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  1. Guys, The Cooper Bar will be closed tonight however the Centenary Suite will be open to all from 6pm. Look forward to seeing some of you there... Di x
  2. · Hot buffet style lunch served in the Centenary Suite · Match ticket · Access to Members pay bar facility · Half time tea served at your table · ONLY £29.00 per person For more information or to book contact me on 01698 338008
  3. Win a signed Motherwell Football on EVERY BUS A signed Motherwell FC football will be raffled on each of the buses leaving from Fir Park. Raffle tickets will be available to buy at £5 per strip from your Bus Steward. The Draw will take place during the journey to Hampden. One winner on EVERY BUS!!
  4. The Cooper Stand will be open and LICENSED from 11am. (the kiosks will become bottle bars) Due to the Cooper Suite hosting Hospitality guests on Saturday morning, The Cooper Stand will be open and LICENSED from 11am. Come along and enjoy the pre-match banter on the concourse! A win for the Well will see the Cooper open and licensed for the return to Fir Park. You'll be able to buy your beers and take them out into the Davie Cooper Stand. For safety reasons, all drinks purchased from the Davie Cooper kiosks / bars will be served in plastic tumblers.
  5. The Davie Cooper Bar For safety reasons, all drinks purchased from the Davie Cooper Bar will be served in plastic tumblers. Due to the high volume of fans expected on Saturday morning, we'd ask that you be patient, we're working on a first come / first served basis but you WILL get served! The Davie Cooper Suite will be open on our return from Hampden with entertainment in the form of Karaoke and a DJ – the final score will determine how long our party lasts… DAVIE COOPER CONCOURSE Due to the volume of fans expected on Saturday morning, the Davie Cooper Concourse will be OPEN for shelter and the additional toilet facilities. Stewards will be on duty to ensure your safety and assist with any questions you may have. This area will host an INFORMATION POINT where details of your bus pick-up points will be posted REMEMBER IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO GET TO YOUR BUS IN TIME! Check your bus number then click the link for your departure point... http://www.motherwel...-information-2/ A claxon will sound at 10:45am and again at 11am to signal that buses are preparing to depart. Kiosk Information The Davie Cooper Kiosk will be open from 9am on Saturday morning. As well as Hotdogs, a selection of crisps, sweets, juice and hot drinks will be available.
  6. Hi folks, The Club has an event coming up in October and I'd love to have a slide show of fans photos from our European trips this year, particularly if you travelled on any of the Club's charter flights. If you have any good (clean) images you could send me, I'd be delighted to have them. Either drop them to me through the 'commercial' e-mail addy or pop them on a memory stick or disc and hand them into me at the office. I need hunners so the more the better! I'll get details on the event to you soon. Thanks folks, D )
  7. Hi folks, Just to remind you all that the Cooper Bar will be open to all Well fans from 5pm tomorrow night and again at full time... Mon the Well x
  8. The Club is delighted to announce a fantastic travel package to Odense including accommodation and ALL transfers!!! · Coach from Fir Park to Glasgow Airport · Flight from Glasgow to Odense · One night's accommodation in local hotel · Includes buffet breakfast with fruit · Tea and coffee available all day · Free wi-fi · Coach from hotel to stadium · Match ticket · Return coach from stadium to airport · Return flight to Glasgow Airport · Coach from Glasgow Airport back to Fir Park Cost as follows – · Single room - £580 · Twin room - £545 · Triple room - £535 Spaces are limited so it's imperative that you book NOW!!!! Your itinerary will be produced as soon as you book. The Club has worked exceptionally hard over the last few days to produce this exclusive travel package for all Motherwell Fans. Again, please note - we have had such an overwhelming response and places are VERY limited!!!! This package will be sold on a first come first served basis. Please contact either myself or Wilma on 01698 338008. Please have your debit or credit card number ready when you call. REGARDS, DI )
  9. Following the incredible events of last night, this season’s Sponsor’s Evening, is set to take place in the Centenary Suite on Sunday evening (following the Rangers game). Craig and the boys are all set to attend (hopefully on the back of another party spoiling SPL finale at Ibrox....did I say that out loud...) Places are available for this season’s Sponsor’s Evening, set to take place in the Centenary Suite on Sunday from 6pm, compared as always by Tam Cowan - in his own inimitable way - with Stevie Kirk as your after dinner speaker. Presentations will be followed by an open Q & A session with panelists - Gordon Young (Youth Dev), Stuart Kerr (Goalkeeping Coach), Stephen Craigan (Captain) and 91 hero Kirky. Tickets are priced at just £30. Give me a ring on 01698 338008 or pop into the ticket office.
