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    Get your tickets for Ladies Day

  • Women

    Defeat to Partick Thistle in SWPL1

  • First team

    Manager reacts to Rangers draw

  • First team

    Rangers 1-1 Motherwell

  • Women

    Abby Callaghan departs

  • First team

    Tony Watt is your August player of the month

  • First team

    Graham Alexander looks ahead to Rangers

  • Women

    Back our women’s team with player sponsorship

  • Club

    Paycare mental health awareness e-clinic

  • Club

    Steven Hammell inducted to Hall of Fame

  • Club

    Get your tickets for Ladies Day

    Get your tickets for Ladies Day

    Our ever-popular Ladies Day event returns for 2021 when Motherwell host Ross County on Saturday 25 September.

    Hosted by Gavin Wallace, there’s a full day of fun and laughter planned, as well as cash prizes for the best dressed in attendance.

    We’ll also be joined by Love Island’s Harry Young.

    The last few tickets are available. Get your before it’s too late.

    Priced at £40 for season ticket holders, and £50 for non-season ticket holders, our Centenary Suite Ladies Day package starts at 12pm and includes:

    • Complimentary cocktail on arrival
    • A two-course meal served from 1pm
    • Match ticket in the main stand
    • Best dressed competition with cash prizes
    • Games and music until 7pm

    It’s a day not to be missed, thanks to our sponsors Cadzow Nursery and Manor Estate Agency.

    To get your tickets, just buy online now at tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk, email us at hospitality@motherwellfc.co.uk or give us a call on 01698 333333.

  • Women

    Defeat to Partick Thistle in SWPL1

    Defeat to Partick Thistle in SWPL1

    Motherwell suffered a late defeat to Partick Thistle in SWPL1 on Sunday.

    Jade Greenshields would fire the hosts in front after 10 minutes, before Lori Gardner levelled minutes later with a well-placed header.

    Kaela McDonald-Nguah would then put Motherwell ahead from close range, but Cara McBrearty would pull the hosts level in the second half.

    Then, with the match seemingly destined for a draw, Freya MacDonald netted her side a late winner.

    The hosts would take the lead early into the first half. Claire Adams’ loose pass was intercepted deep into her own half, and after a quick interchange of play, Greenshields fired her strike past Khym Ramsay into the bottom right corner.

    However, Motherwell would find the equaliser minutes later. Kodie Hay’s floated cross found Gardner unmarked at the back post, and the winger’s well-placed header beat the keeper from close range.

    The visitors would then take the lead midway through the first half. Leanne Crichton’s long throw was spilled by McGregor, and McDonald-Nguah rifled her strike into the top corner from a few yards out.

    Thistle would pull the sides level again minutes into the second half. London Pollard skilfully danced her way past several Motherwell challenges, before playing through teammate McBrearty, who calmly tapped into the empty Motherwell net.

    The women of steel toiled in the second half in search of a winner and came close in the latter stages of the game.

    Hay’s whipped in cross whistled across the face of goal, and agonisingly missed Adams in the box, who would’ve only required the slightest touch to restore Motherwell’s advantage.

    However, Thistle would find the winner in the dying stages of the game. Rosie Slater’s long ball found MacDonald unmarked in the box, and the midfielder’s powerful effort sailed past Ramsay into the top right corner to secure all three points for the hosts.

  • First team

    Manager reacts to Rangers draw

    “We didn’t come here for a point. We wanted a win. But we’re delighted at how we performed.”

  • First team

    Rangers 1-1 Motherwell

    Rangers 1-1 Motherwell

    Motherwell earned a richly deserved point with a battling 1-1 draw at Ibrox.

    Kaiyne Woolery’s second-half goal was the least the Steelmen deserved, having fallen behind in controversial circumstances to Fashion Sakala’s first-half header.

    Sondre Solholm dropped out with a minor injury, allowing captain Stephen O’Donnell to return to the side, with Bevis Mugabi moving to centre back.

    The game started at pace, with the visitors pushing high up the park and getting on the ball.

    And they should have been ahead in the eighth minute. Watt found himself in behind and one-on-one with goalkeeper McGregor.

    Bearing down on goal, he elected to take a touch to the left to get past the ‘keeper but just as he was about to tap into an empty net, the tackle came in to deny him.

