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  • Club

    Interim CEO Derek Weir provides club update

  • Women

    Partick Thistle 4-2 Motherwell

  • Women

    Katie Andrews joins Glasgow Women

  • First team

    Aberdeen game re-arranged date

  • First team

    Scottish Cup ticket details

  • First team

    Two fixtures selected for Sky Sports in February

  • First team

    December player of the month vote

  • First team

    January loan watch

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Sam Campbell departs

  • Women

    Match Preview – Partick Thistle (A)

  • Club

    Interim CEO Derek Weir provides club update

    Interim CEO Derek Weir sat down to provide a detailed and most up-to-date package of information to supporters on a range of topics including the process of appointing a permanent Chief Executive, recruitment strategy, financial update, communications and use of pyro by supporters. 

    Although departing at the end of March, if not sooner depending on the timing of his successor, Derek Weir offers reassurance that the day-to-day running of the club still occurs seamlessly despite the transition off the pitch.

    He discusses a range of issues raised by supporters in that past 12 months and beyond.

  • Women

    Partick Thistle 4-2 Motherwell

    Partick Thistle 4-2 Motherwell

    There were no fireworks on display for the women of steel to celebrate their first competitive match of 2024, as an exceptional first-half display was quickly undermined by three-quickfire second-half goals, leaving Motherwell to reflect on their swift Scottish Cup campaign at a frozen Petershill Park on Sunday.

    Summer acquisition Morgan Cross secured successive penalty kicks on her first competitive start in claret and amber, netting one with Bailley Collins dispatching the second. Emma Lawton narrowed the deficit in the first-half, with a Demi Falconer double and a strike from Rachel Donaldson securing the hosts place in the next round of the Scottish Cup.

    Head Coach, Paul Brownlie made two changes from the victory over Dundee Unite prior to the festive break, with Katie Rice and Morgan Cross both featuring in the starting XI, as Eve Donald merited a place on the bench following a lengthy injury spell.

    With the intense pre-match fog clearing and the pitch still blanketed in frost, Motherwell started the contest firmly on the front-foot, with the hosts trading possession deep into their own half.

    Motherwell skipper Gill Inglis worked her way into the Thistle penalty area, before curling a close-range effort from the left, forcing Megan Cunningham into a routine stop in the Thistle goal.

    The breakthrough materialised soon after, with Katie Rice’s clever change of direction providing an opening for Cross to breakthrough into the box before being tripped a yard into the penalty area, leaving the referee no alternative but to award the spot kick. The Dunfermline-born striker stepped up and coolly placed her effort into the bottom-right corner.

    Less than two-minutes later, the hosts levelled the tie, with Emma Lawton firing a low effort into the bottom-right corner.

    The visitors persevered and had their second spot kick moments later. A hopeful long ball left Cross racing through on goal, beating Cunningham to the ball before being hauled down under a forceful challenge. Receiving treatment off of the pitch, penalty duties turned to Bailley Collins, with the youngster calmly restoring Motherwell’s advantage with a well-placed effort.

    As the second-half resumed, Motherwell’s competitive first-half display was soon eroded, as Thistle netted from three successive set-pieces. Amy Bulloch’s whipped free-kick from the left floated invitingly towards the back post, with Falconer powering home a header low into the bottom-left corner.

    Frustrated by what appeared to be an offside player interfering with play, Motherwell appealed to the referee profusely to overturn his decision, but the goal stood. Moments after the restart, Donaldson headed home from a pinpoint corner kick to compound the women of steel’s second-half frustrations.

    Falconer netted a decisive fourth late into the second half to secure her sides place in the next round of the Scottish Cup, leaving Motherwell to reflect on a chaotic second-half that failed to reflect their comfortable first-half performance.

  • Women

    Katie Andrews joins Glasgow Women

    Katie Andrews joins Glasgow Women

    Goalkeeper Katie Andrews has joined Glasgow Women on loan until the end of the season.

