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James Morrison

28-Year-Old Midfielder     West Bromwich Albion  Premier

STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Illness    EST. RETURN:  11/29/2014
Birthdate:  May 25, 1986    
Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  141 lbs    

September 21, 2014    James Morrison News

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Morrison scored the winning goal in Sunday's 1-0 win at Tottenham.

Morrison headed home from a Chris Brunt corner to give the visitors a surprise win at White Hart Lane. This was Morrison's first start of the season although fantasy owners shouldn't rely on Morrison given his injury problems as well as low goal and assist numbers.

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James Morrison: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 31, 2014

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Morrison made his first league appearance of the season as a substitute during Saturdayís 3-0 loss at Swansea.

Morrison replaced captain Chris Brunt in the 72nd minute and was unable to have an impact on a game that was already well beyond West Bromwich Albion. Morrison had a dangerous shot parried by Swansea keeper Lukasz Fabianski late on and is likely to slot into the starting line-up after the international break. Fantasy owners should be mindful of Morrisonís regular injury woes and low numbers for both goals and assists.

August 26, 2014

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Morrison made his return from a knee injury as a substitute in West Bromwich Albionís penalty shootout victory over Oxford United in the Capital One Cup second round on Tuesday.

Morrison entered the fray in the 64th minute and ended up playing for the remainder of normal time in addition to 30 minutes of extra time before missing the first spot kick in the post-game shootout. Morrison regularly suffers with injuries and this, as well as low numbers in both goals and assists, make him a weak fantasy player

August 20, 2014

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Morrison (knee) was fit enough for Mondayís Under-21 game and only didnít play due to rules on the number of over-age players, manager Alan Irvine told the club website.

Morrison has an outside chance of making the squad for Saturdayís game against Southampton and is good value to pick up a handful of assists as a key part of the teamís midfield.

August 8, 2014

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Morrison will miss Saturday's friendly against Porto with a knee injury, Express and Star reports.

Despite sitting out Saturday, Morrison will still have a shot to play in the EPL opener against Sunderland on Aug. 16. With the long season ahead, resting Morrison is likely more precautionary than anything else.

April 17, 2014

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Morrison's ankle continues to keep him from training, and he is considered a serious injury doubt for Monday's match at Manchester City, the Birmingham Mail reports.

Morrison has just one goal this season, although all three of his assists have come in 2014. That being said, he remains a weak fantasy option, especially with his injury status.

April 10, 2014

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Morrison faces a late fitness test on his ankle ahead of Saturday's match against Tottenham, the club's official web site reports.

Manager Pepe Mel said that if Morrison is unable to play, Chris Brunt will start in his place. Morrison has one goal and three assists in 27 games this season, with all of the assists coming in 2014.

February 2, 2014

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Morrison picked up a knock in training Friday and is out for Sunday's match against Liverpool, Chris Lepowski of the Birmingham Mail reports.

Morrison had recorded assists in each of his last two Premier League matches, but he'll have to wait until next weekend at Crystal Palace to try to extend his streak.