Norwich City loan watch: Morris on target for Dons as he clocks up 150th career appearance

PUBLISHED: 15:37 29 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:46 29 January 2020

Norwich City striker Carlton Morris is on loan at MK Dons 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City striker Carlton Morris is on loan at MK Dons Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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Norwich City striker Carlton Morris marked the 150th appearance of his club career with an important goal for loan club MK Dons.

The 24-year-old striker nodded in an equaliser from a corner early in the second half as MK Dons won 2-1 at home against Rochdale in League One on Tuesday, with Russell Martin's team moving six points clear of the relegation zone.

Morris is still under contract at City until 2021 and has scored six goals in 32 games this season in the third tier, ending a loan spell with Rotherham to join Martin at Stadium MK this month.

Those 150 appearances - including four for City's U21s in the EFL Trophy - have been racked up with other loan spells at Shrewsbury, Oxford, Hamilton and York but the former England U19 international saw last season ruined by injury.

He has 26 goals to his name but still his only senior appearance for Norwich was as a late substitute in a 1-0 home loss to Wigan in the Championship in March 2015, when Alex Neil was in charge.

Louis Thompson is also on loan with the Dons and started, playing 68 minutes of the game as he continues searching for full fitness after his own injury issues.

Elsewhere, Canaries defender Sean Raggett returned to former club Lincoln City and played the full 90 minutes as in-form Pompey won 2-0 to bolster their play-off hopes.

Raggett told south coast newspaper The News: "I've got nothing but love and respect for Lincoln Football Club, the people who work here and the fans.

"I had a great time here so it was nice to come back and see some faces. I really had a great time here and I see the crowd are as noisy as they always are. They always make a lot of noise and were excellent, but so were our fans.

"It was really good to be here and I enjoyed it. A lot of the players have left but there's still a few players around and lot of the staff are still here. They all looked after me well here so it was good to catch up and of course get the win."

There was also a fourth goal of the season for Diallang Jaiyesimi but it was a disappointing night for League Two leaders Swindon, losing 3-1 at Colchester.

- You can watch Morris's goal for MK Dons in the video above

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