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  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Jamie Semple extends his contract

  • First team

    Get your tickets for Accies away

  • Club

    Unacceptable conduct at match with Rangers

  • First team

    Get your tickets for our post-split games

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves beat Aberdeen

  • First team

    Highlights as ‘Well lose to Rangers

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves host Aberdeen

  • First team

    Players react to Rangers defeat

  • First team

    ‘We will learn from our mistakes’

  • First team

    Motherwell lose out to Rangers

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Jamie Semple extends his contract

    Jamie Semple extends his contract

    Jamie Semple has extended his contract with Motherwell until the summer of 2021.

    The youngster is the latest academy product to commit his future to the club, following in the recent footsteps of David Turnbull, James Scott, Barry Maguire and Adam Livingstone.

    The 17-year-old also made his first appearance on the bench against Rangers on 7 April, becoming the first player born in 2001 to do so.

    “I’m really happy to be staying at the club,” Semple said on signing his new deal.

    “I can see a clear way through to the first team, having seen so many of my team mates progress over the last few years.

    “I’m concentrating now on continuing to develop my game and kicking on. I’m in the best place possible to do that.”

    Semple first joined the club in 2014 and has established himself as a key figure at reserve level. He made his debut for the second string at the age of 14, demonstrating his promise.

    “Jamie is a player who has made great progress,” manager Stephen Robinson said.

    “We feel he is another youngster who, in the coming years, can make a big impact at the club.”

  • First team

    Get your tickets for Accies away

    Get your tickets for Accies away

    The final Lanarkshire derby of the 2018/19 sees Motherwell head to face Hamilton Academical on Saturday, 20 April.

    You can buy your tickets online now. Alternatively, you can visit the ticket office at Fir Park or call 01698 333333.

    Tickets are priced at £22 for adults and £12 for over 65s and under 18s.

    We urge all fans to buy their tickets in advance, as there is no guarantee a cash gate will be in operation on the day.

  • Club

    Unacceptable conduct at match with Rangers

    Unacceptable conduct at match with Rangers

    Motherwell Football Club have banned an individual following an incident that took place during Sunday’s match against Rangers.

    In the 37th minute of the game, items were thrown from the crowd towards the pitch, narrowly missing James Tavernier.

    Since that incident, staff at the club have been studying CCTV, together with both moving and still photography, in an attempt to identify the culprits.

    Those efforts have been successful. One person has been identified and has been informed he is banned from Fir Park indefinitely.

    We are continuing to investigate a second individual we have identified threw an object onto the park, and will similarly ban as soon as possible.

    Commenting on the matter, chairman Jim McMahon said: “We condemn the irresponsible actions of two of our fans, whose moment of recklessness has cast an unfortunate shadow over our whole support.

    “It gives us absolutely no pleasure or satisfaction to ban anyone from Fir Park.

    “As a fan-owned and fan-run club, we have tried to campaign for the rights of supporters. We have been vocal in our opposition to any suggestion or notion of strict liability.

    “However, with that comes a responsibility to act if any of our own step out of line, particularly if we have such clear and obvious evidence.

    “I am sure our supporters understand that we are left with no other option but to take a hard line approach with not only these two individuals, but anyone else who steps out of line.”

  • First team

    Get your tickets for our post-split games

    Get your tickets for our post-split games

    We’re going in pursuit of seventh place in the Ladbrokes Premiership and we’re counting on your support to help get us over the line.

    Dundee, St Mirren and Livingston will visit Fir Park in our final five games of 2018/19, and you can get your tickets right now for all three home matches.

    Head to tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk now and get yours early. You can choose to have your tickets delivered, collect at our ticket office or, even easier, print them at home and bring them to the gate.

    Prices for each individual match are:

    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.

    Want to upgrade to a premium experience?

    Everyone can also step up their Fir Park visit with one of our great hospitality options.

    We’ve a range of packages, with the option to have a meal, a complimentary bar or even indoor seating.

    Prices start at £32 per person for season ticket upgrades, or £40 per person if you’re buying without one.

    Head to our hospitality page for all the details on what we have to offer.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves beat Aberdeen

    Motherwell’s reserves recovered from two goals down to defeat Aberdeen 4-2 in the SPFL Reserve League on Monday.

    Doubles from Conor Sammon and James Scott secured a victory which takes the team near the top of the table, after the Dons had went ahead through two early penalty kicks.

    David Devine was ruled to have fouled Seb Ross in the box within the opening minute, with David Dangana scoring from the resulting spot kick.

    Ten minutes later, Dangana was again on target from the spot after being ruled to have been fouled in the area by Adam Livingstone.

    Undeterred, Maurice Ross’ side stuck to their principles and were rewarded with two quickfire goals between the 25th and 30th minutes.

    Sammon got both, each coming from Elliott Frear shots which found their way to the Irish striker.

    Shortly before the break, the ‘Well had the lead. Frear was brought down in the area, with Scott stepping up to slam the ball home.

