Monday, 25 October 2010
171 Steve Morgan
Played : 1990-91 to 1991-92
Appearances : 23
Goals : 3
Steve was signed from Oldham on deadline day 1991 to replace the departed Peter Costello. In 1987 he had become their youngest ever player (not sure if that record still stands or not) but that was one of only two League appearances for them. In 1989-90 he went on loan to Wrexham who played him on the wing and he scored once in 7 appearances. He also appeared for Wales' Under-21 side.
Steve was on a hiding to nothing when he made his debut away at York coming into the side as an inexperienced replacement for a player whose sale was a real shock to fans. The floppy-haired Keanu Reeves-alike answered the doubters in the best way possible with two well-taken goals sending everyone home happy. Steve was never that impressive again and indeed Sutton substituted him in the next game for not trying hard enough. He was contracted for the following season but usually had to make do with the bench as Steve Whitehall and Andy Flounders joined the club.
He was released in summer 1992 and dropped into the Conference with Stalybridge Celtic. I had a friend at work who supported them and he wasn't particularly enthusisatic about him.