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Morton advertise for new manager to replace Jim Duffy on Twitter

Greenock Morton have started their hunt for a new manager after relieving Jim Duffy of his duties on Sunday afternoon.

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Jim Duffy and Morton have agreed to part company. Picture: SNS.

Duffy leaves Cappielow as Morton season ends in defeat

The first end-of-season managerial change has happened quickly, Morton and Jim Duffy parting company in the wake of Saturday’s 3-0 home defeat by Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

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George Oakley. Picture: SNS

Morton 0 - 3 Inverness CT: Caley win but miss out on play-offs

Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s late push for a Championship play-off place ended in disappointment despite this emphatic victory at Cappielow.

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St Mirren manager Jack Ross with Lewis Morgan at full time. Picture: SNS

St Mirren 2 - 1 Morton: Lewis Morgan signs off in style

Lewis Morgan produced a memorable final appearance at the Paisley 2021 Stadium, scoring a wonderful winning goal to spark a party in the town.

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Queen of the South's Lyndon Dykes. Picture: Michael Gillen

Morton 0 - 1 Queen of the South: Dykes dents Morton’s play-off hopes

Lyndon Dykes’ opportunist second-half strike all but ended any hopes Morton had of finishing in the top four of the Championship and a place in the end of season play-offs.

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Alan Lithgow in action for Livingston. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Livingston 3 - 2 Morton: Livi keep St Mirren waiting

Livingston prolonged St Mirren’s wait for the Championship title by enhancing their own bid to finish in the runners-up position with a compelling 3-2 victory over Morton.

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James Tavernier has taken his play up a level this season. Picture: SNS

The 17 most improved players in Scottish football this season

Which players have shown improvement from last season to the current campaign, catching the eye and winning hearts of supporters across Scotland?

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Dundee United's Bilel Mohsni scores to put his team into the lead. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Morton 1 - 1 Dundee United: Mohsni scores but United concede late

Frank Ross came off the bench to score direct with an inswinging corner three minutes into stoppage time to send the Morton fans into raptures and drop Dundee United out of the play-off spots.

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Morton's John Baird. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Morton 2 - 0 Brechin: City relegated after defeat

There was a compelling case here for the visitors to be playing in a different division next season, but the same could not be said for the hosts. Brechin, without a win in 29 fixtures, had their relegation confirmed after their 25th defeat and their failings were once again all too evident.

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Morton manager Jim Duffy. Picture: Bruce White/SNS

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.

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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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