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  • First team

    Get your tickets for Kilmarnock clash

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Under 20s game with Celtic postponed

  • Women

    Ladies kick off with a win at Killie

  • First team

    Motherwell to face Hearts in Scottish Cup

  • Women

    Women’s team set for season kick off

  • First team

    Highlights: Dundee 0 – 2 Motherwell

  • First team

    Players react to cup win over Dundee

  • First team

    Robinson hails complete away performance

  • First team

    Dundee 0 – 2 Motherwell

  • First team

    Preview: Dundee v Motherwell

  • First team

    Get your tickets for Kilmarnock clash

    Motherwell return to Ladbrokes Premiership action on Saturday against Kilmarnock.

    Both sides are fighting it out for a place in the top six in the division, as the season races towards the split.

    Stephen Robinson’s side are in fine form so far in 2018, losing just one of their seven matches in the new year and have won three of their last four matches at Fir Park.

    Adult tickets start at just £19 and one adult can bring along a child for just an extra £5 in the John Hunter stand.

    To get your ticket, come along to the Fir Park ticket office between 9am and 5pm, call 01698 333333 or pay at the gate on the day.

    ADULTS£23/£19
    CONCESSIONS£16/£15
    JUVENILES£12/£9
    FAMILY (1 ADULT + 1 JUNIOR)£29/£24

    The cheaper price is for the John Hunter stand. Concessions are applicable to 60 and over and full time students with a valid matriculation card. Juveniles are applicable to aged 15 and under.

    Away fans will be housed in the McEwan Fraser Legal South Stand. Cash gates are in operation.

    Motherwell fans who require ambulant or wheelchair access should contact Brian Davidson on 07428 225254 or tickets@mfcdsa.com. Fans must contact Brian by Wednesday night before the match.

    Great hospitality offers

    Want to watch the game in a bit more style? We’ve still got limited availability in our Millennium Suite and our McEwan Fraser Legal South Stand boxes.

    Our Millennium Suite package includes:

    • Complimentary drinks one hour before and after the game
    • Light snacks on arrival and prior to kick-off
    • Complimentary matchday programmes and team-sheets
    • Your own designated seat in the directors box
    • Half-time refreshments

    Our McEwan Fraser South Stand boxes package includes:

    • Hot one-course buffet served with complimentary drinks
    • Padded seat within the box with excellent view
    • Matchday Programme and teamsheet
    • Half-time pies or sandwiches
    • One hour complimentary drinks at full time

    To book, call our commercial team on 01698 333333 or email hospitality@motherwellfc.co.uk.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Under 20s game with Celtic postponed

    Motherwell Under 20s’ match with Celtic in the SPFL Development League on Monday night has been postponed.

    The match was due to be played at Cappielow Park in Greenock.

    The young Steelmen have won both of their league matches so far in 2018, overcoming Aberdeen and Falkirk in recent weeks.

    News on a rearranged date will be announced in due course.

  • Women

    Ladies kick off with a win at Killie

    Motherwell Ladies kicked off the season with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

    The women of steel, under the guidance of Eddie Wolecki Black for the first time in a competitive fixture, showed their mettle by scoring the winning goal in the dying minutes of the match.

    ‘Well had got themselves ahead courtesy of an own goal. A delightful free kick from Emma Black was headed into her own net by the unfortunate Kilmarnock defender, under heavy pressure from Sammy Hare.

    The claret and amber women had the ball in the net again soon after, only for the assistant’s flag to chalk it off for offside.

    Both teams had half chances, but the first half would end with the visitors narrowly ahead at a freezing cold Rugby Park.

    Former Scotland striker Suzanne Mulvey was proving a handful for the home defenders and she brought about an excellent save from keeper Morgan Hunter, turning a low strike around the left-hand post for a corner.

    Northern Ireland International Kerry Montgomery went close again soon after, but was again denied by Hunter who was having an excellent afternoon in the Killie goal.

    With those chances gone, the inevitable happened when Kilmarnock got themselves on level terms. Sara Paterson sending a free kick into the back of the net with just 18 minutes left to play.

    And it looked as if it was going to stay that way until, with just minutes left on the clock, Hayley Cunningham’s free kick hit a body en route and ended up past Hunter and in the net, securing all three points and a win in the first game of the new Motherwell era.

