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    Moult wins Ladbrokes Player of the Month

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    Trio of Scotland Youth call-ups

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    Semi-final tickets on general sale

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    Under 20s to face Falkirk

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    SRtRC: Fortnight of Action

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    Cadden & Campbell start for Scotland

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    Win a Lego replica of Fir Park!

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    John Swinburne: Funeral arrangements

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    Semi-final Ticket information

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    Under-20s fixture postponed

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    Moult wins Ladbrokes Player of the Month

    Louis Moult has bagged the Ladbrokes Player of the Month award for September following a scintillating month for the striker.

    And the Englishman is the first Steelman to pick up the honour since Michael Higdon back in April 2014 following his five goal haul last month.

    Moult started September with an 88th minute goal against Kilmarnock in a 2-0 win for the ‘Well, before following that up with a brace at Easter Road as Stephen Robinson’s men drew 2-2.

    Another brace came just five days later in the dramatic quarter-final clash with Aberdeen in the Betfred Cup, including an improvised over-head kick and a thumping finish past Joe Lewis to erupt the Fir Park crowd.

    [pullquote]It’s been a good month for me personally, scoring a few goals, and it’s been a good month for the club too.[/pullquote]

    And the ‘Well number nine, speaking upon picking up his award, reiterated his desire to focus on the important games ahead.

    He said: “It’s been a good month for me personally, scoring a few goals, and it’s been a good month for the club too.

    “I’ve been fairly consistent with my performances and I’ve tried to not let anything affect me and the club have helped me in that by playing me more than anything.”

    He added: “At the moment I’m not thinking about [the future] and I’ve said it many a time just how much I appreciate the support from the club.”

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    Trio of Scotland Youth call-ups

    Three ‘Well youngsters are celebrating after being called up by the National side for forthcoming matches.

    Academy stars Reece McAlear and Cole Starrs have been named in James Grady’s Under 16s Victory Shield squad.

    No other non-Old Firm team has more representatives in the squad, which also has three other Academy players on the standby list.

    The tournament will take place in Belfast between the 23rd and 27th of October with the Scots lined up to play Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic.

    Also called up is Jamie Semple, who has been in the 20-man Scotland Under 17s side for the forthcoming UEFA Qualifying Round 2017/18.

    [pullquote]We wish all three lads all the very best in their busy schedules and hope they enjoy themselves whilst representing their country.[/pullquote]

    Brian McLaughlin’s squad will face a triple-header of games against Andorra, Estonia and Denmark in Tallin later in the month.

    Like the Under 16s, ‘Well also has players on the standby list for these important fixtures.

    Academy Director Scott Leitch said: “The club have representation at every single level in the Scotland Youth International squads, which is a major honour for Motherwell FC and a continued vindication of the work of the coaching staff and scouts.

    “We wish all three lads all the very best in their busy schedules and hope they enjoy themselves whilst representing their country.”

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    Semi-final tickets on general sale

    Motherwell face Rangers in the Betfred Cup semi-final on Sunday, October 22nd, with tickets now on general sale. 

    Make sure you don’t miss the mouthwatering fixture by securing your tickets for the trip to Hampden!

    Here is all the information you need, including when the tickets go on sale, how and where to buy and what options are available for you.

    Prices

    Motherwell FC has been allocated over 10,000 seats with the option for more if required, with prices set at:

    East Stand
    Adults: £25
    Concessions*: £10
    Wheelchair User Adult: £10
    Wheelchair User Concession: £5

    South Stand
    Lower Section I: £30
    Wheelchair User Adult: £15
    Wheelchair User Concession: £5
    *Concessions are listed as Over 65s and Under 16s.

    Should you wish to purchase a Hamilton ticket and Semi-final ticket, please visit the Ticket Office only.

    Additional Information

    • As per SPFL instructions, tickets will be sold from block G8-G1 with our ‘Singing Section’ in G6 and from I6-I1
    • Centenary Suite Hospitality packages at £70 will be in section I6 (includes coach to and from Hampden), please note, there are a limited number of hospitality tickets remaining.
    • £35 tickets are available in J1
    • £8 bus tickets to and from Hampden (leaving from Cooper Bar)
    • Anyone requiring Ambulant or Wheelchair tickets should contact Brian Davidson on 07725 917161 or brian@mfcdsa.com

    Telephone Bookings

    Due to the short time-scale we are unable to post tickets. These will be available for collection from the Chapman Office from Thursday 12th October. A £1 admin charge will be applied per telephone booking.

    Opening Hours

    Opening hours this week: 9am-5pm Monday – Wednesday, 9am-6pm Thursday, 9am-4pm on Friday and 10am -1pm on Saturday from the Ticket Office

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    Under 20s to face Falkirk

    Motherwell under-20s return to Development League action tomorrow night with a trip to the Falkirk Stadium.

    Stephen Craigan’s youngsters will be keen to return to winning ways following last week’s match postponement and the defeat against Hearts in the week prior.

