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  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Colts cup tie to be played at Airdrie

  • First team

    Friday night date for Hearts cup clash

  • First team

    ‘Well start Premiership season at Livingston

  • Club

    Remembering Paul McGrillen

  • Club

    Motherwell partner with British Heart Foundation

  • First team

    Motherwell draw Hearts in Betfred Cup

  • First team

    Betfred Cup draw on Sunday

  • First team

    Highlights as Motherwell put four past Annan

  • First team

    Manager speaks after win over Annan

  • First team

    Motherwell end group with Annan win

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Colts cup tie to be played at Airdrie

    Colts cup tie to be played at Airdrie

    Our Tunnocks Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup match with Spartans will be played at Airdrie on Wednesday, 7 August.

    Motherwell’s Colts side were quarter finalists in the competition last season, before falling to Ross County in a thrilling match at Fir Park.

    Kick off is at 7.45pm. Fans can pay at the gate. Adult entry costs £10, with concessions going for £5.

    Should Maurice Ross’ side progress, they will face Clyde away one week later.

  • First team

    Friday night date for Hearts cup clash

    Friday night date for Hearts cup clash

    Our Betfred Cup last 16 clash with Heart of Midlothian will be played on Friday, 16 August.

    The game against our fellow Premiership side will be broadcast live on BT Sport and will kick off at 7.45pm.

    Tickets are available to buy online now for Motherwell supporters. Adult tickets cost £15. It is £10 for over 60s, 16-18s and full time students. Children aged 15 and under can get in for £5.

    Season ticket holders will have their seats reserved for them to purchase.

    Hearts fans will be allocated the south stand at Fir Park and should contact their club for ticket sales.

    Hospitality

    We’ve also got great hospitality deals if you want to make a Friday night of it with us at Fir Park. What’s more, it’s curry night on 16 August.

    You can enjoy a two-course meal in our Centenary Suite, with half-time refreshments and a pay bar. Season ticket holders can buy for £50, or it is £55 for non-season ticket holders.

    There’s also our south stand boxes, which provide a private box for up to 20 people, a two-course meal, half-time refreshments and a fully-inclusive bar.

    Boxes are available for up to 20 people and are available for £75 per person for our beer and wine package, or £95 if you want to add spirits.

    To book, you can buy online now on our ticketing website. Alternatively, call us on 01698 33333 or email hospitality@motherwellfc.co.uk.

  • First team

    ‘Well start Premiership season at Livingston

    ‘Well start Premiership season at Livingston

    The 2019/20 Ladbrokes Premiership season begins for Motherwell at Livingston on Saturday.

    Stephen Robinson’s side pick up where they left off, having finished last campaign with a 3-2 home win against the Lions.

    Fans must buy tickets in advance, either online from Livingston to print at home or use on your phone, or outside the ground on the day of the game.

    Tale of the tape

    Both teams got through their Betfred Cup groups as seeds. Motherwell progressed with a 100% record, scoring 13 goals and conceding none in the process.

    Livingston progressed with 11 points, picking up three wins and a bonus point after a draw with Falkirk.

    Ticket information

    You can also buy tickets online direct from Livingston which you can print at home or use as a ticket on your mobile phone.

    Alternativey, fans can also buy tickets from the Almondvale Suite in the south stand at Livingston before entering the ground.

    Adult tickets are £25. Over 65s, 16-18s and full-time students can get in for £17, and under 16s get in for £10.

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

    Can’t make it? Listen or watch live

    Wherever you are, there’s live audio commentary available on our live streaming service for £5.99 a month. Just head to tv.motherwellfc.co.uk to subscribe.

  • Club

    Remembering Paul McGrillen

    Ten years ago, Paul McGrillen took his own life.

    The former Motherwell player left behind wife Michelle, children Joshua and Chloe, and a devastated wider family.

