Morgan, Nicky

Birth Date

30th October 1959


East Ham, London



Biographical Text

Experienced striker Nicky Morgan played a dozen games for Exeter City during  the mid-1990s at the end of a 300-game Football League career during which time he scored over eighty times. His previous clubs included West Ham, Portsmouth, Stoke City and Bristol City. 

Nicky started at West Ham United, his boyhood club, as an apprentice before earning a professional contract in November 1977 and going on to make 21 league appearances for the club. After a loan spell with Den Haag, he moved to Portsmouth in March 1983 where he netted 32 goals in 95 league outings. Moving to Stoke City in November 1986 he made 88 league appearances (20 goals) ahead of a March 1990 switch to Bristol City where he featured in 80 league games scoring on 23 occasions.

After a loan spell with AFC Bournemouth, the 34-year-old Nicky arrived at Exeter City in February 1994 and made his debut against Blackpool on 5 February 1994. Appearing a dozen times before the end of the season, Nicky scored against Hartlepool, Huddersfield, Wrexham and Brighton. 

Having signed a short-term deal Nicky was out of contract in May 1994 and, leaving St James' Park, concluded his professional career after seventeen years.    







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