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MFC Podcast 2017-18 – Episode 8

Motherwell F.C, Chief Operating Officer, Alan Burrows joins Sparra, Busta and Jay to reflect on the transfer window, update on Project Brave, look ahead to the future at Fir Park, go over the under-20’s injury-time loss to Crusaders, preview Saturday’s fixture with Kilmarnock and much, much more.

 

MFC Podcast 2017-18 – Episode 7

Sparra and Jay look back on  Motherwell’s 2-1 victory over Hearts, speculate on the closing of the transfer-window, look back on Sunday’s Shirt Drive at Fir Park and much more.

Kris Jack also joined Sparra to preview the Irn Bru Cup tie with Crusaders to give an insight on the task facing Stephen Craigan’s team at the weekend.

Podcast To Support KitAid

The MFC Podcast are delighted to confirm they will be making a large donation of football kit to ‘KitAid’.

The donation of around 300 shirts follows on from Sunday’s successful shirt drive, which raised £275 for the ‘Well Society’ – a total that will doubled to £550 as part of Les Hutchison’s fantastic ‘Double Your Money’ initiative.

Motherwell fans donated a huge number of football shirts to the cause and football fans and keen collectors made their way to the Centenary Suite at Fir Park to snap up a variety of shirts for a donation to the ‘Well Society’.

KitAid help find a home for your unwanted football kit in Africa and beyond KitAid is a charity set up by, Derrick Williams MBE, who visited Tanzania on a WaterAid supporters’ trip in 1998. Derrick, being a mad footie fan, was amazed at the reception he received from children and adults in remote villages just because he was wearing his favourite football shirt.

After two weeks in Tanzania, a flame was lit in Derrick’s heart and he was on a mission to provide kit and equipment to the bare-footed children playing with footballs made of tied string and plastic bags.

Podcast host, Andy Ross said: “We are delighted at the response to Sunday’s event and afterwards turned our attention to how we could donate the remaining shirts left over.

“KitAid do fantastic work across the world and it’s fantastic to think that the support of the Motherwell fans to the podcast event will make a difference in developing countries across the world.”

MFC Podcast 2017-18 – Episode 6

Sparra, Busta and Jay welcome along Motherwell club journalist, Lewis Irons to look back on the victory over Ross County, reflect on success for the U20’s in the Irn Bru Cup, discuss transfer speculation around Fir Park, pay tribute to Stephen McManus as he calls time on his playing career, look ahead to Saturday’s meeting with Hearts and much more.

MFC Podcast To Host Shirt Amnesty At Fir Park

The MFC Podcast will be hosting a football shirt amnesty at Fir Park’s Centenary Suite on Sunday 27th August between 10am & 1pm.

Most of us will have football shirts that you, your children or family members have grown out of or no longer wear – we aim to ensure these shirts don’t go to waste while raising money for our ‘Off-Air 3’ publication where all proceeds will be donated to the ‘Well Society’. On the day you will also be able to place your vote as Motherwell fans decide on the club’s 25 Greatest Post-War Players, as well as being able to pre-order your copy of the book in which the results of the vote will be revealed.

On Sunday 27th, everyone is welcome to come along to Fir Park, pick a shirt and make a donation to ‘Off-Air 3’.

On four evening’s leading up to the amnesty, members of the podcast team will be at Fir Park to accept donations of football shirts – please note we can’t accept donations on the day. 

Thursday 17th August – Fir Park Main Entrance – 6pm-8pm
Friday 18th August – Fir Park Main Entrance – 6pm-8pm
Thursday 24th August – Fir Park Main Entrance -6pm-8pm
Friday 25th August – Fir Park Main Entrance – 6pm-8pm

We can also accept postal deliveries of shirts, please email info@mfc1886.com and we will provide a postal address.

These shirts DO NOT need to be Motherwell shirts, all we ask is that the shirts are washed before donation. All sizes will of course also be accepted.

Please spread the word with friends and family and let’s hope we can have as many people along to Fir Park on August 27th for a successful event.

MFC Podcast 2016-17 – Episode 5

Sparra and Jay are joined by Herald and Times Deputy Head of Sport, Scott Mullen to discuss the highly controversial defeat to St Johnstone, look back on the midweek League Cup win against Ross County, debate the transfer window and whether Louis Moult will remain at Fir Park, reflect on Jacob Blyth departing Fir Park and much more.

MFC Podcast ‘Off-Air 3’ – 25 Greatest MFC Post-War Players

For the final edition of the MFC Podcast’s ‘Off-Air’ series, the Podcast will be teaming with The Well Society and the Motherwell support to compile the ‘Greatest 25 Motherwell Post-War players.

Set for release in November 2017 (exact date TBC in the next few weeks), this publication promises to be the perfect Christmas gift for all ‘Well fans and will follow on from the hugely popular first two editions of ‘Off-Air’.

The first two editions of the book raised over £2000 for ‘Imogen’s Dream’ charity while proceeds from the final edition will be donated to the ‘Well Society’ as the ‘Double Your Money’ initiative pledge by Les Hutchison draws to a close at the conclusion of 2017.

This edition will feature interviews and profiles of those voted by the ‘Well support as the club’s ‘25 Greatest Post-War Players’.

Voting for the ‘Greatest 25 Post-War Motherwell Players’ is now open and you can submit your vote by emailing your top 10 to Vote@MFC1886.com.

The player listed number one on your list will receive 10 points, second will get nine points, right down to your number 10 on your list receiving one point – voting closes at 6pm on Friday, September 1st.

We will also be accepting postal votes, which can be submitted to MFC Podcast, 6 Ross Gardens, Motherwell, ML1 3BE or by submitting your vote in person to a Well Society representative at any of the stations within Fir Park on a match-day.

You can Pre-Order ‘Off-Air 3’ NOW – with the first 150 orders receiving the opportunity to have their name printed on the back-cover of the publication.

 The only way to guarantee a copy is via pre-order – there will be only a small number of copies available following the pre-order process.

I ACHIEVED MY DREAM PLAYING WITH MOTHERWELL

Eighteen-years have passed since Tommy Coyne departed Motherwell after nearly five magnificent years with the club.

Over that time the Republic of Ireland international forged the reputation as one of the most popular strikers to have ever played at Fir Park.

The fondness for Coyne amongst the Motherwell support remains although he admits that despite topping Scottish Premier League scoring charts during his first-spell with Dundee and then with Celtic, he had to prove himself all over again following his move to Lanarkshire in November 1993. Continue reading “I ACHIEVED MY DREAM PLAYING WITH MOTHERWELL”

MFC Podcast 2016-17 – Episode One

 

The MFC Podcast makes it’s return for the 2016/17 season.

In the first episode of the new campaign Clyde One’s Gordon Duncan joins Busta, Jay and Sparra to discuss summer transfer activity, preview Rangers in the League Cup, new strips, Stephen Robinson’s departure from Fir Park and much more.
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Youth Cup Success Could be Turning Point

It may sound over the top but the Motherwell U20’s side reaching the final of the Scottish Youth Cup could be a huge turning point for the football club going forward…….

The 2015/16 campaign has been one of mixed fortunes for the Steelmen, with Mark McGhee showing signs of steadying the ship and gradually moving the team away from the relegation zone in the Scottish Premiership table.

Looking back on the season so far we can reflect on some great wins (victories at Celtic Park, Tannadice and New Douglas Park) as well as a few disappointments (League Cup defeat at Morton, a hammering at Tynecastle and the shambles at Ross County).

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