Motherwell FC

How Motherwell have fared in their opening league fixtures over the past 12 years

Motherwell begin their 2019-20 Premier League campaign tomorrow (Saturday) with an away visit to Livingston.

But how have they fared on opening day over the past dozen years or so? In this feature, we take a look back at the Steelmen’s fortunes on day one for the last 12 seasons.

Lee Erwin, here in action against Hamilton, scored the only goal of the game five years ago to ensure Motherwell enjoyed a slender first-day victory.  Photo: Alan Watson.

5. August 9, 2014: Mothwerwell 1, St Mirren 0.

Lee Erwin, here in action against Hamilton, scored the only goal of the game five years ago to ensure Motherwell enjoyed a slender first-day victory. Photo: Alan Watson.
freelancer
Buy a Photo
'Well fans had to wait until late to see their side win this one, as Henri Anier, here duelling with Hibs' Paul Hanlon, struck in the 82nd minute with the game's only goal. Picture: Robert Perry.

6. August 4, 2013: Hibernian 0, Motherwell 1.

'Well fans had to wait until late to see their side win this one, as Henri Anier, here duelling with Hibs' Paul Hanlon, struck in the 82nd minute with the game's only goal. Picture: Robert Perry.
TSPL
Buy a Photo
Stuart McCall was at the helm when Motherwell made the lengthy excursion to Dingwall and brought a point home after a non-scoring draw. Picture: Roberto Cavieres.

7. August 4, 2012: Ross County 0, Motherwell 0.

Stuart McCall was at the helm when Motherwell made the lengthy excursion to Dingwall and brought a point home after a non-scoring draw. Picture: Roberto Cavieres.
Buy a Photo
A convincing home win for 'Well, with Stevie Hammell putting them ahead in 25 mins and Jamie Murphy increasing the lead. Keith Lasley, pictured, made sure of victory with the third in 77 mins.

8. July 23, 2011: Motherwell 3, Inverness CT 0

A convincing home win for 'Well, with Stevie Hammell putting them ahead in 25 mins and Jamie Murphy increasing the lead. Keith Lasley, pictured, made sure of victory with the third in 77 mins.
JP Licence
Buy a Photo
View more