Crystal Palace hero and former Bradford City and Livingston manager David Hopkin has left Greenock Morton.

The Ton were beaten 2-0 by Hearts on Saturday and currently sit seventh in the Championship table. Hopkin took over in May 2019 but has now the former Bradford, Crystal Palace and Livi man has resigned.

Partick Thistle v Morton (Ladbrokes Championship)

Hopkin has left Morton. (Photo by Rob Casey / SNS Group via Getty Images)

Goalkeeping coach Dave Timmins is also expected to leave the Championship club. Hopkin guided Morton to a seventh place finish last term and they sit in the same spot after seven games.

Morton will play in-form Dunfermline at East End Park on Saturday afternoon. Their last win came on October 31 against Ayr United, not winning in five games since, scoring once.


Hopkin was once a player at Morton before continuing his fine playing career south of the border with Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Leeds United and Bradford City.

The former Crystal Palace man has enjoyed a fine career. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Since moving into management, he has taken the reigns at Livingston, the Bantams and Morton. It now remains to be seen who will take over the reigns at Cappielow and where Hopkin goes next.

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