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Stephen Joseph Morrow (born July 2, 1970 in Belfast) is a Northern Ireland former football player. July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is the second-largest city in Ireland. ... Royal motto: Quis separabit (Latin: Who will separate?) Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685,267 122/km² NUTS 1... In typical game play, players attempt to move towards a goal through individual control of the ball, such as by dribbling (running with the ball close to their feet); by passing the ball from team-mate to team-mate; and by taking shots at the goal. ...


Morrow first played for Bangor as youth, before joining London club Arsenal in July 1987. A versatile utility man, who could play at full back, centre back or midfield, Morrow had loan spells at Reading, Watford and Barnet, before making his debut for Arsenal as a substitute in a First Division match on April 8, 1992 against Norwich City, in place of the injured Nigel Winterburn. In the meantime, he had already made his full international debut for Northern Ireland, in May 1990 against Uruguay; he went on to win 39 caps for his country from then until 1999. Bangor FC is a Northern Ireland football club playing in the Irish Football League. ... The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are a football club based in north Londonare managed by a few madhar chauds with the likes of Hillwood and Dein. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Most football games include a position called fullback or full back. ... In the sport of Association football, each of the eleven players in a team are assigned to a particular named position on the field of play. ... In association football a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders. ... Reading F.C. is a football team, based in the English town of Reading and currently playing in the Football League Championship. ... Watford Football Club is an English Football League team located in Watford, Hertfordshire. ... Barnet Football Club are an English football team from Barnet, a town on the northern edge of Greater London. ... A substitute is a player in football who is brought on to the pitch during a match in exchange for an existing player. ... From the 1992-1993 to the 2003-2004 season, the Football League First Division was the highest division of The Football League and the second-highest division in the overall English football league system. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Norwich City Football Club is a football club based in Norwich, England. ... Nigel Winterburn (born December 11, 1963 in Nuneaton, England) is a retired English footballer who formed part of the legendary Arsenal back four of the late 1980s and all of the 1990s. ... First International Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Ireland; February 18, 1882) Largest win Northern Ireland 7 - 0 Wales (Belfast, Northern Ireland; February 1, 1930) Worst defeat Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Ireland; February 18, 1882) World Cup Appearances 3 (First in 1958) Best result Quarterfinals, 1958 European Championship Appearances none... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Morrow became a semi-regular in 1992-93, as well as suffering the most notorious moment of his career. He played most of his matches in midfield (replacing the injured Paul Davis, as Arsenal got to both the League Cup and FA Cup semi-finals. Morrow started the League Cup final against Sheffield Wednesday; after falling behind to a John Harkes goal, Arsenal equalised through Paul Merson, and then Merson set up Morrow to score the winner (which was also his first goal for the club). In the celebrations after the match, Arsenal skipper Tony Adams attempted to pick up Morrow and parade him on his shoulders, but Adams slipped and Morrow awkwardly hit the ground. He broke his arm and had to be rushed to hospital. Paul Davis (born December 9, 1961) is an English former footballer. ... The FA League Cup The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... Sheffield Wednesday are a football club in the English Football League, based in Sheffield, UK. Sheffield Wednesday won the play-offs of Football League One on 29 May 2005 to win promotion to the Football League Championship. ... John Harkes (born March 8, 1967 in Kearny, New Jersey) is a talented American soccer player. ... Paul Charles Merson (born 20 March 1968) is a former English football player, now player-manager of Walsall. ... Tony Alexander Adams MBE, (born October 10, 1966) is an English football player and manager. ... ARM may stand for: Most likely: ARM Ltd (originally Advanced RISC Machines) ARM architecture CPU design or one of its derivatives developed by ARM Ltd (originally called The Acorn RISC Machine) Adjustable rate mortgage Annotated Reference Manual (C++) Artificial rupture of membranes (see amniotic sac) the ISO 3166-1 3... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ...


As a result, Morrow missed the rest of that season, including the FA Cup final (also against Wednesday), where Arsenal completed the Cup Double. Before the final kicked off, Morrow received his League Cup winners' medal, making him the only player ever to have picked up a medal before a Cup final, much to the delight of football trivia buffs everywhere.


Morrow was fit enough by the start of the next season but played fewer matches (only 13, as opposed to 25 the previous season). However, one of those was the scene of an Arsenal triumph, the club's 1994 Cup Winners' Cup win over Parma; in an Arsenal midfield depleted of John Jensen, David Hillier and Martin Keown, the 23-year-old Morrow partnered 20-year-old Ian Selley in central midfield, both playing the game of their lives as Arsenal beat Parma 1-0 with an Alan Smith goal. 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The Cup Winners Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic cup competitions. ... Parma A.C. (Associazione Calcio) is an Italian football club based in Parma, nicknamed the Gialloblu. ... John Jensen (born 3 May 1965) is a former Danish international footballer who is now a coach. ... Martin Raymond Keown (born July 24, 1966) is an English footballer. ... Alan Martin Smith (born November 2, 1962 in Bromsgrove) is a former English footballer, most notably associated with Arsenal. ...


Morrow went on to play over 20 matches, including a second Cup Winners' Cup final (which Arsenal lost to Real Zaragoza), the following season, but never found favour under new Arsenal boss Bruce Rioch, who only gave the Irishman five matches in 1995-96. After the arrival of Arsène Wenger in 1996, Morrow was told he was surplus to requirements at Highbury, and he was loaned to Queens Park Rangers in March 1997; the deal was made permanent that summer. He played 85 games for Arsenal in total, scoring three goals. Real Zaragoza is a Spanish football team from Zaragoza in Aragón. ... Bruce Rioch (born September 6, 1947) is a former football player and coach. ... Arsène Wenger Arsène Wenger, (b. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Queens Park Rangers Football Club are an English football team, from Shepherds Bush, London. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


At QPR, Morrow was initially a regular, but the club struggled, going from contenders for promotion to the Premiership to facing relegation to the Second Division. Injuries to his shoulder ligaments ruled Morrow out for most of the 1999-2000 season, and he lost his place in the side. Morrow later had a loan spell at Peterborough United, but it did not become permanent, and he was released on a free transfer in the summer of 2001. FA Premier League logo The FA Premier League (which, for sponsorship/legal reasons, is often referred to as the Barclays Premiership in the UK and the Barclays English Premier League internationally) is a league competiton for English Football clubs located at the top of the English football league system (above... From the 1992-93 to the 2003-04 season, the Football League Second Division was the second-highest division of The Football League and the third-highest division in the overall English football league system. ... Peterborough United F.C. are an English football team currently playing in League Two for the 2005-06 season. ... In football (soccer), a free transfer involves a team releasing a player once their contract has expired. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Struggling to find a club in the UK, Morrow moved to the United States to play for Major League Soccer side Dallas Burn. He spent two seasons at Dallas (who renamed themselves FC Dallas in 2004), before retiring because of a persistent neck injury. He is now a assistant coach at the club. MLS logo This article refers to the current outdoor soccer league and should not be confused with the earlier indoor soccer league the Major Soccer League. ... Year Founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Stadium Pizza Hut Park Coach Colin Clarke, 2003- All-Time Leaders* Games Jason Kreis, 247 Goals Jason Kreis, 91 Assists Jason Kreis, 65 Shutouts Matt Jordan, 30 First Game Dallas Burn 0 - 0 San Jose Clash (Cotton Bowl; April 14, 1996) Largest Win... 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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