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Hibernian Player James Morton Details

Morton, James

Games Played33 [Show all]
Games Started33
Games On As Sub0
Goals11 (including 1 penalty)
Yellow Cards0
Red Cards0
DebutVs Motherwell on 29/12/1906 in Scottish League (A 0-0)
First GoalVs Port Glasgow Athletic on 05/01/1907 in Scottish League (H 1-0)

Season Breakdown

 Scottish LeagueScottish CupLeague CupOtherTotal
SeasonStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)Goals
1907/190812 (0)31 (0)10 (0)00 (0)013 (0)4
1906/190713 (0)47 (0)30 (0)00 (0)020 (0)7
Totals25 (0)78 (0)40 (0)00 (0)033 (0)11

Last 5 Games Started

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
25/01/1908HomeScottish Cup (R1)AbercornWon5-0
18/01/1908HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 22)Queen's ParkWon4-1
02/01/1908AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 19)DundeeWon1-0
14/12/1907AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 17)KilmarnockLost0-3
07/12/1907AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 16)Queen's ParkWon2-1

Last 5 Games Scored In

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
25/01/1908HomeScottish Cup (R1)AbercornWon5-0
16/11/1907HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 13)Heart of MidlothianLost2-3
09/11/1907HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 12)Partick ThistleWon6-0
15/04/1907HomeScottish League (Division One (old) / 29)Partick ThistleDrawn2-2
02/03/1907HomeScottish Cup (R3)St MirrenDrawn1-1

Current Comments

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Morton, James

Date of Birth :- Leith 22/08/1885
Signed From :- Newtongrange Star
Sold To :- Bradford City

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 07/02/2011 - 13:55

James Morton was a centre-forward who, after a brief spell with Hibs, travelled south to play for Bradford City, Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur. Returned to Scotland to play for St Bernards, before signing for Barnsley on 29/08/1913. His last club was Bristol City, whom he joined on 10/04/1914.

Source :- "The Who's Who of Barnsley FC" by Grenville Firth and David Wood (DB Publishing)

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 15/04/2012 - 00:55

'The death occurred at his residence, 2 Murano Place, Edinburgh, yesterday, after a long illness, of James Morton ..........

When his playing days were over he went to Nuneaton, near Birmingham, as a trainer.'

Source :- "Edinburgh Evening News - Friday 30 July 1926" (edited by moderator)

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 08/11/2014 - 01:30

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