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Crest Greenock Morton Wed 30 Aug 1978
Hearts 1 Greenock Morton 3
League Cup R1
Tynecastle Park Edinburgh Scotland
6729
Ref: Willie Anderson East Kilbride

Scorers Graham Shaw 53
Opp Scorers [Andrew Ritchie pen 81] ;[Alistair Black Scott] ;[John McNeil 90]

Manager Cumulative to date

Manager Type G W D L F A PenW PenL
William Esplin Ormond COMPH 27 16 6 5 47 28 0 0
William Esplin Ormond COMP 55 29 13 13 98 68 0 0

MR NR Season Team Venue FT HT Agg Comp Round Crowd TV
n s 1978-79 Greenock Morton

Tynecastle Park Edinburgh Scotland

1-3

0-0

League Cup

R1 6729

Notes

Hearts Line Up - NB Average ages only shown where there are 8 or more 'known' ages
Number of Team Changes (Competitive Games Only) = 2
Team Changes Compared to Last League Team (League Games Only) = -
No Sq
No
Player Cap Nat Tot App Age Gls Pens Tot
Gls
OGs Pen
Save
Pen
Miss
Discipline Sub
Mrk
Substitued by Sub
Time
Goals
vs
Opp
Prev Next
1 John Brough flag 7 18y 04m 30d / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
2 Jim Brown flag 355 28y 00m 19d / 1978-08-06 sun 1978-09-02 sat
3 Jim Jefferies (C) flag 226 27y 09m 08d / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
4 Dave McNicoll flag 36 26y 11m 07d / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
5 Frank Liddell flag 6 25y 01m 20d / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
6 Graham Shaw flag 109 26y 10m 22d 1 20 1 / 1 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
7 Malcolm Robertson flag 49 27y 01m 23d / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
8 Eamonn Bannon flag 74 20y 04m 12d Busby Drew / 4 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
9 Willie Gibson flag 194 25y 04m 27d / 4 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-09 sat
10 Lawrie Tierney flag 42 19y 04m 26d R43 / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-09 sat
11 Bobby Prentice flag 201 24y 11m 03d Smith Gordon James / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
Total Starting App->> 1299 24.59 <<-Average Starting Age
–––––– Substitutes ––––––
S08 Drew Busby flag 226 30y 08m 22d Bannon Eamonn / 4 1978-08-05 sat 1978-09-02 sat
S11 Gordon James Smith flag 11 19y 02m 18d Prentice Bobby / 1978-08-26 sat 1978-09-02 sat
  24.65 <<-Average Age of Players who played

Opponents
Manager Benny Rooney
Team Managed 06 of 19
Total Managed 06 of 19
No Player Nat Age Gls Pens OGs Pen
Save
Pen
Miss
Discipline Team
Apps
Total
Apps
Sub
Mrk
Substitued by Sub
Time
1 Denis Connaghan 33y 07m 21d 04 of 09 11 of 18
2 Archibald David Mackie Hayes 25y 02m 20d 15 of 27 15 of 27
3 James Black Holmes 23y 08m 22d 05 of 27 05 of 28
4 George Anderson 24y 08m 05d 16 of 20 16 of 26
5 Neil Ian Orr SCO 19y 03m 17d 06 of 19 06 of 34
6 James Rooney 22y 07m 29d 01 of 12 01 of 20 John McNeil
7 Robert Shearer Russell 23y 03m 08d 01 of 07 02 of 16 David George Rae
8 James C Miller 25y 07m 26d 02 of 07 05 of 14
9 Bobby Thomson SCO 23y 05m 09d 01 of 13 09 of 26
10 Alistair Black Scott SCO 28y 00m 04d 1 01 of 07 06 of 12
11 Andrew Ritchie 22y 06m 07d 1 1 06 of 18 08 of 21
24.74 <<-Average Starting Age
–––––– Substitutes ––––––
S06 John McNeil 19y 06m 18d 1 03 of 19 03 of 19
S07 David George Rae 19y 06m 18d 01 of 02 01 of 05
23.94 <<-Average Age of players who played

