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Owls Confirm Morrison Signing

Wednesday have confirmed the signing of Leicester City defender Michael Morrison for an undisclosed fee.

Morrison has signed a three-and-a-half year deal at Hillsborough after completing his medical yesterday and will be allocated squad number six.

The 22-year-old follows Plymouth Argyle defender Reda Johnson to Wednesday in the space of a week as Alan Irvine's second signing of the January transfer window.

Irvine said: "He is player I have known for a long time. He is a good age at 22 and has a lot of experience for a young player.

"Michael has played mainly as a centre back but also at right back. He is a good defender who attacks the ball well, he is aggressive and mobile and a player who has excellent all-round potential."

The former Cambridge United player wanted out of Leicester after boss Sven-Goran Eriksson failed to guarantee him regular first-team football at the Walkers Stadium.

More signings are set to follow as Owls chairman Milan Mandaric helps Irvine bolster his squad for a push for promotion from League 1 this season.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 7 2011

Time: 11:23AM

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Welcome to Wednesday, Michael!
welshyowl
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07/01/2011 11:26:00

Great signing looks like we could have a new look defence and more competion for places can only be good a win on saturday would round it off nicely.
beverley owl
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07/01/2011 11:43:00

Obviously building the club with younger players to hopefully become major assets in the coming years, how exiciting!! Can't wait to see who else we can bring in over the next few weeks. Is he related to Clinton ha ha, maybe a brother from a different Mother!!
sussexowl
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07/01/2011 11:47:00

good times. hungry young players on decent length contracts are the way forward. welcome to hillsborough michael and nice work super milan.
DEZZYP
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07/01/2011 11:48:00

welcome michael - a future owls captain me thinks. Centre midfielder and pacey striker please santa - i mean milan
carlton owl
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07/01/2011 12:04:00

Agreed carlton,read a few leicester fans posts,seem disapointed hes gone. Apparently cracking with head from corners etc. Shades of big Nigel !
INOUTFLS
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07/01/2011 12:22:00

schweeeeet. and more to come.
Carbone's Padawan
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07/01/2011 12:27:00

Has anyone else noticed that he looks black on here but white on the wednesday official site?!?! Good signing though and very happy! Welcome Michael!
Owls That!
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07/01/2011 12:48:00

Sounds a good signing for us,can play at right back as well as centre half.Was Nigel Pearsons first signing as Leicester boss,wish him well-welcome to the Owls.
leons gloves
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07/01/2011 12:50:00

You're getting a decent player here boys, I'm fairly disappointed to see him leave in honesty. Regular for us in League One in his first season from non-league football and did very well, and then again in the Championship last year. Good luck for the season.
Jb_lcfc
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07/01/2011 15:14:00

tan like a bodybuilder on that pic
ozzietheowl
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07/01/2011 18:29:00

I said he was related to clinton!
sussexowl
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10/01/2011 14:14:00

 

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