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Motherwell FC season ticket sales up 13 per cent

The new online ticket purchasing system for Motherwell FC season tickets has helped bring about a 13 per cent in sales compared to the same stage last season.

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Calum MacLeod last played for Uddingston in 2015 but the Villagers remain his Scottish club (Pic Donald MacLeod)

Uddingston cricketer Calum MacLeod helped Scots to first ever win v England

Ex-Uddingston Cricket Club ace Calum MacLeod hit a sensational 140 not out as Scotland scored 371 for five to beat England for the first time in history on Sunday.

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This season's pre split Scottish Premiership fixtures for the Steelmen

Motherwell to start new Scottish Premiership campaign at Hibernian on August 4

Motherwell will open the 2018-2019 Scottish Premiership season with an away match against Hibs in Edinburgh on Saturday, August 4, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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David Weatherston has previewed the World Cup competitors. He is an ambassador for Support in Mind Scotland. Picture John Devlin.

World Cup 2018: David Weatherston’s preview

The greatest show on earth is upon us today when Russia kick off against Saudi Arabia.

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New Motherwell signing Danny Johnson

New signing Danny Johnson: Only way is up for Motherwell FC

Centre forward Danny Johnson is Motherwell FC's third signing of the summer, ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.

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View from the stands as Scotland take on Brazil in 1982

What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
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Lewis Lennox Donnelly celebrates his victory with Fighting Scots Gym supremo Frank Gilluley

Bellshill’s very own Lennox Lewis off to a winning start on Fight Club debut!

Bellshill boxer ‘Lennox’ Donnelly produced an impressive second round stoppage win over Manchester scrapper Aarif Hacking at Motherwell’s Alona Hotel on Friday night.

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Jack the Common Marmoset is backing Russia to win the opening game of the World Cup

A correct prediction or just monkeying around

Jack the Common Marmoset, who lives in Amazonia at M&D’s Theme Park, has predicted the winning team of this year’s World Cup opening match.

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Uddingston skipper Bryan Clarke (first left) caught Nicholas Boller off Gavin Bradleys bowling (Library pic)

Uddingston Cricket Club suffer 50-run league defeat

Uddingston Cricket Club are midtable in the Western District Premier Division after suffering a 50-run defeat in their latest match on Saturday, writes Michael Clarkson.

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England's Marcus Rashford (right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a friendly against Costa Rica

Wishaw pub says Anyone But England poster is ‘tongue in cheek’

It’s a question Scottish football fans have asked themselves every four years since 2002. In the absence of our national team, who should we support at the World Cup?

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New Motherwell signing, goalkeeper Mark Gillespie

New Motherwell goalie is ready to make his Mark

Motherwell have made their first signing of the summer transfer window, agreeing a two-year contract with goalkeeper Mark Gillespie.

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Chris Cadden made his full international debut in Peru

Motherwell's Chris Cadden makes full Scotland international debut

Motherwell midfielder Chris Cadden made his senior international bow in Scotland's 2-0 friendly defeat in Peru in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

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Allan Campbell was a key man in midfield for Motherwell during the 2017-2018 season

Motherwell's Allan Campbell part of Scotland under-21 side held to 1-1 draw by Togo in Toulon Tournament

Motherwell midfielder Allan Campbell was part of the Scotland under-21 side disappointingly held to a 1-1 draw by minnows Togo in their opening match of the Toulon Tournament on Sunday.

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Uddingston Cricket Club captain Bryan Clarke (pictured) has led his side to three league wins out of four this season (Library pic)

Uddingston Cricket Club stay in title contention with victory

Uddingston Cricket Club stayed in title contention by beating Dumfries by 103 runs at Bothwell Castle Policies in the latest round of matches of the WDCU Premiership on Saturday.

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North Lanarkshire Sporting Hall of Fame class of 2008 - (back row, l-r) Kirsten Bonar, Michael Kerr, Margaret Ann Fleming, Scott Meenagh, James Stewart, (front row, l-r) Pauline Hamill, Jimmy Quinn (represented by Tosh McKinlay), Pat Clinton

Eight sporting heroes are inducted into HOF

Eight remarkable sportspeople have been inducted into this year’s North Lanarkshire Sporting Hall of Fame.

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Graham Prentice chatted to Motherwell Times sports reporter Craig Goldthorp at Hampden Park on Saturday (Pic by Ian McFadyen)

Motherwell FC superfan Graham Prentice made 19,000-mile round trip to watch cup final!

Motherwell diehard Graham Prentice was the Steelmen’s furthest travelled fan at Hampden on Saturday, having made an arduous 9,500-mile journey across from Perth, Australia!

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Ryan Bowman pictured after being presented with his William Hill Scottish Cup runners-up medal (Pic by Alan Murray)

Motherwell's Ryan Bowman vows: We'll be back stronger next season

Motherwell forward Ryan Bowman has vowed that the team will come back stronger next season after losing Saturday’s Scottish Cup final.

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The closest Motherwell came to a goal in final was this Bigirimana free-kick which came back off the crossbar (Pic by Ian McFadyen)

Bigi: This free-kick could have spurred comeback

Motherwell ace Gael Bigirimana reflected on the agonising Hampden moment when his free-kick came back off the crossbar against Celtic.

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Our eight-page pullout is packed with player interviews, ratings and match facts

Be sure to pick up your bumper eight-page commemorative William Hill Scottish Cup final pullout!

Be sure to pick up your copy of the Motherwell Times from tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, priced just 95p, as it includes a special commemorative eight-page pullout reviewing Motherwell FC's brave but ultimately unsuccessful effort to win Saturday's William Hill Scottish Cup final as they went down 2-0 to Celtic.

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