    The 19-year-old shot-stopper, who joined Motherwell in 2021, featured throughout the first half of the 2023/24 campaign for Gartcairn, but will now continue her development with fellow SWPL2 side Glasgow Women for the remainder of the season.

    All the best in Glasgow, Katie.

  • First team

    Aberdeen game re-arranged date

    Aberdeen game re-arranged date

    We will take on Aberdeen on Wednesday 14 February at Pittodrie. 

    Kick off is 7.45pm.

    Ticket details will be made available shortly.

  • First team

    Scottish Cup ticket details

    Scottish Cup ticket details

    Ticket prices for our Scottish Cup Fourth Round game with Alloa Athletic have been confirmed.

    The match is priced as follows, with tickets available to buy online by clicking here or in the Fir Park ticket office.

    Adults£18
    Concessions£10
    Juveniles£5
    • Concessions are over 65, under 21 and students
    • Juveniles are 11 and under

    SEASON TICKET HOLDERSIf you are a season ticket holder, you can purchase your own seat(s) for the match.

    To get yours, just log in to your account at tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk. Once logged in, your reserved ticket(s) will be in your account menu and will be uploaded to your card. You will not be required to collect a physical ticket if you purchase your season ticket seat(s).

    Your seat will be reserved until Wednesday 17th January at 5pm.

    For help, call 01698 333333 or email tickets@motherwellfc.co.uk.

    HOSPITALITY

    There will be no hospitality for this match.

    The Cooper Bar will open as normal from 12 noon serving food and drink with the Centenary Suite opening from 1pm for drinks only.  Home and away fans welcome in both areas.

  • First team

    Two fixtures selected for Sky Sports in February

    Two fixtures selected for Sky Sports in February

    Two of our fixtures in February have been selected to be shown live on Sky Sports.

    Motherwell v Celtic, originally scheduled for Saturday 24 February at 3pm, has now been moved to the following day – Sunday 25th February, with a 12 noon kick-off.

    Also selected is Livingston v Motherwell on Wednesday 28 February. The match will take place on the original date but kick-off has been moved back fifteen minutes to 8pm.

  • First team

    December player of the month vote

    December player of the month vote

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

    Davor Zdravkovksi, Theo Bair, Georgie Gent and Mika Biereth are all up for nomination.

    To vote, head over to the Motherwell Facebook page.

    Games in December
    • Motherwell 3-3 Dundee
    • Ross County 3-0 Motherwell 
    • Motherwell 1-1 St Johnstone 
    • St Mirren 0-0 Motherwell
    • Motherwell 0-2 Rangers
    • Motherwell 3-1 Livingston
  • First team

    January loan watch

    January loan watch

    We have number of players out on loan at the present, in Scotland and England.

    Matty Connelly

    Matty Connelly joined East Kilbride in December. He was named on the bench against Gretna before making his debut for the Lowland League side against Albion Rovers. Rovers came away with a 3-1 win, with East Kilbride remaining top of the league.

    Ricki Lamie

    Ricki Lamie is now up to 11 appearances for the Dee.

    Ineligible for the match against Motherwell, Lamie has made three further appearances since the last loan update at the end of November.

    He was involved in two defeats and a win in that time, with Dundee seeing two matches postponed in December.

    Nathan McGinley

    Nathan McGinley has now returned to the club, following his loan spell at Partick Thistle. He didn’t make an appearance in his time with the Jags and was named on the bench for our match against Hibernian on 2 January.

    Ewan Wilson

    December saw an upturn in results for Stirling Albion and Ewan Wilson, with Albion sitting on 18 points after 20 games.

    It’s a tight league as, although currently eighth in the table, Stirling are only five points off of the playoff spots.

    Ewan Wilson has started three and been a sub in two since our last update, taking his number of Stirling appearances up to ten.

