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Improvements at Scottish football’s national stadium

Hampden is undergoing renovation work ahead of the UEFA 2020 European Championships.

Carl McHugh (pictured after scoring against Kilmarnock in March) hopes that Ben Heneghan and Louis Moult (both also pictured) won't follow Zak Jules and Stephen Pearson out the Fir Park exit door.

Carl McHugh: Scotty’s a big loss... I hope Louis and Ben stay

In the wake of key striker Scott McDonald’s announcement that he’s leaving Motherwell, Irish star Carl McHugh is hoping that top scorer Louis Moult and defender Ben Heneghan will stick around for next season.

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Katie Archibald in full flight during Tuesdays race in Motherwell (Pic by Alan Watson)

Storming stuff from Olympic gold medal winner Archibald thrilled Motherwell crowd

Olympic Games gold medallist Katie Archibald, representing Team WMT, managed a third place finish at Tuesday’s women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series race in Motherwell.
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The triumphant Colville Park AFC squad celebrate after beating Leven United 2-1 in last years Scottish Amateur Cup Final at Hampden Park (Pic by Alan Watson)

Colville Park start hot favourites to lift Scottish Amateur Cup once again

Only a newly promoted club stands between Premier Division champions Colville Park AFC and their second consecutive Scottish Amateur Cup triumph at Hampden Park.

Gerry Bonham (left) and his assistant Stuart Easton have made a positive impact since arriving at Thorniewood United in February

Thorniewood boss Gerry: finishing in fourth spot is unbelievable

Thorniewood United’s excellent recent run of just two defeats in their last 13 league matches has seen them cement a hugely creditable fourth place finish in Central Division 1.

Dalziel FP AFC players celebrate winning the Wullie Turner Challenge Cup to add to their success in this seasons Caledonian League Premier Division

Motherwell team Dalziel FP AFC with their own version of Chelsea league win!

Chelsea’s comfortable English Premier League title success after a forgetful season in the previous campaign has been emulated by Motherwell outfit Dalziel FP AFC.

Goalkeeper Craig Samson is being released by Motherwell this summer

Samson, Pearson and McDonald among 11 players leaving Motherwell this summer

Goalkeeper Craig Samson, striker Scott McDonald and midfielder Stephen Pearson are among 11 players who will be leaving Motherwell FC this summer.

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Manager Stephen Robinson (centre) says assistant gaffer James McFadden (left) will likely not play for Motherwell next season (Pic by Alan Watson)

Robbo hits out at 'Well celebrations after losing 3-2 at relegated Inverness

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson has hit out after a senior claret and amber player celebrated after losing 3-2 in 'Well's final league game of the season at Inverness Caley on Saturday.
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Ryan Bowman netted a last gasp penalty in Motherwell's 3-2 defeat

'Well defeated but hold onto ninth place

Motherwell have finished ninth in the Scottish Premiership despite crashing to a 3-2 defeat at bottom club Inverness Caley Thistle on Saturday.

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Keith Lasley (1st left) rushes in to congratulate Lionel Ainsworth (2nd right) after his wonder goal against Kilmarnock (Pic by Alan Watson)

Lasley: I thanked Ainsworth for scoring against Killie after my first half blunder

Motherwell skipper Keith Lasley has revealed that he thanked team-mate Lionel Ainsworth for saving his blushes by netting a stunning free-kick goal in the 3-1 win against Kilmarnock on Tuesday night.
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Zak Jules in action for Motherwell against Partick Thistle

Zak Jules picked for Toulon Tournament

Motherwell centre back Zak Jules has been selected in Scotland's under-20 squad travelling to this summer's Toulon Tournament.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

Michael McGurk is pictured after Fridays win with (from left) Lawrence Murphy, Willie Limond (promoter) and Michael Murphy (Submitted pic)

Viewpark boxing ace Michael McGurk wins WBC Youth title despite horrific clash of heads

Despite being temporarily blinded in his right eye after a horrific clash of heads which needed seven stitches, Viewpark Boxing Club’s Michael McGurk battled on to win the biggest fight of his life.

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Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson embraces Louis Moult during Tuesday night's 3-1 victory over kilmarnock (Pic by Alan Watson)

Robbo hails impact of Motherwell goalscoring hero Lionel Ainsworth and says Moult may leave

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson has hailed the impact of supersub Lionel Ainsworth in the fine 3-1 home victory over Kilmarnock.
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Carl McHugh opened the scoring for Motherwell against Kilmarnock on Tuesday night

Motherwell guarantee Scottish Premiership status by beating Kilmarnock

Motherwell guaranteed Scottish Premiership safety with a thrilling 3-1 victory over Kilmarnock in front of a boisterous home crowd at Fir Park on Tuesday night.

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Craig Clay celebrates with Motherwell team-mate Lionel Ainsworth after the vital 1-0 victory at Hamilton Accies (Pic by Alan Watson)

Clay hoping that tonight's the night Motherwell guarantee safety

Motherwell midfield ace Craig Clay is hoping the Steelmen will be officially safe from relegation come around 10pm this evening.

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The publicity poster for Saturdays now defunct Cornish v Sexton clash

Boxer’s bad back ruins hopes of Ravenscraig show

In a major blow for boxing fans, this Saturday’s exciting British heavyweight title clash between Gary Cornish and Sam Sexton at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Sports Facility has been cancelled.

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Manager Stephen Robinson cheers on Motherwell in 1-0 win at Hamilton (Pic by Alan Watson)

Robbo: Motherwell fans were like a 12th man to us at Hamilton

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson hailed the club's large horde of visiting fans after his side's 1-0 win at Hamilton Accies on Saturday.

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Goalscorer Louis Moult and Scott McDonald celebrate goal in 1-0 win at Hamilton (Pic by Alan Watson)

Crucial derby win lifts 'Well above Hamilton into 10th place

Motherwell made major strides towards Scottish Premiership survival with a gritty 1-0 derby success at local rivals Hamilton Accies on Saturday.

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Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson, his backroom staff and 'Well players survey the scene from the Fir Park dugout (Pic by Alan Watson)

Robbo: Jules error cost us dear but the least we deserved was 0-0 draw

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson admitted that the individual error by Zak Jules against Ross County had cost his team dearly.

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