UK time is: 12:49:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Where are they now?

The midfielder spent a successful loan spell at the seaside during the 2005-06 season when Simon Grayson was taking his first tentative steps into management.

Morris was signed on loan from Leeds United and made an excellent impression on the Pool faithful with a number of whole - hearted displays with no lack of quality.

The left sided player scored his first goals for the club against Scunthorpe in the 5-2 win on Sky in what was Grayson`s first game in charge as permanent manager.

Morris scored twice that day, with his second a sublime left foot curler from 20 yards into the top corner.

Ian went on to make 21 starts for Pool, scoring one more goal in a 4-2 home success over Doncaster.

At the end of the season Morris returned to Leeds but eventually signed for Scunthorpe on a permanent basis, with the Seasiders plumping for a certain Wes Hoolahan to play on the left wing. We may not have known it at the time but Hoolahan instead of Morris proved to be a shrewd move by Grayson.

Morris scored three goals in Scunny`s promotion season last year. This time round Scunthorpe haven`t been helped by Morris`s knee injury which has limited him to 16 league appearances for the Iron. Scunthorpe look to be heading back to League One, where, perhaps Morris will be at his best. Having said that, the Irishman is only 21 and probably has the potential of playing at Championship level in the future. All the best Ian and thanks for the brief but happy memories!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The journalist

Writer: TangerineLordy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 31 2008

Time: 1:42PM

Your Comments

Honest enough lad, great goals v Scunny. Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
Certainly were great goals...good squad player.
sandgroanun
I still think he'd do a job for us.
toronto_pool
Always liked Morris, grafter as well. Will always be remembered for his 2nd against Scunny
worsleyseasider
Is he out of contract in the Summer?
sandgroanun
Think he is, get on the ham'n'bone.
BlueAmigo
If he's only 21 will Larry be interested? Seems he dosen't like 'em young !!!!
crossy2425
Yeah, I agree with Jack; a good player who's done alright in the Championship this season.
AbelBFC
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackpool Articles

why not join up to our forum (Monday September 29 2014)

MEET THE REF: V Middlesbrough (Sunday September 28 2014)

Blackpool 1-3 Norwich (Sunday September 28 2014)

HALF TIME: Blackpool 0-0 Norwich (Saturday September 27 2014)

Blackpool team V Norwich (Saturday September 27 2014)

Head to Head v Norwich City (Friday September 26 2014)

Last time out (Friday September 26 2014)

Cubero could make debut (Friday September 26 2014)

Miller turns to old team mates (Friday September 26 2014)

Spirit keeping us going (Wednesday September 24 2014)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. premier 1 468
2. Bear1951 424
3. SmartBloke 222
4. Layton_Seasider 218
5. BobHatton 176
6. Albert Ramsbottom 151
7. SaskPool 150
8. Bribaba 123
9. whitey1942 101
10. Hastings 96

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Wigan 9 2 2 5 -2 8
19. Rotherham 9 2 2 5 -6 8
20. Huddersfield 9 2 2 5 -10 8
21. Birmingham 9 1 4 4 -8 7
22. Bolton 9 1 2 6 -8 5
23. Fulham 9 1 1 7 -12 4
24. Blackpool 9 0 2 7 -9 2

Breaking League News

Wigan v Forest: Vital Match Preview
Forest : 30/09/2014 12:22:00
RUFC - Evans 'Broadfoot Was Excellent'
Rotherham : 30/09/2014 11:27:00
Big Game Preview - Latics v Forest
Wigan : 30/09/2014 11:19:00
RUFC - Evans 'Big Decision To Recall Rowe'
Rotherham : 30/09/2014 11:15:00
Rate The Ref: Derby away
Bournemouth : 30/09/2014 10:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%