The Importance of Glenn Murray

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The striker scored a superb goal on Saturday after collecting the ball faced away from goal, wrong-footing the defender, drawing the keeper out and slotting it home with his weaker foot.

Glenn Murray, the player who led Brighton’s League One promotion charge in 2010/11 with 22 goals, is now leading the charge for the Seagulls’ second attempt at automatic promotion from last season.

The Cumbrian-born striker has acquired 6 goals in 10 starts this season and doesn’t look like slowing down. His reign of goalscoring form is no surprise, he managed 4 goals in his first 6 games for the Seagulls after joining from Rochdale in the 2007/08 season. A natural goal scorer.

He was awarded MOTM on Saturday, his second of the season. Brighton fans will be hoping he can repeat his performance tonight against a solid Wolves side.

Whatever happens this season, we all know Glenn Murray will be one of the most crucial parts of the difference between play-offs and top two.

Image courtesy of: Reuters


Style of play

Fellow goal scorer, Sam Baldock said this about Glenn Murray:


Glenn Murray’s 2016/17 so far…

12 appearances

6 goals

2.7 shots per game

61.7% pass success percentage

3.3 aerial duels won per game

2 Man of the Match awards

7.07 average rating


Article by George Carden


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