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  • First team

    Next up: Hearts

  • Women

    Celtic next up for women

  • First team

    Manager reacts to win over Ross County

  • First team

    Motherwell 2-1 Ross County

  • First team

    Tickets on sale for trip to Hearts

  • First team

    Graham Alexander looks ahead to Ross County

  • Women

    Celtic SWPL1 match rearranged

  • Club

    Joe Wark to join Hall of Fame

  • Club

    Contribute to our food bank collection at Celtic match

  • First team

    Next up: Ross County

  • First team

    Next up: Hearts

    Next up: Hearts

    Motherwell head to Hearts in the cinch Premiership match on Saturday.

    Kick-off at Tynecastle Park is at 3pm.

    Tickets

    Supporters can buy now on our ticket website for the match on Saturday 2 October. You can also buy from the ticket office at Fir Park.

    Tickets ordered online can be collected from Tuesday onwards, as we are closed on Monday for the Bank Holiday.

    Adult tickets cost £27. Over 65s and those in full-time education get in for £19, Under 18s for £14, Under 16s for £7 and Under 13s for £5.

    Mandatory vaccine certification will be in place for this fixture. Spot checks will take place as you enter the stadium.

    You must be fully vaccinated to attend. You and everyone in your party must bring proof of this status with you to the match, unless you are exempt (under the age of 18, not able to get the vaccine for medical reasons, or taking part in vaccine trials).

    You can get proof of your vaccination status here.

    Please only purchase tickets if you meet these criteria as Hearts will have to refuse entry if you are subject to a spot check and cannot comply with the Scottish Government vaccine certification legislation.

    Watch live

    The match is available to buy on pay-per-view from Hearts in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Ireland for £15.

    To buy, head to ppv.heartsfc.co.uk.

    Due to UEFA restrictions, the game can not be sold in England.

    International viewers can watch through our subscription service at live.motherwellfc.co.uk. Packages start at as little as £12.50 per month to watch all 38 cinch Premiership fixtures.

    Tale of the tape

    Motherwell have won three, drawn one and lost one of their last five encounters with the Edinburgh side.

    The last meeting came in the capital in March 2020, when Christopher Long’s goal contributed to a 1- 1 draw.

    Form guide

    Motherwell are unbeaten in their last six league matches, winning four and drawing two.

    The 2-1 win over Ross County on Saturday kept Graham Alexander’s men within two points of top spot with seven matches played.

    Hearts sit a point ahead in third, having won four and drawn three to also remain unbeaten in the league so far in 2021/22.

  • Women

    Celtic next up for women

    Celtic next up for women

    Motherwell return to action on Wednesday 29 September when they take on Celtic at the Penny Cars Stadium in Airdrie.

    Kick off is at 8pm. The game is being played behind closed doors.

    Tale Of The Tape

    Motherwell last faced Celtic in their final SWPL1 fixture of the 2020/21 season, with the opposition running out 8-0 winners.

    The last time Motherwell picked up points in this fixture was in March 2019, when they drew 0-0 away from home.

    Form Guide

    Motherwell come into this game after a weekend break due to international call ups.

    Prior to the break, Motherwell were beaten by a late Partick Thistle goal which saw them sink to a 3-2 defeat.

    Celtic are unbeaten in the league thus far, where they have only dropped points against champions Glasgow City, when they drew 2-2.

  • First team

    Manager reacts to win over Ross County

    “We had to dig out the win from a difficult game. We stuck at it and got our rewards.”

  • First team

    Motherwell 2-1 Ross County

    Motherwell 2-1 Ross County

    Motherwell maintained their fine run of form with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Ross County.

    Tony Watt’s winner made it six games undefeated and sent the team up to third, after Callum Slattery’s opener was cancelled out by Regan Charles-Cook.

    Bevis Mugabi was the only change from the draw at Rangers last weekend, with Ricki Lamie coming in at centre back.

    Motherwell started at an electric pace, with Grimshaw going close early with a header.

    The opener wouldn’t take long. With two minutes on the clock, the ball broke 25 yards from goal.

    As it bounced, Slattery caught it perfectly on the way up and sent his shot perfectly into the top-right corner of the net.

    The Steelmen fed off the energy the early goal brought. Woolery saw a drive from the right blocked, while Watt also saw a dipping effort from the left side just go over.

