199 John Morris

Biography

Six foot tall centre half John Morris joined the Tigers in June 1926 but made only one appearance for the first team in a 2-3 reverse at home to Grimsby Town in March 1927. He left City in June 1927 and joined Bradford City, where he did not register any further senior appearances.

Born in an old mill at Murdostoun Castle near Shotts in central Scotland, Morris lived and worked in nearby Newarthill and played many seasons for Newarthill Thistle, who won the Lanarkshire Junior League in 1917 when Morris was still a teenager. He returned to Newarthill after his year at Bradford City and returned to working at the local colliery. Tragically, in July 1939 he was taken ill on the way to work, collapsed and died of heart failure just weeks after his 40th birthday.

Details

Nationality: Scotland
Date/Place of Birth: 13 July 1899, Shotts
Hull City First Game: 5 March 1927, Grimsby Town H (Division Two), 27 years, 235 days old
Hull City Final Game: 5 March 1927, Grimsby Town H (Division Two), 27 years, 235 days old

Clubs

Newarthill Thistle, Hull City (1926-1927), Bradford City (1927-1928)

Hull City Record

Career: 1 apps, 0 goals

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