• Scottish Championship
  • Date: Sat 24 September 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Cappielow Park
Morton

Morton

MacDonald 5"

MacDonald 53" (P)

Jackson 57"

3 - 2
Falkirk

Falkirk

Weatherston 16"

Alston 23"

Morton vs Falkirk


Team Lineups

Morton

1 Stewart
4 Evans
2 Graham
5 McCaffrey
3 Forsyth
7 Fitzharris
8 Smyth
6 Bachirou
11 O'Brien
9 MacDonald5"53"
10 Jackson57"
Substitutes
20 McGinley
12 Campbell
14 Weatherson
15 McGeouch
16 McCann

Falkirk

1 McGovern
2 Duffie
4 Dods
5 Wallace
3 Scobbie
7 Alston23"
8 Millar
6 Murdoch
11 Weatherston16"
10 Higginbotham
9 El Alagui
Substitutes
20 Bowman
12 Bennett
14 Fulton
15 Sibbald
16 Graham

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Scottish Championship

Morton

L L W W L W D W

Falkirk

W D D W D W L W
Head to Head
Morton
2-2
Falkirk 02-Apr-2011
Morton
0-0
Falkirk 01-Mar-2011
Falkirk
1-0
Morton 12-Feb-2011
Falkirk
2-1
Morton 18-Sep-2010
Morton
2-1
Falkirk 28-Apr-2001
Falkirk
1-3
Morton 27-Mar-2001

Live Text Commentary
92:33 +2.33
 

Archie Campbell challenges Stewart Murdoch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stewart Murdoch.

91:48 +1.48
 

Mark Millar takes the inswinging corner, save by Colin Stewart.

90:58 +0.58
 

The referee blows for offside against Peter MacDonald. Mark Millar takes the free kick.

89:21
 

Craig Sibbald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Forsyth. Colin Stewart takes the free kick.

88:33
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Peter MacDonald.

85:40
 

Kallum Higginbotham delivers the ball, save by Colin Stewart.

83:39
Substitution
 

Sean Fitzharris goes off and Darren McGeouch comes on.

82:38
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Stewart Murdoch. Colin Stewart restarts play with the free kick.

80:58
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sean Fitzharris, Thomas Scobbie manages to make a clearance.

80:31
Substitution
 

Archie Campbell replaces Andy Graham.

80:07
 

The ball is crossed by Sean Fitzharris, clearance by Rhys Bennett.

79:27
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sean Fitzharris from the right by-line, clearance made by Darren Dods.

78:26
 

Thomas Scobbie crosses the ball, clearance made by Ross Forsyth.

78:02
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Farid El Alagui. Colin Stewart takes the free kick.

77:07
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar.

76:39
 

Shot from 20 yards by Rhys Bennett. Colin Stewart makes a save.

75:34
Substitution
 

(Falkirk) makes a substitution, with Jay Fulton coming on for Blair Alston.

74:14
 

The ball is sent over by Blair Alston, clearance made by Andy Graham.

73:24
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar, save by Colin Stewart.

73:08
 

Shot from 35+ yards by Mark Millar. Colin Stewart makes a save.

71:58
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Andrew Jackson goes wide of the right-hand post.

71:13
 

Kevin McCann challenges Rhys Bennett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Thomas Scobbie takes the direct free kick.

70:36
 

Farid El Alagui takes a shot. Michael McGovern makes a save.

70:03
 

Marc Smyth challenges Stewart Murdoch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.

69:26
 

Andrew Jackson sends in a cross, Kieran Duffie manages to make a clearance.

67:01
 

Unfair challenge on Grant Evans by Farid El Alagui results in a free kick. Andy Graham takes the free kick.

63:19
 

The official flags Stewart Murdoch offside. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

61:41
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Farid El Alagui on Stuart McCaffrey. Direct free kick taken by Ross Forsyth. Kevin McCann comes on in place of Stuart McCaffrey.

60:33
 

Shot from 20 yards by Stewart Murdoch. Grant Evans gets a block in.

58:51
Substitution
 

Craig Sibbald is brought on as a substitute for David Weatherston.

57:02
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on David O'Brien by Kieran Duffie results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sean Fitzharris from left wing, Andrew Jackson scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Morton 3-2 Falkirk.The assist for the goal came from Sean Fitzharris.

55:03
 

Shot by Peter MacDonald from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

53:55
 

Farid El Alagui takes a shot. Save by Colin Stewart.

52:16
Goal
 

Rhys Bennett gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Andrew Jackson. The referee shows Rhys Bennett a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken right-footed by Peter MacDonald and scored. Morton 2-2 Falkirk.

51:16
 

The ball is swung over by Sean Fitzharris, clearance made by Kieran Duffie.

50:24
 

Effort on goal by Kieran Duffie from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

48:32
 

Foul by Ross Forsyth on Kallum Higginbotham, free kick awarded. Kieran Duffie takes the free kick. Ross Forsyth is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

48:00
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sean Fitzharris, clearance made by Rhys Bennett.

