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  • Date:02 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Dens Park Stadium
  • Lockwood - pen (24) McMenamin (56)
  • Weatherson (40)
Goal!

Live Commentary

88:24

Kevin McKinlay leaves the field to be replaced by Brian Graham.

86:30

The ball is delivered by Gary Irvine.

82:51

Inswinging corner taken by Sean Fitzharris from the left by-line, save by Robert Douglas.

79:05

David O'Brien takes a shot. Kevin Cuthbert replaces David O'Brien. (Dundee) makes a substitution, with Sean Higgins coming on for Leigh Griffiths.

72:10

(Morton) makes a substitution, with Stewart Greacen coming on for Grant Evans.

71:35

Nicholas Riley challenges Marc Smyth unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sean Fitzharris.

66:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Fitzharris by Matthew Lockwood. Michael Tidser restarts play with the free kick.

65:51

Craig Forsyth delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Leigh Griffiths misses to the right of the target.

64:20

Leigh Griffiths is ruled offside. Stuart McCaffrey takes the free kick.

62:44

Cross/shot by Leigh Griffiths, save by Colin Stewart.

59:01

The referee blows for offside. Robert Douglas takes the free kick.

56:45

Colin McMenamin gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Dundee 2-1 Morton.Corner taken by Matthew Lockwood from the left by-line.

55:55

Corner taken by Matthew Lockwood from the left by-line.

51:58

Unfair challenge on Jamie Adams by Peter Weatherson results in a free kick. Gary Harkins takes the indirect free kick.

50:38

Corner from right by-line taken by Stewart Kean.

50:38

Inswinging corner taken by Stewart Kean from the right by-line.

48:59

Inswinging corner taken by Craig Forsyth, Kevin McKinlay makes a clearance.

48:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Evans on Craig Forsyth. Free kick taken by Matthew Lockwood.

45:52 +0.52

Foul by Michael Tidser on Nicholas Riley, free kick awarded. Craig McKeown takes the direct free kick.

45:04

The referee blows for offside against Peter Weatherson. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Douglas. Craig Forsyth joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen O'Donnell.

45:02 +0.02

Header on goal by Jamie Adams from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

43:58

Leigh Griffiths fouled by Marc Smyth, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Lockwood.

39:35

Inswinging corner taken by Sean Fitzharris from the left by-line, Peter Weatherson finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dundee 1-1 Morton.

39:35

Corner taken by Sean Fitzharris, A goal is scored by Peter Weatherson from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dundee 1-1 Morton.

36:44

Peter Weatherson has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

29:45

Sean Fitzharris sends in a cross.

28:01

Corner taken right-footed by Sean Fitzharris.

25:12

Stuart McCaffrey is penalised for handball and concedes a . Penalty taken left-footed by Matthew Lockwood and scored. Dundee 1-0 Morton.

22:31

Free kick awarded for a foul by Allan Jenkins on Brian Kerr. Stephen O'Donnell takes the free kick.

20:24

The assistant referee flags for offside against Stewart Kean. Craig McKeown restarts play with the free kick.

19:43

Sean Fitzharris booked for unsporting behaviour.

17:17

Stewart Kean is caught offside. Free kick taken by Craig McKeown.

16:07

Peter Weatherson produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

14:39

David Witteveen leaves the field to be replaced by Colin McMenamin.

13:13

Corner from left by-line taken by Sean Fitzharris.

12:17

Gary Irvine goes into the referee's book.

11:31

Craig McKeown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stewart Kean. Free kick taken by Kevin McKinlay.

9:06

The ball is swung over by Grant Evans.

8:38

The ball is crossed by Sean Fitzharris.

7:59

David O'Brien is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Robert Douglas takes the free kick.

6:37

Gary Harkins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Evans. Indirect free kick taken by Grant Evans.

6:02

A cross is delivered by Leigh Griffiths.

4:11

Kevin McKinlay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Irvine. Robert Douglas takes the direct free kick.

1:38

Leigh Griffiths produces a cross.

0:33

The assistant referee flags for offside against Leigh Griffiths. Free kick taken by Stuart McCaffrey.

The game gets underway.

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

The match has reached half-time.

The referee ends the match.

Match Preview

Dee without seven Dundee manager Gordon Chisholm is asking his players to put the financial troubles at the club to one side and put on a show for the larger than normal crowd that will attend for the visit of Morton. The Dark Blues have up to seven players missing with Eric Paton, Rhys Weston, Dominic Shimmin, Charlie Grant and Mickael Antoine-Curier ruled out through injury, with Milan Musin and David Witteveen doubtful Chisholm said, "It was a difficult week and of course it is not very pleasant to tell the boys that their wages will not be getting paid until next week. I have asked the players to get the win that will lift everyone's spirits and I am sure they will go out and show they have a great appetite for the game." Morton's midfield options have been reduced after Falkirk and Hibs midfielder Patrick Cregg, who played as a trialist for the Greenock men last week, turned down the chance to sign permanently. The Cappielow engine room is further reduced with the absence of the injured trio of Carlo Monti, ex-Dunfermline player Graeme Holmes and Frenchman Fouad Bachirou, however defender David MacGregor is available after injury. Manager Allan Moore is telling his players not to be affected by the issues at Dens Park saying, "I am aware that their may be a bigger than normal crowd but my guys have just to get on with their job and go about things correctly. A win puts us level with Dundee and that has to be our aim."

Formation:442Manager: Jocky Scott

Dundee

Formation: 442Manager: David Irons

Morton

  • Robert Douglas
  • Gary Irvine
  • Matthew Lockwood
  • Jamie Adams
  • Craig McKeown
  • Stephen O'Donnell
  • Nicholas Riley
  • Brian Kerr
  • David Witteveen
  • Gary Harkins
  • Leigh Griffiths
  • SUBS
  • Scott Fox
  • Sean Higgins
  • Colin McMenamin
  • Njazi Kuqi
  • Craig Forsyth

Home

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Match Report

McMenamin snatches points Colin McMenamin grabbed the winner for Dundee as they defeated struggling Morton 2-1 at Dens Park. The home side took the lead after 25 minutes when Morton's Stuart McCaffrey handled the ball inside the box and Matt Lockwood stepped up to convert the penalty. Morton equalised in the 41st minute through Peter Weatherson, who converted a Sean Fitzharris corner from inside the area. Dundee could have gone ahead on the stroke of half-time but Jamie Adams sent his header over the crossbar. McMenamin was on hand for them in the 57th minute, though, as he coolly finished with a right-footed shot into the top corner, leaving Morton stranded at the bottom of the table.

Form Guide

    LDWLDL
  • Dundee
  • VS
  • Morton
  • LWLLLD

Last Meetings

  • Morton
  • 2 - 2
  • Dundee
  • 17/04/2010
  • Dundee
  • 3 - 1
  • Morton
  • 19/12/2009
  • Morton
  • 0 - 1
  • Dundee
  • 17/10/2009
  • Dundee
  • 1 - 0
  • Morton
  • 08/08/2009
  • Morton
  • 2 - 0
  • Dundee
  • 04/04/2009
  • Dundee
  • 0 - 0
  • Morton
  • 17/01/2009

Top Scorers

Dundee

  • G Harkins 2
  • S O'Donnell 1
  • N Riley 1
  • L Griffiths 1

Morton

  • S Kean 3
  • M Tidser 1

Goals

Dundee

    • Total goals 11
    • Goals per game 5
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Morton

    • Total goals 10
    • Goals per game 4
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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