Tributes paid to Former Leitrim Coach John Morrison

Former Leitrim assistant manager John Morrison has died.

The Armagh man served as assistant to Mickey Moran with Leitrim between 2009 and 2011.

The well-respected GAA coach in his career worked with Armagh, Antrim, Donegal, Derry, Mayo, Leitrim and Cavan and also managed the Monaghan ladies senior team.


Morrison was Mayo coach in 2006 alongside manager Mickey Moran as they reached an All-Ireland final against Kerry.

Many tributes have been paid to the popular football man.

Martin McGowan was a selector with John Morrison on the Leitrim team and he’s been paying tribute to him.

Speaking in September 2018, John Morrison told Shannonside FM that possesion is the key factor in football and Gaelic football has followed many other sports, in the way it is played.