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Morton V Raith at Cappielow Park : Match Preview

10 Jan 2014 17:01:00

Morton V Raith at Cappielow Park : Match Preview

Morton V Raith - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.


Imrie back for Morton

Morton welcome back Dougie Imrie from suspension against visitors Raith.


However, plans to field former Hibs and Scotland striker Garry O'Connor remain on hold until international clearance comes through from his last club in Russia,


Jonathan Page, Thomas O'Ware and Tony Wallace have returned to fitnessbut a lack of recent game time will see them miss out with David O'Brien still absent due to a shoulder injury.


Manager Kenny Shiels said: "We are playing better, however confidence remains low in the squad and things like missing a chance or losing a goal hurts us badly. Hopefully we can get a win in this game that will lift us."


Raith have skipper Jason Thomson suspended for their visit to Cappielow but the newly signed Fraser Mullen from Hibs is in line for his debut.


Goalkeeper David McGurn remains out with a long-term Achilles problem, Paul Watson has a broken metatarsal and Greig Spence is a doubt with a hamstring problem.


Stark's Park manager Grant Murray said: "An away game at Morton is always a very difficult match regardless of league positions. Kenny Shiels has reshaped the side and will be looking for things to start falling into place.


"We have to ensure that doesn't happen against us."



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