01/01/2000

Morton v Airdrie 9th August 2003



Airdrie v Morton Sept 11 2001




Aiden Fulton

Full Name: Aiden Fulton
Age: 17 (01.01.1994)
Position: Left-Midfield
Born: Greenock, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 0"
Transfer In: Free - St Mirren
Date Signed: ??.08.2011 (1 year)
Contract Expires: ??.05.2012
Former Clubs: St Mirren
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Just a couple of months after joining the under-19s squad from St Mirren, Fulton was an unused substitute for the first team in a match against Hamilton at Cappielow (15.10.2011).


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=223

Soccerbase profile: http://www.soccerbase.com/players/player.sd?player_id=62721
Link
Wikipedia profile:

Bryan Hodge

Full Name: Bryan Hodge
Age: 24 (23.09.1987)
Positions: Central Midfield; Left Midfield
Born: Hamilton, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
International Honours: 2 Scotland under-20 Caps, 0 Goals
Height: 5' 10"
Transfer Fee: Trial - Unattached
Date Signed: 05.08.2011
Date Left: 22.08.2011
Transfer Out: Trial Ended
Former Clubs: Blackburn Rovers (England), Mansfield Town (England) [loan], Millwall (England) [loan], Darlington (England) [loan], Partick Thistle, Morton [trial]
Current Club: Brechin City
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Hodge was listed as a trialist for matches against Ross County (06.08.2011) and Raith Rovers (20.08.2011), but was an unused substitute on each occasion.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2010/11:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


soccerbase profile: http://www.soccerbase.com/players/player.sd?player_id=46286

wikipedia profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryan_Hodge

Paul Di Giacomo

Full Name: Paul Di Giacomo
Age: 29 (30.06.1982)
Position: Right-Midfield; Centre Forward
Born: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Other Nationalities: Italian
International Honours: Scotland under-16 caps
Height: 5' 11"
Transfer In: Free - Ross County
Date Signed: 01.06.2011 (1 year)
Contract Expires: 01.06.2012
Former Clubs: Kilmarnock, Stirling Albion [loan], Partick Thistle [loan], Airdrie United, Ross County
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Di Giacomo's paternal grandfather was born in Italy.

He was called up to a Scotland under-21 squad for a match against Latvia (27.09.2001) but never featured in the match.

Di Giacomo has played in a Scottish Cup final, a League Cup final and two Challenge Cup finals.

He scored four goals on his Morton debut against Stranraer in the Ramsdens Challenge Cup (23.07.2011).


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0,0,0 Lge Cup 0,0,0 Ch. Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0,0,0

Totals:
League: 0,0,0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0,0,0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=196



Thomas O'Ware

Full Name: Thomas O'Ware
Age: 18 (20.03.1993)
Position: Left-Back; Centre-Back, Central Midfield
Born: Irvine, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
International Honours: 3 Scotland Schoolboy (under-18) Caps, 0 Goals
Height: 6' 2"
Transfer In: Free - Bonnyton Thistle
Date Signed: 28.10.2011 (1 year)
Contract Expires: ??.05.2012
Former Clubs: Rangers, Kilmarnock, Bonnyton Thistle [youth], Middlesbrough [trial]
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: After just three games with the under-19 squad, O'Ware was brought in to the first team and made his debut in a Scottish Cup tie against Deveronvale (19.11.2011). He retained his place for the next week's 2-2 draw with Queen of the South (26.11.2011).

He had an unsuccessful trial with Middlesbrough in the summer of 2011.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=267

Soccerbase profile: http://www.soccerbase.com/players/player.sd?player_id=63311

Kevin McCann

Full Name: Kevin James McCann
Age: 24 (11.09.1987)
Position: Right-Back; Central Midfield, Left-Back
Born: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
International Honours: 4 Scotland under-21 caps, 0 Goals
Height: 5' 10"
Transfer In: Trial
Trial Started: 12.08.2011
Transfer In: Free - Unattached
Date Signed: 22.08.2011 (4 months)
Contract Expires: 01.01.2012
Former Clubs: Hibernian, Inverness Caledonian Thistle [loan], Morton [trial]
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: McCann played two trial matches with the club - against Livingston (13.08.2011) and Raith Rovers (20.08.2011) - and was subsequently offered a short-term deal.

