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  • Club

    Simple Group partner with Motherwell FC

  • First team

    Setting the scene on St Johnstone

  • First team

    Tickets on sale for St Johnstone

  • Club

    Win with Men’s 10K Glasgow

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves see off St Mirren

  • First team

    Maguire on target for Scotland Under 21s

  • First team

    Vote in our Player of the Year awards

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves face St Mirren

  • Women

    Motherwell exit SWPL Cup

  • First team

    Cash gate for Aberdeen v Motherwell

  • Club

    Simple Group partner with Motherwell FC

    Simple Group partner with Motherwell FC

    Simple Group Holdings are the new face of our Cooper Stand.

    A leading supplier of office equipment and services to businesses throughout the UK, the company provide solutions for photocopiers, printers, telecoms, IT support, web design and wifi marketing, offering organisations a one-stop shop for their business requirements.

    Simple’s banner now adorns the top of our stand behind the goal.

    “We are pleased to welcome Simple Group as the latest partner of the club,” Motherwell’s head of commercial, Suzanne Reid, said.

    “Their work with the club has already helped us significantly, and their continued investment through our Cooper Stand is appreciated.”

    Simple group chairman, Vincent Moore, added: “Simple Group are delighted to support Motherwell Football Club with this sponsorship.

    “We have now established partnerships with four Premiership clubs in Scotland and we are always looking to support clubs who match our ambitions and values.

    “Motherwell’s dedicated work in the local community is in line with our focus on helping local businesses.

    “We are excited to work with Motherwell FC in the seasons to come and we are also looking forward to working with Motherwell’s partners and supporters to offer them our superb range of products and services.”

  • First team

    Setting the scene on St Johnstone

    Setting the scene on St Johnstone

    Motherwell host St Johnstone in the Ladbrokes Premiership on Saturday, with both teams still chasing down Hibernian for a place in the league’s top six come the split.

    Here’s an early look ahead to the match.

    Tale of the tape

    Both sides retain top six ambitions heading into the game on Saturday.

    St Johnstone’s Wednesday night win over St Mirren put them above Motherwell in seventh, just four points behind sixth-placed Hibernian with three fixtures to play.

    Motherwell currently sit five points behind Hibs, who travel to Livingston on Friday night. A win on Saturday for Stephen Robinson’s men could close the gap again as the race to the split nears its conclusion.

    Head to head

    Both teams have won on opposition territory in the two games so far this season.

    An October encounter at Fir Park saw the Saints score a last-gasp winner from a corner, with Jason Kerr’s goal sparking an eight-game unbeaten, which included six victories.

    Motherwell then ended that run in December, with Danny Johnson and Tom Aldred netting in a deserved 2-1 win at McDiarmid Park.

    Get your tickets in advance or pay at the gate

    Tickets are available online now to collect from the Fir Park ticket office. You can also print yours at home and take the ticket straight to the gate.

    Alternatively, you can pay at the gate at the ground on the day.

    Prices are as follows:

    Adult£24 / £20
    Over 60s / 16-18 year olds / students£17 / £16
    15 and under£3

    A family ticket for one adult and two children aged 15 and under is available for £28, or £24 in the John Hunter Stand.

    The cheaper price on all tickets is for our John Hunter Stand for home supporters.

    Away supporters will be housed in our South Stand.

    Fans who require ambulant or wheelchair access should contact Andy Sim on 07428 225254 or email tickets@mfcdsa.com.

  • First team

    Tickets on sale for St Johnstone

    Tickets on sale for St Johnstone

    Motherwell face St Johnstone on Saturday, 30 March, with the two sides in a fight to reach the Ladbrokes Premiership’s top six.

    With much at stake, it’s guaranteed to be a tense and exciting match at Fir Park.

    Tickets are available online now to collect from the Fir Park ticket office. You can also print yours at home and take the ticket straight to the gate.

    Alternatively, you can pay at the gate at the ground on the day.

