Morgan Gould

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Morgan Gould
Morgan Gould in Bafana Bafana Jersey.jpg
Gould with South Africa in 2010
Personal information
Full name Morgan Leonard Gould
Date of birth (1983-03-23) 23 March 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Soweto, South Africa
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Supersport United
Number 29
Youth career
Noordgesig Sundowns
Wits juniors
Bedfordview Country Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2008 Jomo Cosmos 81 (0)
2008–2012 Supersport United 99 (15)
2012–2016 Kaizer Chiefs 39 (0)
2016 – Supersport United 1 (0)
National team
2008–2013 South Africa 27 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 December 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 December 2013

Morgan Leonard Gould (born 23 March 1983) is a South African international footballer who plays professionally for Supersport United as a defender.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Soweto, Gould began his senior career with Jomo Cosmos in 2001, before moving to Supersport United in 2008.[1] He signed for Kaizer Chiefs in May 2012.[2]

Kaizer Chiefs[edit]

Gould was signed to Chiefs in July 2012 for R8,4million. He made his debut on 5 August 2012 against Mamelodi Sundowns losing 4-1.[3] He scored his first goal against student outfit Bidvest Wits in the Nedbank Cup winning 3-0 with him scoring the second goal in 49th from a header from the near post. In the first half Siboniso Gaxa also scored his first goal for Chiefs. Earlier that day Orlando Pirates lost 4-1 to SAFA Second Division student outfit, Maluti FET College.[4] He went to play only 9 games and 721 minutes in the 2012-13 season due to an achilles tendon surgery and a knee injury only recovering in pre-season.[5]

Supersport United[edit]

In July 2016, Gould made his return to Supersport United, to be reunited with his former Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter. He made his first start in a league match of the PSL Absa Premiership 2016/2017 season, in a 1-0 loss to Platinum Stars.

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of late former Kaizer Chiefs and Penarol player Samuel Goodenough Nkomo (b. 1953)[6]

International career[edit]

Gould made his international debut for South Africa in 2008,[1] and was a squad member at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.[7]

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