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  • Women

    Motherwell draw Queen’s Park in SSE Scottish Cup

  • First team

    Carson and Donnelly called up by Northern Ireland

  • Club

    Grab a Hibernian hospitality offer

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves kick off cup campaign with a win

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves take on Morton

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Stuart McKinstry joins Leeds United

  • First team

    Next up: Hibernian

  • Women

    Well advance in Scottish Women’s Cup

  • Women

    Scottish Cup action on Sunday

  • First team

    Highlights as Motherwell win the derby

  • Women

    Motherwell draw Queen’s Park in SSE Scottish Cup

    Motherwell draw Queen’s Park in SSE Scottish Cup

    Motherwell will face Queen’s Park in the quarter-finals of the 2019 SSE Scottish Women’s Cup.

    Last year’s finalists will host the SWFL1 team at Ravenscraig on Sunday, 15 September.

    Donald Jennow’s side have defeated Partick Thistle and Inverness CT so far in the competition.

    Queen’s Park have so far seen off Westdyke Ladies and Dunfermline Athletic.

    SSE Scottish Women’s Cup quarter-final draw

    Hibernian v Hamilton Academical

    Celtic v Glasgow City

    Motherwell v Queen’s Park

    Aberdeen v Rangers

  • First team

    Carson and Donnelly called up by Northern Ireland

    Carson and Donnelly called up by Northern Ireland

    Trevor Carson and Liam Donnelly are in the Northern Ireland squad for their matches with Luxembourg and Germany.

    The Motherwell duo are in Michael O’Neill’s selection for the respective friendly and Euro 2020 qualifier.

    Carson will be looking to add to his four international caps so far, having made his debut for his country in 2018.

    The goalkeeper makes his first formal return to the squad after recovering for DVT, although he was involved in a training camp in the summer.

    Donnelly, the record cap holder at Under 21 level for his country, makes his return to the senior squad after picking up his only cap in a match with Chile in 2014.

    The 23-year-old has started the season in blistering form for Motherwell, scoring seven goals in seven games after switching from defence to central midfield.

  • Club

    Grab a Hibernian hospitality offer

    Grab a Hibernian hospitality offer

    We’ve got great last-minute deals in our hospitality lounges and boxes for our game with Hibernian.

    We have great offers available for the Ladbrokes Premiership match on Saturday 31 August. You can buy online right now, or phone our hospitality team on 01698 338012.

    Centenary Suite

    A two-course meal with half-time refreshments served within our Centenary Suite with main stand seating and a pay bar for £80 per person, or £45 per person for season ticket holders. A fully-inclusive bar is also available for £120 per person.

    South Stand Boxes

    Inclusive bar with two-course meal and half-time snacks with indoor seating for £70 per person for our beer and wine package, or £90 for our spirits, beer and wine package.

    Davie Cooper Boxes

    View the match from the comfort of one of our boxes at the top of the Davie Cooper Stand. With access to the Cooper Bar before and after the match, and half-time refreshments, tea, coffee, pies and cakes, our deal is available for £50 per person.

    If you’re a season ticket holder, you can upgrade for £40 per person.

    Millennium Suite

    Enjoy hot snacks with half-time refreshments with main stand seating for £75 per person, with an inclusive bar one hour before and one hour following the match. We also have an offer for Under 18s priced at £30.

    The dress code for all areas is smart, with no jeans, trainers or colours. To book, please phone our hospitality team on 01698 338012 or book online at tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves kick off cup campaign with a win

    Reserves kick off cup campaign with a win

    Motherwell opened their Reserve League Cup Group A campaign with a convincing 4-1 win over Morton at Cappielow.

    Goals from Yussuf Hussain, Ross MacIver and a Christian Ilic double ensured last year’s finalists got off to the perfect start.

    Maurice Ross was able to call on the likes of Ilic and Craig Tanner for the cup tie, whist Livingstone, Barry Maguire, David Devine and Dean Cornelius also have top-team experience.

    Motherwell made a positive start to the match with a low Ilic shot and a MacIver effort over the bar setting the early tone for the afternoon.

