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Ya Bezzer!  : (30 January 2015 - 09:43 PM) Well we need to win tomorrow!
Tweed  : (30 January 2015 - 09:35 PM) Thistle have been turgid mince tonight. How on earth did they win 5-0 v Hamilton?
Ya Bezzer!  : (30 January 2015 - 07:55 PM) Dayton scores for St. Mirren.
Ya Bezzer!  : (30 January 2015 - 06:13 PM) I suppose we are in the unusual position of wanting Partick to go 11 points ahead of us tonight?
Shotts Well Fan  : (30 January 2015 - 10:50 AM) also if born in certain caribean countries you can play for Scotland, England, Wales or N. Ireland.
Mad Dog  : (30 January 2015 - 05:36 AM) 3 countries is easy: birth country, mother's nationality and father's nationality.
StAndrew7  : (29 January 2015 - 01:06 PM) Indeed. By most accounts on Saturday he appears to be doing that.
weeyin  : (29 January 2015 - 01:01 PM) Presumably Pearson was supposed to help in the creativity department
gilmour  : (29 January 2015 - 11:46 AM) Looks like we're trying to stop shipping goals but we need a creative player too. Creating next to Fk all shots on target
Ya Bezzer!  : (29 January 2015 - 11:29 AM) Looks like he wouldn't let Dougie Imrie bully him all over the park. See you later Cowardly Lion McManus.
don_keyride  : (29 January 2015 - 11:24 AM) Is Louis Laing no Superman's missus?
gilmour  : (29 January 2015 - 11:20 AM) http://www.nottinghampost.com/Nottingham-Forest-let-Louis-Laing-join-Motherwell/story-25942723-detail/story.html?
gilmour  : (29 January 2015 - 11:20 AM) Louis Laing looks nearly a done deal too
gilmour  : (29 January 2015 - 11:17 AM) How the heck can you play for 3 different countries 2 I can understand but 3 ?
GazzyB  : (29 January 2015 - 11:03 AM) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Straker
superward  : (29 January 2015 - 10:57 AM) DONE DEAL: Anthony Straker - Left back who can play left mid too. Loan.
thisGRAEME  : (29 January 2015 - 10:19 AM) Why would the polis need to 'learn' something they already know..?
Spiderpig  : (29 January 2015 - 08:16 AM) As much as i liked Ojamma, since he came back he has not been good value for money, and that money could be better spent bringing in maybe another 2 players. \so hope he does well but i am not bothered about him going
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Fave Former Players - Top 5

#1 User is offline   carlukemurray 

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:35 PM

My mate and I were discussing former players at the weekend and were both in relative agreement on our top 5.


Being in our mid-30's we are largely influenced by the 91 cup side;

Cooper - top class to watch at close quarters from the front row of the old terracing
O'Donnell - especially the early days, box-to-box, unbelievable energy, goalscoring threat
MacKinnon - motored up and down the left side, gritty and determined
Arnott - Legend, 100% every game, did amazingly well
Nijholt - pure class at the back

Bubbling under;

Boyd
McFadden
Dikstra
Kirk
Martin

Anyone care to share their own?
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:46 PM

I'll take your 5 but I'll swap Faddy for McKinnon - not that there is anything wrong with McKinnon (except maybe the ginger 'tache)

Bubbling under, I'll fling in Krivokapic who I think is vastly underrated
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:51 PM

In no particular order:

McRae
Pettigrew
Wark
McAllister
Marinello
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:56 PM

A younger perspective (born 87): -

McFadden - For sheer entertainment
O'Donnell - Agreed as per your comments
Arnott - Agreed as per your comments (he was my favourite player when I first started going to games with ma da)
Coyne - quality striker who was a regular scorer in my young Motherwell supporting days
Martin - great defender for Motherwell playing over 200 games and I loved his old if in doubt punt the ball right over the east stand mentallity.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 04:58 PM

Joe Wark
Willie Pettigrew
Davie Cooper
Dougie Arnott
Tommy Coyne

Closely followed by:

Bobby Graham
Davie Whiteford
Sieb Dykstra
Luc Nijholt
James McFadden
And the scorer for Motherwell,

The Cobra strikes again........................ It's Tommy Coyne.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 05:18 PM

My faves in no particular order

Phil O'Donnell (see previousl descriptions)
Joe Wark (Old Rubber Legs, only man who could tackle from behind and not commit a foul)
Graeme Forbes ( The Original Psycho. (Sorry Colin))
Luc Nijholt (HIs "One of the Proudest Moments in my Life speech will be forgiven lol)
Ian McLeod (Big Marsh who wouldn't play on a Sunday, still was a no nonsense kind of player)