He lives in Erskine.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=254

Soccerbase profile: http://www.soccerbase.com/players/player.sd?player_id=45920

Creag Little

Full Name: Creag Little
Age: 18 (16.04.1993)
Position: Centre-Back
Born: Greenock, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
International Honours: 1 Scotland under-17 cap, 0 Goals
Height: 6' 4"
Transfer In: Free - St Mirren
Date Signed: 20.07.2011
Contract Expires: 20.07.2012
Former Clubs: St Mirren
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Little was signed for the under-19s squad in the summer of 2011, but impressed enough to spend all of pre-season with the first team, before going on to feature in pre-season friendlies and taking a place on the bench when the season began.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=228

Soccerbase profile: http://www.soccerbase.com/players/player.sd?player_id=60441

Andy Graham

Full Name: Andrew Graham
Age: 28 (22.09.1983)
Position: Right-Back; Centre-Back
Born: Dunoon, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 2"
Transfer In: Free - Hamilton Academical
Date Signed: 13.06.2011 (1 year)
Contract Expires: 13.05.2012
Former Clubs: Glasgow Amateurs, Stirling Albion, Hamilton Academical
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Graham is a Morton supporter from Dunoon.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0,0,0 Lge Cup 0,0,0 Ch. Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0,0,0

Totals:
League: 0,0,0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0,0,0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=200



Ross Forsyth

Full Name: Ross David James Forsyth
Age: 29 (20.11.1982)
Position: Left-Back; Left Wing-back
Born: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 10"
Transfer In: Free - Stirling Albion
Date Signed: 13.05.2011 (1 year)
Contract Expires: 13.05.2012
Former Clubs: St Johnstone, Stirling Albion
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous:

Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0,0,0 Lge Cup 0,0,0 Ch. Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0,0,0

Totals:
League: 0,0,0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0,0,0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=201



Sharukh Khatri

Full Name: Sharukh Khatri
Age: ?? (??.??.19??)
Position: Goalkeeper
Born: ?
Nationality: ?
Height: ?' ?"
Transfer In: Youth
Date Signed: ??.??.2011 (1 year)
Contract Expires: ??.05.2012
Former Clubs:
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Under-19 back-up goalkeeper Khatri was an unused substitute in a Scottish Cup third round tie against Deveronvale on 19 November 2011 due to a goalkeeping crisis, in which Dominic Cervi was unavailable due to terms of his loan agreement, while Colin Stewart and Matthew McGinley were injured.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, clean sheets:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0 Lge Cup 0 Ch. Cup: 0 Scot C: 0*

Totals:
League: 0 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Clean Sheets


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=261

Soccerbase profile:

Wikipedia profile:

Matthew McGinley

Full Name: Matthew McGinley
Age: 23 (15.08.1988)
Position: Goalkeeper
Born: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland
Height: 6' 2"
Transfer In: Free - Rutherglen Glencairn
Date Signed: 23.09.2011 (8 months)
Contract Expires: 23.05.2012
Former Clubs: Vale of Clyde [juniors], Rutherglen Glencairn [juniors]
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: McGinley signed an amateur deal with Morton until the end of the 2011/12 season after impressing in a four-week trial arranged by a management company he signed up with.

He made a surprise debut away at Livingston on 22 October 2011, and conceded a penalty for a foul on the edge of his box, although video replays suggested the foul took place outside the box.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, clean sheets:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0 Lge Cup 0 Ch. Cup: 0 Scot C: 0*

Totals:
League: 0 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Clean Sheets


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=256


Wikipedia profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_McGinley

Player Stats 2011/12

Last Updated: 08.05.2011

Appearances - All Competitions (44 matches)

S. McCaffrey: Starts 41 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 1
M. Tidser: Starts 41 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 0
A. Jenkins: Starts 38 Sub App 4 Unused Sub 0
M. Smyth: Starts 38 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 2
G. Evans: Starts 34 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 2
C. Stewart: Starts 33 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 10
K. McKinlay: Starts 30 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 3
D. O'Brien: Starts 27 Sub App 9 Unused Sub 2
S. Kean: Starts 26 Sub App 10 Unused Sub 3
P. Weatherson: Starts 21 Sub App 18 Unused Sub 1
C. Monti: Starts 20 Sub App 13 Unused Sub 3
B. Graham: Starts 20 Sub App 12 Unused Sub 5
G. Holmes: Starts 20 Sub App 12 Unused Sub 4
D. MacGregor: Starts 18 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 1
F. Bachirou:
Starts 17 Sub App 9 Unused Sub 5
D. Lyle:
Starts 17 Sub App 4 Unused Sub 0
K. Cuthbert: Starts 11 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 31
Darren Young: Starts 10 Sub App 4 Unused Sub 2
S. Fitzharris: Starts 9 Sub App 6 Unused Sub 0
K. Kelbie: Starts 3 Sub App 11 Unused Sub 6
J. Toto: Starts 3 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 0
S. Greacen: Starts 3 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 4
R. Kane: Starts 1 Sub App 4 Unused Sub 1
N. Shephard: Starts 1 Sub App 1 Unused Sub 3
E. Malone: Starts 1 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 0
P. Cregg: Starts 1 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 0
N. MacFarlane: Starts 0 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 2
A. Deans:
Starts 0 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 1
D. McDaid: Starts 0 Sub App 0 Unused Sub 1


Players Used: 26 (+ 3 unused sub)


Goalscorers (all competitions)

11 - Brian Graham
10 - Allan Jenkins
8 - Peter Weatherson
7 - Stewart Kean
6 - Derek Lyle
6 - David O'Brien
4 - Carlo Monti
2 - Kevin Kelbie
1 - Graeme Holmes
1 - Michael Tidser
1 - Stuart McCaffrey


Goalscorers (league only)

8 - Allan Jenkins
7 - Brian Graham
6 - Peter Weatherson
5 - Derek Lyle
5 - David O'Brien
3 - Stewart Kean
3 - Carlo Monti
1 - Michael Tidser
1 - Stuart McCaffrey


Assists


5 - Brian Graham
4 - Michael Tidser
4 - Peter Weatherson
3 - Graeme Holmes
3 - Carlo Monti
3 - David O'Brien
3 - Stewart Kean
2 - David MacGregor
2 - Stuart McCaffrey
2 - Marc Smyth
2 - Derek Lyle
2 - Allan Jenkins
1 - Kevin McKinlay
1 - Colin Stewart
? - (Assist for Jenkins at Dundee)


Clean Sheets

9 - Colin Stewart
4 - Kevin Cuthbert


Goals Conceded

48 (in 34 matches) - Colin Stewart
11 (in 11 matches) - Kevin Cuthbert


Discipline

M. Tidser: Yellow Cards 8 Red Cards 1
M. Smyth: Yellow Cards 5 Red Cards 1
D. MacGregor: Yellow Cards 4 Red Cards 1
C. Monti: Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 1
S. Fitzharris: Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 1
S. McCaffrey: Yellow Cards 7 Red Cards 0
K. McKinlay: Yellow Cards 5 Red Cards 0
G. Evans: Yellow Cards 5 Red Cards 0
B. Graham: Yellow Cards 4 Red Cards 0
A. Jenkins: Yellow Cards 4 Red Cards 0
D. Lyle: Yellow Cards 3 Red Cards 0
S. Kean: Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
D. Young: Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
P. Weatherson: Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
F. Bachirou: Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
G. Holmes: Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
P. Cregg: Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
D. O'Brien: Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0

* A player sent off for two bookable offences is credited with one yellow and one red card.

Dominic Cervi

Full Name: Dominic Cervi
Age: 25 (09.07.1986)
Position: Goalkeeper
Born: Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Nationality: American
Other Nationalities: Italian
International Honours: 2 USA under-23 caps
Height: 6' 6"
Transfer In: 2 month loan - Celtic
Date Signed: 03.11.2011 (2 months)
Contract Expires: 03.01.2011
Former Clubs: Norman Celtic '86 [youth] (USA), Tulsa Golden Hurricane [College] (USA), Celtic, Dundee [loan]
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Cervi holds an Italian passport due to having great-grandparents who were born there.

He has been called up to the full US national squad. He was an unused substitute for a 1-0 win over South Africa on 17 November, 2010, but is yet to win a full cap.

Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, clean sheets:

2011/12:
Div 1: 0 Lge Cup 0 Ch. Cup: 0 Scot C: 0*

Totals:
League: 0 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Starts, 0 Sub App, 0 Clean Sheets


*As part of Cervi's loan agreement, he was not eligible to play in the Scottish Cup.


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=270


Wikipedia profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominic_Cervi

http://www.celticfc.net/player.php?id=13

http://www.ussoccer.com/Teams/MNT/C/Dominic-Cervi.aspx
Morton 2011 /12

(click name for profile)

Staff

Chairman: Douglas Rae
Manager:
Allan Moore
Assistant Manager: Mark McNally
Goalkeeping Coach: David Wylie
Under-19s Manager: Mick Rankin
Under-19s Coach: David MacLeod
Under-19s Coach: Scott McKellar

Goalkeepers
Dominic Cervi (on loan from Celtic)
Alistair Deans (under-19)
Shahrukh Khatri (under-19)
Matthew McGinley
Colin Stewart