Scoring Sequence
No Score Scorer Scores For Time
1

1-0

Shaw Graham Heart of Midlothian 53
2

1-1

Andrew Ritchie Greenock Morton 81
3

1-2

Alistair Black Scott Greenock Morton
4

1-3

John McNeil Greenock Morton 90

League Tables
Before - Saturday 26 Aug 1978 After - Saturday 26 Aug 1978
Pos Team G W D L F A Diff Avg Pts Note
1 Celtic 3 3 0 0 11 2 9 5.5000 6
2 Aberdeen 3 2 1 0 8 3 5 2.6667 5
3 St Mirren 3 2 0 1 4 2 2 2.0000 4
4 Partick Thistle 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 2.0000 4
5 Dundee United 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 1.0000 3
6 Hibernian 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 1.0000 3
7 Rangers 3 0 2 1 0 1 -1 .0000 2
8 Motherwell 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 .3333 2
9 Heart Of Midlothian 3 0 1 2 2 9 -7 .2222 1
10 Morton 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 .3750 0
Pos Diff Team G W D L F A Diff Avg Pts Note
1 1 Celtic 3 3 0 0 11 2 9 5.5000 6
2 -1 Aberdeen 3 2 1 0 8 3 5 2.6667 5
3 1 St Mirren 3 2 0 1 4 2 2 2.0000 4
4 -1 Partick Thistle 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 2.0000 4
5 -1 Dundee United 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 1.0000 3
6 1 Hibernian 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 1.0000 3
7 1 Rangers 3 0 2 1 0 1 -1 .0000 2
8 -4 Motherwell 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 .3333 2
9 1 Heart Of Midlothian 3 0 1 2 2 9 -7 .2222 1
10 -1 Morton 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 .3750 0

League Games Played

Home F Away A Crowd
Dundee United 1 Aberdeen 1 10092
Greenock Morton 1 St Mirren 3 7992
Heart of Midlothian 1 Hibernian 1 19663
Motherwell 1 Celtic 5 19710
Rangers 0 Partick Thistle 0 25536
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League Games Played

Home F Away A Crowd

Type Streaks by Date Last 10 Cumulative by Date
W D L Unb NoW G W D L F A
Competitive

1

6

L

D

D

L

L

L

W

W

D

W

3527

1692

737

1098

7221

5232

LC only

2

2

 

268

141

43

84

576

391


Type Streaks by Team Cumulative by Team
W D L Unb NoW G W D L F A
Competitive

1

1

124

67

26

31

261

158

LC only

2

2

9

6

0

3

19

7


Discipline

Referee

Willie Anderson

HeartsGreenock Morton
Sending Offs Time Note

1

Sending Offs Time Note

Tierney Lawrie

43 Off the ball incident with Russell

Bookings Time Note Bookings Time Note

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Match Statistics

Hearts What Opponents
0 Goal Attempts 0
0 On Target 0
0 Off Target 0
0 Woodwork 0
0 Corners 0
0 Fouls 0
0 Offside 0