    Prices are as follows:

    Adult£24 / £20
    Over 60s / 16-18 year olds / students£17 / £16
    15 and under£3

    A family ticket for one adult and two children aged 15 and under is available for £28, or £24 in the John Hunter Stand.

    The cheaper price on all tickets is for our John Hunter Stand for home supporters.

    Away supporters will be housed in our South Stand.

    Fans who require ambulant or wheelchair access should contact Andy Sim on 07428 225254 or email tickets@mfcdsa.com.

  • Club

    Win with Men’s 10K Glasgow

    Liam Grimshaw doesn’t need much practice to get ready for this years Men’s 10K Glasgow, but will you be joining him?

    This year’s race takes place on Father’s Day, on Sunday 16 June.

    More than just a 10K, the event aims to be a catalyst for thousands of guys in Glasgow and beyond to lace up their trainers and make a positive difference to their lives.

    The stunning city centre route starts at the Riverside Museum and finishes in style at George Square.

    In conjunction with Motherwell FC, Men’s 10K are offering up a great prize package, including:

    • Two x free entries into the Men’s 10K Glasgow
    • One x intraining ‘running man’ T-shirt
    • One x intraining running belt
    • One x pair of lock laces

    To enter, simply fill out this form with your name and email address and hit submit.

    The winner will be notified on Monday 1 April, 2019.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves see off St Mirren

    The reserves made it back-to-back wins with a comfortable 4-1 victory over St Mirren.

    Liam Donnelly and the returning Chris Cadden were the notable inclusions in the ‘Well starting XI.

    Scotland international Cadden was playing his first Motherwell match for four and a half months, having been sidelined with a knee injury.

    The young Steelmen got off to the best possible start when David Devine opened the scoring after just 85 seconds.

    Jamie Semple’s near post corner was met perfectly from the big centre back, and his downward header across the goalkeeper found the back of the net.

    The visitors were dominating and added a second just 17 minutes later.

    Semple’s free-kick towards the penalty spot was only partially cleared and when it dropped for Cadden on the edge of the box, he unleashed an unstoppable volley past David Wilson and into the net.

    Motherwell continued to push for a third before the interval.

    Semple had a free-kick in a good area that sailed over the cross bar, Broque Watson brought about a smart save from Wilson with a low shot from inside the box and Donnelly fired over at the back post after good build-up play and cross from Adam Livingstone.

    The second half was a similar story to the first, with ‘Well dominating much of the proceedings.

    Watson had the first effort of the second half, connecting with a back-post header that was comfortable for Wilson to catch.

    Shaun Bowers was introduced on the hour, in place of Cadden, and he almost got amongst the goals himself, finishing off a superb passing manoeuvre, only to see his close range shot well stopped by the Buddies keeper.

    However, it was only a matter of time before a third goal arrived and when it did, it was a deserved one for the excellent Jamie Semple, who got himself on the scoresheet with a sweet low strike from the edge of the area.

    Akeal Rehman came close to a fourth shortly after, cutting inside on his left foot, but Wilson was on hand to turn his low shot around for a corner.

    ‘Well introduced two 16-year-olds from the bench, with Jack Brown replacing David Devine and Liam Motherwell making his first bow for the reserves, taking the place of Kyle MacDonald.

    The only blotch on the copybook for the visitors was a Saints goal five minutes from time. Matthew Grant forced the error inside the Motherwell box, before squaring it for the unmarked Josh Jack, with the sub having the simplest of tasks to tuck home.

    However, there was no danger of a comeback and just to make sure, Liam Donnelly added an exclamation point with a fourth on the stroke of full time. Semple had been brought down on the edge of the area, allowing the former Northern Ireland Under 21 captain to step up and curl home a stunning strike to make the points safe.

    Motherwell: Ferguson, Donnelly, Devine (Brown), Hussain, Livingstone, MacDonald (Motherwell), Cadden (Bowers), Watson, Rehman, Semple, Starrs

    Subs Not Used: Hemfrey

  • First team

    Maguire on target for Scotland Under 21s

    Maguire on target for Scotland Under 21s

    Barry Maguire scored for Scotland’s Under 21 side on Monday, as they lost 2-1 to Sweden in a friendly.

