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    Gift membership is back

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    Shane Blaney ahead of Dundee

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    Stuart Kettlewell previews Dundee

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    Shane Blaney named player of the month for November

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    November player of the month vote

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    Kicking off December

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    Frustrating the Champions // Celtic 1-1 Motherwell

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    Alloa named Scottish Cup fourth round opponents

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    Motherwell 2-4 Partick Thistle

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    Celtic 1 – 1 Motherwell

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    Gift membership is back

    Gift membership is back

    It’s December and the countdown to Christmas has already begun. If you’re struggling to think what to get for the Motherwell fan in your life, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

    Gift membership of the Well Society is back!

    Adult membership is available at the discounted price of £50, whilst Junior Steel membership is £25.

    Junior Steel membership (0-15 years old)

    Sign up your wee one and they’ll receive:

    • A Welcome Pack including Junior Steel certificate and keyring
    • An ‘I Own MFC’ scarf exclusive to Junior Steel members
    • A personalised birthday card
    • A personalised Christmas card

    All this plus a chance to be a mascot on matchday!

    You can purchase a Junior Steel membership online.

    Adult membership

    Adult members also receive goodies, as well as the knowledge that they’re helping represent the interests of the community in the running of the club. Members are entitled to:

    • A Welcome Pack including Certificate of Ownership, keyring and pin badge
    • One share in the Well Society, giving you a vote on Well Society issues and a say on some club matters
    • An opportunity to shape the strategic direction of the Well Society and the club
    • Be added to the weekly newsletter list

    Adult membership is available to purchase online.

    If you have any queries drop us a line, give us a call on 01698 338009 or contact the Well Society using our contact form.

    Gift membership entitles the recipient to one year’s membership of the Well Society, after which they will be invited to renew.

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    Shane Blaney ahead of Dundee

    November player of the month Shane Blaney is pleased to back in the team and playing regularly. 

    The Irish centre-back has started the last four games and has been instrumental in the backline. Blaney says the game time has allowed him to get match sharp and feels like he is reaping the rewards as a result.

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    Stuart Kettlewell previews Dundee

    Stuart Kettlewell is more than pleased with the result at Celtic Park last weekend, however believes it’s only a good result in isolation. 

    The Motherwell manager wants his time to capitalise on that result and kick on ahead of a busy month.

    Kettlewell goes into detail around the feeling in Fir Park, amongst players and staff, to detail that the club is still fully together.

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    Shane Blaney named player of the month for November

    Shane Blaney named player of the month for November

    Shane Blaney is your G4 Claims player of the month for November.

    The Irish centre-back has played four games this month, and hasn’t missed a minute since coming into the starting 11 against Kilmarnock.

    Arriving in December 2022, Blaney got off the mark with a smart header against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park, that subsequently sparked a second-half comeback that earned the Steelmen a point in Perth.

    Blaney was instrumental in Motherwell earning a point at Celtic Park, with the Irishman forming part of the back three alongside Bevis Mugabi and Dan Casey.

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    November player of the month vote

    November player of the month vote

    It’s time to vote for your G4 Claims player of the month for November. 

    Shane Blaney, Blair Spittal, Harry Paton and Mika Biereth are all up for nomination.

    To vote, head over to the Motherwell Facebook page.

    Games in November
    • Motherwell 2-4 Aberdeen
    • Kilmarnock 1-0 Motherwell
    • St Johnstone 2 – 2 Motherwell
    • Motherwell 1 – 2 Hearts
    • Celtic 1 – 1 Motherwell
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    Kicking off December

    Kicking off December

    Motherwell kick off the month of December with a home match against Dundee at Fir Park. 

    Kick off is 3pm.

    How to follow the game

    Hunter StandO’Donnell, Cooper, McLean Stand
    Adults£24£26
    Concessions£19£19
    Young Adults£12£12
    Juniors£6£6

    – Concessions Tickets would be ages 65 and over and FT Students with a valid matric card.
    – Young Adults tickets would ages 12 to 17.
    – Juveniles would be 11 and under

    Supporters are able to buy tickets online here or visit the ticket office at Fir Park.

