Giffnock, Renfrewshire born outside right Hugh Morris joined Clyde in 1915 from Rutherglen Glencairn, where he stayed seven years before signing for First Division club Manchester City in Augustf 1922, making his Football League debut at Sheffield United the same month. He made 61 appearances in two seasons at Maine Road, playing in their losing 1924 FA Cup semi final team beaten by eventual winners Newcastle United at St Andrew’s, before a transfer to Nottingham Forest in June1924.
His single season at The City Ground saw a single goal in 23 appearances before a move across the River Trent to Meadow Lane in March 1925, where he failed to make the Notts County first team. Released, he joined Southend United in September 1925, spending four seasons at The Kursaal scoring 15 times in 126 appearances. In July 1929 he joined Newport County but spent only a single season in South Wales, scoring 7 times in 24 matches before retiring from professional football in 1930.