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Thomas Morgan (footballer)

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Full name  Thomas Morgan
1994–1997  Blackburn Rovers
Place of birth  Dublin, Ireland
Name  Thomas Morgan

Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Position  Midfielder
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Date of birth  (1977-03-30) 30 March 1977 (age 38)

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Thomas Morgan (born 30 March 1977) is a former Irish footballer.

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Career

Morgan had made his first appearance in the green shirt for the under-15s - against Northern Ireland in Belfast, as captain under manager Joe McGrath and had also played at under-16 and under-18.

Thomas Morgan came to prominence during the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championships where he captained the Irish team which won the bronze medal. During those championships he lined up alongside the like of Damien Duff to face players like Juan Román Riquelme and Esteban Cambiasso of Argentina. At that time he was on the books of Blackburn Rovers and was highly regarded by the club having signed on his sixteenth birthday. There were offers to play with English lower league clubs but Morgan decided to return to Ireland and signed for St Patrick's Athletic where he won back to back league titles in '98 and '99.

Morgan moved to Newry Town F.C. in the Irish League making a scoring debut at Omagh Town on the 26 August 2000.

He returned to the League of Ireland where he spent time with Bray Wanderers (39 total appearances), Shelbourne (where he won back to back league titles in '03 and '04) and Dundalk before joining Kildare County at the beginning of the 2006 season.

His first cousin is Wesley Hoolahan.

Honours

St Patrick's Athletic
  • League of Ireland Premier Division (2): 1997-98, 1998-99
  • Shelbourne
  • League of Ireland Premier Division (2): 2003, 2004
  • Ireland
  • FIFA World Youth Championships
  • 1997 - Republic of Ireland - Bronze medal
  • References

    Thomas Morgan (footballer) Wikipedia


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