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Sport in Inverclyde - Greenock Morton F.C. (Paperback) Loot Price: R217 Discovery Miles 2 170
Sport in Inverclyde - Greenock Morton F.C. (Paperback): Books Llc
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Chapters: Greenock Morton F.c.. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 46. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Greenock Morton Football Club are a Scottish professional football club, who currently play in the Scottish Football League First Division. The club was founded as Morton Football Club in 1874, making it one of the oldest senior Scottish clubs. Morton were renamed as Greenock Morton in 1994 to celebrate the links with its home town of Greenock. The club has a traditional local rivalry with St. Mirren. Morton won the Scottish Cup in 1922, and achieved their highest league finish in 1916-17, finishing as runners-up to champions Celtic. Morton Football Club was established in 1874. In the early 1870's the popularity of football was growing, with many clubs being established around Scotland. At the club's inaugural meeting, the first recorded words were "that this club be called Morton Football Club." The true reason for the name 'Morton' remains unclear, though the general consensus is that the club was named after the 'Morton Terrace', a row of houses next to the original playing field, where some of the players lived. The name would be altered in 1994 to read 'Greenock Morton Football Club', to celebrate the club's links with its hometown. Morton were one of the founding members of the old Second Division, formed in 1893. They finished 8th in their first season. Morton first gained promotion to the old First Division in 1899-1900, and finished 4th in their first season there. Morton's greatest success came when they defeated Rangers 10 in the 1922 Scottish Cup Final. Jimmy Gourlay scored the winning goal, direct from a free kick in the 11th minute. Straight after the match Morton boarded a train for Hartlepool to play the local side in a pre-arranged friendly match. The celebrations...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=36789


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-61190-6
Barcode: 9781156611906
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-61190-3

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