Defenders
Grant Evans
Ross Forsyth
Andy Graham
Creag Little (under-19)
Stuart McCaffrey
Kevin McCann
Thomas O'Ware (under-19)
Marc Smyth

Midfielders
Fouad Bachirou
Paul Di Giacomo
Sean Fitzharris
Bryan Hodge (no longer with the club)
Aiden Fulton (under-19)
Declan McDaid (under-19)
Darren McGeouch
David O'Brien
Michael Tidser
Derek Young

Attackers
Archie Campbell
Andy Jackson
Peter MacDonald
Peter Weatherson


Notable Youth-Team Players
Sean Burns
Lewis Hawke
Reece McGillion
Martin Orr
Conor Ramsay
2010/11 Ins and Outs

In

  • Kevin Kelbie (Bosman - Ballymena United)
  • David O'Brien (Bosman - Stirling Albion)
  • Marc Smyth (Bosman - Airdrie United)
  • Graeme Holmes (Free - Unattached)
  • Stewart Kean (Free - Unattached)
  • Tarik Bengelloun (Free - Unattached)
  • Fouad Bachirou (Free - Unattached)
  • Grant Evans (6 month loan - Hamilton)
  • Stuart McCaffrey (Free - St Johnstone)
  • Jonathan Toto (Amateur - Unattached)
  • Sean Fitzharris (3 month loan - Celtic)
  • Darren Young (Free - Unattached)
Out
  • Erik Paartalu (Bosman - Brisbane Roar)
  • James Grady (Released)
  • Allan McManus (Released - Dumbarton)
  • Ryan McGuffie (Bosman - Queen of the South)
  • Kevin Finlayson (Released - Clyde)
  • Stevie Masterton (Released - Crawley Town)
  • Dominic Shimmin (Released - Dundee)
  • Donovan Simmonds (Released - Rushden & Diamonds)
  • Alex Walker (Released - East Stirling)
  • Alan Reid (Released)
  • Jim McAlister (Bosman - Hamilton)
  • Iain Russell (Bosman - Livingston)
  • Ryan McWilliams (Released - Ayr)
  • Neil MacFarlane (Released)
  • Nathan Shephard (Loan - Glenafton)
  • Ryan Kane (Loan - Glenafton)

Martin Orr

Full Name: Martin Orr
Age: 18 (09.04.1993)
Position: Right-Back
Born: Greenock, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 7"
Transfer In: Youth
Date Signed: ??.??.2010
Contract Expires: ??.??.2012
Former Clubs:
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Current under-19s player Orr played at centre-back in a 4-0 Renfrewshire Cup semi-final victory over Carlton YMCA in May 2010.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2010/11:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0
2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=149

Soccerbase profile:

Ross McLaughlin

Full Name: Ross McLaughlin
Age: ?? (??.??.199?)
Position: Centre Back
Born: ?, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' ?"
Transfer In: Youth
Date Signed: ??.??.2010
Date Left: ??.05.2011
Transfer Out: Released
Former Clubs: Morton
Current Club: Unknown
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Ross McLaughlin spent the 2010-11 season with the under-19s squad, but played at centre-back in a 4-0 Renfrewshire Cup semi-final victory over Carlton YMCA. He was 17 years old at the time.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2010/11:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=176

Soccerbase profile:

Steven McAfee

Full Name: Steven McAfee
Age: 18 (04.06.1993)
Position: Centre Forward
Born: Greenock, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 0"
Transfer In: Youth
Date Signed: ??.??.2010
Date Left: ??.08.2011
Former Clubs: Morton
Current Club: Unknown
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: McAfee came to Ton fans' attentions when the Greenock Telegraph revealed that Aston Villa were tracking his progress after impressive performance for the under-19s.

At the time, then-head of youth John Laird said: "The Villa scout also came to talk to me about Steven McAfee after we had played a game against the Celtic under-19s. Steven played really well in that match and he scored a wonderful goal from about 30 yards."

He made his first appearance for the club in a 4-0 Renfrewshire Cup semi-final victory over Carlton YMCA on 3 May, 2010 - and scored after coming off the bench in the 59th minute.

McAfee left the club early in the 2011-12 season. There was no mention or official reason given by the club for his departure. But rumours on the unofficial fans' forum suggested he quit.Link


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2010/11:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0
2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=146

Soccerbase profile:

Declan McDaid

Full Name: Declan McDaid
Age: 16 (22.11.1995)
Position: Left Midfield; Right Midfield
Born: Greenock, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 7"
Transfer In: Youth
Date Signed: ??.??.2010
Contract Expires: ??.05.2012
Former Clubs:
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Declan came to Ton fans' attentions when the Greenock Telegraph revealed that Celtic, Aston Villa and Sunderland were tracking his progress after impressive performance for the under-17s and under-19s while just 15-years-old.

