The first domestic Steelmen Matchday Magazine of 2014/15 is on sale when St Mirren visit Fir Park this afternoon.
But what is inside the 68-page issue?
‘Well boss Stuart McCall and Captain Keith Lasley both return with the regular columns. McCall chats about going into his fifth season at Fir Park and how he keeps himself and the players motivated whilst Las talks candidly about the European result and bouncing back in the domestic competitions.
The feature interview is with last season’s top scorer, and former Saint, John Sutton. The big striker reflects on pre-season as well as his hopes and aspirations for the new season, including potential new strike partners.
Sutty also features as the next in the centre-page souvenir poster collection.
But that’s not where the features stop!
There is an in-depth section dedicated to our visitors, St Mirren.
As ever, Ray Morrison introduces the Paisley side and talks through four vital characters in the Buddies side likely to cause issues.
Graeme McGarry catches up with Brian Martin who played for both clubs during his long career. ‘Buff’ speaks candidly about his time at Saints, the disappointment and suddenness of it coming to and end and his life and times at Fir Park too.
The big features keep coming…
‘From the Press Box’ returns with regular host, the Herald’s Scott Mullen and there’s a new column from ‘Well fan Eddie McGuigan, who heads up the ‘Voices from the East Stand’ blog, who gives a fans viewpoint as the new season gets underway.
Andy Paterson recalls opening day fixtures from previous seasons, including a memorable win at Love Street in Mark McGhee’s first year, and Eddie Ferguson starts a new feature looking at every Motherwell manager in history, starting of with greatest: John ‘Sailor’ Hunter.
Our match reports section takes a look back at the 3-0 closed-door friendly defeat by Spaniards Real Betis. There’s also an in-depth report from the Under 20s 1-0 defeat to Lanarkshire neighbours Hamilton Accies in their season opener.
We have the latest from The Ticket Office, Commercial and Community Departments, and update from the Well Society as well as the latest stats, facts and figures from the 2014/2015 campaign.
We also take a statistical look at the match official and the new GIRFEC sponsored ‘Junior Steel’ kids page returns and is sure to test the youngster’s quiz minds with puzzles and ‘Did you know’ facts.
The programme is available for £3 and is will be on sale from the Club Shop as well as the usual sellers located in and around the ground pre-match.
You can also order back editions or take a season-long subscription to the magazine by visiting the website of our publishers – Curtis-Sports – CLICK HERE.