Birdie Bowers, one of the key members of Scott's final expedition, was born in Greenock.
St. Mirren visit Cappielow. This is the third Renfrewshire derby of the schedule. The two previous ended in scores of 0 - 0 and 1 - 1, making the Ton one of only three Championship sides that have not beaten the Buddies so far this season. St Mirren are having a monstrous season and sit in ninth place going into today's game.
When was the last time Morton were a better team than St Mirren? 1997-98.
It's the beginning of the second half of the season. Morton have played 18 league games, though Hibs only once and Queen of the South three times. They have 6 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses, for 24 points and a -1 goal difference. At this rate they'll finish the season with 48 points, good for 5.5th place in last year's Championship.
Declan McManus is back with the club, so Morton have a much improved shot at fourth place, and as Raith Rovers are up against Hibs today, things look pretty rosy.
What day is the game? In calendar year 2015 Morton played 51 matches, 36 of them league games, 6 cup games, and 9 friendlies. 37 were played on Saturday, 6 on Tuesday, 4 on Friday, and 1 each Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The SPFL or Brora Rangers -- Which Is Greater? Brora Rangers of the Highland League have played 16 matches against SPFL clubs in Scottish Cup, Challenge Cup, and pyramid playoff action. The SPFL has 11 wins against Brora's 3, with 2 draws. The SPFL is greater, but statistically Brora is greater than Montrose, who have won one and lost two, with two draws.
[St Mirren win 0 - 1. Boo.]