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McManus and Higgins go head to head in Scottish Open showdown

Alan McManus will face fellow Scot John Higgins in the opening round of Scotland’s new showpiece snooker tournament next week.

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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Rachel Quinn (left)  and Courtney Dunbar in their Scotland leotards are they look forward to the British finals.

Girls selected for Scotland team

Two members of Dynamic Gymnastics Academy have been selected to represent Scotland.

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Adam Boyle (centre) on the podium with the other medallists (submitted pic)

Adam is British javelin champ

Motherwell javelin ace Adam Boyle has taken his achievements to a whole new level by landing a prestigious British title.

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New signings Belic (left) and Bowman during a training session this week (Pic courtesy of Motherwell Football Club)

Lasley: new signings are settling in well

Motherwell stalwart Keith Lasley has revealed that new signings Luka Belic and Ryan Bowman have already made a positive impact at training under ’Well assistant gaffer James McFadden.

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Colville Park AFC go close to scoring against Girvan on Saturday (Pic by Alan Watson)

Colville Park Scottish Cup dream ends

Brave Colville Park AFC more than matched favourites Girvan but were ultimately defeated in Saturday’s William Hill Scottish Cup clash.

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Marvin Johnson could be on his way out of Motherwell (Pic by Alan Watson)

’Well won’t sell Marv on the cheap

Motherwell have stated that they won’t be forced into selling want away winger Marvin Johnson for less than his true value.

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Motherwell manager Mark McGhee and assistant James McFadden on the Fir Park touchline (Pic by Alan Watson)

’Well and Dundee in stalemate

Motherwell played out a hard fought goalless draw against Dundee in a Scottish Premiership clash at Fir Park on Saturday.

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Colville Park lifted the Scottish Amateur Cup at Hampden in May (Pic by Robert Perry)

Colville Park made history with win

A first half goal by the prolific David McKay earned Colville Park AFC a historic 1-0 home replay victory over favourites Edusport Academy at Benburb’s New Tinto Park last Saturday.

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Marvin Johnson, pictured playing for Motherwell against St Johnstone, has been linked with a move away from Fir Park (Pic by Alan Watson)

McGhee hopeful Marv will stay

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee remains hopeful that star winger Marvin Johnson will remain at the club beyond this summer.

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Kenny Miller put Motherwell to the sword in the final minute (Pic by Michael Gillen)

Late sickener for ’Well at Ibrox

There was a sickening last minute defeat for Motherwell as they went down 2-1 to Rangers in a Scottish Premiership clash at Ibrox on Saturday.

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Motherwell manager Mark McGhee (Pic by Alan Watson)

McGhee: chances we made against ’Gers last time gives us hope

Ahead of this Saturday’s Scottish Premiership trip to Ibrox, Motherwell manager Mark McGhee is taking heart from the fact that his side created numerous chances against Rangers in the recent Betfred Cup home game.

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Kirsty Gilmour tweeted a picture of herself enjoying the Olympic experience

Gilmour’s Rio bid ends in disappointment

Kirsty Gilmour’s bid to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s singles in the Olympic badminton tournament ended in disappointment last night when she lost a three-game battle with Linda Zetchiri.

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Chris Cadden puts Motherwell ahead against St Johnstone on Saturday (Pic by Alan Watson)

’Well defeated by Saints

Motherwell suffered a 2-1 home reverse at the hands of St Johnstone in the sides’ second Scottish Premiership match of the season on Saturday.

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Kirsty Gilmour

Kirsty Gilmour off to a winning start in Rio

Kirsty Gilmour produced a winning Olympic debut with a 21-17 21-15 victory over Switzerland’s Sabrina Jaquet in her opening Group D match in Rio last night.

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Motherwell centre half Stephen McManus (Pic by Alan Watson)

Mick: Celts will thrash a few teams

Motherwell defender Stephen McManus reckons last Wednesday night’s conquerors Celtic will hand out a few thrashings this season under new manager Brendan Rodgers.

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Scott McDonald was thwarted in his attempts to score a goal at Parkhead on Wednesday night

’Well beaten 5-0 at Celtic Park

Motherwell endured a 5-0 Betfred Cup second round hammering at Celtic Park on Wednesday night.

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Motherwell defender Ben Heneghan

Heneghan relishing Parkhead visit

Motherwell defender Ben Heneghan can’t wait to run out in front of a big crowd in the Betfred League Cup second round tie at Celtic tonight

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Big Ben clocking up some fine displays for ’Well!

Motherwell defender Ben Heneghan can’t wait to run out in front of a big crowd in the Betfred League Cup second round tie at Celtic tonight (Wednesday).

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