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    Need to know: A look at Rangers

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    McHugh: We’ve shown we can compete

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    Trevor Carson gets Northern Ireland call

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    In Numbers: ‘Well face Gers at Ibrox

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    Play the new Well Lottery

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    Well Lotto final results

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    McCann Electrical sponsor south stand

  • First team

    A coffee and a chat with Liam Grimshaw

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    Get your tickets for Rangers

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    Story of the Match from win over Dundee

  • First team

    Need to know: A look at Rangers

    Need to know: A look at Rangers

    Steven Gerrard has a quarter of a century of games under his belt as Rangers boss.

    The Glaswegian side host Stephen Robinson’s men at Ibrox on Sunday, looking to extend their unbeaten run in the league to five games.

    Here’s what you need to know about the Gers.

    Hectic schedule

    Sunday’s showdown is the third game in just over a week for Rangers, who have had a busy start to the 2018/19 campaign.

    The Ibrox outfit have played 27 games already, but have only lost four of those in all competitions.

    Three of those defeats have fallen in their last seven domestic matches, losing to Livingston in the league, Aberdeen in the Betfred Cup semi final and Spartak Moscow in the Europa League.

    Collecting clean sheets

    Across the piece, one of the most improved areas of this Rangers side under Gerrard has been their defence.

    The club have kept the back door shut in 40% of their matches, and have only conceded more than two goals on domestic duty on one occasion this season.

    That came in dramatic style against none other than Stephen Robinson’s Motherwell.

    Menacing Morelos

    In Alfredo Morelos, Rangers have one of the Premiership’s top scorers leading their attack.

    The Colombian has been in hot form this season, scoring 13 goals and providing eight assists for his teammates.

    Only Steven Naismith and Odsonne Edouard have more goals to their name in the league, but fall short of the Rangers striker’s tally in all competitions.

    Missing Candeias

    After being sent off for two yellow cards in their last outing at St Mirren, Rangers had hoped to win an appeal to have Daniel Candeias available for Sunday.

    As it turned out, the Scottish FA threw out the claim on the basis his second yellow wasn’t a case of mistaken identity.

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    McHugh: We’ve shown we can compete

    Carl McHugh believes Motherwell have already demonstrated they can go toe-to-toe with the top teams in the country.

    The Steelmen head to Glasgow to face Rangers on Sunday, having already drawn 3-3 with the Ibrox side this season.

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    Trevor Carson gets Northern Ireland call

    Trevor Carson gets Northern Ireland call

    Trevor Carson has again been called into Northern Ireland’s squad, as they prepare for their final Nations League fixture.

    A friendly with Republic of Ireland lies in wait on Thursday, 15 November, before the deciding fixture with Austria three days later.

    Northern Ireland have no points from their opening three games, meaning they cannot be promoted from their group.

    But a win over Austria could save them from relegation and also give them an outside chance of being one of the teams in the play-offs for EURO 2020 next year.

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    In Numbers: ‘Well face Gers at Ibrox

    In Numbers: ‘Well face Gers at Ibrox

    Motherwell travel to Ibrox on Saturday on the back of two consecutive victories in the Ladbrokes Premiership.

    Stephen Robinson’s side face the Glasgow outfit just days after their Europa League trip to take on Spartak Moscow.

    Here, we look at the fixture in numbers.

    Six

    The total number of goals shared between the sides in the last meeting between the two earlier this season.

    Goals from Kyle Lafferty and Ovie Ejaria saw Steven Gerrard’s side come back from behind to lead the game 3-2 as the game entered stoppage time. 

    Danny Johnson and Carl McHugh had both struck on a dramatic afternoon at Fir Park, before captain Peter Hartley popped up with a last-minute leveller to round off what was one of the games of the season. 

    17

    On the topic of goals, the Fir Park side take on a team who have conceded just 17 goals this season in all competitions before their Europa League tie on Thursday night.

    Gerrard’s men have only shipped that tally despite playing 25 games already in the 2018/19 campaign.

    The Steelmen can head to the south side of Glasgow with confidence though, knowing they are the team who have put the most goals past Rangers in a single game this term, ahead of sides like Villarreal, Celtic and table-toppers Hearts.

    67

    The number of hours between Rangers finishing their Europa League match in Moscow on Thursday night and kick off on Sunday.

    The Light Blues will make the long journey back after their fourth game in the competition, before being pitched in at home against the ‘Well.

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    Play the new Well Lottery

    Play the new Well Lottery

    Our lottery scheme to help invest money in youth development and our academy has changed.

    Our new Well Lottery allows you the chance to win up to £25,000, while also continuing to back the future players of the club.