    Ticket Office open from 9am – the ticket office is open until kick-off with no pay gate facility.

    If you are outside the UK, you can watch the game via Motherwell TV.

    Should you be in the UK, it will be live commentary only.

    Kit Watch

    We will be wearing our home kit for this match.

    Injury Update

    Callum Slattery will serve his one match suspension after the midfielder picked up his sixth booking against Celtic.

    Paul McGinn and Lennon Miller remain sidelined.

    Pape Souare is the other long-term absentee.

    Motherwell’s Fortunes

    That draw against Celtic on Saturday still means it’s team games without a win, however the Steelmen will take massive encouragement into this match.

    In that run they have faced Celtic twice, third-placed St Mirren and went to Rugby Park where Kilmarnock hold the best home record in the league.

    Jon Obika returned just prior to the international break and got himself on the scoresheet last weekend, his third of the season.

    These two sides met on the opening day of the season, a 1-1 draw at Dens Park. Theo Bair scored on his debut that day, before Dundee levelled in the second half.

    Opposition Report

    Dundee are the Premiership new boys but have adjusted quickly to life in the top flight.

    21-year-old left back Owen Beck joined the Dee from Liverpool in the summer and netted his first goal of the season on Saturday against Hibernian.

    He has yet to miss a minute this season in the league. Within the ranks at the Dee are former Motherwell men, Trevor Carson and Ricki Lamie, who is on loan and ineligible to play.

    Dundee are four points ahead of Motherwell and spot above them in the table, as things stand. They have two wins, two draws and one win on the road this season in the league.

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    Frustrating the Champions // Celtic 1-1 Motherwell

    Some would say without a win in nine games, heading to play Celtic at Parkhead is the worst venue and match the team would need, but that was the task that Motherwell faced.

    Travelling to the Champions, who had only dropped two points at home all season, was a chance for the team to show their determination and togetherness. Keeping it tight at the back, thanks to Liam Kelly’s saves, Motherwell made it to half time level, having created some opportunities for themselves also.

    Celtic made changes at half time and when Bevis Mugabi brought OH down in the area, Luis Palma had the chance to break the deadlock.

    Liam Kelly produced a wonderful save to keep the game level.

    Celtic received another penalty after a VAR check on a pull from Calum Butcher and former Motherwell man David Turnbull found the back of the net with only four minutes of regulation time remaining.

    Jon Obika came off the bench and in the first minute of additional time, nodded home from a Blair Spittal corner to send the small pocked of ‘Well fans into rapture. The Steelmen held out for back-to-back draws at Celtic Park as they look to kickstart their season.

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    Alloa named Scottish Cup fourth round opponents

    Alloa named Scottish Cup fourth round opponents

    We will face Alloa Athletic in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

    Ties are due to take place on the weekend of 20 January.

    Ticket details will be communicated shortly.

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    Motherwell 2-4 Partick Thistle

    Motherwell 2-4 Partick Thistle

    Motherwell’s attacking frustrations persisted on a disappointing return to East Kilbride, as Partick Thistle overturned an early deficit to secure their fifth successive victory at a rainswept K-Park.

    Carla Boyce fired Motherwell into the ascendency from the penalty spot, but despite having numerous goalscoring opportunities, the women of steel were unable to capitalise, with Thistle racking up four goals. Kayla Jardine pulled one back in the latter stages, but it proved to be too little too late, as Thistle secured the three points.

    Head Coach, Paul Brownlie made one change from the side who acquired their first point on the road to Montrose last weekend, as Kaela McDonald-Nguah returned to the starting XI, with Laura McCartney settling for a place on the bench.

    Motherwell came closest to breaking the deadlock in the opening few minutes, as Carla Boyce escaped her marker before racing through on goal, but the strikers low effort was parried clear by Megan Cunningham.

