Dunfermline Athletic 0 - 0 Greenock Morton: Stalemate at East End Park

How the hardy souls watching this game at East End Park yesterday were made to suffer – and that wasn’t just because of the near Arctic conditions. A paucity of entertainment and incident would have had most shuddering even in T-shirt weather and only in the closing stages did the hosts come remotely close to achieving their objective of closing the four-point gap separating themselves from Morton and the final Championship promotion play-off spot.

Moussa Dembele goes down under the challenge from Morton's Michael Doyle. Picture: SNS

Why the referee wrongly awarded Celtic a penalty against Morton

In the latest edition of Ref Review we look at the penalty awarded to Celtic in their Scottish Cup victory over Morton at the weekend.

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Marvin Compper made his Celtic debut against Morton. Picture: SNS

Marvin Compper: Celtic need to make a quicker start at Ibrox

Marvin Compper admits his Celtic career got off to a “bumpy” start but he is now looking forward to what he is expects will be a bruising encounter when he gets his first taste of a Glasgow derby next Sunday.

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Celtic's Moussa Dembele celebrates his first goal with his teammates. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Celtic 3 - 0 Morton: How the players rated on each side

Ratings out of ten for every player after Celtic’s win over Morton

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Celtic's Moussa Dembele challenge for the ball with Morton's Michael Doyle. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Five things we learned from Celtic 3 - 0 Morton

Andy Harrow gives his take on Celtic’s Scottish Cup victory over Morton.

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Celtic's Moussa Dembele scores a penalty to make it 2-0. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Celtic 3 - 0 Morton: Second half goals see Celtic through to last four

In isolation, Celtic’s trudge through to the Scottish Cup semi-final was achieved without them ever really skating on thin ice. Their footing, though, did not seem so sure against a Morton side that performed creditably as to suggest they will be required to tread anything but gingerly at Ibrox next Sunday.

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers, left, and first-team coach John Kennedy. Picture: SNS

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers dismisses Arsenal link

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers last night dismissed reports from England that he may be about to leave the Premiership champions in order to take over from under-fire Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

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Injury fears: Morton boss Jim Duffy. Picture: SNS Group

Jim Duffy fears Morton players ‘could be injured’ against Celtic

Morton’s preparations for their William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with Celtic have been severely hit by the weather, according to manager Jim Duffy.

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Brendan Rodgers: Celtic are ready for ‘difficult’ Morton test

Boss Brendan Rodgers insists both Celtic Park and his players are ready for the William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final tie against Morton on Saturday as the Championship club expressed safety concerns about the tie.

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Morton chief wants Celtic cup tie called off over safety fears

Morton chief executive Warren Hawke has all but called for his side’s Scottish Cup clash with Celtic at Parkhead to be postponed.

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Andy Ritchie previews the William Hill Scottish Cup match between Celtic and Greenock Morton. Picture: Ross Brownlee/SNS

Ritchie: Anything less than treble would be failure for Celtic

Given that the manner of Celtic’s domestic treble triumph last year was unprecedented in Scottish football history, Brendan Rodgers’ squad find themselves being measured against the most exacting standards this season.

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Scott Tiffoney celebrates scoring the opening goal for Morton with Michael Tidser. Picture: Bruce White/SNS

Inverness CT 0-2 Morton: Scott Tiffoney lifts Morton into third

Inverness Caley Thistle’s promotion ambitions were left hanging by a thread as ruthless Morton climbed into third place in the Championship.

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Stephen Dobbie scored the opening goal. Picture: Michael Gillen

Queen of the South 1 - 1 Morton: Controversy as ‘Ton claim a draw

Morton came from behind to maintain their one-point advantage over Queens after an entertaining clash at Palmerston.

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Leigh Griffiths celebrates in Celtic's 3-0 victory over Morton at the same stage of the Scottish Cup in 2016. Picture: SNS

Holders Celtic get Morton in Scottish Cup quarter-final draw

Celtic will look to continue their charge towards a second successive treble after being handed a home tie against Greenock Morton in the Scottish Cup quarter-final draw.

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Frank Ross scores to put Morton ahead. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Morton 3 - 0 Dumbarton: Duffy’s men cruise into quarter-finals

There was no cause to quibble with the scoreline at Cappielow yesterday – this victory for Morton was absolutely as comfortable as the margin suggests. On paper this all Championship tie, featuring two sides who had drawn their two previous league meetings, looked like it might be a close run thing. The reality was that the contrasting recent form of both sides was cruelly laid bare, with the visitors looking every bit like a side that is now embroiled in a battle to avoid a relegation play-off spot.

Morton striker Gary Oliver. Picture: Michael Gillen

Morton 2 - 1 Dunfermline: Oliver nicks it for Ton

A last-gasp strike from Gary Oliver gave Morton a win manager Jim Duffy admitted they hardly deserved and saw them leapfrog Dunfermline 
to claim a place in the top 

Dundee United's Willo Flood in action against Michael Tidser. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Dundee United 0 - 3 Morton: Terrors’ promotion hopes crumble

This must leave things outwith their grasp. In what equated to one of those must-win occasions, Dundee United folded to leave their title aspirations all but over.

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Jai Quitongo came off the bench to secure passage to the next round for Greenock Morton. Picture: SNS/Paul Devlin

Dunfermline 1 - 2 Morton: Quitongo off bench to score winner

It is not as if Dunfermline had not been warned, but for the second time this season Jai Quitongo proved the match-winner for Morton with a late and dramatic winner.

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Craig Sibbald's goal gave Falkirk victory. Picture: SNS.

Morton 0 - 1 Falkirk: Bairns dent Ton’s play-off hopes

A first-half strike from Craig Sibbald was enough to settle this Cappielow clash and send the Bairns level on points with third bottom Dumbarton, while denting Morton’s promotion play-off hopes.

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