    The hosts didn’t heed that warning though as the Steelmen got themselves ahead with their next attack.

    An impressive passing combination allowed Tanner to collect deep in Morton territory. He turned well before whipping a ball across goal where Ilic was on hand to head home from close range.

    The Steelmen had a golden opportunity to double their advantage ten minutes later, when Ilic was brought down inside the box for a penalty.

    Cole Starrs stepped up, but his low effort was expertly turned away by Sam Ramsbottom in the home goal.

    ‘Well continued to dominate and the second was inevitable. It came via a set-piece just before the half hour mark, Tanner’s dipping corner was prodded home at the back post by Hussain.

    Tanner was proving a threat from deep and he almost got his name amongst the scorers himself, his shot deflected on route after good hold up play by Starrs inside the area.

    He was in the mix again shortly after, twisting and turning in the box only for his low shot to be turned away by Ramsbottom.

    Just before the break, Ilic had a wonderful chance to make it three, when he found himself one-on-one with Ramsbottom. The Morton keeper did well to stand up and got a vital block before it was hooked clear.

    The second half started much as the same the first ended, with the Fir Parkers on top. Tanner’s low pass had Starrs haring away from the last ‘Ton defender, but Ramsbottom was again equal to the low shot.

    Incredibly, with their first real attack of the afternoon, Morton reduced the arrears by one. A long, hopeful punt over the top had Shaun Rodgers racing clear. He used the bounce of the ball to loop it smartly over Morrison and into the net.

    Motherwell recovered from that bow and could and perhaps should’ve reestablished their two goal advantage, but Starrs could only turn a Tanner corner wide of target under no pressure.

    Findlay Cook was introduced in place of Starrs for the last ten minutes and his first touch was to send a fizzing shot over the cross bar from the edge of the box.

    ‘Well wrapped up the game in the dying minutes when Ross MacIver got on the end of a Livingstone cross from the left to bundle home at the second attempt, before Ilic grabbed his second of the game, slamming home after Cornelius’ tempting ball from the left.

    Motherwell: Morrison, Brown (McDonald), Livingstone, Hussain, Devine, Maguire, Cornelius, MacIver, Tanner, Ilic, Starrs (Cook)

    Subs Not Used: Connolly, Muir, Kettings, Williamson

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Reserves take on Morton

    Reserves take on Morton

    Motherwell are in SPFL Reserve Cup action on Tuesday, as we travel to take on Greenock Morton.

    Maurice Ross’ side kicked off their league campaign with a battling 3-3 draw at Ross County last week, with Dean Cornelius scoring two and Craig Tanner also netting.

    Kick off at Cappielow is at 2pm.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Stuart McKinstry joins Leeds United

    Stuart McKinstry joins Leeds United

    Young midfielder Stuart McKinstry’s move to English Championship side Leeds United has now been completed.

    An academy product, the 16-year-old midfielder turned professional back in the autumn of 2018, and had been tracked by a number of English clubs since.

    The Scotland Under 17 international made rapid progress over the last 12 months, earning him a place on the first team bench at the tail end of last year, as ‘Well hosted Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premiership

    His development and performances for the academy teams alerted a number of clubs south of the border.

    Marcelo Bielsa’s side agreed a compensation package that will see Motherwell receive a guaranteed fee with the opportunity to earn further, should he progress and/or Leeds sell him in the future.

    “In an ideal world, we would have like to have kept Stuart for a bit longer and integrated him into the first-team pool,” chief executive Alan Burrows said.

    “However, we were also understanding of the opportunity this was for Stuart and importantly, his desire to move there.

    “The deal was actually agreed with Leeds back in the spring and Stuart has been down there with his new club since this summer. But it has taken a significant amount of time to complete the paperwork and receive the necessary clearance, which was finally concluded last week.

    “Stuart is a local boy who has been brought up to be immersed in Motherwell Football Club. We thank him for all his efforts and endeavour whilst coming through the ranks and wish him every success in his time at Elland Road.”

  • First team

    Next up: Hibernian

    Next up: Hibernian

    Motherwell return to Fir Park on Saturday, with Hibernian the visitors in the Ladbrokes Premiership.