    County though would find their feet and Kelly was called into action three times to save smartly as shots rained in on his goal.

    ‘Well struggled to find the early tempo as the first half wore on, with only an Ojala header on target being saved, and the visitors would make them pay.

    The lively Charles-Cook cut onto his right foot on the left corner of the box. Sending the ball across goal, White’s movement was enough to put Kelly off and allow the ball to sneak into the right side of the net.

    The break gave Motherwell time to think and they started the second period with a return to life.

    Watt was at the heart of things, and thought he’d given ‘Well the lead with a towering header which just clipped the bar as goalkeeper Maynard-Brewer got a touch.

    Again though, the verve slowed down and County continued to look dangerous, cutting in from the flanks on several occasions and sending shots towards Kelly’s goal.

    ‘Well sparked back into life as they pushed hard to regain the advantage and they would get their rewards with 10 to go.

    A ball in behind found the ever-energetic Watt. His first touch took him wide but he steadied himself before firing low and hard under the goalkeeper and into the net to send the crowd at Fir Park wild.

    Motherwell: Kelly, O’Donnell, Ojala, Lamie, McGinley, Grimshaw (Donnelly), O’Hara, Slattery, Woolery (Roberts), Watt, Van Veen (Carroll).

    Subs: Fox, Crawford, Maguire, Amaluzor.

  • First team

    Tickets on sale for trip to Hearts

    Tickets on sale for trip to Hearts

    Tickets are now on sale for our trip to face Hearts in the cinch Premiership.

    Supporters can buy now on our ticket website for the match on Saturday 2 October. You can also buy from the ticket office at Fir Park.

    Tickets ordered online can be collected from Tuesday onwards, as we are closed on Monday for the Bank Holiday.

    Adult tickets cost £27. Over 65s and those in full-time education get in for £19, Under 18s for £14, Under 16s for £7 and Under 13s for £5.

    Mandatory vaccine certification will be in place for this fixture. Spot checks will take place as you enter the stadium.

    You must be fully vaccinated to attend. You and everyone in your party must bring proof of this status with you to the match, unless you are exempt (under the age of 18, not able to get the vaccine for medical reasons, or taking part in vaccine trials).

    You can get proof of your vaccination status here.

    Please only purchase tickets if you meet these criteria as Hearts will have to refuse entry if you are subject to a spot check and cannot comply with the Scottish Government vaccine certification legislation.

  • First team

    Graham Alexander looks ahead to Ross County

    The Motherwell boss previews the cinch Premiership fixture against Ross County.

  • Women

    Celtic SWPL1 match rearranged

    Celtic SWPL1 match rearranged

    Our postponed fixture against Celtic in SWPL1, which was due to be played on Sunday 19 September, has been rearranged to Wednesday 29 September.

    The game will be played behind closed doors at the Penny Cars Stadium in Airdrie.

    Kick off is 8pm.

  • Club

    Joe Wark to join Hall of Fame

    Joe Wark to join Hall of Fame

    Joe Wark will be inducted to our Hall of Fame at our 2021 event.

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

    Joe had begun his career in the Ayrshire juniors, running up and down Cochrane Street Park playing in the tangerine and black of Irvine Victoria. It wasn’t long before scouts from the senior ranks all over Scotland were alerted to the performances of the strong, tidy and creative player with a throw-in akin to a corner kick, which led to reports landing on managers desk up and down the country.

    It was Motherwell boss Bobby Howitt who made the first move, and Joe was more than happy at the age of 20 to make the Fir Park dressing room his home for the next 16 seasons.

    Strangely enough on his debut in a friendly against Tranmere Rovers in a pre-season friendly in October 1947, Joe spent 87 minutes in goal after ‘Well ‘keeper Keith McRae was injured. The clean sheet he achieved was to be the first small step on his journey towards legendary status at our club, as a Jim “Jumbo” Muir double won the game for Motherwell.

    The fact that Motherwell had begun season 1968/69 in Scotland’s Division Two probably helped him make the step up in class a little easier. Joe was an ever-present in midfield, driving the club forward in a glorious romp to the title, netting 112 times, conceding 23 and losing a mere two matches along the way.

    With Motherwell back in the top flight, Joe would make the left-back berth his own as he launched upon a remarkable career with the Steelmen.

