Roger Morgan
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Roger Morgan

Roger Morgan
Personal information
Full name Roger Ernest Morgan
Date of birth (1946-11-14) 14 November 1946 (age 74)
Place of birth Walthamstow, London, England
Position(s) Winger
Youth career
- Queens Park Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964-1969 Queens Park Rangers 180 (39)
1969-1972 Tottenham Hotspur 68 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roger Ernest Morgan (born 14 November 1946) is an English former footballer, born in Walthamstow, London,[1] who played as a winger in the Football League for Queens Park Rangers[2] and Tottenham Hotspur.[3]

Morgan came through the ranks at Queens Park Rangers to make his debut in a 2-2 draw against Gillingham on 3 October 1964.[4] He scored QPR's first ever goal at Wembley, their first goal in the 1967 Football League Cup Final against West Bromwich Albion, which QPR won 3-2 with further goals from Rodney Marsh and Mark Lazarus to overturn a two-goal deficit.[5]

In total, Roger played 180 league games for QPR scoring 39 goals[2] before joining Tottenham Hotspur in 1969.[1] Injury forced his early retirement in 1973.

He spent 18 years at West Ham United as Football in the Community Manager.[6] Roger Morgan coached David Beckham as a youngster.

Morgan's identical twin brother Ian also played for QPR. They adopted different hairstyles in order to tell them apart when playing in the same team.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Roger Morgan Tottenham Hotspur FC". Football Heroes. Sporting Heroes Collections. Retrieved 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Queens Park Rangers : 1946/47-2008/09". UK A-Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 2009.
  3. ^ "Tottenham Hotspur : 1946/47-2008/09". UK A-Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 2009.
  4. ^ Westerberg, Kenneth. "1964/65" (Excel spreadsheet). QPRnet. Retrieved 2009.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Murphy, Alex (2 May 2009). "Mike Keen: Footballer who captained Third Division Queen's Park Rangers to League Cup victory in 1967". The Independent. Retrieved 2009.
  6. ^ a b "Blast From The Past". Queens Park Rangers F.C. 1 April 2008. Retrieved 2009.

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