Trevor Morley
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18. Trevor Morley


Date of Birth 20th Mar 1961

Trevor Morley played for the successful All Whites Under 13 team and scored a hat trick against Bramcote Hills on the 1st April 1973.

Rejected as a teenager by Derby County. he was forced to move into non-league football with Corby Town and Nuneaton Borough with whom he won the Southern League title in 1982 In the summer of 1985 Morley moved to Northampton Town for £20,000 making his debut of Burnley on 17 August 1985

After scoring 39 league goals in 139 appearances for Northampton, Morley was signed by manager Mel Machin for Manchester City in January 1988 as part of an exchange deal that saw Tony Adcock move to the County Ground. The deal valued Morley at £235,000.

Signed by manager Lou Macari at the end of 1989, Morley joined West Ham United from City in a deal that saw Ian Bishop also move to Upton Park, and Mark Ward travel in the other direction. Morley was valued at £450,000.

He later had a spell scouting for Arsenal in Norway and, in 2000, took on the manager's role at Bergen Sparta of the Norwegian Fifth Division.