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Previews of upcoming Morton first team matches - featuring squad updates, opposition analysis and betting guides.

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Match Preview - Morton vs Inverness (23rd April)

Morton v Inverness Caledonian Thistle - Match Preview by Russell Gordon. The penultimate round of the Championship’s regular season, and Morton’s final home game sees Billy Dodds’ Inverness coming down the A9 to slum it at Cappielow for a third time this season. With the Highlanders guaranteed a place in the promotion play-offs, Morton still require a solitary point, or for either Ayr United or Dunfermline to drop against Partick and Queen of the South respectively to secure our own pl

Match Preview - Morton vs Hamilton (16th April)

Morton v Hamilton- Match Preview by Russell Gordon. An afternoon of celebration awaits at Cappielow as Morton mark the 100th anniversary of our Scottish Cup win with the visit of Hamilton Accies. But there is also a job to be done, with the hosts requiring only a point to secure their Championship status for another year, whilst Accies require a win to do likewise. After Morton’s exorcising of the Stark’s Park ghost last weekend, both sides will also be eyeing Raith Rovers’ trip to Fir

Match Preview - Raith Rovers vs Morton (9th April)

Raith Rovers v Morton - Match Preview by Russell Gordon. It’s football for a fiver in Fife again as Morton visit the Kingdom for their penultimate away trip of the campaign to face newly crowned SPFL Trust Challenge Cup winners, Raith Rovers. With a place in the promotion play-offs probably out of reach by this stage for Morton, the focus will be on collecting three points to rid us of any lingering relegation fears, which weren’t helped by the Rovers’ capitulation to Dunfermline in th

Match Preview - Morton vs Kilmarnock (1st April)

Morton vs Kilmarnock – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. The TV cameras again rock up in Greenock tonight with Morton welcoming BBC Scotland and league leaders Kilmarnock to Cappielow as the Championship title race heads into its final straight, and the hosts look to finally dispel any lingering fears of relegation and a season of slumming it with wee Falkirk. For those who can’t make Cappielow on Friday, should you prefer the dulcet tones of Gerry and Andy to Michael Stewart and J

Match Preview - Morton vs Ayr United (26th March)

Morton vs Ayr United – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon and Craig Dunning Sixth place Morton will look to all but confirm Championship football in Inverclyde next season as they welcome eighth place Ayr United to Cappielow. Manager Dougie Imrie will be a welcome addition to the Cappielow dugout tomorrow for the first time since The Ton’s 2-1 win over Queen of the South, having now served his six-match touchline ban handed down for historic betting breaches. The Ton will be hoping the gaf

Match Preview - Dunfermline vs Morton (19th March)

Dunfermline vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Dougie Imrie’s men head to the ‘Kingdom of Fife’ this evening in the knowledge that one more win should guarantee that Championship football will return to Inverclyde next season. Late goals from Gavin Reilly and Robbie Muirhead secured an empathic win for the Sinclair Street side against Partick last Saturday, sparking wild celebrations inside Cappielow. Ton fans could be forgiven for hypothesising that one more win, either again

Match Preview - Morton vs Partick Thistle (12th March)

Morton vs Partick Thistle – Match Preview by Russell Gordon After a rare weekend of disappointment, Morton have spent the week dusting themselves down in preparation for the visit of Partick Thistle. With the Jags in action on their quagmire of a Firhill pitch- doing us a favour by taking all three points over our conquerors of last weekend, Queen of the South, by a single goal, it’s hoped that those exertions could give Morton an advantage heading into the game against a side that sti

Match Preview - Queen of the South vs Morton (5th March)

Queen of the South vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. At a time where the Cowshed faithful would be forgiven for looking up the table rather than down, Morton will look to leave Dumfries with a victory for the first time this season. Dougie Imrie’s side will take confidence from their last victory over the Championship basement side, coming less than a month ago at Cappielow, as The Ton scored two goals in two minutes to overturn a one goal deficit and claim all three points.