    However, tomorrow’s opposition will be a tough test, with the Bairns currently level on points with the ‘Well having played one more match in the 2017/18 campaign.

    It’s been a largely positive start to the season for Craigan and his youngsters, with the 4-2 defeat away to Hearts the only loss in a near perfect first five matches.

    If you’re going to the match entry is free, however donation buckets will be available to support Falkirk FC Youth Development if you so choose.

    If you’re not making it, you can follow all of the action with live updates on twitter, as well as report, match highlights and reaction online.

    Kick off is at 7pm.

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    SRtRC: Fortnight of Action

    Welcome to Show Racism the Red Card’s annual Fortnight of Action. Many of you will have seen the campaign within football for many years, the SFA, SPFL, SJFA and its member clubs have been supporting the campaign since it started in Scotland.

    In addition to increasing the awareness of SRtRC’s work in Scotland, the Fortnight of Action from 6th – 20th October shows commitment at the highest level of Scottish football to eradicate racism and discrimination of any form from our game.

    We believe that it is vital to highlight the anti-racism message at this time of year as it runs alongside Football Against Racism in Europe’s (FARE) Football People Weeks.

    All professional clubs will show their support over one weekend on Friday 14th October and Saturday 15th October. Clubs will be united in calling for an end to racism in football and society. Players in over 40 European Countries are involved in similar events as part of FARE network against racism and discrimination.

    Show Racism the Red Card has received excellent support from football clubs, football authorities and football fans the length and breadth of Scotland – we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all. We have heard of many instances where supporters have been proactive in promoting the anti-racism message, making it clear that racism and discrimination are not welcome at their club.

    We urge fans to continue to support the anti-racism message; it is the responsibility of us all to ensure that it is carried out beyond the Fortnight of Action and beyond the terraces.

    Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the SPFL said: “Football is a powerful medium to break down barriers and promote tolerance. Our clubs have supported Show Racism the Red Card since season 2003/04 and once again, this united action in support of the campaign sends out the positive message that football is a game to be enjoyed by all.”

    Motherwell skipper Carl McHugh added: “Motherwell FC is once again proud to stand beside our fellow clubs to reject all forms of racism, bigotry and hate and to reaffirm our position that football, at Fir Park or anywhere, is for everyone, regardless of race, colour, creed or religion.”

    The campaign will continue to speak to all football clubs, the football authorities and the police to eradicate all forms of racist behaviour.

    The SPFL, SJFA and its clubs deplore all forms of racism and any racist behaviour will not be tolerated at SPFL or SJFA matches.

    Over the past year Show Racism the Red Card has faced major funding difficulties but we strive to continue our work. We are working with grassroots football, community groups, schools, the police and prison service to ensure that going forward Scottish society and Scottish football is fair and inclusive for all.

    Football is a sport that is followed by people across the world and football matches should be an enjoyable experience for all, whatever their background. We all have a part to play in challenging racism in football and society.

    Show your support for tackling racism:

    Follow us on twitter @SRtRCScotland
    Like us on Facebook: Facebook.com/theRedCardScotland
    www.theredcard.org

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    Cadden & Campbell start for Scotland

    Midfielders Allan Campbell & Chris Cadden both started for Scotland U21s against England last night.

    Sadly, despite a goal for Cadden, Scott Gemmill’s side went down to a 3-1 defeat at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium.

    Allan Campbell, wearing his familiar number 22 shirt, lined up in the middle of the Scots’ midfield for the very first time.

    Cadden has been a regular feature for the U21s over the last year, and he grabbed his first Scotland goal on the 79th minute, picking up the ball after good work from Swansea’s Oli McBurnie and slotting home from ten yards out.

    England were two to the good by that point, goals from Spurs’ Josh Onomah, and Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham, but when Cadden’s strike reduced the arrears, there was hope of a leveller.

    Those were dashed within seconds when Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke tapped in a third from close range to ensure the points stayed in England.

    It was a fantastic experience for the two young ‘Well lads, with a third academy graduate, Kilmarnock’s Dom Thomas, making it a hat-trick of starters for the Braidhurst Campus.

    Cadden himself was obviously delighted to get his name on the score sheet, but was ultimately disappointed to be part of a losing side.

    He said: “It was great to get my first international goal and to get it against England makes it a little more special.

    “However, at the end of the day, it doesn’t mean anything as we didn’t get the three points. I would happily trade me goal for the team to have picked up a win.”

    Speaking about playing alongside ‘Well teammate Campbell, Cadden added: “I enjoyed playing with him and once again I thought Allan was a credit to himself; he was brilliant and showed what he’s all about.

    “It was a good moment for the club and shows just how good a job the youth coaching staff at Motherwell is doing to have Allan, Dom and I in the starting line-up”

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    Win a Lego replica of Fir Park!

    A Lego replica of Fir Park is being raffled off to raise money for the MFC Disabled Supporters Association. 

