Scottish Cup fourth round: Morton 0-1 Celtic

19 January 2010 09:50
This was an occasion after which Tony Mowbray's status could have regressed from "under close scrutiny" to critical. Ultimately, the Celtic manager gained at least some salvation in otherwise troubled times from a fourth-round Scottish Cup win over ­Morton.Mowbray's men were far more workmanlike than inspired against a side from ­Scottish football's second tier, Niall McGinn the player his manager has to thank for averting a crisis. Amid a personnel shortage and a league run which has seen Celtic fall nine points behind Rangers – who tonight needed extra-time to overcome Hamilton 2-0 – Mowbray seemed to take solace that a place in the fifth round is secure. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian