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Jerry Morgan

Personal information
Full nameFrederick Morgan
Place of birthBristol, England
Place of deathBristol, England
Height5 feet 10 inches
Playing positionStriker - Inside Left

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Frederick "Jerry" Morgan was a professional footballer, who played for Bristol Rovers between 1919 and 1925 having previously played 2 games for Bristol City. He was part of a large footballing family - his brother Jim played for Wolves, and brother Tom played for Bristol City. His nephew William James Morgan also obtained 104 caps for Bristol Rovers between 1946 and 1952. Jerry Morgan scored two hatricks for Rovers, one against Worksop Town in a famous 9-0 cup victory in 1920, and the other against Norwich in 1923.

He served in the Royal Navy during WWI as a stoker on board the dreadnought HMS Malborough. He died of throat cancer in Bristol in 1953.


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