    Still priced at £1 per entry, our new  providers Unity will also offer up smaller prizes of £1,000 and £25.

    HOW TO JOIN THE NEW WELL LOTTERY

    To join the new Well Lottery, you can now choose one of the following options:

    • Fill in the lottery leaflet provided and return via the freepost address provided to Unity.
    • Download a lottery leaflet from the Well Lottery website and return to Unity by post.
    • Sign up online here.

    Once you have signed up, you will receive a letter welcoming you to the lottery which will tell you your lottery numbers. You will then be entered into the draw for as long as you wish to play.

    How does the new Well Lottery work?

    We have teamed up with Unity to run the Well Lottery. For as little as £1 per week, you’ll have the chance to win up to £25,000. At least 50p of every £1 played goes straight to youth development but most importantly, there are no ongoing costs to the club.

    How is it different to the old lottery?

    New lottery numbers: Every player will be allocated a six-digit lottery number for every entry they wish to play. If you match your number with the winning number drawn on a Saturday in the correct sequence, you can win up to £25,000.

    Higher prize fund: Through Unity, we can now offer a higher weekly jackpot of £25,000, with smaller prizes of £1,000, £25 and five entries into the next draw on offer.

    More payment options: You can join the lottery by direct debit, credit card or cheque.

    Proceeds: Every £1 ticket gains Motherwell FC at least 50p towards the club’s youth development and academy programme.

    No change to the ticket price: It’s still £1 to play.

    Where does the money go?

    Every £1 is split three ways. At least 50p of every £1 comes straight to Motherwell FC, which is put towards the club’s youth Development and academy programme. The other 50p covers the cost of the administration of the lottery, and goes towards the fantastic prize fund.

    How do I win?

    Every player of the new Well Lottery will be allocated a six-digit lottery number for every entry they wish to play. This idea is to match your number with the winning number that is drawn on a Saturday in the correct sequence. Every entry in the Unity lottery has an equal one in 63 chance of winning a prize.

    For example:

    325764 – random winning number

    326574 – your lottery number

    This is a three-number match, winning five entries into the next draw.

    How do I know if I have won?

    Players are notified automatically, and prizes sent out by post, so you do not need to claim your prize. If you would like to check the winning number each week, these can be found on Unity’s website and here on the official Motherwell FC website.

    What is Unity?

    Unity is a platform on which charities run their own fundraising lottery. It is run by an external lottery manager, Sterling Lotteries, who administer hundreds of charity lotteries for clients across the country.

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    Well Lotto final results

    Well Lotto final results

    The final Well Lotto saw one lucky fan scoop the £4,950 jackpot.

    Season ticket holder Margaret Dougan took home the prize after years of taking part in the scheme which puts money directly back into youth development at the club.

    Our new Well Lottery gives you the chance to win up to £25,000, while still benefitting the stars of tomorrow at Motherwell Football Club. Priced at just £1, you can sign up today.

    Well Lotto final results
    £4,950 jackpotMargaret DouganSouth Stand U 107
    Hospitality voucherMichael KingSouth Stand DD 33
    £75W GardnerSouth Stand W 96
    £50Lee KirkwoodSouth Stand X 40
    £25Stuart OgilvieSouth Stand XX 49

     

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    McCann Electrical sponsor south stand

    McCann Electrical sponsor south stand

    McCann Electrical are the new name on the top of our south stand, having signed a five-year partnership with the club.

    As part of the sponsorship, the company will be making Fir Park more energy efficient by installing LED lighting, bringing cost savings to the club and helping the environment.

    McCann Electrical are a national electrical contractor established 30 years ago based in Motherwell.

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    A coffee and a chat with Liam Grimshaw

    Having played a key part in Motherwell’s back-to-back victories, we sat down for a coffee and a chat with Liam Grimshaw.

    The English midfielder talked about his role in the team, confidence in the squad and his pursuits in fashion away from the club.

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    Get your tickets for Rangers

    Get your tickets for Rangers

    Motherwell have picked up back-to-back victories and head to Rangers on Sunday, 11 November looking to make it three-in-a-row.

    The Steelmen have already enjoyed a thrilling clash with the Ibrox side this season, equalising in the last minute in a 3-3 draw at Fir Park.

    You can buy your tickets online now. Adult tickets cost £27, Over 65s and 17/18 year olds get in for £20, while under 16s will be charged £9.

    Alternatively you can buy from Fir Park in person. We are open 9-5 Monday to Thursday, 9-4 on Friday and 10-1pm on Saturday.

    Kick off at Ibrox on Sunday is at 3pm.

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    Story of the Match from win over Dundee

    The second part of a big week saw Dundee head to Fir Park.

    This is the Story of the Match.