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Greenock and District Cup

Organised by the Greenock and District FA which was formed on 8 December 1881. Open to first and 2nd XIs, for some reason these sides were kept apart until the final.

1881-82 Morton
1882-83 Morton

First round
7 Jan Port-Glasgow Athletic v Ladyburn D-D
14 Jan Ladyburn v Port-Glasgow Athletic 2-0
31 Dec Union v Southern 2-11
          Greenock Linwood v Caledonia replay ordered
7 Jan Rangers v Victoria 2-2
14 Jan Victoria v Rangers 2-0
          Northern v Oakvale
          Morton v Crescent (Port-Glasgow)
Aldergrove (Port-Glasgow) bye
          Oakley 2nd v Crescent 2nd
14 Jan Morton 3rd v Victoria 2nd 19-2
31 Dec Southern 2nd v Caledonia 2nd 0-0
14 Jan Caledonia 2nd v Southern 2nd 0-0
11 Feb Southern 2nd v Caledonia 2nd 2-1 [at Linwood FC, Prospecthill]
31 Dec Port-Glasgow Athletic 2nd v Morton 2nd 3-12
Ladyburn 2nd bye

Second round
11 Feb Southern v Caledonia 3-1
25 Feb Port-Glasgow Athletic v Northern 4-4
4 Mar Northern v Port-Glasgow Athletic 0-6
28 Jan Morton v Aldergrove (Port-Glasgow) 5-1
Victoria bye
4 Feb Morton 2nd v Ladyburn 2nd 1-0
4 Feb Morton 3rd v Crescent 2nd 1-4
Southern 2nd bye

Third round
11 Mar Port-Glasgow Athletic v Victoria 4-0
4 Mar Morton v Southern 4-0
        Caledonia 2nd v Morton 2nd
        Crescent 2nd v Southern 2nd

8 Apr Port-Glasgow Athletic v Morton 2-3
Morton 2nd v Crescent 2nd or Southern 2nd

Final at Cappielow Park
29 Apr Morton v Morton 2nd 9-3

27 Jan Morton v Lyle Athletic 6-3
         Southern v Southern 2nd

17 Mar Morton v Southern 2-2 at Cappielow Park
31 Mar Morton v Southern 2-2 at West End Park

Southern protested that one of Morton's goals should not have been awarded. The protest was dismissed and after Southern decided not to meet Morton for a second replay, the latter were awarded the cup.