Match Preview - Morton vs Arbroath (26th February)

Morton vs Arbroath – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. The irresistible force faces up to the immovable object on Saturday as the Championship's form team host the league leaders in a match-up which could have all the makings of a thriller- not something that has often been anticipated when these two have met in recent years. With Kilmarnock in hot pursuit by picking up maximum points from their last two games as leaders Arbroath were exiting the Scottish Cup at the hands of Hibernian a

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Match Preview - Partick Thistle vs Morton (22nd February)

Partick Thistle vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon Morton will travel to Firhill this evening in a rearranged fixture following a festive call-off by the home side for an apparent waterlogged pitch. Dougie Imrie, who will serve the second match of a six-game touchline ban issued last week, will look to bounce back from his first league defeat in his new role. The Ton fell 1-0 to Imrie’s former side Hamilton on Saturday in a largely forgettable affair and will be looking to boun

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Match Preview - Hamilton vs Morton (19th February)

Hamilton vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Dougie Imrie’s Morton side will visit the gaffer’s old stomping ground on Saturday as The Ton look to stretch their unbeaten record under their new gaffer to seven matches. The Championship’s form side have shot up the table under the tutelage of former Accies player Imrie, as the Sinclair Street side look to distance themselves from the bottom end of the Championship. Following last week’s pulsating 2-1 victory against Queen of the

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Match Preview - Morton vs QOTS (12th February)

Morton vs Queen of the South – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. Queen of the South visit Cappielow on Saturday for a fixture rearranged from Boxing Day in the wake of both clubs' exits from the Scottish Cup, and which most observers would look upon as the proverbial six-pointer, with eighth placed Morton sitting 5 points ahead of the Doonhamers, who prop up the table. It's fair to say that such a cushion offers Morton much more room to manoeuvre than it does our visitors, but this has

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Match Preview - Inverness vs Morton (5th February)

Inverness CT vs Morton – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. For a third time already this season, Morton head up the A9 for a visit to Inverness hoping to complete the set after a defeat and a draw at the Caledonian Stadium already this season. After Friday night's TV thriller against Raith Rovers, the 'Ton can go into the fixture with a degree of confidence that we don't often have when visiting what hasn't been a particularly happy hunting ground down the years. For those unable t

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Match Preview - Morton vs Raith Rovers

Morton vs Raith Rovers – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. Morton and Raith Rovers return to league duty at Cappielow in front of the BBC Scotland cameras tomorrow night after very different Scottish Cup experiences last weekend. Whilst Morton were heartbreakingly close to causing an upset against high flying Motherwell at Fir Park, the Fifers were easing through with the minimum of fuss against North Region Juniors, Banks O' Dee. With restrictions lifted, there are no limits on th

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Match Preview - Motherwell vs Morton

Motherwell vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Dougie Imrie will take his new-look Morton side to lock horns with his old foes Motherwell. Imrie, who spent a total of seven seasons at The Steelmen’s rivals Hamilton, has taken seven points from his first three matches in the Sinclair Street dugout. Having taken a point away from promotion candidates Kilmarnock, followed by dismantling Dunfermline 5-0 at Cappielow, Imrie’s side showed their clinical side on Saturday, besting fell

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Match Preview - Ayr United vs Morton (15th January)

Ayr United vs Morton – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. What a difference a new manager and a couple of decent results makes. Two teams that have stunk out the Championship for the last couple of seasons are suddenly both going into Saturday's match at an eerie Somerset Park with a degree of optimism as the bounce at both clubs starts to take effect- a welcome change in Morton's case, certainly. With Government restrictions still keeping the crowd at a maximum of 500, there are no

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Match Preview - Morton vs Dunfermline (8th January)