    Over 16 seasons he would amass 539 appearances, establishing himself as an all-time club legend. Unfortunately, an appearance in a cup final would elude him, with several heartbreaks in the last four of the major competitions, but memorably featured in several Anglo-Scottish Cup ties in which he shone against World Cup winners like Gordon Banks, Bobby Moore and Martin Peters.

    Many Motherwell fans have waxed lyrical over the years desperately trying to describe what Joe meant to this club. On the field, his “Mr Consistency” tag was well earned, as on a weekly basis, he took his “teeth oot”, rolled up his sleeves and went to work, playing the game in the right way.

    An immaculate tackler who went his whole career without seeing a red card, his time at Fir Park spanned eight managers, before he hung up his boots at the end of the 1983/84 campaign. It was a travesty that this true legend was never given a full Scotland cap, although he did gain a solitary Scottish League cap against England.

    Joe died in 2015, at the age of 67, after a battle with Alzheimer’s. One of Motherwell’s most famous sons now takes his rightful place in our Hall of Fame.


    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 both 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.

  • Club

    Contribute to our food bank collection at Celtic match

    Contribute to our food bank collection at Celtic match

    We’re asking supporters to bring along items for our food bank collection at our match with Celtic on Saturday 16 October.

    We’re collecting items on the day of the game for the Lanarkshire Community Food Partnership and the Motherwell Food Bank.

    We are asking all fans to bring what they can to support this important cause, so that those in need can receive a food parcel to help.

    Items needed are:

    • Long life milk
    • Tinned meat, curries, stew, etc
    • Tinned potatoes and vegetables
    • Tinned fruits, custard, puddings
    • Tinned soups, beans
    • Pasta, Rice, Noodles, Cereal, Jam
    • Pasta sauces
    • Diluting juice, crisps and biscuits
    • Toiletries for men and women
    • Cleaning products and toilet roll
    • Pet foods

    Drop-off points will be marked at the stadium for both home and away fans and will be open before the match. Precise times will be advised shortly.

    “It is crucial that we continue to try and help people in need in our local community,” Motherwell FC chief executive Alan Burrows said.

    “We are all too aware of the need for assistance that many in our local area have. With many still feeling the impact of the pandemic, on top of other factors, it is important that we all step up to give what we can.

    “We hope that fans of both clubs will step up and help us collect as much as possible.”

    Thank you for your help. Your contributions will be a massive help to those in need.

  • First team

    Next up: Ross County

    Next up: Ross County

    Motherwell host Ross County next in the cinch Premiership.

    Kick-off at Fir Park on Saturday is at 3pm.

    Ticket information

    Tickets are available to buy in advance now from tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk.

    Cash gates will not be in operation for this match. You must buy a ticket in advance before arriving at the gates.

    The easiest and quickest way to do this is to buy online.

    If you select the TicketFast option, you can print your ticket at home or use your smartphone by bringing your email containing the ticket barcode to the gate.

    You can also choose to have a ticket delivered to you if you purchase before Wednesday at 4pm, or collect from our ticket office.

    Away fan sales

    Ross County fans can buy direct from us from tickets.motherwellfc.co.uk.

    Tickets must be purchased in advance. Cash gates will not be in operation.

    Watch live

    Alternatively, you can buy a live stream of the game from ppv.motherwellfc.co.uk for £12.

    The game is available to purchase in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

    Please note that due to UEFA restrictions, this game is not purchasable if you are in England.

    If you’re a season ticket holder who cannot make the match, you can still watch a live stream for free at live.motherwellfc.co.uk.

    International viewers can watch through our subscription service at live.motherwellfc.co.uk. Packages start at as little as £12.50 per month to watch all 38 cinch Premiership fixtures.

    Tale of the tape

    The bragging rights in this fixture have been evenly spread in recent times.

    County won the last meeting, securing Premiership safety with a comeback 2-1 win on the final day of the 2020/21 campaign.

    In the last 10 encounters, Motherwell have won five and County four, with one draw.

    Form guide

    The Steelmen are on a run of five matches undefeated in the cinch Premiership.

    A 1-1 draw with St Johnstone away in week two was followed by wins over Livingston, Dundee and Aberdeen, before Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Rangers.

    County are still waiting for their first league win of the 2021/22 campaign, having drawn three and lost three so far.

    Last time out, they recovered from an early goal to lead 2-1 against Hearts at home, before being pegged back in an eventual 2-2 draw.