    Minutes later, the hosts took the lead.

    A corner from the right was flicked on at the front post and Sakala, who appeared to be in an offside position, had the simplest task to head home from two yards into the net.

    On Rangers’ flag day, a capacity crowd were buoyed and their side started to take control.

    Tavernier’s surge down the left saw his shot squirm under Kelly, only for Ojala to arrive on the line and clear.

    At the other end, set plays were Motherwell’s best route to goal, but a succession of free-kicks and long throws came to little.

    The last flash points of the first half came in the Rangers box

    First, Van Veen did brilliantly to get a ball under control in the area and, trying to make room for the shot, slipped.

    With no appeal for a penalty and showing frustration at the chance going begging, referee Steven McLean flashed a yellow card for simulation.

    Minutes later, a deep ball into the area was hunted down by Watt.

    Cutting across Goldson, the defender caught the striker high but the referee waved away the protests for a spot kick.

    Rangers started the second half of the front foot. Two minutes in, a ball from the right saw Roofe slide in but steer over from eight yards.

    Motherwell’s confidence, however, was also growing and they would be rewarded for a positive approach just after the hour mark.

    Building down the left, O’Hara was slipped in to match his run from deep. Surging into the box, he tried to weave his way through but was blocked as he tried to find room for a shot.

    The ball, however, broke well to Woolery, who was alive to follow up and power home from 10 yards to give a well-earned equaliser.

    Rangers grew in urgency but Motherwell also remained positive and had a huge chance with 10 to go.

    Van Veen won a header 25 yards from goal and the ball broke to Slattery, but drive on the half-volley sailed over the bar.

    In the end, Motherwell held firm against the late resistance and left with a deserved point.

    Motherwell: Kelly, O’Donnell, Mugabi, Ojala, McGinley, Grimshaw, O’Hara, Slattery, Woolery, Watt, Van Veen.

    Subs: Fox, Lamie, Donnelly, Maguire, Crawford, Amaluzor, Roberts.

  • Women

    Abby Callaghan departs

    Abby Callaghan departs

    Forward Abby Callaghan has left Motherwell, with her contract being cancelled by mutual consent.

    The 20-year-old joined the women of steel in the summer of 2019 from Stirling University and went on to enjoy two full seasons in the claret and amber.

    The club would like to thank Abby for her efforts and wish her well for the future.

  • First team

    Tony Watt is your August player of the month

    Tony Watt is your August player of the month

    Tony Watt is your Paycare Motherwell FC player of the month for August.

    The striker netted three goals in the month, as Motherwell picked up 10 points form a possible 15 in the cinch Premiership.

    His first came away to St Johnstone in a 1-1 draw, before his equaliser set the team on their way to a comeback 2-1 win at Livingston.

    His goal against Dundee at the end of the month was enough to secure a 1-0 win, and a first home league victory of the season.

  • First team

    Graham Alexander looks ahead to Rangers

    The Motherwell boss previews the cinch Premiership trip to Ibrox on Sunday.

  • Women

    Back our women’s team with player sponsorship

    Back our women’s team with player sponsorship

    Motherwell have player sponsorship availability for our women’s team in the 2021/22 season.

    This is an opportunity for businesses and supporters to support a first-team player for the season, where you will receive a range of benefits depending on the package you choose.

    We have three sponsorship packages available.

    Gold Sponsorship

    This top tier package costs £599 to sponsor your chosen player for the season and has a range of benefits including:

    • Signed match worn shirt and boots of chosen player
    • Acknowledgment on the Motherwell Football Club website
    • Complimentary tickets to all home matches this season
    • Invitation for two people to attend a match of your choice at Fir Park this season
    • A 10% discount on full hospitality places at Motherwell Football Club
    • Meet and Greet with your chosen player
    • Social Media acknowledgment and coverage on your chosen players’ social media channels
    Silver Sponsorship

    Our Silver Sponsorship package costs £299 for the season and includes:

    • Signed match worn shirt of chosen player
    • Acknowledgment on the Motherwell Football Club website
    • Complimentary tickets to all home matches this season
    • A 10% discount on full hospitality places at Motherwell Football Club
    • Meet and Greet with your chosen player
    • Social Media acknowledgment and coverage on your chosen players’ social media channels
    Bronze Sponsorship
    • Our final sponsorship package available to you costs £199 and includes:
    • Signed match worn shirt of chosen player
    • Acknowledgment on the Motherwell Football Club website
    • Meet and Greet with your chosen player
    • Social Media acknowledgment and coverage on your chosen players’ social media channels

    For more information or to sponsor your favourite player, please email commercial@motherwellfc.co.uk.