    Dangana missed the chance to net a hat-trick of penalties, when he put his effort wide of the goal.

    Then, with 20 minutes to go, Scott had his second and Motherwell’s fourth. A Frear cutback saw the forward step away from his marker, before smashing the ball past the goalkeeper.

    With two games left to go in the league, the young Steelmen are two points behind top side Celtic, who have a game in hand. Dundee away lie in wait next, before the final day visit of Celtic.

    Motherwell: Ferguson, Cadden (MacDonald), Devine, Hussain (Bowers), Livingstone, McAlear, Cornelius, Frear (Watson), Semple, Scott, Sammon (Rehman).

    Subs not used: Hemfrey, Starrs, McGuigan.

  • First team

    Highlights as ‘Well lose to Rangers

    See the goals as Stephen Robinson’s men suffer defeat at the hands of Steven Gerrard’s side.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves host Aberdeen

    Reserves host Aberdeen

    Motherwell’s reserve side return to action on Monday, 8 April when they host Aberdeen in the league.

    Kick off at the Penny Cars Stadium in Airdrie is at 2pm.

    Maurice Ross’ side remain in title contention in the SPFL Reserve League, sitting two points behind joint leaders Hibernian and Celtic.

  • First team

    Players react to Rangers defeat

    Gboly Ariyibi, Liam Grimshaw and Tom Aldred reflect on lessons to learn as Motherwell lose out at home to Rangers.

  • First team

    ‘We will learn from our mistakes’

    Stephen Robinson says individual errors cost Motherwell in their loss to Rangers, but says a young squad will be encouraged to continue to learn.

  • First team

    Motherwell lose out to Rangers

    Motherwell lose out to Rangers

    A Scott Arfield hat-trick earned Rangers the points and ended Motherwell’s attempt to make it six consecutive home wins.

    However, although the Ibrox side were comfortable winners in the end, Motherwell started the better side and contributed to their own downfall with some uncharacteristic defensive lapses.

    Motherwell were back along familiar lines, with Alex Gorrin replacing Carl McHugh in the middle of the park, and Mark Gillespie recovering from the leg knock which curtailed his involvement at Aberdeen in mid-week

    Rangers, still with an outside chance of overtaking Celtic at the top of the table, were determined not to drop any more points in their pursuit of the league title.

    Motherwell started on the front foot and the first opportunity to put the Gers’ defence under some pressure came after eight minutes. David Turnbull’s free kick caused some hesitation in the visitor’s box before Jake Hastie slashed the loose ball high over.

    With ‘Well retaining possession and forcing play towards Alan McGregor’s goal, Turnbull curled a couple of tempting corners across the face of the ‘keeper’s goal but with no takers.

    Then out of the blue and in their first threat on Gillespie’s goal Rangers nicked the opener after 21 minutes. Tom Aldred could only nudge Jermain Defoe’s pass into Arfield’s path who slammed the ball high past Gillespie and stun the home side.

    ‘Well had an immediate chance to level when Liam Grimshaw sent Hastie racing down the right only to see his low delivery across goal taken off the inrushing Gboly Ariyibi’s toes by James Tavernier.

    At the other end, Defoe twisted and turned to force in a shot which was easily held by Gillespie, fully recovered from his midweek leg injury.

    Hastie had another half chance blocked by Nikola Katic, before Rangers grabbed a killer second goal six minutes from half-time.

    The home side tried to play the ball out from Gillespie’s box. But when Charles Dunne fed the ball to Turnbull at the corner of the box he lost possession to Daniel Candeias.

    His quick pass released Arfield towards goal and the former Burnley man clipped it beyond the advancing Gillespie to leave ‘Well with an uphill task to recover the game in the second half.

    Stephen Robinson resisted the temptation to make any changes at the interval as his men looked to make a game of it in the second half.

    It took until 57th minute though to force a first save from McGregor who got down low to hold Hastie’s low drive after the teenager had stepped inside Flanagan.

    However, two minutes later the game was over and once again the goal was self inflicted. Gillespie played the ball out only for Gorrin to give away possession. Defoe unselfishly squared the ball to Arfield who had a simple task of sliding it past Gillespie to collect his hat-trick.

    After 64 minutes the ‘Well boss made a double substitution with Elliot Frear and Chirs Cadden replacing Main and Aryibi.

    Another bout of indecision in the home box almost gave Rangers a fourth but Gillespie brilliantly denied Defoe.

    At the other end McGregor was rarely threated and with 15 minutes remaining James Scott came on to lead the attack at the expense of Hastie.

    The 18 year-old striker immediately made his presence felt in the visitor’s box but his ball across goal was blocked. Then Scott couldn’t just stretch high enough in front of goal to meet Frear’s inviting cross.

    Although Motherwell tried to finish the game with a flourish, a couple of long shots from Alex Gorrin and Grimshaw which drifted off target summed up their day.