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  • Club

    Ladies Day returns

  • First team

    Next up: Sligo Rovers

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Kian Speirs // Getting a taste of first team football

  • Women

    Khym Ramsay departs

  • Club

    Book your Christmas party night

  • First team

    Premier Sports Cup Draw

  • Women

    Defeat to Sunderland in friendly

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    The 2022 Foyle Cup Winners

  • Club

    Supporters Update

  • Archive

    Graham Alexander reacts to Sligo Rovers loss

  • Club

    Ladies Day returns

    Ladies Day returns

    Our ever-popular Ladies Day event returns for 2022 when Motherwell host Dundee United on Saturday 3rd 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.

    Priced at £44 for season ticket holders, and £52 for non-season ticket holders, our Centenary Suite Ladies Day package starts at 12pm and includes:

    ·        Complimentary cocktail on arrival
    ·        A two-course meal
    ·        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.

    To get your tickets, just buy online now at tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk, email us at  or give us a call on 01698 338003.

  • First team

    Next up: Sligo Rovers

    Next up: Sligo Rovers

    Motherwell travel to Ireland for the second leg of their Europa Conference League second qualifying round match against Sligo Rovers at The Showgrounds. 

    Kick-off is 7pm.

    Tickets

    All tickets for Motherwell supporters for the match have sold out.

    How to Follow the Game Online

    If you are in the UK, the game will be live on Premier Sports one. You can find this on your Sky television on channel 412 and on Virgin Media, channel 551.

    If you are outwith the UK, the match will be broadcast live on LOI TV.

    Tale of the Tape

    Motherwell and Sligo Rovers faced off in the first leg on Thursday night, with the Irish side coming away with a narrow 1-0 victory.

    Looking to overcome the deficit, the Steelmen travel to The Showgrounds knowing that with no away goal rule in UEFA competitions, should they win the match by a one goal margin, the match will go to extra-time.

    Should the game remain level on aggregate, the tie will be decided by a penalty shootout.

    Form Guide

    Sligo remain 23 games into their season with no match last weekend.

    They are fifth in the table with an unbeaten record in their domestic league at The Showgrounds since John Russell took over in June.

    Motherwell kick off their league campaign this weekend against St Mirren.

    Motherwell suffered defeat against Sligo Rovers on Thursday night in their first competitive game of the season.

    In pre-season, the ‘Well recorded victories against Vorwarts Steyr and Partick Thistle.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Kian Speirs // Getting a taste of first team football

    When the first team announced that they would be going to Austria for a pre-season camp, young Kian Speirs could only hope that he would to join them.

    A last-minute call meant he had to quickly pack his bags and get to the airport as he would join Graham Alexander and the squad for the week long camp.

    After only training a handful of times with the first team, this was Kian’s first real experience of top level training and it gave him an insight into what it takes to be a full time professional.

    Rounding off his time in Austria, the midfielder would get game time in a bounce game which has left him hungry for more.

  • Women

    Khym Ramsay departs

    Khym Ramsay departs

    Goalkeeper Khym Ramsay has left the club. 

    The experienced shot-stopper departs Motherwell after making 24 appearances last season.

    Since joining the club in early 2020, Ramsay has been a regular between the sticks for the claret and amber.

    “Khym leaves with our best wishes,” head coach Paul Brownlie said.

    “Due to her life away from football, Khym is unable to commit to training and playing so we mutually made the decision that it would be best for her to take a step back from the team.

    “She is an excellent professional and we wish her well for her future endeavours.”

    The club would like to thank Khym for efforts in her time at Motherwell and wish her well for the future.

  • Club

    Book your Christmas party night

    Book your Christmas party night

    Make it a December to remember!

    We are delighted to unveil its amazing festive programme for 2022, bigger and better than before!

    Whether you are catching up with friends, family or colleagues, celebrate in style in the Centenary Suite at Fir Park.  Combining your favourite Christmas classics with dance floor fillers, and bringing a live saxophone to the party, this will be a Christmas party your guests will never forget.

    Our party nights are now open to book and run from 7pm – 1am.

    Available dates are as follows:

    • Saturday 3rd December – Pink / Gaga Tribute Act with resident DJ – £52
    • Friday 9th December – Resident DJ and live saxophone set – £48
    • Saturday 10th December – Resident DJ and live saxophone set – £48
    • Friday 16th December – Resident DJ and live saxophone set – £48
    • Saturday 17th December – Resident DJ and live saxophone set – £48

    Enjoy a shot on arrival and a delicious 3-course meal in addition to the live entertainment listed above.

    Tickets can be secured with a £10 deposit at the time of booking.

    Call our events team on 01698 338003 to book or for more information.

    Our party nights are for over 18’s only!Our events are non refundable & non transferable.

  • First team

    Premier Sports Cup Draw

    Premier Sports Cup Draw

    Motherwell will take on Inverness Caledonian Thistle at home in the last 16 of the Premier Sports Cup. 

    The match is scheduled to take place on August 30/31 and is subject to TV selections.

    Ticket information will be announced in due course.

  • Women

    Defeat to Sunderland in friendly

    Defeat to Sunderland in friendly

    Motherwell were beaten 3-1 to Sunderland on Sunday at the Academy of Light. 

