MORTON manager Dougie Imrie is among 14 players and staff to have been charged over alleged historic gambling offences. 

Imrie has been served a notice of complaint by the Scottish FA relating to Scottish football's gambling rules.

The alleged incidents are said to have taken place between 2011 and 2019. 

In a Morton statement, they say they will co-operate fully with the investigation. 

It reads: "Greenock Morton can today confirm that it has received a Notice of Complaint from the Scottish FA Compliance Officer relating to alleged historic breaches of it’s gambling rules by our First Team Manager, Dougie Imrie.

"The Notice relates to incidents between 2011 and 2019 while Dougie was a player.

"The club and Dougie have cooperated fully with the SFA throughout the investigation and will continue to do so. Dougie will be providing written submissions in response to the Notice in the coming days.

"Dougie will have the full backing and support of the Greenock Morton Board during this process.

"Once written submissions have been provided to the SFA, we will provide a further update to supporters."

His hearing date has been set for February 18th.

Imrie is one of 14 players and coaches who have been hit with the notice of complaint. 

The other names on the SFA website include; Thomas McHale, Shane Sutherland, Robert Scott, Rabin Omar, Matthew Cooper, James McGowan, Gordon Young, Gavin Swankie, Darryl McHardy, Conor O'Keefe, Bryan Gilfillan, Ashley Ballam and Aiden Sopel.