Games played during this week

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SortDate Date Comp Rd Home F Away A Crowd
19780828 Mon 28 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Montrose 1 East Stirlingshire 1 1004
19780828 Mon 28 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Sheffield United 1 Liverpool 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Birmingham City 2 Southampton 5
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Bolton Wanderers 2 Chelsea 1
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Millwall 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Bristol City 1 Crystal Palace 2
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Burnley 1 Bradford City 1
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Everton 8 Wimbledon 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Exeter City 2 Blackburn Rovers 1
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Fulham 2 Darlington 2
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Leyton Orient 1 Chesterfield 2
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Luton Town 2 Wigan Athletic 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Manchester City 2 Grimsby Town 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Middlesbrough 0 Peterborough United 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Northampton Town 0 Hereford United 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Oldham Athletic 0 Nottingham Forest 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Preston North End 1 Queens Park Rangers 3
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Rotherham United 3 Arsenal 1
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Swansea City 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Walsall 1 Charlton Athletic 2
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Watford 2 Newcastle United 1
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 West Bromwich Albion 0 Leeds United 0
19780829 Tue 29 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Wrexham 1 Norwich City 3
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 European Cup PR Steaua Bucharest 2 Monaco 0
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Airdrieonians 3 Dunfermline Athletic 0 1699
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Ayr United 1 Stranraer 0 2683
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Berwick Rangers 1 St Mirren 3 1788
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Brechin City 0 Hibernian 3 1645
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Clyde 3 Motherwell 1 2046
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Cowdenbeath 3 Hamilton Academical 2 691
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Dundee United 2 Celtic 3 12648
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a East Fife 0 Arbroath 1 919
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Heart Of Midlothian 1 Greenock Morton 3 6729
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Kilmarnock 2 Alloa Athletic 0 2080
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Livingston (Meadowbank Thistle) 0 Aberdeen 5 1676
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Partick Thistle 1 Falkirk 1 2789
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Raith Rovers 4 Queens Park 2 1632
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Rangers 3 Forfar Athletic 0 8721
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 League Cup n/a Stenhousemuir 1 Clydebank[4] 0 357
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 EC G2 Norway 0 Austria 2
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Aston Villa 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Blackpool 2 Ipswich Town 0
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Chester City 2 Coventry City 1
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Crewe Alexandra 2 Notts County 0
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Leicester City 0 Derby County 1
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Manchester United 3 Stockport County 2
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Oxford United 1 Plymouth Argyle 1
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Reading 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 Sunderland 0 Stoke City 2
19780830 Wed 30 Aug 1978 E LCup R2 West Ham United 1 Swindon Town 2
19780901 Fri 01 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Southend United 2 Plymouth Argyle 1
19780901 Fri 01 Sep 1978 E Div4 Doncaster Rovers 0 Scunthorpe United 0
19780901 Fri 01 Sep 1978 E Div4 Stockport County 0 Wimbledon 1
19780901 Fri 01 Sep 1978 EC G5 France 2 Sweden 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Aberdeen 4 Livingston (Meadowbank Thistle) 0 7692
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Alloa Athletic 1 Kilmarnock 1 1301
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Arbroath 1 East Fife 0 1006
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Celtic 1 Dundee United 0 28583
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Clydebank[4] 4 Stenhousemuir 1 1190
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Dunfermline Athletic 0 Airdrieonians 5 1896
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a East Stirlingshire 0 Montrose 2 249
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Falkirk 2 Partick Thistle 2 4573
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Forfar Athletic 1 Rangers 4 5916
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Greenock Morton 4 Heart Of Midlothian 1 5249
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Hamilton Academical 2 Cowdenbeath 0 1778
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Hibernian 3 Brechin City 1 5254
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Motherwell 3 Clyde 0 3803
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Queens Park 4 Raith Rovers 2 804
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a St Mirren 5 Berwick Rangers 1 5228
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 League Cup n/a Stranraer 1 Ayr United 3 2104
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Arsenal 5 Queens Park Rangers 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Aston Villa 1 Southampton 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Bolton Wanderers 2 Birmingham City 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Chelsea 0 Leeds United 3
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Derby County 0 Coventry City 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Liverpool 7 Tottenham Hotspur 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Manchester United 1 Everton 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Middlesbrough 0 Ipswich Town 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Norwich City 1 Manchester City 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Nottingham Forest 0 West Bromwich Albion 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Bristol City 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Blackburn Rovers 3 Leyton Orient 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Bristol Rovers 4 Cardiff City 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Burnley 2 Notts County 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Cambridge United 0 Newcastle United 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Luton Town 3 Charlton Athletic 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Millwall 1 Brighton and Hove Albion 4
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Oldham Athletic 1 Stoke City 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Sheffield United 0 Crystal Palace 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Sunderland 3 Preston North End 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 West Ham United 0 Fulham 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 2 Wrexham 0 Leicester City 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Blackpool 3 Carlisle United 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Chesterfield 1 Oxford United 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Colchester United 0 Rotherham United 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Exeter City 2 Brentford 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Gillingham 2 Watford 3
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Hull City 3 Chester City 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Lincoln City 1 Sheffield Wednesday 2
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Peterborough United 1 Tranmere Rovers 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Swansea City 2 Bury 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Swindon Town 1 Mansfield Town 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div 3 Walsall 1 Shrewsbury Town 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Aldershot 1 Halifax Town 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Barnsley 3 York City 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Bournemouth 0 Hartlepool United 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Grimsby Town 3 Torquay United 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Hereford United 1 Darlington 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Huddersfield Town 1 Reading 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Northampton Town 1 Bradford City 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Port Vale 1 Rochdale 1
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Portsmouth 3 Crewe Alexandra 0
19780902 Sat 02 Sep 1978 E Div4 Wigan Athletic 2 Newport County 3

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