    Stephen Robinson’s men head in to the game in sixth spot, after victory in the Lanarkshire derby at Hamilton.

    Kick off on Saturday is at 3pm. Our Cooper Bar is open from 11am for fans of both clubs.

    Tale of the tape

    Hibernian currently sit a place behind Motherwell in seventh going into Saturday’s game, with Paul Heckingbottom’s team having a worse goal difference.

    A season-opening 1-0 home win over St Mirren for Hibs was followed up by a 6-1 loss at Ibrox, and then a 2-2 home draw with St Johnstone last weekend.

    Motherwell got their first win league of the season in a comfortable 3-1 win at Hamilton Academical at the weekend. That result followed on from an opening day 0-0 draw at Livingston, and then the 5-2 home loss to Celtic.

    Head to head

    The Steelmen won the last encounter between the two sides at Fir Park back in January, with David Turnbull netting in a 1-0 victory.

    Hibs however have won four of the last five meetings between the two, three of which have been at Easter Road.

    Ticket information

    Tickets are available online now or from the Fir Park ticket office for Motherwell supporters. Hibernian fans should contact their club direct.

    Adult£24 / £20
    Over 60s / 16-18s / Students£17 / £16
    Under 16s£3

    The cheaper price is for our John Hunter Stand.

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

    Can’t make it? Watch or listen live

    If you’re outside the UK/Ireland, you can watch Motherwell v Hibernian and the majority of our Ladbrokes Premiership games this season on our live streaming service.

    Priced at £12 a month, just head to tv.motherwellfc.co.uk to subscribe.

    Wherever you are, there’s also live audio commentary available on our streaming service for £5.99 a month.

  • Women

    Well advance in Scottish Women’s Cup

    Well advance in Scottish Women’s Cup

    Motherwell advanced in the SSE Scottish Women’s Cup with a 5-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Sunday.

    A first half double from Chelsea McEachran, as well as goals from Katie Rice, Abby Callaghan and a Kerry Montgomery penalty, helped the women of steel ease past their fourth round opponents.

    Having defeated Partick Thistle in the competition two weeks previous, Donald Jennow’s side took on third-tier opponents, who themselves had got through with a 5-0 victory over Hutchison Vale.

    The women of steel now go into Wednesday’s quarter final draw, before facing Stirling University at home in SWPL1 on Sunday 8 September.

    Motherwell: Vincenti, Doran-Barr, Rolph, Rafferty, Crooks, Montgomery, Adams, Roberts, Callaghan, Rice, McEachran

    Subs not used: Hunter, Otto, MacDonald, Knox, Arbuckle.

  • Women

    Scottish Cup action on Sunday

    Scottish Cup action on Sunday

    Motherwell take on Inverness CT in the SSE Scottish Women’s Cup on Sunday afternoon.

    Donald Jennow’s side welcome their third tier opponents to Ravenscraig in the fourth round of the competition. Kick off is at 2.30pm.

    Tale of the tape

    Motherwell progressed in the Scottish Cup in their last outing two weeks ago, defeating Partick Thistle 2-0 after extra time.

    Their other game since returning from the summer break ended 0-0 at home against Spartans the week prior.

    Inverness CT won 5-0 at Hutchison Vale last weekend to progress, defeating second-tier opposition.

    The third tier team also returned from the summer break two weeks previous with a 4-2 home win over Cove Rangers to take them fifth in the league.

    Manager sees cup chance to boost confidence

    Donald Jennow’s team are undefeated since returning from the summer break, but the coach is refusing to take a game against third-tier opposition lightly.

    “We have to guard against taking Inverness lightly,” he said.

    “It’s not in the make-up of our team in any case, and we will have to perform at our best to progress in the competition.

    “They’ve scored 59 goals in 14 league games this season. That underlines that we will face a confident opponent.”

    Watch the match

    Ravenscraig’s indoor facility is the venue for Sunday’s match, which kicks off at 2.30pm.

  • First team

    Highlights as Motherwell win the derby

    Peter Hartley, Liam Donnelly and Christopher Long netted the goals as Motherwell defeated Hamilton Academical 3-1 in the Ladbrokes Premiership.