Greenock Morton F.C.

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Greenock Morton F.C.
Full name Greenock Morton Football Club
Nickname(s) The 'Ton
Founded 1874
Ground Cappielow, Greenock
(capacity: 11,612)
Chairman Douglas Rae
Manager Allan McManus
League Scottish First Division
2008/09 Scottish First Division, 6th
Home colours
Away colours

Greenock Morton Football Club are a football team, who currently play in the Irn-Bru sponsored Scottish Football League First Division.[1] The club was founded as Morton Football Club in 1874, making it one of the oldest senior Scottish clubs.

Greenock Morton are popularly known as "The Pride of the Clyde" - a tradition which pre-dates the club's renaming in 1994 to celebrate the links with its home town of Greenock. The club has a traditional local rivalry with St Mirren F.C.

Name[change | change source]

  • 1874-1994 Morton F.C.
  • 1994-present Greenock Morton F.C.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Div 1 Table". BBC Sport. 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-09-03.