Skip to main content

West Bromwich Albion FC Player Profiles

  • 7

UPDATED 07:05 17th July 2012

JAMES Morrison is Albion's longest-serving player, having arrived back in August 2007 for an initial fee of £1.5million.

* The Scotland international moved from Middlesbrough as part of Tony Mowbray's new-look Albion side - a team that went onto win the 2008 Championship title.

* Morrison is currently contracted to Albion until summer 2016.

* The midfielder represented England at every level up to Under-20, but pledged his international future to Scotland in the summer of 2007, qualifying through his grandparents, and made his full senior international debut in a 3-1 friendly defeat by the Czech Republic in May 2008. 

* He was named as the joint runner-up in the club's official Player-of-The-Season award in 2008/09, but the he suffered a frustrating time the following season due to a heel problem. 

* Since then Morrison has been one of Albion's most consistent performers with his form blossoming during the 2011/12 season under Roy Hodgson.

* Previously the Darlington-born man played a key role in Boro's FA Youth Cup triumph in 2004, scoring twice in the 3-0 first leg win at Villa and adding to his collection of personal milestones in May 2006 by claiming a UEFA Cup runners-up medal.

* In total he has played for seven Albion managers or head coaches, in a period stretching six Barclays Premier League campaigns and also taking in two promotions and one FA Cup semi-final.

* Up to summer 2015, Morrison had made 259 appearances, scoring 29 times.