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  • Club

    Vacancy for ticket office assistant

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserve League format confirmed

  • First team

    Previewing Motherwell v Queens

  • First team

    Robinson expects better against Queens

  • First team

    Need to know: A look at Queens

  • First team

    Scene setter: ‘Well host Doonhamers

  • Club

    Alan Burrows appointed to SPFL board

  • First team

    Cadden urges ‘Well to bounce back

  • Club

    Paycare are our new official shorts sponsor

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves in pre-season action on Monday

  • Club

    Vacancy for ticket office assistant

    Vacancy for ticket office assistant

    Motherwell Football Club are recruiting a ticket office assistant to work on all home matchdays.

    We are looking for someone passionate about football, delivering exceptional sales and customer services.

    The candidate will play a key role in offering the highest levels of customer service to supporters in person, by telephone and by email. Candidates will be trained on our ticketing system but come with experience of a range of office software, including email, spreadsheets and databases.

    To apply for this position, please contact our commercial team using our contact form. The deadline for applications is Monday, 30 July 2018.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserve League format confirmed

    Reserve League format confirmed

    Motherwell will take part in the Reserve League in the 2018/19 season, with 18 teams making up the top division.

    Stephen Craigan’s side will play each opponent once over the campaign, with the first match due to be played on Monday, 20 August.

    There will be no upper age limit or restrictions on which players can take part in the league. Players loaned out by the club are eligible to return to play reserve football.

    Games will generally take place on Monday afternoons. A full fixture list will be released shortly.

    Motherwell will be joined by Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee, Dundee United, Dunfermline Athletic, Falkirk, Hamilton Academical, Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian, Kilmarnock, Morton, Partick Thistle, Queen of the South, Rangers, Ross County, St Johnstone and St Mirren.

    A Reserve League Cup will be played to provide additional games during the season, with the format mirroring the Betfred Cup in that any drawn group games will proceed to penalties with an additional bonus point available. Further details on the cup competitions will be confirmed in due course.

  • First team

    Previewing Motherwell v Queens

    Previewing Motherwell v Queens

    Motherwell host Queen of the South in a must-win clash if the 2017/18 Betfred Cup finalists want to claim top spot in the group.

    Here’s all the important information you need if you’re coming to the match.

    You can pay at the gate

    If you haven’t bought your ticket online in advance, don’t worry. You can pay at the gate for £12 for adults and £6 for concessions.

    Come and have a bite to eat and a drink beforehand

    The Cooper Bar and the Centenary Suite will be open for pre-match food and drink from 5.30pm.

    Our usual pre-match hospitality will not be in operation. Food can be purchased before the game and access to the bars will be available before and after the match, as well as at half time.

    Opposition fans are also welcome.

    You can get your season card

    If you plan to collect your season card in the hours before the match with Queen of the South, you can get it from the Centenary Suite from 5.30pm right up until kick off.

    The ticket office will be open only for match ticket sales or for season ticket purchases.

    Team news

    Charles Dunne is to have scans on a groin injury but is likely to face four to six weeks on the sidelines. Craig Tanner remains on the sidelines long term.

    Further reading
  • First team

    Robinson expects better against Queens

    Stephen Robinson is well aware of what is at stake when Queen of the South arrive at Fir Park on Tuesday. 

    Nothing less than three points will do for the Steelmen in their bid to top Group G in the Betfred Cup, with the Doonhamers enjoying a perfect start in their opening three games.

    And the ‘Well boss said: “It’s a game we want to win and need to win after Saturday’s result. Our decision making was poor and we didn’t look like ourselves.”

     

  • First team

    Need to know: A look at Queens

    Need to know: A look at Queens

    Motherwell host Queen of the South in a must-win clash for top spot in Group G of the Betfred Cup on Tuesday.

    It is the first competitive meeting between the two sides since the Scottish Cup clash in 2004, where ‘Well won 3-2.

    And in Gary Naysmith’s Doonhamers, the Steelmen face a tough task against the free-scoring side from the borders.

    Table toppers

    The Dumfries outfit currently sit at the summit of Group G after the Steelmen slipped to a 1-1 draw and shootout defeat against Stranraer.

    Victories over Clyde, Stranraer and Edinburgh City mean Tuesday’s opponents would require at least a draw to finish top of the table and progress as the victors of the group.

    Their midweek trip to Fir Park is their fourth and final fixture of the group stage, and the Doonhamers have a very good chance of progressing to the knockout stages regardless of Tuesday’s result.

    Deadly Dobbie

    With seven goals to his name in three games, frontman Stephen Dobbie has started the 2018/19 campaign in scintillating form, and is the top scorer in this year’s Betfred Cup so far.

    Simon Murray finished the 2017/18 tournament as top scorer with eight goals, meaning Dobbie is just one short of equalling that tally in the group stage alone.

    The former Swansea and Crystal Palace man has continued his fine form from last term, when he scored 27 goals in all competitions.

    Statement of intent

    With an incredible return of 12 goals in their opening three fixtures, Queen of the South are far and away the leading scorers in the league cup so far.

    Add to that an impressive two clean sheets, and the Championship outfit have given themselves huge momentum for their final fixture in Group G.

    It is in stark contrast to their cup campaign last season, where Queens failed to make it out of their group.

