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Twitter : (17 December 2017 - 10:34 AM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): A quick reminder folks that our re-arranged Youth Cup 4th Round tie against @StranraerFC, scheduled to take place t… https://t.co/rTy8WUsNpD
Twitter : (17 December 2017 - 12:01 AM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): HIGHLIGHTS | Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Motherwell https://t.co/XF4wQL3lue https://t.co/KC0KkLXdd5
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 09:08 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 🍾 | Looking for a Christmas stocking filler? How about a bottle of wine signed by your favourite Motherwell player?… https://t.co/kvgUVlBc83
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 07:08 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): GALLERY | Images from this afternoon’s 1-0 defeat at Rugby Park https://t.co/2CO2LJc8w7 https://t.co/XbvdEsPtUi
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 07:01 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): "We’ve played very well today and we haven’t come out with anything which is frustrating" https://t.co/2sv8AhO5XD
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 06:58 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): REPORT | Motherwell again slumped to defeat in an evenly-contested contest at Rugby Park, losing 1-0 thanks to Scot… https://t.co/2B4R6emHDx
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:51 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): FT: Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Motherwell https://t.co/aTxTZLacgR
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:47 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 90+1' | 1-0 Chance for Killie to seal the win as Kilitie goes through 1v1 but Dunne recovers well, holds him up an… https://t.co/oVGqfrePZy
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:46 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 90' | 1-0 Four minutes added on
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:41 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 85' | 1-0 Killie sub, Erwin on for Burke
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:39 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 82' | 1-0 Awful decision as Newell is hacked down wide on the left and lands on the ball with his hands. Free-kick to Killie.
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:36 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 80' | 1-0 Motherwell sub, MacLean on for Bigirimana
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:36 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 78' | 1-0 McHugh booked for a foul on Kiltie and Killie now have a free-kick just outside the box..Boyd drills it straight into the wall
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:31 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 75' | 1-0 Kilmarnock sub, Kiltie on for Brophy
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:29 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 73' | 1-0 Chance! Newell sends a shot fizzing just past the post from just inside the box
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:24 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 66' | 1-0 Jones comes in off the left and his shot is deflected and looks like it's going to go in but Griffiths s… https://t.co/JGGLFUoTNh
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:19 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 62' | 1-0 Motherwell sub, Newell on for Fisher.
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:18 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 57' | 1-0 Lovely turn from Bigirimana and then cross which wins 'Well a corner....headed just wide by Dunne!
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:11 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 55' | 1-0 Kilmarnock sub, Power off for Jones
Twitter : (16 December 2017 - 04:09 PM) Tweet(@MotherwellFC): 52' | 1-0 Tait feeds the ball out to Kipré who curls the ball in to the head of Rose but MacDonald again makes the save

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Scottish Premiership Game 16: Hearts (A) 09/12/17 15:00


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Tait has been a big concern for me lately, I genuinely think we need to look at an alternative.


That's an interesting comment as I actually think Tait has been one of our best performers in recent weeks, especially the cup final where he was basically marking two men for the first half.
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Were a work in progress, so the team didn't play well today ,some players have went of the boil and our fringe players have been found wanting, so what, were still having a terrific season.👍
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For me strength in depth is where you have decent cover for most of your positions but not necessarily all at the one time. When you loose the backbone of your team in one go it's always going to be very hard to pull off a result right off the bat.
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Have to say it was one of the worst game of football I have attended in a long time and I include Hearts in that as well.
Unfortunately did not see the goal as everyone had stood up in front so managed to miss it, but in my opinion Griffiths ( who did not have to make a save) Campbell, Bigiriman, Kipre had decent games. Bowman and Rose were rank rotten.

Very worried about our injuries for Wednesday night now with possibility of Cadden and Fisher being added to the list.

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As others have suggested, first game in a long time where I felt it was a waste of time being there. Very little effort from Motherwell and they got what they deserved.
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As others have suggested, first game in a long time where I felt it was a waste of time being there. Very little effort from Motherwell and they got what they deserved.

I dont think "got what we deserved" is right ....Hearts were fuckin awful and so were we ... we were well worth a point on the balance of two piss poor teams. If Kipre hadnt fannied about it would have been one of the easiest points of the season as bad as we were.



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If Kipre hadnt fannied about it would have been one of the easiest points of the season as bad as we were.

More than Kipre to blame.  Hearts No 8 is given far too much room and time by our midfield on the edge of the box and thats where the catalogue of errors started.  Kipre didn't do well and I wonder if there's a questionmark over Griffiths getting beaten at his near post - is that being harsh on him?  From the TV highlights, Hearts seem to have been given too much room on a few occasions and only shocking finishing saved us.    


Part of the problem is an unrealistic level of expectation. We see football from all parts of Europe on television daily and fans are expecting....the technical ability and flair they see from Spain's La Liga and the top end of the English Premiership. Thats just not possible. It seems fashion is over-riding common sense.

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More than Kipre to blame.  Hearts No 8 is given far too much room and time by our midfield on the edge of the box and thats where the catalogue of errors started.  Kipre didn't do well and I wonder if there's a questionmark over Griffiths getting beaten at his near post - is that being harsh on him?  From the TV highlights, Hearts seem to have been given too much room on a few occasions and only shocking finishing saved us.    

of course theres more than him to blame , in every goal there is more than one person to blame but he was the last line of defence and made a rip roaring cunt of it when it was easier to clear his lines just as he did against Hibs. If the midfield and forwards hadnt been guff and we'd scored two goals it wouldnt have mattered but Kipres role is last line of defence and right now hes making basic basic errors of judgement that are costing us.



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That's an interesting comment as I actually think Tait has been one of our best performers in recent weeks, especially the cup final where he was basically marking two men for the first half.


He's decent at going forward at times but his defending is appalling in my opinion. Some of his forward passing yesterday was school boy level too.

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"Good going forward, appalling at defending" seems to be the requirements for full backs in the modern game.

 

I've never quite understood it myself, but even the elite teams seem to favour it.



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I don't feel nearly so bad about this result now.


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