Scottish Cup

November 13, 2012


Greenock Morton

3 - 0

Albion Rovers

Scottish Cup

14:30 EST, November 13, 2012

Cappielow Park, Scotland

Referee: C Allan


Tidser double puts Morton through

Michael Tidser bagged a second-half brace as Morton eased to a 3-0 replay victory over Albion to secure a fourth-round trip to Turriff United in the Scottish Cup.

The sides played out a 1-1 draw in the original tie and Albion's David Crawford drew a sharp save from Morton goalkeeper Derek Gaston in the 19th minute.

David Graham should have put the hosts ahead when he volleyed wide on the stroke of half-time, but a dominant second-half display meant he would not rue his profligacy.

Graham was the provider in the 51st minute, crossing from the left for Martin Hardie to plant a header high beyond Matthew McGinley.

Barely a minute later, Tidser converted Fouad Bachirou's pass to leave the visitors reeling.

And Tidser completed Albion's misery 19 minutes from time when David O'Brien teed him up to crash home emphatically from the edge of the box.

Scoring Summary

Greenock Morton Albion Rovers
Martin Hardie (51') 
Michael Tidser (53') 
Michael Tidser (73') 


Greenock Morton Albion Rovers
Derek Gaston1 Matthew McGinley
Kevin RutkiewiczAnthony Stevenson
Craig Reid2 Alan Reid
11 David O'Brian3 Barry Russell
Scot Taggart5 Micheal O'Byrne
Lillie DyerCiaran Donnelly
David Graham11 Gary. Phillips
Martin HardiePeter Innes
Michael TidserDavid Crawford
10 Fouad Bachirou10 Chris Boyle
Peter WeathersonSteven Howarth
20 David HuttonChris McCluskey 17
15 Jordan HalsmanSimon Marriott 15
14 Thomas O'WareJason Crooks 12
12 Kyle WilkieKeiran Brannon 14
16 Lewis HawkeRyan Tiffeny 16
Lewis Hawke for Peter Weatherson (78)
Keiran Brannon for Chris Boyle (61)
Jordan Halsman for Lillie Dyer (82)
Jason Crooks for Steven Howarth (69)
Kyle Wilkie for Fouad Bachirou (83)
Ryan Tiffeny for Gary. Phillips (87)
Yellow Cards
 Peter Innes (68)
 Anthony Stevenson (71)
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