macclesfield Town before returning to his parent club in early September 2016.

On 24 February 2017, Morrell joined Margate on loan for a month. He made his debut as a 58th minute substitute during a 2–0 home loss to Whitehawk.[9]

On 30 August 2017, Morrell signed for Cheltenham Town on loan until January 2018.[10]

International career[edit]

In October 2017, Morrell made his Wales U21 debut in a 3–1 victory against Liechtenstein.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 5 January 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bristol City 2013–14[12] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 1 0
2014–15[13] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015–16[14] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17[15] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18[16] Championship 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2018–19[17] Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 0
Sutton United (loan) 2016–17[15] National League 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Margate (loan) 2016–17[18] National League South 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Cheltenham Town (loan) 2017–18[16] League Two 38 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 39 3
Career total 44 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 48 3
  1. ^ Appearance in the Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retained List 2015–16" (PDF). English Football League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 December 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Joe Morrell". 11v11. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  3. ^ "City see off the pull of Liverpool as Joe Morrell stays in Bristol". This is Bristol. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Former Liverpool target and Wales under-17 captain Joe Morrell looks forward to starting professional career at Bristol City after leaving The Castle School". Gazette Series. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Full-time: Wycombe Wanderers 2 Bristol City 1". This is Bristol. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  6. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36987097
  7. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36994658
  8. ^ "A Sutton United front: Great away day at Lincoln City". Sutton Guardian. 15 August 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  9. ^ "The National League Official Website – Match Info". www.thenationalleague.org.uk. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  10. ^ "Bristol City's Joe Morrell, Taylor Moore and Freddie Hinds join Cheltenham on loan". BBC Sport. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Liectenstein U21 3–2 Wales U21". UEFA. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Games played by Joe Morrell in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Games played by Joe Morrell in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Games played by Joe Morrell in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  15. ^ a b "Games played by Joe Morrell in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  16. ^ a b "Games played by Joe Morrell in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Joe Morrell in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  18. ^ "J. Morrell". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 10 August 2017.

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