There are just too many who fall just outside this top five>
Dougie Arnott
Stevie Kirk
Shuggie Sproat
John Gahagan

And too many more without higjacking the entire thread

And so many of the players from the ancell babes era who I only have hearsay on how good they were

Sorry for rabbiting on guys
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 05:42 PM

1. Dougie Arnott
2. Stevie Kirk
3. Johnny Gahagan
4. Davie Cooper
5. James McFadden
6. Colin O'Neill
7. Jamie Dolan
8. John Philliben
9. Tommy Coyne
10. Martyn Corrigan

(Note: Couldnae stop at five!)
(Note 2: Craigan would be in that list but it did say 'former' players!)
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:37 PM

1. Alex Jones
2. Alex Jones
3. Alex Jones
4. Alex Jones
5. Alex Jones
BUAIDH-NO-BAS

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:42 PM

View PostKylie, on Nov 1 2010, 01:37 PM, said:

1. Alex Jones
2. Alex Jones
3. Alex Jones
4. Alex Jones
5. Alex Jones


Hallowe'en's over
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:47 PM

McVie
McClaren
Miller
Watson
Stevens

ouch!!!!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:53 PM

1. Colin O'neill
2. Dougie Arnott
3. Ally Maxwell
4. James McFadden
5. John Philliben
Did you vanquish the Nibblepibblies?

No, my lord Pigmot, I did not vanquish the Nibblepibbles because you just made them up!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 07:15 PM

In no particular order

Wark
Pettigrew
McFadden
McAllister
Arnott

Oops missed out Luc!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 07:37 PM

McRae
Pettigrew
Wark
Davidson
Kirk

Being an oldie the first three came fairly easily, and, if I'm honest so did the fourth. Vic Davidson was an absolute joy to watch, one of the best midfield players I've seen in a Motherwell jersey. From the modern era, McAllister, O'Donnell, McFadden, Cooper, all came close but in the end it was a straight decision between Kirkie and Dougie. Kirkie's all round boys own career, going in goals and saving a penalty scoring in every round of the cup incuding the winner in the final, becoming our top European scorer. If I had played for Motherwell that's the career I'd want.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 08:07 PM

View Postcasey, on Nov 1 2010, 06:47 PM, said:

McVie
McClaren
Miller
Watson
Stevens

ouch!!!!

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:09 PM

Wark
Pettigrew
Graham
Cooper
McFadden

Quite simply Pettigrew without Graham, was like eggs without bacon. Not a front two to touch them - telepathic it was. The others speak for themselves.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:35 PM

Bobby Graham (friend of my dad)
Dougie Arnott (pretty obvious)
Davie Cooper (genious, with the left peg anyway)
Willie Pettigrew ( Went to his dads house for halloween when I was a kid, idolised him and still a pleasure to meet him on occasion)
James McFadden ( when I stopped going to games, my mates talked me into coming along again to see this kid, entertainment value was there and I fell in love with the game again)
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:48 PM

James McFadden
Dougie Arnott
Martyn Corrigan
Tommy Coyne
Davie Clarkson
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:33 PM

DC, the Cobra, Phil O'Donnell, Doooogie, Buff, Rab McKinnon, Mitchell Van Der Gaag, Faddy, Seib,
Hiya!
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:55 PM

1. Joe Wark (no shit!)
2. Wullie P
3. Johnny Gahagan
4. Dougie Arnott
5. Davie Cooper

Bubbling Under

1. Tommy Coyne
2. Sieb
3. Colin O'Neill
4. Luc Nijholt
5. Faddy
country road, take me home, to the place I belong.......
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 11:18 PM

Couldn't possibly keep to 5.

In no particular order

Dougie Arnott
Colin O'Neil
Davie Cooper
Luc Nijholt
Steve Kirk
Rab McKinnon
Brian Martin
Tommy Coyne
Sieb Dykstra
James McFadden
Miodrag Krivokapic
Martyn Corrigan

Good many others I have a lot of time for but these ones stand out for a variety of reasons. Again would also add Craigan when he becomes an ex player and the housewives favourite of course!
"So basically just like his previous 'chat' with him before the Levante game last August. ie informal to see if he would consider it or not. I would suggest that McFadden wasn't interested then and he won't be interested now so the McCall and the club shouldn't bother wasting their time. He does not want to sign for us just now, or any time soon, I think that much is quite clear."

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