    Sam Campbell

    Sam Campbell played 69 minutes of Scottish Cup action, in a penalty shootout defeat to Dumbarton at the end of November.

    An unused substitute in last three matches, Campbell is now on 11 appearances for Annan Athletic. Campbell has now departed the club.

    Robbie Garcia

    Robbie Garcia played on five occasions for Cowdenbeath.

    He has returned to the club.

    Barry Maguire

    Barry Maguire hasn’t featured for Kidderminster Harriers since the start of November. Maguire is on 15 appearances with his loan spell set to expire this month.

    Ross Tierney

    Ross Tierney has had battles with injury in the last month, featuring only twice for Walsall since our last update.

    The Saddlers sit 13th in the table.

    Adam MacDonald

    Adam MacDonald has been enjoying plenty game time with Cowdenbeath.

    He started three games in December, which resulted in three wins for his side. He was also a second half substitute against Inverness CT in the Scottish Cup.

    Cowdenbeath are 9th in the table as they look to continue their run of form.

    Robbie Mahon

    Despite off the field troubles hitting Edinburgh City, Robbie Mahon has impressed on the field.

    Scoring in the last five consecutive games, netting six goals in total, Mahon is now on seven goals for the season.

    The 20-year-old has now returned to the club.

    Mark Ferrie

    Mark Ferrie joined Stenhousemuir on a loan deal until January and has made seven appearances so far.

    Stenny are 11 points clear of second placed Peterhead as they motor closer to promotion. They face Forfar at the weekend, in what will be Mark Ferrie’s last match before his loan expires.

  • Reserves & Under 18s

    Sam Campbell departs

    Sam Campbell departs

    Sam Campbell has left the club following the expiry of his contract. 

    Having suffered a significant knee injury last year, the 19-year-old signed a short term deal in the summer that would last until January.

    The centre-back joined Annan Athletic on loan at the start of the season, where he made 11 appearances.

    We wish Sam the best for the future.

  • Women

    Match Preview – Partick Thistle (A)

    Match Preview – Partick Thistle (A)

    Refreshed and rejuvenated following the festive break, the women of steel will return to competitive action this weekend, with Partick Thistle the hosts in a highly-anticipated Scottish Cup clash at Petershill Park.

    Paul Brownlie’s side will be seeking to replicate the successes of the previous campaign, as Motherwell etched themselves into the history books by becoming the first women’s side to contest a domestic cup Semi-Final at the National Stadium.

    The short journey to Springburn will be the first step on the road to Hampden, as Motherwell prepare to start the 2024 calendar on a high.

    The Tale of the Tape

    Motherwell

    A positive display over Dundee United in the City of Discovery ensured the women of steel concluded 2023 on a high after securing three points in a closely-fought one-goal victory.

    Last season’s successful Scottish Cup campaign will remain firmly in the memory – with successive victories over Gartcairn, Montrose and Glasgow Women propelling Motherwell to a maiden appearance at Hampden Park.

    The four-week hiatus from competitive action provided the squad with ample opportunity to continue their promising development from persistent injury woes. Morgan Hay will be doubtful despite returning to full-contact training in the past week following successive injury spells. Eve Donald continued her progression towards a return to action and will be eligible for contention this weekend.

    Partick Thistle

    Brian Graham’s side racked up their fifth successive victory in the last meeting between the sides, with a first-half Imogen Longcake brace complimented with strikes from Rachel Donaldson and Demi Falconer in a prolific 4-2 victory.

    However, two back-to-back defeats to Hearts and Glasgow City left the Jags heading into the New Year on a disappointing note, scoring once and conceding 10.

    Ticket Information

    Supporters can purchase tickets on matchday at the turnstiles, with cash & card payment both available for this fixture on the day.

    • Adult – £7
    • Concession – £5
    • Kids go FREE

    How to follow the action

    Supporters can follow Sunday’s encounter on Twitter @motherwellwomen, with a full report of the action available post-match.