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
Ground Capacity 11,612
Chairman Douglas Rae
Manager Allan McManus
League Scottish First Division
2008/09 Scottish First Division, 6th

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.