    Designed by Chris Smith from “Brickstand”, the model has been anonymously donated to help boost funds to improve the matchday experience for home and away disabled supporters at Fir Park.

    Chris builds Lego football stadiums during his free time and is aiming to construct all 92 English league teams and top-flight Scottish grounds – of which he is currently half way through.

    A very generous Motherwell fan, who wishes to remain anonymous, has commissioned the Fir Park model which is on display at the club shop.

    [pullquote]This is an amazing opportunity for a Well fan to win an incredible piece of Motherwell memorabilia and we are extremely grateful for this donation.[/pullquote]

    The draw will be made on Saturday, October 28 with fans getting the chance to buy raffle tickets before every home game.

    MFC DSA’s Jillian Gillen said: “This is an amazing opportunity for a Well fan to win an incredible piece of Motherwell memorabilia and we are extremely grateful for this donation.”

    “The Lego Fir Park is now on display in the Club Shop and will be there until the draw is made. We would encourage people to pop along to the shop and have a look for themselves as it truly is wonderful.”

    You can buy your raffle tickets, which will be on sale at the club shop an hour before kick off each match day ahead of the draw, or alternatively you can email jillian@mfcdsa.com or call Jillian on 07714462869 for tickets.

    Tickets have been priced at just £3 for one, or two for £5.

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    John Swinburne: Funeral arrangements

    The club has been inundated with requests for the details of former Director John Swinburne’s funeral.

    Countless ex players and club officials will attend to pay their respects to a much loved and respected supporter, who sadly passed away on Sunday morning aged 87.

    With the permission of the Swinburne family, the following funeral arrangements can be confirmed:

    Saturday 7th October 2017

    10.30am – Motherwell South Parish Church, Gavin Street, ML1 2RL
    11.30am – Airbles Cemetery, Airbles Road
    12.30pm – Centenary Suite, Fir Park Stadium, ML1 2QN

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    Semi-final Ticket information

    Motherwell face Rangers in the Betfred Cup semi-final on Sunday, October 22nd.

    Make sure you don’t miss the mouthwatering fixture by securing your tickets for the trip to Hampden!

    Here is all the information you need, including when the tickets go on sale, how and where to buy and what options are available for you.

    Prices

    Motherwell FC has been allocated over 10,000 seats with the option for more if required, with prices set at:

    East Stand
    Adults: £25
    Concessions*: £10
    Wheelchair User Adult: £10
    Wheelchair User Concession: £5

    South Stand
    Lower Section J1: £35
    Lower Section I: £30
    Wheelchair User Adult: £15
    Wheelchair User Concession: £5
    *Concessions are listed as Over 65s and Under 16s.

    Season Ticket Holders

    Semi-final tickets will go on sale to Season Ticket Holders on Thursday morning at 9am from the Ticket Office. Season Ticket Holders are entitled to purchase up to four tickets each and should bring their season book with them at time of purchase as we will require Voucher C and the Book Number. The Season Book holder will be responsible for any/all tickets they purchase.

    Season Ticket Holders will be able to purchase tickets as below:

    • Thursday, 9am-6pm from the Ticket Office
    • Friday, 9am-5pm from the Ticket Office
    • Saturday, 9am-2pm from the Ticket Office and the Cooper Bar
    • Sunday, 9am-2pm from the Ticket Office and the Centenary Suite

    Should you wish to purchase a Hamilton ticket and Semi-final ticket, please visit the Ticket Office only.  In order to speed up the process, we will have a few additional selling points this weekend (October 7th and 8th) in the Cooper Bar (Saturday) and Centenary Suite (Sunday), with both cash and card accepted.  

    Additional Information

    • As per SPFL instructions, tickets will be sold from block G8-G1 with our ‘Singing Section’ in G6 and from I6-I1
    • Centenary Suite Hospitality packages at £70 will be in section I6 (includes coach to and from Hampden)
    • £35 tickets are available in J1
    • £8 bus tickets to and from Hampden (leaving from Cooper Bar)
    • Anyone requiring Ambulant or Wheelchair tickets should contact Brian Davidson on 07725 917161 or brian@mfcdsa.com

    Public Sale

    Should we have tickets remaining, a public sale will commence on Monday 9th October at 9am -5pm from the Ticket Office for the remainder of the week. Photographic ID will be required at time of purchase.

    Telephone Bookings

    Due to the short time-scale we are unable to post tickets. These will be available for collection from the Chapman Office from Thursday 12th October or from Hampden on the morning of the match. A £1 admin charge will be applied per telephone booking. No telephone bookings will be taken this Saturday or Sunday (October 7th and 8th).

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    Under-20s fixture postponed

    Motherwell under-20s clash with Hamilton Accies in the Development League has been postponed.

    Set to be played on Wednesday, October 4th at Forthbank Stadium, Stirling – the fixture will now be played at a later date.

    Further information will be confirmed in due course.