    Motherwell: Johnstone, Nicholson, Knox, Condie, McLaughlin, Montgomery, Hare, Cunningham, Mulvey, Black, Johnston (Russell 74)

    Motherwell subs: Rhind, Dalziel, Kerr, Reside, Goodwin, Canavan

  • First team

    Motherwell to face Hearts in Scottish Cup

    Motherwell will play Hearts in the quarter finals of the 2017/18 William Hill Scottish Cup.

    The match is due to be played at Fir Park on the weekend on Saturday, March 3.

    The tie marks the first time the Steelmen have reached the last eight of the competition since the 2011/12 season.

    Scottish Cup sixth round draw in full

    Celtic v Morton

    Aberdeen v Kilmarnock

    Motherwell v Hearts

    Rangers v Falkirk

  • Women

    Women’s team set for season kick off

    Motherwell Ladies start their SWPL2 campaign on Sunday with a trip to face Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

    Eddie Wolecki Black has made wholesale changes to the team in preparation for the new season and has a squad full of confidence going into their first game.

    Kick off is at 4pm.

  • First team

    Highlights: Dundee 0 – 2 Motherwell

    Extended highlights from Dens Park as Motherwell progress to the quarter finals of the Scottish Cup with a 2-0 win over Dundee.

  • First team

    Players react to cup win over Dundee

    Goalscorers Curtis Main and Craig Tanner, along with debutant David Turnbull, spoke after the 2-0 victory over Dundee in the Scottish Cup.

    Curtis Main: “It was a tough game, especially in the first half, but obviously we got our noses in front and from then on I think we were comfortable.”

    Craig Tanner: “Three goals in three appearances against Dundee so if I could play them every week I’d be a happy man. But no, this is my highest goal scoring season which is great.

    “The main thing is that we’re in the next round though and we’re all delighted.”

    David Turnbull: “I’m just buzzing to get on and for us to get the win. I’m thankful to the gaffer for giving me a chance to get my first appearance.”

  • First team

    Robinson hails complete away performance

    ‘Well boss Stephen Robinson hailed a true team performance as his side progressed to the quarter final of the Scottish Cup.

    Goals from Craig Tanner and Curtis Main secured a 2-0 victory over Dundee at Dens Park, on an afternoon when ‘Well dominated the encounter.

    And the manager was delighted with his teams performance from start to finish, all over the pitch.

    “I think that was the complete away performance,” the Northern Irishman said.

    “We played in their half of the pitch and we played some good football as well. We were well worth our win today.

    “The three boys at the back and the two wing backs were excellent. I don’t think Charles Dunne gets the plaudits he deserves but over the past month or so he’s been terrific for us. As have the whole back line, they give you a base to play from.”

    And on Trevor Carson’s crucial save, the manager added: “It’s only 1-0 at that point and Trevor makes a big save, that turns the game and the crowd get behind us. It shows the importance of keeping him here.”

  • First team

    Dundee 0 – 2 Motherwell

    Grant Russell at Dens Park

    Motherwell booked their place in the last eight of the Scottish Cup with an assured win over Dundee.

    Goals from Craig Tanner and Curtis Main did the job for the Steelmen, who now go into the draw for the quarter finals of the competition.

    Manager Stephen Robinson made just one change to the team that defeated St Johnstone 2-0 in midweek. Injury saw Allan Campbell drop out of the squad completely, with Tanner taking his starting place.

    Within three minutes of the start, Motherwell had the ball in the net.

    From a corner kick, Cédric Kipré rose well to head the ball back across goal, where Tom Aldred was on hand to smash the ball into the net.

    But his effort was ruled out for offside, with the far side linesman immediately lifting his flag to quell the celebrations.

    Motherwell continued to dominate and Curtis Main was the next to test the reactions of the travelling support.

    The striker found room 25 yards out from goal and, sensing his opportunity, fizzed a left-footed shot towards goal.

    ‘Keeper Elliott Parish was stranded and the supporters behind the goal were on their feet in expectation, but the ball just bulleted wide of the right post.

    Just two minutes later, Nadir Çiftçi was the next to be presented with a golden chance. A cross from Chris Cadden from the right landed kindly to him six yards out, but his diverted header past Parish also dropped agonisingly wide of the left post.

    Motherwell were the dominant team and they finally made that pay as the game hit the half hour work.

    Great build-up play eventually led to the ball landing at the feet of Tanner 25 yards from goal. With Main screaming to be laid in to his left, the forward instead saw the opportunity to catch the ball on the half volley.

    It turned out to be the right call. His left-footed shot dipped and bounced under the dive of Parish and nestled into the right hand corner of the net to give the Steelmen a deserved lead.