    To mark the anniversary of his death, the family are walking Tinto Hill on Saturday, 3 August. As well as remembering Paul, they also aim to raise money for SAMH, Scotland’s mental health charity.

    You can donate to the family’s fundraising efforts for SAMH here. There is also further information on the walk available here.

  • Club

    Motherwell partner with British Heart Foundation

    Motherwell partner with British Heart Foundation

    Motherwell Football Club are delighted to announce British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland as our official shorts sponsor for the first team.

    The BHF was set up in 1961 and is the biggest independent funder of research into heart and circulatory diseases.

    Heart and circulatory diseases cause around three in 10 (30 per cent) of all deaths in Scotland. That’s nearly 50 people per day, or 1,440 per month.

    Their cause is hugely important to our football club. We lost our captain, Phil O’Donnell, to heart failure in 2007. Heart diseases also affect many in our community.

    Since the BHF was established, the annual number of heart and circulatory deaths in Scotland has fallen by half. Advances in research have saved and improved millions of lives.

    But heart diseases, strokes, vascular dementia and their risk factors, such as diabetes, still cause heartbreak on every street. BHF’s vision is a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases.

    BHF Scotland is currently funding £66m of research into heart and circulatory disease across Scotland, including at its Centres of Research Excellence in Glasgow and Edinburgh. They also fund research at universities in St Andrews, Dundee and Aberdeen.

    “We are absolutely delighted to be working alongside Motherwell Football Club,” James Cant, BHF Scotland director, said.

    “The club has a fantastic fan base and plays a hugely positive role in the local community. This partnership will help us raise awareness of the importance of tackling heart and circulatory diseases.

    “Every year in Scotland around 17,000 lives are lost to these conditions. That’s more than the capacity of Fir Park.

    “We want this to change. We have made phenomenal progress over the years but we’re determined to do more.

    “Here in Scotland, we are currently funding £66m of research spearheaded by our pioneering scientists, including at our Centres of Research Excellence in Glasgow and Edinburgh. That’s made possible thanks to the generous support of the public.

    “It’s a wonderful opportunity to be able to link up with Motherwell FC and we look forward to working together to help beat heartbreak forever.“

    Suzanne Reid, head of commercial and marketing at Motherwell FC, added: “We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with BHF Scotland, a cause very close to our club.

    “We are looking forward to promoting their cause, and making sure we can work together to help towards their goal of eradicating heart diseases.”

    The BHF’s goal is to beat heart and circulatory diseases forever. Text GOAL to 70123 to donate £3 to help fund life saving research.

    *You will be charged £3. British Heart Foundation will receive 100% of this charge. You will also be charged one message at your standard network rate by your network provider.

  • First team

    Motherwell draw Hearts in Betfred Cup

    Motherwell draw Hearts in Betfred Cup

    Motherwell will host Hearts in the last 16 of the 2019/20 Betfred Cup.

    After topping our group with a 100% record, scoring 13 goals without reply in the process, the visit of the Gorgie side will follow.

    The match will be played on the weekend of 17/18 August. A confirmed date and kick off time will follow shortly.

  • First team

    Betfred Cup draw on Sunday

    Betfred Cup draw on Sunday

    Motherwell will find out their Betfred Cup last 16 opponents on Sunday evening.

    The Steelmen are seeded for the draw, which will take place after the Dundee v Inverness CT game on BT Sport after 5pm.

    The 2017 finalists can face only unseeded teams in the draw. Our potential opponents are:

    • Partick Thistle
    • Dunfermline Athletic
    • Heart of Midlothian
    • Forfar Athletic
    • Hamilton Academical
    • Greenock Morton

    Depending on results on Sunday, two clubs from Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Dundee and East Fife will also be potential opponents.

    Motherwell will avoid European participants Aberdeen, Celtic, Kilmarnock and Rangers, as well as fellow group winners Hibernian, Livingston and Ross County.

