MORTON versus Arbroath

Saturday 16 November 2019

Ladbrokes Championship

Cappielow Park, Greenock

Kick-off 3pm

Scene Setter

Morton begin the first of three home games in a row this week with a home game against Dick Campbell’s Arbroath side tomorrow afternoon in the Ladbrokes Championship.

The game follows the Ton’s 2-1 defeat away to Partick Thistle which saw the Sinclair Street side slip down to the relegation playoffs being 9th place in the league table.

A win will see the Ton escape the relegation playoffs dependent on results elsewhere in the league.

The Licthies go into the game after two wins on the trot and have saw themselves shoot up the table to 5th place in the league.

Dick Campbell’s men will be hoping to continue this good form away at Cappielow to challenge Inverness Caledonian Thistle who are on joint amount of points as Arbroath.

Morton Milestones & Significant Stats

9 – Striker McHugh is Morton’s top scorer this term with nine goals in thirteen starts and four substitute appearances.

40 – Chris Millar is one goal off of scoring a total of 40 goals for the club over his two spells and the midfielder will be hoping, if selected, he can reach this milestone and contribute with a goal against Arbroath

Ton Connections

Former Morton goalkeeper Derek Gaston signed for Arbroath in the summer of 2019 after a successful career at Morton. Gaston made over 200 appearances and pulled off some memorable saves in his time, including a sensational save to deny a Stephen Dobbie effort against Queen of the South two seasons ago.

Bobby Linn was also signed by Morton in 2007 however only featured for Morton in 5 matches in his time at the club.

Luke Donnelly came to Cappielow on loan from Celtic in the second half of 2016/17 season, making seven appearances during this time. After departing Celtic, the forward played for Queen’s Park and Stranraer before making his move to Arbroath in January this year.

Head To Head

5 November 2004: Arbroath 0-3 Morton

14 January 2005: Morton 2-0 Arbroath

4 March 2005: Arbroath 0-1 Morton

19 October 2019: Arbroath 1-0 Morton


Referee: Alan Newlands

Assistant one: Jordan Stokoe

Assistant two: Colin Drummond

Fan File

Admission prices are:

Adult | Fan Card: £18, Ticket: £20
Concession (Over 65, Student, and Under 21s) | Fan Card: £13, Ticket: £15
Child (12 – 17)^ | Fan Card: £10, Ticket: £10
Child (Under-12)* | Fan Card: £1, Ticket: £1

^Proof of entitlement must be provided for concessionary tickets, while proof of age is required for children between 12 and 17 and those between 18 and 20.
*Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Please note, prices apply irrespective of the day or time of purchase.

Supporters are asked to purchase in advance where possible in order to avoid excessive queues at the ticket office on a matchday.

Briefs can still be bought from the following outlets:

Smiths of Greenock – During opening hours, 9am – 5.30pm

Sinclair Street ticket office – Saturday matchdays from 12noon to 3pm

Tickets can also be purchased in advance online at or by calling the club on 01475 723571. These can be collected at the ticket office on matchday.

All home fixtures are also available to be pre-loaded onto fan cards via Interstadia’s dedicated club website,

Children Under-12 Go Free With Season Card and Fan Card

Children Under-12 in possession of a season card or fan card attend all home league fixtures free of charge, and parents are encouraged to sign their kids up for the campaign if they have not already done so.

Those children without a season card or fan card will be required to purchase a physical match ticket with scannable barcode at a cost of £1.

Image: David Bell