  • Club

    Paycare mental health awareness e-clinic

    Paycare mental health awareness e-clinic

    Our main partners Paycare Wellbeing have organised a Motherwell Mental Health Awareness e-clinic.

    The free virtual event, which is aimed at individuals and businesses who want to learn more about wellbeing, will run from 11am until 12pm on Tuesday 23 November.

    Run in conjunction with the club, it will feature guests Robert Nesbitt from the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and Aaron Connolly from Time to Tackle.

    Booking your free place couldn’t be easier – simply click here.

    SAMH has been running for almost 100 years, launching in 1923, and is Scotland’s national mental health charity which works with adults and young people to provide support within social care, primary care, schools and other settings.

    Time to Tackle was set up by Aaron and Siobhán Connolly, after Aaron struggled to find support for his mental health. They run an award-winning Football Therapy programme and aim to challenge stigma, promote open and honest conversations, and create peer support networks to combat loneliness.

    “We are delighted to be strengthening our partnership with Motherwell FC even further by jointly hosting a free webinar focused around mental health,” Paycare’s Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell explains.

    “I’ll be sharing some information about various conditions and risk factors, tips on approaching difficult conversations, signposting pathways, and some of the statistics and myths around mental health.

    “I’m sure with the Scottish Association for Mental Health and Time to Tackle both joining us on the e-clinic that it’ll be a really interesting and informative hour for those attending.

    “It’s so important for us all to be having these conversations, especially with more of us than ever likely to develop mental ill health during our lifetimes – and I’d like to thank Motherwell FC for their commitment to highlighting this issue.”

  • Club

    Steven Hammell inducted to Hall of Fame

    Steven Hammell inducted to Hall of Fame

    Steven Hammell is to become the latest inductee to the Motherwell FC Hall of Fame.

    One of our delayed 2020 inductees, the club legend takes his place alongside John Hunter, Davie Cooper and Andy Paton.

    Having played 583 games in claret and amber, Hammell is Motherwell’s post-war record appearance holder.

    Hammell started his professional career at Fir Park in January 1998. He made his debut in 2000, starting in a Scottish Premier League match against Aberdeen at the age of 18.

    Playing 242 times across seven seasons between 1999 and 2006, he established himself as a club stalwart and was part of the side which reached the 2005 League Cup final against Rangers.

    In 2006, he departed for a short spell in England with Southend United, spending 18 months south of the border and making 55 appearances before returning to Motherwell in January 2008.

    A testimonial would follow against Everton in 2012, with a star-studded Toffees side being held 1-1 at Fir Park.

    A further 341 appearances would be made in claret and amber by Hammell, as Motherwell went through a prolific period of finishing both second and third in the league, reaching the qualifying stages of both the UEFA Champions league and UEFA Europa League.

    Hammell would go on to make 23 appearances in European football for Motherwell, a feat that no other player has matched.

    He was also a member of the starting team which reached the 2011 Scottish Cup final, and was in the squad for the 2017 League Cup final, but a trophy would prove elusive before he brought the curtain down on his career at Fir Park in a league match against Ross County in January 2018.

    He won full international recognition with Scotland back in 2004, when the late Tommy Burns capped him in a friendly match against Sweden at Easter Road, and was a member of several Scotland squads.

    Steven retired after a distinguished 20-year playing career in January 2018, taking up the important role as academy director at the club, rearing the next batch of graduates to follow in his footsteps.


    Our Hall of Fame will welcome its new inductees in a special event in November.

    Taking place at the Bothwell Bridge Hotel on Saturday 13 November, the event will induct the classes of 2020 and 2021.

    The event is priced at £60 for adults and £30 for children aged under 12.

    We will induct both the 2020 and 2021 intake at the event.

    Buy your tickets online here now.

    Current Hall of Famers include George Stevenson, Willie Pettigrew, Phil O’Donnell, Ally Maxwell and James McFadden.