Banner image

Author

James Crawley

James Crawley writes

Posted Wednesday, September 25th 2019

Morton commits future to City

Young midfielder James Morton has pledged his future to Bristol City, having signed a four-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months.

The midfielder will continue his development at Forest Green Rovers this season, who sit in fifth position in Sky Bet League Two.

Morton has made 10 appearances in his first two months, grabbing three assists and three man of the match awards.

The 20-year-old spent the 2018/19 season on loan at Bath, where he scored one goal and notched 12 assists in 50 appearances, en route to helping the Romans reach the Vanarama South play-offs.

City Chief Executive Officer Mark Ashton said: “To secure James’ services for another four, potentially five years, is a big statement. He is a very talented young player who has so much potential and I know he is very highly thought of.

“He is a fine example of the incredibly talented youth players we have within our ranks and he is part of a very exciting future at this football club.”

Latest News

🔎 MansionBet Match Preview: Nottingham Forest (H)

🔎 MansionBet Match Preview: Nottingham Forest (H)

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021

📝 Report: Watford Under-23s 2-4 Bristol City Under-23s

📝 Report: Watford Under-23s 2-4 Bristol City Under-23s

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021

Bournemouth 50/50 Matchday Draw Winners

Bournemouth 50/50 Matchday Draw Winners

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021

Loan watch: Buse and Allen in eight-goal thriller

Loan watch: Buse and Allen in eight-goal thriller

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021

Also from Bristol Sport

Sinckler and Randall named in England squad for Autumn series
Rugby icon

Sinckler and Randall named in England squad for Autumn series

Kyle Sinckler and Harry Randall have been named in Eddie Jones' England squad for the forthcoming Autumn Internationals at Twickenham.

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021 • Rugby

Loan watch: Lloyd's 12-point haul in dramatic Clifton defeat
Rugby icon

Loan watch: Lloyd's 12-point haul in dramatic Clifton defeat

Five Academy youngsters were in dual registration action over the weekend, as Dings Crusaders and Clifton suffered narrow defeats.

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021 • Rugby

Game Recap » Bristol Flyers II 78-62 Charnwood Riders
Basketball icon

Game Recap » Bristol Flyers II 78-62 Charnwood Riders

Bristol Flyers II claimed a win over the visiting Charnwood Riders to improve to a 1-1 record in NBL Division Two North.

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021 • Basketball

Highlights: Newcastle Falcons 13-5 Bristol Bears
Rugby icon

Highlights: Newcastle Falcons 13-5 Bristol Bears

Bristol Bears were edged out in a low-scoring affair at Kingston Park as two Brett Connon penalties in the final quarter saw Falcons take the spoils in the North East.

Posted: Sunday, October 17th 2021 • Rugby

Report: Newcastle Falcons 13-5 Bristol Bears
Rugby icon

Report: Newcastle Falcons 13-5 Bristol Bears

Bristol Bears were edged out in a low-scoring affair at Kingston Park as two Brett Connon penalties in the final quarter saw Falcons take the spoils in the North East.

Posted: Sunday, October 17th 2021 • Rugby