McCall Went 4 Months Unpaid

Former Morton manager Ian McCall has claimed that he went 4 months unpaid by chairman Hugh Scott.

In an interview in today's Greenock Telegraph McCall (pictured, above left) talks to Roger Graham about Saturday's match between Morton and his Partick Thistle side. Graham then asked about McCall's spell at Cappielow under Scott (pictured, below) and McCall said: “I think the Morton fans maybe blamed me for some of what went on. It’s a great club, with great fans, and we had a great set of players, but what we were put through was terrible. I had four months when I managed the club without being paid.”

McCall was appointed Morton manager on the 14th of January 2000 but only spent 4 months in charge as his contract was not renewed at the end of the season - according to Scott this was due to financial reasons. In his column in the Scotsman on the 21st September 2003 McCall stated that he was owed 'not inconsiderable sums' by current chairman Douglas Rae. However, Rae denied this and issued a statement saying that he had been in discussion with lawyers about McCall's claim.

Greenock Telegraph - Firhill For Thrills (17.02.2009)

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