Home Sports Bristol City legend Scott Murray’s son Jay signs for Weston-super-Mare

Bristol City legend Scott Murray’s son Jay signs for Weston-super-Mare

75
0

The apple hasn’t fallen far from the tree in the Murray household, with junior a flying winger just like his father.

Bristol City legend Scott Murray made his name through his rampages up and down the wings, and his son Jay is following in his footsteps.

And the 20-year-old’s impressive form in recent seasons has earned him a move up the pyramid to Weston-super-Mare.

He played 30 minutes as a named trialist in Tuesday’s 2-1 friendly win over Exeter City at the Optima Stadium, joining Scott Bartlett’s squad for the upcoming Southern League season.

“Jay is a Weston boy and one we have monitored for a while,” Bartlett told the club’s website.

“He’s a direct, old fashioned winger with lots of energy and we are pleased to bring him into our group.”

Murray spent time in Weston’s academy before playing men’s football for village side Congresbury as a 16-year-old.

He then had spells in the Western League with Odd Down and Hengrove Athletic before attracting the attention of Clevedon Town, managed by another former City hero in Micky Bell.



Scott Murray celebrates scoring against Cardiff City for Bristol City

Murray played 50 games for Clevedon, scoring 18 goals and adding 11 assists, and he joins a Weston targeting promotion to the National League South.

“It’s a positive move for me moving up the leagues and I’m delighted to sign for the Seagulls,” Murray said. “It’s onwards and upwards. The hard work proceeds now into a new environment and for my journey in a tougher league. I can’t wait to get started”.

Sign up for our City newsletter



All the latest news, views, interviews, gossip and analysis concerning Bristol City, delivered straight to your inbox, every day at 12:00.

It’s completely free and you can sign up HERE

Murray Sr, 47, played more than 400 league games for City across two spells, scoring 74 goals.

Since his retirement, the Scotsman has spent close to a decade working as the Robins’ kit man.

Previous articleA370 blocked as car bursts into flames – live updates
Next articleDiabetes type 2: Diabetic neuropathy may cause sexual symptoms caused by high blood sugar

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here