Callum Morton

Callum Damian Peter Morton (born 19 January 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Lincoln City on loan from West Bromwich Albion.[3]

Callum Morton
Personal information
Full name Callum Damian Peter Morton[1]
Date of birth (2000-01-19) 19 January 2000 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Torquay, England
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Lincoln City
(on loan from West Bromwich Albion)
Number 19
Youth career
2015–2017 Yeovil Town
2017–2018 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– West Bromwich Albion 0 (0)
2018–2019Braintree Town (loan) 14 (5)
2020Northampton Town (loan) 9 (5)
2020–Lincoln City (loan) 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:26, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Born in Torquay, England,[4] Morton joined the youth academy of Yeovil Town in 2015 signing a two-year scholarship in February 2016.[5] In January 2017, after scoring against them the previous month in Yeovil's 3–2 FA Youth Cup victory,[6] Morton signed for West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee.[7]

In January 2020 Morton joined Northampton Town on loan.[8] In June 2020 he won the EFL League Two Play-Offs with Northampton; he scored twice in the semi-final second leg against Cheltenham Town to help them overturn a 2–0 first leg deficit, and then scored once in the final as they defeated Exeter City 4–0.[9][10]

On 4 September 2020, it was announced that Morton, alongside West Brom team mate Alex Palmer, had joined Lincoln City on loan for the season.[11][12] He made his debut for Lincoln the next day, coming off the bench in the first round of the EFL Cup.[13] In the following round he would score his first goal for Lincoln City in a 5–0 win over Bradford City.[14] On 25 September, it was announced that Morton had suffered a shoulder injury and would miss a number of games.[15] On 3 November 2020, Lincoln City stated that Morton's injury had not improved as much as hoped, and that surgery might be required.[16] In January 2021 it was announced that his recovery was nearing its and that it was hoped he would be available to play in February.[17] He would return to action on 2 March 2021, coming off the bench against Fleetwood Town and scoring a goal for Lincoln City.[18]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 10 April 2021
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
West Bromwich Albion 2017–18[19] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018–19[20] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019–20[21] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020–21[22] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Bromwich Albion U23 2017–18[19] 3[a] 0 3 0
2018–19[20] 3[a] 0 3 0
Braintree Town (loan) 2018–19[2] National League 14 5 0 0 1[b] 0 15 5
Northampton Town (loan) 2019–20[21] League Two 9 5 0 0 0 0 3[c] 3 12 8
Lincoln City (loan) 2020–21[22] League One 9 2 0 0 2 1 1[a] 0 12 3
Career total 32 12 0 0 2 1 11 3 45 16
  1. ^ a b c Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearance in FA Trophy
  3. ^ Appearances in League Two play-offs

HonoursEdit

Northampton Town

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Club list of registered players as at 18th May 2019" (PDF). efl.com. The English Football League. p. 41. Retrieved 31 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "C. Morton: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "James Olayinka & Callum Morton: Northampton Town loan Arsenal and West Brom youngsters". 27 January 2020 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  4. ^ Thomas, David (31 January 2020). "Torquay United loan duo will stay to the end of the season". Devon Live. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 31 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Torquay Teenager Given Yeovil Town Scholarship". Ciderspace (an independent Yeovil Town FC website). 12 February 2016. Archived from the original on 8 April 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "It was such a proud moment". ytfc.net. Yeovil Town F.C. 7 December 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "West Brom: Who is Albion's latest academy recruit Callum Morton?". Birmingham Mail. Reach plc. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "James Olayinka & Callum Morton: Northampton Town loan Arsenal and West Brom youngsters". BBC Sport. 27 January 2020. Retrieved 30 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Cheltenham 0–3 Northampton". BBC Sport. 22 June 2020. Retrieved 30 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Exeter 0–4 Northampton". BBC Sport. 29 June 2020. Retrieved 30 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Premier League Duo Sign for The Imps on Loan". Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 4 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Lincoln sign Howarth, Palmer and Morton" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  13. ^ "MATCH REPORT: Crewe v The Imps – Carabao Cup 1st Round". Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 5 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "REPORT: Bradford City V The Imps". Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 15 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Michael Appleton 'fears the worst' over Lincoln City striker's injury". Lincolnshire Live. Retrieved 25 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Lincoln City boss issues injury update on Callum Morton and Max Melbourne". Lincolnshire Live. Retrieved 3 November 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ Whiley, Mark (22 January 2021). "Morton set to return to Imps to complete injury recovery". LincolnshireLive.
  18. ^ Whiley, Mark (3 March 2021). "Callum Morton an 'option' to start for Lincoln City after stunning return to action". LincolnshireLive.
  19. ^ a b "Games played by Callum Morton in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  20. ^ a b "Games played by Callum Morton in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  21. ^ a b "Games played by Callum Morton in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  22. ^ a b "Games played by Callum Morton in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  23. ^ Pilnick, Brent (29 June 2020). "Exeter City 0–4 Northampton Town". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. ^ "Sky Bet League Two: Manager and Player of the Month winners". www.efl.com. English Football League. 13 March 2020. Retrieved 8 January 2021.