Player #488

Appearances:

14

Starts:

14

Goals:

1

Seasons:

3

Jimmy McMorran
Jimmy McMorran

Source: Football card #1 Jimmy McMorran issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, fourteenth series.

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Jimmy McMorran
Jimmy McMorran

Source: Football card #1 Jimmy McMorran issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, fourteenth series.

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Jimmy McMorran

Position

Forward

From

1960-61

To

1962-63

IMAGE CREDIT

Jimmy McMorran

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

17
18
19

Division

D1
D1
D1

Appearances

14
2
12
0

Starts

14
2
12
0

Substitute

0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0

Goals

1
0
1
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

James Wilson McMorran

Birth Date

Thursday, 29 October 1942

Birth Place

Muirkirk, Ayrshire

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

Ayr Schools

From

For

Free

On

October 1959

Previous Clubs

Ayr Schools |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Third Lanark

For

Free

On

February 1963

Subsequent Clubs

1962-64 Third Lanark |
1964-68 Walsall |
1968 Swansea Town |
1968-69 Walsall |
1969 Notts County |

Jimmy McMorran
Jimmy McMorran

Source: Football card #1 Jimmy McMorran issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, fourteenth series.

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Jimmy McMorran
Jimmy McMorran

Source: Football card #1 Jimmy McMorran issued by J F Sporting Collectibles, Leicester under the 1960s Footballers series, fourteenth series.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1961-62 Aston Villa, Free, 14 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Joe Mercer |

First Squad Appearance

Monday, 3 April 1961

Debut Appearance

Monday, 3 April 1961

Bolton Wanderers (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 10 February 1962

Final Appearance

Saturday, 24 March 1962

Burnley (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 24 March 1962

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Jimmy McMorran

Player #488 for Aston Villa, James Wilson McMorran, known as Jimmy McMorran, played as a forward for the club.

Jimmy played for Villa in 1960-61 and 1961-62 making 14 appearances, scoring once.

Jimmy was born in Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland on 29 October 1942 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Monday, 3 April 1961 aged just 18.

Villa had signed Jimmy from Ayr Schools in June 1958 and he signed professional forms with the club in October 1959.

Jimmy made two appearances as Villa finished 9th in their return to Division One but didn’t feature in Villa’s run to the League Cup final in 1960-61 and didn’t play in either leg of the final against Rotherham United that was held over to the 1961-62 season due to fixture congestion.

Jimmy appeared in all three competitions for Villa the following season - League, FA Cup, League Cup - but played his final game for Villa on Saturday, 24 March 1962 aged 19 before moving on to Third Lanark in February 1963.

Jimmy had played under manager Joe Mercer.