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Lewis Morgan (born 30 September 1996) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a winger for Sunderland, on loan from Celtic. Morgan has previously played for St Mirren and made his first international appearance for Scotland in May 2018.

Lewis Morgan
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Personal information
Full name Lewis Morgan
Date of birth (1996-09-30) 30 September 1996 (age 22)[1]
Place of birth Greenock, Scotland[2]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Sunderland
(on loan from Celtic)
Number 17
Youth career
2004–2013 Rangers
2013–2014 St Mirren
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 St Mirren 79 (16)
2018– Celtic 9 (0)
2018St Mirren (loan) 15 (5)
2019–Sunderland (loan) 17 (1)
National team
2017–2018 Scotland U21 9 (2)
2018– Scotland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:32, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 March 2019

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Club careerEdit

St MirrenEdit

Morgan started his career in the Rangers youth system before joining St Mirren on a two-year contract in September 2013.[3] Morgan made his debut for St Mirren on 27 September 2014 in a 2–1 home defeat to Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.[4]

On 14 May 2015, Morgan signed a two-year extension to his contract, running until 2017.[5] After breaking into the first team, Morgan signed a further one-year contract extension in August 2016, tying him to the club until 2018.[6]

CelticEdit

On 5 January 2018, Morgan signed a four-and-a-half year contract with Celtic and was immediately loaned back to St Mirren until the end of the season,[7] helping the club to win the 2017–18 Scottish Championship and achieve promotion. He was given the number 16 jersey upon moving to Celtic.[8]

On 10 July 2018, Morgan made his Celtic debut as a substitute in a 3–0 away win over Armenian side Alashkert in the first leg of the first qualifying round of the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League competition.[9]

Loan to Sunderland AFCEdit

Morgan was loaned to Sunderland on 31 January 2019.[10] He scored his first Sunderland goal in an EFL Trophy semi-final win over Bristol Rovers.[11] Morgan scored his first league goal for Sunderland on 19 April 2019 in a 2-0 home win against Doncaster Rovers.[12]

International careerEdit

In May 2018, Alex McLeish called Morgan into the senior Scotland squad for friendly matches against Peru and Mexico.[13] He made his full Scotland debut on 29 May 2018, in a 2–0 defeat to Peru.[14]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 19 December 2018
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
St Mirren 2014–15[15] Scottish Premiership 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2015–16[16] Scottish Championship 18 1 0 0 1 0 3[a] 0 22 1
2016–17[17] Scottish Championship 33 6 4 2 4 1 5[a] 1 46 10
2017–18[18] Scottish Championship 20 9 1 1 4 2 1[a] 1 26 13
Total 79 16 5 3 9 3 9 2 102 24
Celtic 2017–18[18] Scottish Premiership 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018–19[18] Scottish Premiership 9 0 0 0 1 0 3[b] 0 13 0
Total 9 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 13 0
St Mirren (loan) 2017–18[18] Scottish Championship 15 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 5
Sunderland (loan) 2019 EFL League One 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 105 21 6 3 10 3 12 2 133 29

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Sunderland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lewis Morgan Profile". Sky Sports News. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  2. ^ "St Mirren Profiles". St Mirren F.C. Official Website. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  3. ^ "ST MIRREN SIGN LEWIS ON 2 YEAR PRO CONTRACT". First Touch Football Coaching. 6 September 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  4. ^ "St Mirren 1 Celtic 2". BBC Sport. 27 September 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  5. ^ "New Deals for Jack, Lewis and Barry". Official St Mirren website. 14 May 2015. Archived from the original on 22 May 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Contract Extension for Lewis". Official St Mirren website. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Delight as Lewis Morgan signs for Celtic". celticfc.net. 5 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  8. ^ Celtic FC (23 June 2018), Celtic FC - Lewis Morgan hoping to make an impact on pre-season, retrieved 23 June 2018
  9. ^ "Alashkert 0-3 Celtic". BBC Sport. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Lewis Morgan: Sunderland sign Celtic winger on loan". BBC Sport. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  11. ^ Aiden Cusick (6 March 2019). "Sunderland fans react after Celtic-owned Lewis Morgan fires Mackems into EFL Trophy final". hitc.com. HITC Sport. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Sunderland 2-0 Doncaster Rovers". 19 April 2019. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Scotland pick Johnny Russell plus seven uncapped players including Lewis Stevenson & Lewis Morgan". BBC Sport. BBC. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  14. ^ Lamont, Alasdair (30 May 2018). "Peru 2–0 Scotland". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  15. ^ "Games played by Lewis Morgan in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  16. ^ "Games played by Lewis Morgan in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Lewis Morgan in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  18. ^ a b c d "Games played by Lewis Morgan in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  19. ^ Williams, Adam (31 March 2019). "Portsmouth 2–2 Sunderland". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 May 2019.

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