  • First team

    Highlights as Motherwell put four past Annan

    Liam Donnelly grabbed another two goals, with Liam Polworth and James Scott also netting, as Motherwell end the Betfred Cup group stage with a fourth win from four.

  • First team

    Manager speaks after win over Annan

    “Eventually our quality shone through.”

    Stephen Robinson speaks after the 4-0 win over Annan Athletic.

  • First team

    Motherwell end group with Annan win

    Motherwell end group with Annan win

    Liam Donnelly’s double help set up Motherwell for a fourth straight victory to comfortably win their Betfred Cup section.

    Liam Polworth also netted in the first half, before James Scott added a fourth late on.

    Although Annan manfully stuck to their task to limit the scoreline until Donnelly and Scott grabbed two in the final minutes, ‘Well’s goal difference particularly on the back of having conceded no goals, sees the Steelmen progress to the last 16 as the best seeded team from the section stage.

    Stephen Robinson, still rotating his squad ahead of next week’s Premiership kick-off, included Jamie Semple and Jake Carroll from the start amongst six changes, with striker Christopher Long making his home debut.

    It was also a first ever Fir Park appearance for Annan, but the hosts showed little hospitality, as they pressed the League One side inside their own half from the start.

    Annan ‘keeper Lyle Avci was called into action almost immediately happy to beat away Jake Carroll’s curling free kick after only two minutes. Charles Dunne then tried his luck from 35 yards but even on the wet surface his low drive posed no real threat to Avci.

    With the Galabank side solidly lined up with two banks of four, ‘Well showed great patience in possession probing to get in behind the visitor’s defence.

    However, having defended stoutly for the first 20 minutes the Annan rearguard failed to deal with Long’s low cross and as the ball rolled around the six yard mark, Donnelly lashed it high into the net for his 3rd goal of the campaign.

    That failed to change the pattern of the game and with Annan sticking to their game plan, and their out ball to the ex Hearts’ striker Christian Nade occupying Dunne and Hartley, there was little goalmouth action until the final minutes of the first half.

    Five minutes from the interval Mark Gillespie got his first taste of the action when he held an angled drive from Scott McLean.

    A couple of half chances came the way of Liam Grimshaw and Jamie Semple before ‘Well doubled the lead a minute from the break.

    Christopher Long was again involved racing through the centre of the Athletic defence. Although his shot was blocked by the ‘keeper at the edge of the box, the ball broke for Liam Polworth who guided it inside the post for his first goal in claret and amber.

    The goal scorer didn’t reappear for the second half with another summer recruit Casper Sloth coming on for his debut.

    Sherwin Seedorf, eager to cut in from the left, fired a couple of shots towards Avci’s goal without testing the ‘keeper. The Dutch winger finally hit the target after 58 minutes when, after a terrific run and exchange with Ilic, Grimshaw’s incisive pass played in Seedorf but his firm shot was brilliantly blocked by Avci.

    That was Seedorf’s final touch, Jermain Hylton taking his place on the left wing after 66 minutes.

    Annan, though, remained resolute in their defending and Robinson made another substitution three minutes later James Scott taking over the striking role from Long. With his first touch from 20 yards, Scott’s powerful drive forced a diving save from Avci and when Hylton rifled the rebound towards goal the ‘keeper produced a great reflex save to palm the ball over his crossbar.

    As the game entered the final 10 minutes the visitors came close to breaking Gillespie’s run of clean sheets, with Lewis McLear passing up a great chance from 8 yards.

    Five minutes from time Gillespie had to dive across his goal and block Kyle Wilkie’s effort to keep his goal intact.

    However, Annan’s brave attempts were not rewarded with a consolation goal and instead the border’s side conceded another two goals in the dying minutes.

    With Hylton probing for some space to shoot the ball found its way to Donnelly, who revelling in his new midfield role, thumped the ball home from 12 yards to claim his fourth of the tournament. A minute later Scott added a fourth goal, swerving the ball beyond Avci for a great finish to the game and the Betfred Cup section games.