46:25 +1.25
 

Corner taken by Mark Millar from the right by-line, Grant Evans makes a clearance.

47:13
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sean Fitzharris.

47:06
 

The ball is crossed by Andrew Jackson, Darren Dods gets a block in.

46:03 +1.03
Yellow card
 

Marc Smyth receives a yellow card.

46:50
 

Farid El Alagui is ruled offside. Colin Stewart restarts play with the free kick.

46:41
 

Kieran Duffie sends in a cross.

46:26
 

Kallum Higginbotham crosses the ball, clearance made by David O'Brien.

45:48
 

Effort from long distance by Peter MacDonald goes wide right of the goal.

45:15 +0.15
 

The referee blows for offside. Michael McGovern takes the direct free kick.

44:48
 

The offside flag is raised against Farid El Alagui. Colin Stewart takes the free kick.

44:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stuart McCaffrey by Darren Dods. Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

43:21
 

Foul by Grant Evans on Farid El Alagui, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Mark Millar from left channel.

42:55
 

Marc Smyth delivers the ball, save by Michael McGovern.

41:51
 

Mark Millar challenges Fouad Bachirou unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Graham takes the free kick.

39:29
Yellow card
 

Peter MacDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on David Weatherston. Michael McGovern restarts play with the free kick. The referee shows Peter MacDonald a yellow card.

38:20
 

A cross is delivered by Peter MacDonald.

37:32
 

Andrew Jackson fouled by Rhys Bennett, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Sean Fitzharris, save by Michael McGovern.

36:41
 

David O'Brien takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern.

35:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter MacDonald by Darren Dods. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sean Fitzharris.

33:51
 

A cross is delivered by Kallum Higginbotham.

33:15
 

A cross is delivered by Peter MacDonald.

31:58
 

Foul by Darren Dods on Peter MacDonald, free kick awarded. Fouad Bachirou takes the direct free kick.

30:58
 

Sean Fitzharris crosses the ball, Stewart Murdoch makes a clearance.

30:28
 

Outswinging corner taken by Sean Fitzharris from the right by-line, clearance by Thomas Scobbie.

30:15
 

The ball is crossed by Andrew Jackson, save by Michael McGovern.

29:48
 

Farid El Alagui fouled by Ross Forsyth, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kieran Duffie.

28:48
Substitution
 

(Falkirk) makes a substitution, with Rhys Bennett coming on for Murray Wallace.

28:36
 

The ball is crossed by Peter MacDonald, clearance made by Darren Dods.

26:10
 

Corner taken by Sean Fitzharris from the right by-line, clearance by Blair Alston.

25:59
 

The ball is delivered by Grant Evans, blocked by Stewart Murdoch.

23:54
Goal
 

Blair Alston scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Morton 1-2 Falkirk.Assist on the goal came from Kallum Higginbotham.

23:19
 

Ross Forsyth sends in a cross, Michael McGovern makes a save.

21:46
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Kallum Higginbotham misses to the left of the target.

21:08
 

Mark Millar takes the inswinging corner, Marc Smyth manages to make a clearance.

20:46
 

Thomas Scobbie takes a shot. Save made by Colin Stewart.

20:39
 

Kallum Higginbotham delivers the ball.

19:13
 

A cross is delivered by Colin Stewart.

18:52
 

Kallum Higginbotham fouled by Sean Fitzharris, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie, Ross Forsyth produces a cross.

17:43
 

Outswinging corner taken by Mark Millar from the right by-line played to the near post, Grant Evans makes a clearance.

16:27
Goal
 

David Weatherston finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Morton 1-1 Falkirk.Assist by Kallum Higginbotham.

15:52
 

Fouad Bachirou crosses the ball.

12:12
 

The ball is crossed by Mark Millar.

9:15
 

Farid El Alagui is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Colin Stewart takes the free kick.

9:07
 

The ball is delivered by Kieran Duffie.

7:59
 

Grant Evans delivers the ball, save made by Michael McGovern.

7:00
 

Andrew Jackson crosses the ball, save made by Michael McGovern.

5:29
Goal
 

Sean Fitzharris takes the outswinging corner, Peter MacDonald finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Morton 1-0 Falkirk.Assist on the goal came from Sean Fitzharris.

4:36
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sean Fitzharris.

4:18
 

Corner taken by Sean Fitzharris from the right by-line.

3:41
 

Andy Graham takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.

3:09
 

The ball is crossed by David Weatherston, Colin Stewart makes a save.

1:56
 

Mark Millar challenges Fouad Bachirou unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marc Smyth takes the free kick.

1:26
 

Close range header by Farid El Alagui misses to the right of the goal.

:36
 

Corner taken by Mark Millar.

Scottish Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Hearts 29 66 78
2 Hibernian 29 29 55
3 Rangers 28 23 52
4 Queen of South 29 14 47
5 Falkirk 29 4 46
6 Raith 29 -12 39
7 Dumbarton 29 -34 30
8 Alloa 30 -22 19
9 Cowdenbeath 29 -51 19
10 Livingston 29 -17 13

Full Scottish Championship Table