The thirteenth issue of the Steelmen matchday magazine is on sale ahead of tomorrow’s league clash with Rangers at Fir Park.
Here, we take a look at what can be found inside the 68-page programme.
‘Well skipper Keith Lasley reflects on last weekend’s deflating cup loss and discusses the players and managers desire to get back to league action tomorrow afternoon. The captain also talks about the exciting crop of youngsters breaking in to the first team and the success of the U20s under Stephen Craigan, who Las assistant manages.
Regular pieces including the pre-match column from manager Mark McGhee and club captain Keith Lasley, along with ‘5 Fast Facts’ and ‘Getting to Know You’ – where midfielder Craig Clay is profiled – all remain in the latest issue of the 2016/17 season programme.
The interesting feature ‘Well in Numbers’, where feature writer Andrew Paterson looks at some of the key numbers in Motherwell history, continues in the first issue of 2017.
‘Future Steel’ is an inside look at the next generation of players waiting patiently to break in to the first team and this week’s star is Tom Fry, as he continues to put in sound displays for the U20s.
As part of the clubs aims to work closely with the Motherwell FC Community Trust and The ‘Well Society, regular updates are included in the programme.
This week’s main features on tomorrow’s opposition remain, including an in-depth look at Rangers as well as this season’s new ‘Tactics Board’, where we ponder a potential line-up for Mark Warburton as he looks to bounce back to winning ways in the league and after an important win over Motherwell last weekend. Rangers top stars are profiled in this section too.
Our match report section looks back on the hard fought Scottish Cup clash last weekend, when Rangers came from behind to win late on at Ibrox and break the spirited ‘Well fans.
An update on Stephen Craigan’s U20s side is included too, reporting on the youngster’s two matches so far this year in which they have a 100% record so far. The first was an important win over Partick which see’s the youngsters progress in to the semi final of the Scottish FA Youth Cup, the second was a Development League victory over Dundee United in Forfar and the young Steelmen now sit second in the table.
Get all the latest from the Ticket Office as well as an in-depth look at tomorrow’s match-officials.
All this and more is available for £3 and is 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 subscription to the magazine for the rest of the season by visiting the website of our publishers, Curtis-Sports.