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Name: Michael Morrison
Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 03/03/1988
Height:6' 0" (183cm)
Weight:12st 0lbs (76.27kg)
Position: Defender


Michael Morrison became Nigel Pearson's first signing at the Leicester City helm when he arrived from Cambridge United on a two-year deal.

The 20-year-old centre-half  progressed through the youth set-up at the Abbey Stadium, making his debut for the Reserves at the age of just 15 - the youngest ever Cambridge United player to do so.

Manager Nigel Pearson said: "Michael is a young, promising player and I am delighted to have him on board.

"He's played over 100 games for Cambridge, which at just 20 years of age is some achievement.

"He comes with some outstanding recommendations and I am looking forward to working with him."

He signed his first professional contract and made his Conference debut at the age of 17 and has been an almost ever present for the U's since - making a total of 115 appearances.

The player was courted by a number of higher-level clubs during his time with Cambridge - training with the likes of Everton, Preston, Newcastle United, Watford and Chelsea.

He was twice named Young Player of the Year - most recently at the end of the 2007-08 campaign.

He played for Cambridge in their 2-1 defeat at Championship Wolves in January, 2008 and made a smooth step up to League One. Morrison made his debut against MK Dons on the opening day of the 2008-2009 season.


Season 2009 - 10

Competition Apps
(as sub)
Goals Yellow
League 9  (1) 1 2 0
FA Cup 2  (0) 1 0 0
League Cup 2  (0) 0 0 0

Career History:
Club Season Comp. Apps
(as sub)
Leicester City 2008 - 09League 32  (3) 3
  FA Cup 1  (2) 0
  League Cup 2  (0) 0
Cambridge 2007 - 08League 40  (1) 0
  FA Cup 5  (0) 0
Cambridge 2006 - 07League 46  (0) 1
Cambridge 2005 - 06League 21  (1) 2
  FA Cup 1  (0) 0
 Player Profiles
1 Chris Weale Goalkeeper  
2 Robbie Neilson Defender  
3 Ryan McGivern
(on loan from Man C )
4 Michael Morrison Defender  
5 Aleksandar Tunchev Defender  
6 Wayne Brown Defender  
7 Max Gradel
(on loan to Leeds )
8 Matt Oakley Midfielder  
9 Steve Howard Striker  
10 Andy King Midfielder  
11 Lloyd Dyer Midfielder  
12 Matt Fryatt Striker  
13 Conrad Logan Goalkeeper  
14 Stephen Clemence Midfielder  
15 Bruno Berner Defender  
16 Nicky Adams
(on loan to Orient )
17 Dany N'Guessan Striker  
18 Martyn Waghorn Striker  
19 Richie Wellens Midfielder  
20 Luke O'Neill Defender  
22 Yann Kermorgant Striker  
23 Dudley Campbell
(on loan to Derby )
24 Paul Gallagher Striker  
25 Jack Hobbs Defender  
26 Astrit Ajdarevic Striker  
27 Paul Dickov Striker  
28 Robbie Burns Midfielder  
29 Chris Powell Defender  
31 Carl Pentney Goalkeeper  
Aman Verma Midfielder  
Aman Verma Midfielder  
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