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    Morton -V- Inverness CT - Report

    Xmas Cheer

     

    Tom Walsh does like an early goal and he did it again scoring the opener after 17 minutes to put the visitors ahead. It should have been two moments later but Brad Mckay headed just wide from close range. Sean Welsh hit the post from the spot after Kerr Waddell was sent off. Just after the interval Aaron Doran headed home via the crossbar after a short corner had been taken. Scott Tiffoney pulled a goal back for Morton who perked up after a double substitution just after the hour. Mark Ridgers produced a wonder save to deny Reece Lyon an equaliser with ten minutes left. Inverness held on thereafter to record a 2-1 win.

    Inverness were unchanged from last weeks starting XI which meant George Oakley started up front with Jordan White on the bench.

    Morton had Kerr Waddell in for the injured Buchannan, but his day was cut short when he was red carded after 34 minutes for fouling George Oakley in the box.

    Full Report to follow..............

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    Caley Stan summed it up neatly:- 

    While it was a shame to see us reduced to clear at all costs after such a composed first half performance, I suppose it was at least another demonstration of the great spirit that this side possesses. And it was a crucial 3 points that gives us a wee cushion in 4th place - I'd be delighted with that come May. 

    A word for Cappielow, a delicious relic full of really sound folk. Always a great welcome for the kids (who paid £1 each) and a wide range of well priced sweets. Not complaining about the leg-room, but I'd love to get my feet on that terracing someday. :thumbup:

    Here's the match footage from Cappielow..........

     

    Here's Robbo on the Official Facebook page talking post Morton.....

     

    Jonatan Johansson was disappointed with the outcome but happy with the commitment shown by his 10 men.

     

    And to round off our Xmas, thanx for the three points and have a wee sing song with these wonderful singers.

     


    Date: 22/12/2018 Venue: Cappielow Attendance: 1608 Referee: Steven Reid
     
    Morton: 1

    • Lineup:  Gaston; McKeown, Kilday, Waddell, Tumilty, McAlister, Millar,
    • Tidser (MacLean 84), Telfer (Lyon 62), McHugh, Thomson (Tiffoney 62) 
    • Subs (not used): Scully; Bell, Armour, Eardley.
    • Scorers: Tiffoney (73)
    • Booked: Millar (90+2)
    • Sent Off: none

    Inverness CT: 2

    • Lineup: Ridgers; Rooney, Mckay, Donaldson, McCart, Walsh, Welsh (MacGregor 85), Chalmers,
    • Doran (Trafford 76), Polworth, Oakley (White 45)
    • Subs (not used): Hoban, Austin, Nicholson
    • Scorers: Walsh (17), Doran (49)
    • Booked: Oakley (30), Rooney (66), Macgregor (90+2), Polworth (90+2)
    • Sent Off: none

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