Snow Chance

Today's Scottish Cup fourth round tie versus Airdrie United has failed a 9am pitch inspection to become the latest in a long line of postponements this winter.

Prior to today's cancellation, Ton matches against Falkirk (twice), Ross County, Queen of the South, Stirling Albion and Partick Thistle have already fallen victim to the prolonged cold snap.

The match will now be played on Tuesday, 18 January with a 7.30pm kick-off.

One player who will be particularly disappointed to hear the news will be the Diamond's ex-Ton midfielder Jamie Stevenson.

In Paul Hughes' Scottish Sun match report for the third round replay against Beith Juniors, he ended the article with match reaction from Stevenson. The 26-year-old looked ahead to the fourth round tie against his old club and had a bit of a dig at the Cappielow fans.

"Thankfully we're through and now it's a game against my old team," he told Hughes. "I still know a lot of the boys there so it'll be nice to go back and say hello.

"I think there were a few Morton fans here today booing me. It's nice to see some things never change."

The Greenock Telegraph's Chris Tait also read the quotes and spoke to him about what he'd said - and Stevenson stated that he wasn't totally serious in his comments.

"That was only a wee dig for some of their boys that were at the game," he explained. "There were a couple that gave me stick but that was a minority. Even when I was at Morton I got on well with them as well, so I have good memories."

gmfc.net - Morton -v- Airdrie (08.01.2011)

Greenock Telegraph - Jamie: Back To Say Goodbye (07.01.2011)

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