  • First team

    Scene setter: ‘Well host Doonhamers

    Scene setter: ‘Well host Doonhamers

    Motherwell host Queen of the South on Tuesday in what is a must-win fixture for Stephen Robinson’s men in their bid to top Group G. 

    And with a return to Fir Park, the Steelmen will be looking to return to the sort of form that led to a convincing 5-0 victory over Edinburgh City in the group opener.

    Fresh legs

    The manager made six changes for the trip to Stair Park, with Elliott Frear, Ryan Bowman, Liam Donnelly and Andy Rose dropping to the bench, and Allan Campbell being rested completely.

    Despite Rose being called in to action within minutes, the manager will have some fresh options to call on for what is a difficult clash with Championship opposition.

    One player who will be a loss, however, is Charles Dunne, who suffered an injury in the opening few minutes against Stranraer and is set to be out for around four weeks.

    Hunger to impress

    Following a below par performance, and with competition rife in the ranks at Fir Park, there will be added incentive for those selected to impress manager Stephen Robinson.

    Danny Johnson is yet to make a competitive start after an impressive pre-season, and Aaron Taylor-Sinclair recorded his first 90 minutes since December, giving the manager something to ponder ahead of the visit of Queens.

    Must win

    Nothing less than a win will be good enough for Motherwell in their attempts to top the group.

    Should the visitors pick up a point, they would have enough to finish first and could be one of the seeded sides for the draw in the knockout round.

    The Steelmen, on the other hand, have two games remaining and need all three points in both fixtures to stand a chance of finishing top.

     

  • Club

    Alan Burrows appointed to SPFL board

    Alan Burrows appointed to SPFL board

    Motherwell chief executive Alan Burrows has been appointed to the board of the Scottish Professional Football League.

    Serving on the league’s board for the first time, he will be joined by Celtic’s Peter Lawwell, Dundee’s John Nelms, Warren Hawke from Greenock Morton, Martin Ritchie of Falkirk and Stranraer’s Iain Dougan.

    “I’m honoured to be voted on by our fellow Premiership clubs to the SPFL board,” he said of his appointment.

    “I am there as a representative of Motherwell FC on the board but my duty is to make sure that all 42 clubs are represented.

    “It is obviously a vital time for the SPFL with a number of broadcast and commercial deals in the offing.

    “The game in Scotland is on the up and it is an exciting time to be involved at the very top.”

     

  • First team

    Cadden urges ‘Well to bounce back

    Chris Cadden hopes to see Motherwell bounce back as they prepare for a must-win clash against Queen of the South in Group G of the Betfred Cup.

    The newly-capped Scotland international believes the squad have what it takes to return to winning ways following the disappointments of Saturday’s draw with Stranraer.

    “We’ll bounce back full of confidence,” he said. “We’ve got a good group of lads in the dressing room and we know what we need to do.”

  • Club

    Paycare are our new official shorts sponsor

    Paycare are our new official shorts sponsor

    Motherwell Football Club have another new sponsorship partner, bringing on board England-based health cash plan provider Paycare.

    The first sponsor of its kind in Scotland, Paycare are a leading not-for-profit organisation which provides cashback on everyday healthcare costs, as well as wider mental, financial and physical support.

    Paycare will become the club’s health and wellbeing partner, as well as being the official shorts sponsor, for seasons 2018/19 and 2019/20.

    As former back of shirt sponsors of Wolverhampton Wanderers, Paycare is the first English organisation to sponsor a Scottish Premiership team, and the first health cash plan provider to promote its services in Scotland.

    “After researching organisations sponsoring English teams, we came across Paycare through their sponsorship of Wolverhampton Wanderers and were immediately drawn to them,” Suzanne Reid, head of commercial and marketing at Motherwell Football Club, explained.

    “Their not-for-profit status, ethos of giving back to the communities it serves, and the very nature of what they do to help people from a health and wellbeing perspective really resonated with us. We’re very much looking forward to working with them in the months and years to come.”

    Paycare dates back to 1874 in Wolverhampton and was set up by the foremen of some of the city’s largest factories in a bid to protect their employees from crippling medical bills, and growing to become a leading provider in the UK.

    It works with families, businesses and individuals to provide cashback on services from physiotherapy, reflexology and chiropody, to optical, dental, and vaccinations, as well as wider inclusive support such as a confidential counselling and support service, GP 24/7 app, Paycare Perks – an exclusive online discount platform – and Paycare Partners, which is a dedicated signposting service.

    “We’re delighted to be sponsoring Motherwell Football Club,” added Kevin Rogers, CEO of Paycare.

    “Given their community ethos and as the Scottish Premiership’s only fully fan-owned club, as well as our drive to make a positive difference to the communities that we serve, our partnership was a natural next step with brilliant synergy.”

    As a not-for-profit, Paycare has shared over £2.2m to-date with charities, causes and initiatives UK-wide by donating every spare penny not spent on enhancing its services to policyholders – seeing its stakeholders making a positive difference to their local communities.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves in pre-season action on Monday

    Reserves in pre-season action on Monday

    Motherwell’s reserve side are in action on Monday night when they travel to face Musselburgh Athletic.

    Stephen Craigan’s men will make the trip to the Olivebank Stadium for a 7pm kick off.

    Reserve League fixtures will be announced shortly, while the team are also waiting to hear their opponents for the first round of this season’s Irn-Bru Cup.

    The reserves will play the winners of the match between BSC Glasgow and East Stirlingshire, who face each other on July 29.