|Full name||Carlton John Morris|
|Date of birth||16 December 1995|
|Place of birth||Cambridge, England|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|2014||→ Oxford United (loan)||7||(0)|
|2014–2015||→ York City (loan)||8||(0)|
|2015–2016||→ Hamilton Academical (loan)||32||(8)|
|2017||→ Rotherham United (loan)||8||(0)|
|2017–2018||→ Shrewsbury Town (loan)||42||(6)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:12, 12 May 2018 (BST)|
Carlton John Morris (born 16 December 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Championship club Norwich City. He has had previous loan spells with Oxford United, York City, Hamilton Academical and Rotherham United.
Born in Cambridge, Morris began his career in the youth system at Norwich City at the age of 11. He became an academy scholar in the summer of 2012 and won the FA Youth Cup with Norwich in May 2013. In December 2013, he signed a professional contract until the summer of 2016.
On 4 August 2014, Morris joined Oxford United on loan until 1 January 2015. He made his debut on 9 August 2014, starting in a 1–0 defeat to Burton Albion in League Two. He scored his first goal in professional football in his next appearance on 12 August 2014, starting again as Oxford defeated Bristol City in the first round of the League Cup. After 10 appearances, he was recalled by Norwich on 23 October 2014.
On 27 November 2014, Morris joined another League Two club, York City, on loan until 4 January 2015. He made his debut two days later as a 77th-minute substitute for Wes Fletcher in York's 1–1 away draw with Plymouth Argyle. His loan was extended for another month in January 2015 before returning to Norwich on 9 February having made eight appearances for York.
On 15 July 2015, Morris joined Hamilton Academical on a six-month loan, shortly after signing a new two-year contract with Norwich. He made his Scottish Premiership debut on 1 August in Hamilton's 0–0 home draw with Partick Thistle. On 18 August 2015, Morris scored his first goal for Hamilton in a 4–0 home victory over Dundee United. On 2 January 2016, he extended his stay with Hamilton until the end of the 2015–16 season. Morris returned to Norwich in May 2016, following 10 months on loan at Hamilton having featured in 33 matches, scoring eight goals.
After featuring for Norwich under-23s in the EFL Trophy, Morris joined Championship club Rotherham United on 31 January 2017 on loan until the end of 2016–17, although he did not link up with the team until mid March due to injury. He made his debut as a substitute in the 5–1 defeat away to Queens Park Rangers on 18 March 2017.
On 11 July 2017, Morris joined League One club Shrewsbury Town on a season-long loan, becoming their ninth summer signing. He scored his first goal for the club in a 3−2 victory over Rochdale at New Meadow on 19 August.
Morris has been described as strong and as being able to hold up the ball.
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Oxford United (loan)||2014–15||League Two||7||0||—||2||1||1[a]||0||10||1|
|York City (loan)||2014–15||League Two||8||0||—||—||—||8||0|
|Hamilton Academical (loan)||2015–16||Scottish Premiership||32||8||1||0||0||0||—||33||8|
|Norwich City U23||2016–17||—||—||—||4[b]||1||4||1|
|Rotherham United (loan)||2016–17||Championship||8||0||—||—||—||8||0|
|Shrewsbury Town (loan)||2017–18||League One||42||6||4||1||0||0||8[c]||3||54||10|