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Dundee United 2 - 1 Morton: Firepower sees Arabs go second

Ray McKinnon, the Dundee United manager, watched strikers Scott McDonald and James Keatings finally end Morton’s resistance, before predicting they’ll become a prolific partnership.

Championship
Erik Paartalu in action for Melbourne FC in Australia. Picture: Getty Images

Ex-Morton and Gretna player describes ‘surreal’ match in North Korea

A footballer who spent time at Morton, Gretna and Stirling Albion has talked about the ‘surreal’ experience of playing a competitive match in North Korea.

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James McFadden left Motherwell at the end of last season. Picture: SNS Group

James McFadden scores four as Queen of the South U20s beat Morton 6-4

Former Scotland striker James McFadden scored four goals as Queen of the South came back from 4-1 down to defeat Morton 6-4 in the Development League West at Palmerston Park last night.

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Jai Quitongo scored a sublime winner for Morton against Queen of the South. Picture: SNS Group

Watch Jai Quitongo’s stunning goal for Morton vs Queen of the South

A thumping goal by Jai Quitongo helped Morton secure a 2-1 success at Queen of South and climb into third place at the expense of their hosts.

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Greenock Morton moved to third after defeating Queen of the South. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Queen of the South 1 - 2 Morton: Jai Quitongo screamer earns Ton win

Morton moved up to third in the table thanks to a hard-earned win in a game which saw all three goals scored in a frantic five-minute spell.

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Gary Harkins scored in Morton's win over Dunfermline. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Morton 3 - 2 Dunfermline Athletic: Jai Quitongo completes comeback

Talk about winning games the hard way. Two nil down at half-time having squandered a number of early chances, Morton somehow lifted themselves off the floor to snatch victory with Jai Quitongo’s winner in time added on. It was enough to topple Dunfermline from the summit of the Championship and underlined that Jim Duffy’s side may once again be a decent bet for a top-four finish themselves.

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Danny Mullen netted the only goal of the game. Picture: SNS

Morton 0 - 1 Livingston: Danny Mullen nets the winner

Danny Mullen’s goal with an hour gone was enough for Livingston to see off Morton 1-0 and collect their first away win in the Championship.

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Inverness CT's Collin Seedorf in action with Morton's Robert Thomson. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Inverness CT 1 -1 Morton: ICT get off the mark

Such are the slender margins in the second tier, it takes no great stretch of the imagination to envisage last night’s two bottom clubs – Inverness Caley Thistle and Falkirk – finishing the campaign as Championship promotion rivals.

Championship
Michael Tidser scores from the penalty spot to make it 2-1 to Morton. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Greenock Morton 4 - 1 St Mirren: Derby rout for Ton

Morton manager Jim Duffy was delighted after his side claimed a convincing victory over their ten-man derby rivals following an all-action Cappielow clash.

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Scott Gallacher in action for Dumbarton. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Lack of composure cost visitors despite creating chances

Morton failed to get the better of hosts Dumbarton with the Sons doggedly earning a point in a goalless draw, with Greenock manager Jim Duffy left to rue a lack of finesse in front of goal.

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Chris Cadden scores Motherwells second goal in an easy win against Morton. Picture: Getty.

Steve Robinson plays down hopes of instant Motherwell success

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson saw strong evidence of his new-look side coming together in this thumping of Morton, but he warned against expecting instant success.

Motherwell
Motherwell's Chris Cadden doubles the side's lead and his tally in the Betfred Cup. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Motherwell 4 - 0 Morton: Moult helps Well sweep to victory

Louis Moult hit his second spectacular free-kick of the season as Motherwell recorded an impressive 4-0 Betfred Cup win over 10-man Morton.

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St Mirren's Gregor Buchanan heads into the net. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Betfred Cup round-up: Falkirk and St Mirren record 4-1 wins

Falkirk and St Mirren put down an early marker ahead of the Ladbrokes Championship season with comfortable victories in the end. Elsewhere, League Two Peterhead beat League One East Fife and Cowdenbeath emerged victorious over Buckie Thistle in a game which featured six goals.

League Cup
Jamie Lindsay in action for Morton last season. Picture: SNS

Ross County sign Celtic youngster Jamie Lindsay on loan

Ross County have completed the signing of Jamie Lindsay from Celtic on a season-long loan.

Ross County
Celtic won last season's Betfred League Cup. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Betfred Cup draw throws up derby clash

Dundee will face Dundee United in the stand-out fixture of the 2017 Betfred Cup group stage.

League Cup
Jamie Walker netted into double figures for Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (50-41)

Part one in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

Premiership
Barrie McKay celebrates his winning goal against Hearts. Pic: SNS/Craig Williamson

The curious case of Barrie McKay

An exciting, incisive winger destined for the top or an inconsistent, lightweight luxury who goes missing when it matters? Barrie McKay is a curious case, writes Joel Sked.

Rangers
Wato Kuate, left, celebrates his goal with fellow scorers Simon Murray, centre, and Blair Spittal. Picture: SNS

Dundee Utd 3-0 Morton: Tannadice men seal semi-final spot

Simon Murray is becoming expert at scoring just after the break, grabbing another vital goal here to put Dundee United in a comfortable position from which to progress to next week’s semi-final play-off with Falkirk.

Premiership
Blair Spittal strikes the winner for Dundee United at Cappielow last night. Picture: SNS.

Simon Murray and Blair Spittal seal win for Dundee United

Dundee United placed themselves firmly in the driving seat for the Premiership play-off semi-final with victory at Cappielow last night, but had to recover from a first-half performance that was nothing short of a car crash to 
do so.

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Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon says his team are coming into form at just the right time.

United still ‘lively’ after 50-game season says Ray McKinnon

Acutely aware Dundee United are currently marking the 30th anniversary of a season when they played 70 matches, including two legs of a Uefa Cup final, Ray McKinnon stopped well short of proposing fatigue as an excuse.

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