According to head of youth John Laird, Celtic had made verbal offers of between £25,000 and £35,000 from Celtic - but those were rejected.

Towards the end of the 2010/11 season, Declan began travelling with the first-team squad in order gain experience of what it would be like to be in and around the top team.

He made his first appearance for the club in a 4-0 Renfrewshire Cup semi-final victory over Carlton YMCA on 3 May, 2010 - and scored after coming off the bench at half-time.

Four days later, he was an unused substitute in the final game of the 2010-11 First Division season - a 3-2 defeat away to already-relegated Stirling Albion.

Although born in Greenock, he is from nearby Dunoon.


Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2010/11:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0
2011/12:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 0,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


2010-11 [under-17s]


Scoring against Carlton in Renfrewshire Cup semi




Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=176

Soccerbase profile:

Alistair Deans

Full Name: Alistair Deans
Age: 18 (25.08.1992)
Position: Goalkeeper
Born: Irvine, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 2"
Transfer In: Youth
Date Signed: 01.08.2010
Contract Expires: ??.??.20??
Former Clubs:
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Under-19s goalkeeper, Alistair Deans, was the firts player from John Laird's youth system to appear in the first-team squad. On Tuesday 5 April, 2011 he was on the bench for Morton's 2-0 win over Stirling Albion due to Kevin Cuthbert's injury.

Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, clean sheets:

2010/11:
Div 1: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 1,0,0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 0

Totals:
League: 0, 0, 0 Lge Cup: 1,0,0 Ch Cup: 0,0,0 Scot C: 0

Overall: 0 Start, 0 Sub App, 0 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=47

Soccerbase profile: http://www.soccerbase.com/players/player.sd?player_id=59221

Wikipedia profile:



Derek Lyle

Full Name: Derek Lyle
Age: 30 (13.02.1981)
Position: Centre Forward
Born: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5' 9"
Transfer: Free - Unattached
Date Signed: 14.01.2010 (4 months)
Contract Expires: 08.05.2011
Former Clubs: Partick Thistle, East Stirlingshire [loan], Queen of the South [loan], Queen of the South, Stirling Albion [loan], Dunfermline Athletic [loan], Dundee, Hamilton Academical, Morton
Current Club: Hamilton Academical
Honours With Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous:

Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

2010/11:
Div 1: 15, 4, 5 Lge Cup 0 Ch. Cup: 0 Scot C: 1,0,1

Totals:
League: 15, 4, 5 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 1,0,1

Overall: 16 Starts, 4 Sub App, 6 Goals


Links

gmfc.net: http://www.gmfc.net/Squad/&player=191



Joe Harper

Full Name: Joseph Montgomery Harper
Age: 62 (11.01.1948)
Position: Striker
Born: Greenock, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
International Honours: 4 Scotland Caps, 2 Goals
Height: 5' 6"
Transfer Fee: Free - Larkfield Boys' Club
Date Signed: ??.??.1963
Date Left: ??.03.1967
Transfer Out: £45,000 - Huddersfield Town
Re-Signed: ??.09.1968
Transfer Fee: £20,000 - Huddersfield Town
Date Left: ??.10.1969
Transfer Out: £40,000 - Aberdeen
Former Clubs (playing): Larkfield Boys' Club, Irvine Meadow XI [trial], Morton, Huddersfield Town, Morton, Aberdeen, Everton, Hibernian, Aberdeen, Peterhead.
Non Playing Career: Peterhead (player/manager), Huntly (manager).
Honours with Morton (player): Old 2nd Division winner - 1963/64
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: Joe made his Morton debut at 16-years-old, scoring in a Summer Cup match against Partick Thistle on 9 May, 1964.

He has a chapter dedicated to him in Graeme Ross' Morton Greats.

Morton career - starts, sub appearances, goals:


1964/65:
Old Div 1: ? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ? All Together: 3, 0, 1
1965/66:
Old Div 1: ? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ? All Together: 17, 0, 7
1966/67:
Old Div 2: ? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ? All Together: 41, 0, 30
1967/68:
Old Div 1:
? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ? All Together: 40, 1, 27
1969/70
Old Div 1: ? Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ? All Together: 15, 0, 9

Totals:
League: 85, 0, 65 Lge Cup: ? Scot C: ?

Overall: 116 Starts, 1 Sub App, 74 Goals

These stats are taken from Graeme Ross' More Morton Greats.


In Action For Morton




Links

Wikipedia profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Harper_(footballer)