    The breakthrough came moments later, as Boyce’s close-range effort flashed across the face of goal, striking an arm in the penalty area. From the resulting spot kick, the forward calmly dispatched her effort into the bottom-right corner.

    Motherwell continued to flood the opposing penalty area in search of a second, but the visitors hit on the counter-attack, netting an equaliser on the half hour mark. Amy Bulloch’s chipped delivery caused confusion in the high Motherwell backline, with Imogen Longcake shifting the ball beyond Emily Mutch before placing the ball into the empty net.

    Less than two-minutes later, Thistle netted their second of the game, as Longcake found the target for her second of the evening. The striker coolly worked her way towards the edge of the penalty area, before drilling a dangerous effort beyond the reach of Mutch.

    The hosts almost secured an instant response, as Boyce raced Cunningham to the ball at the edge of the Thistle penalty area, but the visiting stoppers late lunging tackle diverted the ball before the forward could react.

    As the second half resumed, Thistle netted a third. Unmarked at the edge of the box, Rachel Donaldson’s skilful turn allowed the midfielder to shift the ball onto her stronger right-foot before firing an unstoppable strike into the top-right corner.

    The visitors came close to a fourth moments later, as Longcake’s low delivery across the face of goal found Demi Falconer lurking in the six-yard box, but Mutch’s incredible reaction save kept the scoreline intact.

    However, the fourth came moments later, as Falconer headed home a floated Leah Robinson free-kick to compound the women of steel’s recent frustrations.

    Kayla Jardine narrowed the deficit in the final few minutes, with the youngsters header finding the bottom-right corner, but the reaction proved to bee too little too late, as Thistle earned the three points.

    Motherwell will now face a short-international break before retuning to face title-chasers Rangers next month.

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    Celtic 1 – 1 Motherwell

    Celtic 1 – 1 Motherwell

    Motherwell came away from Celtic Park with a point after a dramatic 1-1 draw in Glasgow.

    David Turnbull’s penalty four minutes from time looked like giving the home side all three points but substitute Jon Obika had other ideas as he turned in Blair Spittal’s corner kick.

    Stuart Kettlewell opted for a defensive set-up with Calum Butcher sitting in front of a back five and the Steelmen limited the hosts to few chances in the first half.

    However, when called upon, Liam Kelly looked in fine form with a sensational save from Matt O’Riley then arguably an even better stop to claw the ball away as it came off his own defenders head.

    Motherwell looked to hit on the counter and almost broke the deadlock when Harry Paton got forward and forced a good stop from Joe Hart.

    Minutes from the break there was another good chance as Blair Spittal got on the end of a long ball forward. His first touch took him past the onrushing Hart but it left him with an awkward height to finish from and the chance was gone.

    The second half proved to be a show of defence resilience from the Steelmen.

    The Motherwell backline were excellent, repelling all Celtic attacks until the 67th minute when Bevis Mugabi fouled Oh in the box. Steven McLean pointed to the spot in what looked to be a stonewaller.

    Luis Palma stepped up with a stuttered run but Liam Kelly came to the rescue again, diving to his right to make a crucial save.

    It seemed like the away side would hold on for a point but those hopes looked like they were scuppered when Celtic were awarded another penalty just four minutes from the end of the ninety.

    VAR checked a shirt pull at the back post area from Calum Butcher and referee Steven McLean pointed to the spot. Former Motherwell man David Turnbull dispatched from the spot and from there it looked the Steelmen would leave Glasgow empty handed.

    However, with just a minute of regulation time left, Blair Spittal’s corner from was glanced in by substitute Jon Obika’s shoulder, to the delight of  the small pocket of Motherwell fans.

    The fourth-official signalled ten minutes of added on time – with fears of a repeat of September’s game against Celtic creeping in – but the Motherwell defence were largely untroubled in added time and took a valuable point back to North Lanarkshire.