    The Motherwell defender, making his second appearance for his country, tapped home from a first half free-kick to briefly equalise for Scot Gemmill’s team.

    Maguire started the match alongside Allan Campbell, with Jake Hastie and David Turnbull on the bench.

    Both substitutes got on the pitch, with Hastie coming on at half-time and Turnbull with 20 minutes to go.

  • First team

    Vote in our Player of the Year awards

    Vote in our Player of the Year awards

    It’s time to place your votes for our 2018/19 Player of the Year awards.

    Voting is open now for our Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year prizes.

    Just click here to place your vote.

    This year’s event will take place at the Alona Hotel in Strathclyde Park on Saturday, April 20. Tickets are now sold out.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves face St Mirren

    Reserves face St Mirren

    With a week to go until their SPFL Reserve Cup final, Motherwell are on league duty on Monday.

    Maurice Ross’ team travel to face St Mirren at the Ralston Training Complex. Kick-off is at 2pm.

  • Women

    Motherwell exit SWPL Cup

    Motherwell exit SWPL Cup

    Motherwell were defeated 5-0 by Spartans at Ravenscraig on Sunday, ending their run in the SWPL Cup for this season at the quarter-final stage.

    An emphatic first-half performance from the visitors all but sealed the fate of the tie, as they scored five goals in under half an hour.

    A hat-trick from Beth McKay and a double from Zoe-Ann Johnstone ensured that the Spartans were well in control at the end of the half. But an improved second-half performance from the women of steel ensured that the scoreline would remain to spare further blushes.

    Spartans enjoyed most of the possession in the opening stages of the match before eventually finding the net through Johnstone with 10 minutes played. The attacker found space with the ball in the middle of the pitch before spotting Morgan Hunter off her line, she turned and fired her shot into the top right corner.

    Goal number two came a matter of minutes later with McKay getting her first of the match. The attacker continued to exploit the space in the middle of the pitch before unleashing her effort just inside the box. Hunter couldn’t do anything to stop the ball hitting the net.

    The onslaught continued, with McKay getting her second goal three minutes later. From a corner the on-form attacker prodded the ball into the net with 15 minutes on the clock.

    The Spartans blitzkrieg continued as McKay got her hat-trick with 21 minutes played. The initial cross into the box was pushed away by Hunter, but McKay was there unmarked at the edge of the box to pass into an empty net.

    Goal number five came with just under half an hour played, as Johnstone get her second after converting an inviting through ball into the box. The ball was played in front of the attacker, who dribbled past her marker before firing home.

    Motherwell managed to contain Spartans more effectively in the second-half and even threatened the opposition goal at times. But confidence remained low as Spartans seemed to have the tie won at the break.

    Second-half substitute Mhairi Fyfe got Motherwell’s best chance of the match as the game entered its closing stages, picking up a through ball she stepped past her marker before aiming her shot. The striker was off balance however, and the keeper was able to tip it out for a corner.

    That proved to be as good as it got for the women of steel after a disappointing result ends their run in the SWPL Cup.

    Motherwell return to league duty next Sunday as they face Spartans once more. The match will be at Ainslie Park Stadium, with the match kicking off at 1pm.

  • First team

    Cash gate for Aberdeen v Motherwell

    Cash gate for Aberdeen v Motherwell

    Motherwell make their final away trip before the Ladbrokes Premiership on Wednesday, 3 April, with Aberdeen the opponents.

    Cash gates will be in operation at Pittodrie. Kick-off is at 7.45pm.

    Gate prices are as follows:

    Adult£26
    Over 65s£19
    Over 75s / 18-21s£15
    Under 18s£10
    Under 12s£6

    Fans who require ambulant or wheelchair access should contact Andy Sim on 07428 225254 or email tickets@mfcdsa.com.