    A battle ensued as the first half wore on. Çiftçi found himself in the book after clattering into Paul McGowan, who was also shown a yellow card as he responded by going in aggressively while the Motherwell man lay on the ground.

    As half time approached, Motherwell then had a shout for a penalty waved away by referee Bobby Madden. Carl McHugh’s header from 12 yards was blocked, leading to big appeals from the players around him that a hand had been used to do so, but nothing was given.

    Immediately up the other end, Dundee went close. A free kick from the right found Darren O’Dea’s run but his header dropped over the crossbar.

    Straight after the restart, Dundee arguably should have levelled.

    Sofien Moussa found himself with room at the front post but, with the cross from the right coming in low and with pace, he just failed to get it under control and it bobbled harmlessly away.

    The Dark Blues continued to apply pressure. Mark O’Hara was next with a chance, his shot from 25 yards sending Trevor Carson stretching to tip it over the top.

    Aurtenexte was the next to cause problems amongst the Motherwell backline. Finding himself one on one with Kipre, he cut inside to leave the defender trailing before bearing down on Carson.

    In the blink of an eye, the Dundee man’s shot was heading for goal but the big goalkeeper was down quick and low to turn the ball away.

    The sucker punch then arrived for the hosts. A long ball forward caused panic in the Dundee defence, with Parish rushing out of his area to try and clear.

    Main’s presence alone turned the situation into a positive one for the visitors, and he beat Holt to the ball to nick it past the goalkeeper 18 yards out and into the empty net.

    The 1447 travelling Motherwell fans continued to roar their team on as the game petered out without much more in the way of chances for either side.

    A place in the quarter finals of the Scottish Cup now awaits Robinson’s men, one game away from another potential trip to Hampden Park.

  • First team

    Preview: Dundee v Motherwell

    The journey to another trip to the national stadium continues in the Scottish Cup with a visit to face Dundee on Saturday.

    And, just over two months after the Steelmen fell agonisingly short in the Betfred Cup final, the chance to reach another quarter final awaits.

    “We are highly motivated to do that,” said the manager when asked about the team’s attempts to return to Mount Florida. “The last run raised the profile of the football club.

    “It helps to attract players, which we saw in January, and it gives everything a lift around the place. Financially and for morale as well.

    “It’s a big, big game for us. It will be a tough game for us away from home but we are confident, based on recent form.”

    January signing Curtis Main has been in the goals since his arrival from Portsmouth, netting four in his first six matches.

    The striker was visibly annoyed when he left the pitch after scoring one and setting up the other in the 2-0 midweek win over St Johnstone, later saying he was disappointed he hadn’t netted more from his other chances.

    “Yeah, disappointed he’s only scored four goals in six,” joked the manager. “But I think that’s testament to him and the other players. We have created a lot of chances.

    “Curtis has done great since he’s come up. He feels he can do even better and so do I.

    “The fitter he gets and the stronger he gets, I think we will see more from both him and Nadir.”

    As a squad overall, the winter break has re-energised the group and set the Steelmen up for an important second half of the season.

    And for Andy Rose, cup football is an important factor in building momentum.

    The Australian revealed the hard work going on ahead of Saturday’s big clash in Dundee.

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    “Cup competitions are certainly a way of building momentum,” the midfielder said. “Looking back, some of the cup matches we’ve played have been some of my favourite of the season.

    “Across the squad there’s a really good feeling since the turn of the year and results have been pretty good. Performances have been very good too.

    “Beating Hamilton in the last round was excellent. It was an important win for us in front of our fans. I’m looking forward to this one.”

    Dundee v Motherwell

    Saturday 10th February 2018
    3.00pm
    Dens Park
    Tickets on sale from the Fir Park Ticket Office or pay at the gate.

    Admission prices are as follows:

    ADULTS£20
    OVER 65s OR STUDENTS£10
    UNDER 18s£5 
    • There will be tickets on sale at the gate at the away stand
    • There will be a three phase security check for tickets and checking for prohibited items
    • Small flags will be checked before being allowed in
    • Dens Park is a no smoking ground and Dundee do not offer pass outs
    • Supporters should be advised that parking is on street but with parking restrictions.
    • A large away support is expected so please get to the stadium early

    If you can’t make it along, don’t miss the action by tuning in to mixlr.com/motherwellfc for live commentary or follow the match on Twitter @MotherwellFC

    You can see the match highlights on MFC TV’s YouTube channel, as well as full reaction and a match report right here on the official website.