MOTHERWELL

 

("The Well", "The Steelmen")

Year formed1886
Previous names

None

Present ground

Fir Park, Motherwell ML1 2QN

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 75 yards (101 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity13,742
Record attendance35,632 v Rangers, Scottish Cup quarter-final replay, 12 March 1952 (won 2-1)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1893 - 1903

Scottish Division One / Division 'A': 1903 - 1953

Scottish Division 'B': 1953 - 1954

Scottish Division 'A' / One: 1954 - 1968

Scottish Division Two: 1968 - 1969

Scottish Division One: 1969 - 1975

Scottish Premier Division: 1975 - 1979

Scottish Division One: 1979 - 1982S

Scottish Premier Division: 1982 - 1984

Scottish Division One: 1984 - 1985

Scottish Premier Divsion: 1985 - .

First Scottish League game12 August 1893 v Clyde, Scottish Division Two (won 4-1)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division 'A' champions: 1931-32

Scottish Division 'A' runners-up: 1926-27, 1929-30, 1932-33, 1933-34

Scottish Premier Division runners-up: 1994-95, 2012-13, 2013-14

Scottish Division 'B' / Two champions: 1953-54, 1968-69

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1894-95, 1902-03

Scottish Division One champions: 1982-82, 1984-85

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1951-52, 1990-91

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1930-31, 1932-33, 1938-39, 1950-51, 2010-11, 2017-18

Scottish League Cup winners: 1950-51

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1954-55, 2004-05, 2017-18

Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1902-03

Scottish Qualifying Cup runners-up: 1896-97, 1901-02

Scottish Second World War Summer Cup winners: 1943-44

Scottish Second World War Southern Football League Cup runners-up: 1944-45

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position10th, Scottish Division Two, 1900-01
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win

66, Scottish Division One, 1931-32

3 for a win

70, Scottish Premiership, 2013-14

Fewest League points
2 for a win10, Scottish Division Two, 1897-98
3 for a win28, Scottish Premier Division, 2002-03
Most League goals scored

19, Scottish Division 'A', 1931-32

Most League goals conceded

86, Scottish Division 'A', 1938-39

86, Scottish Premier Division, 1978-79

Fewest League goals scored

26, Scottish Division One, 1903-04

26, Scottish Division Two, 1900-01

Fewest League goals conceded23, Scottish Division Two, 1968-69
Most wins in a League season

30, Scottish Division 'A', 1931-32

30, Scottish Division Two, 1968-69

Fewest wins in a League season3, Scottish Division Two, 1897-98
Most draws in a League season

14, Scottish Premier Division, 1991-92, 1993-94, 2009-10

Fewest draws in a League season

1, Scottish Division Two, 1899-1900

Most losses in a League season25, Scottish Premier Division, 1983-84
Fewest losses in a League season

2, Scottish Division 'A', 1931-32

2, Scottish Division Two, 1968-69

Record win12-1 v Dundee United, Scottish Division Two, 23 January 1954
Record defeat0-8 v Aberdeen, Scottish Premier Division, 26 March 1979
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season52, Willie McFadyen, Scottish Division 'A', 1931-32
in total283, Hugh Ferguson, 1916-25
Most League appearances626, Bobby Ferrier, 1918-37

Most capped player

54, Stephen Craigan for Northern Ireland
Highest transfer fee received£1,750,000 for Phil O'Donnell to Celtic, September 1994
Highest transfer fee paid£500,000 for John Spencer from Everton, January 1999