Morton vs Dunfermline – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Morton will get back into the swing of things tomorrow after a less-than-hectic festive period. Dougie Imrie’s side were scheduled to face both Queen of the South and Partick Thistle on Boxing Day and 2nd January respectively, with both sides requesting postponements due to COVID-related issues. New manager Imrie will be officially welcomed to Cappielow by a reduced crowd of 500 and will be looking to this fixture as the perfect o

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Match Preview - Partick Thistle vs Morton (2nd January)

Partick Thistle vs Morton – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. As we leave 2021 and enter 2022, Dougie Imrie will look to build upon his solid start as Morton boss as they first foot Partick Thistle at Firhill. Imrie may well find that any hopes of that are scuppered by the weather however, with the Maryhill club already having announced a 10am pitch inspection ahead of Sunday's clash. With the weather forecast not looking terribly promising, and the Jags' previous home fixture aga

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Match Preview - Kilmarnock vs Morton (29th December)

Kilmarnock vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Following the postponement of Saturday’s Boxing Day fixture against Queen of the South, Dougie Imrie’s managerial career will now commence at Rugby Park. Imrie, stepping away from his role as Head of Youth Development, has spoken assertively about the improvements that are needed if The Ton are to remain in the Championship this season. Photo - GBR Photographs. Squad Update With the January transfer window du

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Match Preview - Morton vs QOTS (26th December)

Morton vs Queen of the South – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. The excitement and galvanisation of the Morton support after news broke of Dougie Imrie’s return to Cappielow lasted less than 24 hours, as further COVID restrictions were announced. The ramifications of these measures mean that only five hundred of the Cowshed faithful will be present to welcome the new gaffer into his post. While tuning in to listen to the timeless patter of Andy

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Match Preview - Arbroath vs Morton (18th December)

Arbroath vs Morton – Match Preview by Russell Gordon. With no sign of movement on the managerial front, it's expected that Derek Anderson will again lead Morton as they look to make amends for last Saturday's debacle against Inverness when they travel up the east coast to face an Arbroath team that are hoping to go ten games undefeated and with more than one eye on a place in the promised land of next season's Premiership. Squad News Brian McLean is still likely to miss out f

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Match Preview - Morton vs Inverness (11th December)

Morton vs Inverness CT – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon Morton will once again square off against Inverness tomorrow, rounding off a trinity of contests in short succession. Morton triumphed midweek, with Gary Oliver’s penalty securing a Fourth Round Scottish Cup trip to Fir Park to face Motherwell. Interim manager Derek Anderson will look to secure a positive result for the Sinclair Street side, a week after Gus MacPherson was relieved of his duties following last week’s pulsating 2-2

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Match Preview - Morton vs Inverness (7th December)

Inverness vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Managerless Morton will attempt to best Inverness for the first time this season, with a trip to Fir Park awaiting the victors of this evening’s Scottish Cup Third Round clash. As Billy Dodds’ side prepare for two trips to Greenock in five days, the Morton board will be focused on hiring Gus MacPherson’s successor, having been relieved of his duties following Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Ayr United. Photo - GBR Photographs

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Match Preview - Morton vs Ayr United (4th December)

Morton vs Ayr United – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon Morton will be relieved to return to more familiar surroundings tomorrow, welcoming Ayr United to Sinclair Street in a crunch match for both sides. The Ton will look to put a disappointing result and performance at Palmerston midweek behind them, conceding a winner less than two minutes after scoring a late equaliser themselves. The Ayrshire side will also be seeking to arrest their disappointing run of form, with their only win in

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Match Preview - Queen of the South vs Morton (1st December)

Queen of the South vs Morton – Match Preview by Dean McKinnon. Familiar foes Morton and Queen of the South will battle it out for a place in the final four of this season’s SPFL Trust Trophy tonight at Palmerston, with an away tie against League One Cove Rangers awaiting the victors. Gus MacPherson’s side performed well at the Caledonian Stadium on Saturday, with a Gavin Reilly goal securing a Scottish Cup replay at Cappielow next midweek. The Cappielow gaffer will hope his tweaked sys

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