Moore: Now The Time Is Right

On the 27th February 2008 Stirling Albion manager Allan Moore said that he'd love to manage Morton but the job came up at the wrong time. It's 1 year, 7 months later and it's available again - but this time Moore is interested.

In today's Greenock Telegraph he tells Martin Greig that he'd seriously consider the opportunity to manage Morton should it present itself. He said: "I am still manager at Stirling Albion but a full-time club is always something you aspire to. I'd like to think that Morton would want to speak to me.

"It is something I would seriously consider if [Morton] wanted me. But, at the end of the day, James Grady and Allan McManus have come in and done a good job."

Scottish bookmaker McBookie installed Moore (pictured, above left: in the dug out at Cappielow) as an early favourite when they priced up a market for the next Morton manager. It is my understanding that Moore is one of the front runners for the job.

In his seven years in charge at Forthbank he has guided the Binos from the Third Division to the First Division. He did this by finishing 2nd in the Third Division in 2003/04 and winning the play-offs after finishing 2nd in the Second Division in 2006/07. His full managerial record is as follows:

2002/03: Stirling Albion - 5th in Division 3
2003/04: Stirling Albion - 2nd in Division 3 (promoted)
2004/05: Stirling Albion - 4th in Division 2
2005/06: Stirling Albion - 5th in Division 2
2006/07: Stirling Albion - 2nd in Division 2 (promoted [play-offs])
2007/08: Stirling Albion - 10th in Division 1 (relegated)
2008/09: Stirling Albion - 5th in Division 2
2009/10: Stirling Albion - 1st in Division 2*

*Stirling currently sit five points clear at the top of the Second Division.

greenockmortonfc.blogspot.com - Allan Moore Would Have Loved To Have Managed Morton... (27.02.2008)

Greenock Telegraph - Moore Wants Ton Job (07.10.2009)

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