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Scotland 1 Slovenia 0: Late goal relief for Tartan Army

Much improved Scotland got out of jail as they clinched their ‘must-win’ World Cup Qualifier with Slovenia through a late goal from Chris Martin.

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Manager Gerry Bonham and assistant Stewart Easton with new signings Meikle, Ferguson, Pettigrew, Jack and Morgan. Fellow new signing Duncan is not pictured.

Top half finish is Thorniewood aim after signing batch of new players

Thorniewood United secretary Ian McLaughlin reckons a top half league finish could be on the cards for the struggling Viewpark side this season.
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Former Motherwell goalkeeper Sieb Dijkstra

Win ‘Off Air 2’ book by MFC Podcast!

Following the success of their first charity publication ‘Off-Air’, the MFC Podcast have gathered another fantastic line-up of ‘Well players past and present for ‘Off-Air 2’.

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Stephen Robinson (centre) roars on his troops against St Johnstone with assistant gaffer James McFadden (Pic by Alan Watson)

’Well boss: we could have scored four or five

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson reckons his team could have scored five against St Johnstone in Saturday’s 2-1 Scottish Premiership defeat.

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Liam Craig scored a double for St Johnstone in the win at Fir Park (Library pic by Michael Gillen)

Motherwell defeated 2-1 by Saints

A battling Motherwell side went down to a narrow 2-1 defeat at home to St Johnstone on Saturday.

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Action from Motherwell's clash with St Johnstone in March 1999.

Looking back: Motherwell v St Johnstone

Motherwell face St Johnstone at Fir Park on Saturday - but does anyone remember this clash from March 1999.

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Stephen Robinson is thrilled to be the new Motherwell FC manager

New Motherwell gaffer Robbo faces selection headache against Saints

New Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson faces the nightmare prospect of SIX key men missing this Saturday’s crucial home game against St Johnstone.

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Stephen Robinson has been appointed as the permanent Motherwell manager on a 14-month contract

Stephen Robinson is permanent Motherwell gaffer

In an end to days of speculation, Stephen Robinson has been appointed as the new permanent manager of Motherwell FC on a 14-month contract.

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John Hughes is the new bookies favourite to be the next Motherwell manager (Pic by George Mcluskie)

John Hughes the new favourite for Motherwell manager’s job

As of 4pm today (Tuesday), three candidates had been interviewed for the vacant manager’s job at Motherwell FC.

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Aberdeen striker Niall McGinn broke Motherwell hearts with late winner (Pic by John Devlin)

Interim gaffer Robbo: my gutted players are on their knees after defeat

Motherwell interim gaffer Stephen Robinson was gutted on Saturday night after his side crashed to a single goal defeat at Aberdeen after battling bravely for 90 minutes.

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Stephen Robinson led Motherwell to a gut wrenching 1-0 loss at Pittodrie on Saturday

’Well sickened by injury time Aberdeen winner

Motherwell crashed to a heartbreaking last gasp 1-0 defeat against Aberdeen at Pittodrie on Saturday.

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Motherwell v Everton, July 2005. Mikel Arteta, Scott Leitch, Phil O'Donnell and Tim Cahill.

Looking back: When Everton came to town

Anyone remember this pre-season friendly between Motherwell and Everton?

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Meadow Thistle u-18s from 1960

The start of a legendary career

Following the death of Celtic legend Tommy Gemmell last week his former teammate Jim Leitch sent in a picture of Craigneuk side Meadow Thistle AFC’s u-18 team from 1960.

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Fabrizio Ravanelli pictured playing for Dundee, with whom he had a brief playing spell in the 2003-2004 season

Italian superstar Ravanelli ruled out of Motherwell manager’s job

The Motherwell Times can reveal that silver haired former Juventus and Dundee star Fabrizio Ravanelli hasn’t made the final cut to be the permanent Motherwell FC manager.

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Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

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Morton manager Jim Duffy is the latest bookies' favourite to become the next Motherwell manager (Pic by Michael Gillen)

40 applications received for Motherwell manager’s job

The vacant Motherwell manager’s job has attracted around 40 applications – more than half of whom are foreigners.

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Bellshill's first goal sails into the net (Pic by Jamie Forbes)

Vital three points for Bellshill Athletic in five-goal thriller

With a large travelling support roaring them on, Bellshill earned a crucial win at Rossvale on Saturday, writes George Mills.

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Zak Jules celebrates scoring the winner for Motherwell at Kilmarnock (Pic by Ian McFadyen)

Robinson blasts Killie penalty call but lauds his Motherwell heroes

Motherwell interim gaffer Stephen Robinson has blasted referee Bobby Madden’s decision to award Kilmarnock a penalty on Saturday.

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Stephen Robinson (left) led Motherwell to a 2-1 win at Kilmarnock on Saturday (Pic by Alan Watson)

Jules heads vital late winner for Motherwell at Killie

Playing their first match since the sacking of manager Mark McGhee, Motherwell earned a crucial 2-1 win at Kilmarnock in a dramatic Scottish Premiership clash.

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Stephen Robinson (centre) speaks to Mark McGhee during the 5-1 thrashing by Dundee last Saturday. James McFadden is also pictured. (Pic by Alan Watson)

Robinson: it’s been tough to step into Mark McGhee’s shoes

Interim Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson has spoken about how tricky it’s been for him to replace sacked Mark McGhee in the Fir Park hotseat.

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