    Grace Ede, Abbey Joice and Neve Herron scored for Sunderland while Katie Rice pulled a goal back late in the game.

    After creating a couple chances early in the game, Sunderland opened the scoring on 39 minutes. Joice burst down the wing before playing the ball across to Ede who lashed her effort into the top corner.

    Sunderland doubled their advantage on 50 minutes. Katy Watson picked up the ball before driving into the box. Lifting her head up, she squared it to Joice who finished cooly into the net.

    Herron made it three on 82 minutes but Motherwell continued to fight and got their reward on 85 minutes.

    Katie Rice picked the ball up and after shifting it onto her weaker right foot, had a go from 25-yards and placed her effort into the top corner.

    In the fourth pre-season game, Paul Brownlie once again used his squad fully to ensure more players got minutes ahead of their SWPL1 campaign.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    The 2022 Foyle Cup Winners

    The 2022 Foyle Cup Winners

    Motherwell are your 2022 Foyle Cup Champions.

    The Foyle Cup, based in Northern Ireland, is a 2005 age limit tournament consisting of 24 teams.

    Motherwell, who were able to go on tour courtesy of a significant donation from the Well Society, were placed in group D alongside Institute FC, Ballymoney Utd and Strathroy Harps. Scoring 23 goals and conceding none, the young Steelmen comfortably progressed to the quarter-final.

    A 3-1 victory against Inishowen YL seen the lads move on to the semis.

    In the last four, Motherwell took on Derry City under 18s on Thursday night.

    During the match, Richard Twambe suffered a horrific injury which has left the forward in hospital awaiting an operation.

    It was agreed by both teams that the match should be abandoned and re-scheduled for the following (Friday) morning.

    Despite witnessing the injury to their teammate, young Motherwell regrouped and went again. A convincing 3-0 victory booked a spot in the final, where they would face Altrincham FC.

    Producing another fine performance, Motherwell once again won 3-0 and lifted the Foyle Cup, with Shay Nevans, Ally Goul and Adam MacDonald getting on the scoresheet.

    “The boys have been brilliant during this tournament,” academy director Steven Hammell said.

    “It allowed the group to form new bonds as we had some under 16s make the step up so it was as much a pre-season as a tournament.

    “It’t been an excellent tournament and experience for this group. Despite a hectic schedule, they have coped remarkably and it should stand them in good stead for the future.

    “To come to an unknown place and to win against unknown teams, is something they should be proud of.

    ”I would also like to thank the Well Society for their vital donation to allow us to take part in this competition. It’s so encouraging for the Academy to have the support and backing that it gets from the supporters, who are directly playing a part in unearthing what we hope will be future first-team players.”

    The Motherwell squad on tour was:

    Lennon Miller, Robbie Garcia, Max Ross, Brannan Mcdermott, Ally Gould, Arran Bone, Scott Williamson, Adam Macdonald, Dylan Wells, Olly Whyte, Richard Tambwe, Luca Ross, Shay Nevans, Mark Ferrie, Zack Tomany and Kyle Aitken (T)

    Steven Hammell (Academy Director), Brian Kerr (Development Team Manager), David Clarkson (Head of Intermediate Academy), Paul Burns (Head of Junior Academy), Tom Jones (Performance Therapist) and Kelly McKenna (Physiotherapist)

     

  • Club

    Supporters Update

    Supporters Update

    Despite the disappointment of the first-leg result against Sligo Rovers, we would like to place on record our sincere thanks to our supporters who turned out in great numbers for the match.

    The atmosphere, noise, and passion, particularly at the teams emerged from the tunnel, was amongst the best experienced in recent years.

    We know supporters went to great lengths to collectively raise money to add to the colour of the occasion, and backed the club fantastically by buying nearly 7,000 tickets – one of our highest attended European games in recent times.

    It is very much appreciated and all our focus is now on trying to win the second leg and progress to the third qualifying round.

    We acknowledge and accept there were several issues relating to ticketing/seating in different parts of the ground, but particularly in the Phil O’Donnell stand. An internal review is now underway to try and identify why this has happened and what lessons can be learned, both in terms of ticketing and stewarding, at future matches.

    We have already identified a number of areas where we must and will improve. We accept our responsibility for what happened and sincerely apologise to anyone who was inconvenienced or caught up in any difficulty trying to locate the seats they were sold.

    It’s not good enough, but we will do better.

    We were also very disappointed at an incident which took place late in the game where a plastic bottle was thrown towards the assistant referee from the north end of the John Hunter Stand.

    Over the last few seasons there have been a couple of occasions where objects have been thrown onto the field of play at Fir Park. Our policy has always been to deal with individuals quietly and efficiently, and we have handed out indefinite bans to those who we have been able to identify.

    To put it into some context, we are talking about a very small number of flash points over a few seasons, and the overwhelming majority of ‘Well fans who follow the team are passionate, noisy and colourful, but do not overstep the mark by endangering players, officials or staff.

    The incident last night is now being investigated by UEFA and the likelihood is the club will be punished. We ourselves will work hard to identify the person responsible and will take firm action. It goes without saying, but throwing any objects onto the pitch is unacceptable at Fir Park or any other football stadium.

  • Archive

    Graham Alexander reacts to Sligo Rovers loss