  10. Player of the Year, Saturday 10th April, 2010. The MFC annual Player of the Year Event is set to take place this Saturday in the Centenary Suite at Fir Park. The Supporters Associations have been running this event for decades and have plenty of contenders for the Player and Young Player of the Year gongs this season. As well as an opportunity to meet the prize winners, a terrific buffet will be served and the Club will present their own awards. Tickets, priced at just £15 are available from the Ticket Office, from Jim Frame (Central Branch - 01698 299650, Ann Sim (Wishaw Branch - 01698 470601), Brian Worton (Bellshill Branch - 01698 747644) or Brian Crawford (East Kilbride - 01355 237367). Alternatively, contact Diane on 01698 338008.
  11. Due to a power failure in the TV gantry at New Douglas Park yesterday, the Accies match won't be screened today. INSTEAD - we have highlights of season 81 - 82 when we won the league - with full commentry!!! Most of you won't have seen this before so get yourselves up the Coop and we'll run the highlights followed by the fans choice of today's live matches. Come along with the family, bring the wife (it is Valentines Day) and if any of you want to measure the screens -bring a measuring tape!!!
  12. Aye, gotcha!!! Again, Barnstaple's fault that... You coming then??? Tickets are only £50 per person!!! Come and see me at the Club Also remember the Cooper will be open on Sunday so that we can show Saturday's match in full...
  13. Yep the dinner is planned for February!!!! THAT'S THE 27TH OF FEBRUARY FOLKS!!!! Blame Graham Barnstaple, s'his fault
  14. SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR TESTIMONIAL DINNER The Speakers have now been announced for the Motherwell skipper Stephen Craigan’s Testimonial Dinner on Saturday 27th February. The evening will be hosted by Motherwell Season Ticket holder and host of BBC Scotland’s popular Off The Ball programme, Tam Cowan. He will be supported by BBC colleague and St. Mirren fan Chick Young, and highly rated comedian Gary Little. Gary’s comedy career kicked off in 2003, and soon after, he entered The Stand Comedy Club/Daily Record New Talent Search and was one of seven finalists. Since 2005, Gary has been recognised as an established headline act in clubs throughout Scotland, including The Stand, Edinburgh and Glasgow. In recent years, he has progressed to regular gigs throughout the United Kingdom, including Jongleurs and other respected venues. He has also played this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival (Best of Scotland). Reviewing one of Little’s performances the Daily Record said, ‘Gary Little is a very big man who is not afraid to tackle difficult subjects. Rib tickling if not quite touching’. Next up will be well known BBC Pundit, and colleague of Craigan’s on BBC Sportsound, Chick Young. Young has had 30 years of experience covering the game in Scotland, breaking many exclusives in that time. He is a popular speaker on the after dinner circuit as he shares stories gathered on his travels covering the beautiful game in Scotland. Tam Cowan said, “These are two of the best speakers in Scotland and will have everyone in stitches.” There will also be the chance to bid for a number of top sports prizes including football memorabilia along with a number of fourballs at Scotland’s top golf venues. Stephen Craigan is Motherwell’s most capped player having earned 40 caps for Northern Ireland during his spell at Fir Park, to add to the three he gained during his short spell at Partick Thistle. Stephen was awarded his Testimonial back in March of this year to recognise his 13 years service at the club, across two spells. He was signed by Alex McLeish back in 1995 before being released by Billy Davies after 32 appearances for the club in six years. He helped Partick Thistle to back to back promotions from the Second Division to the Premier Division before Terry Butcher brought him back to Fir Park in the summer of 2003. Since then he has taken his total number of appearances to over 250 for the club, including an appearance at Hampden in the League Cup Final of 2005. Tickets for the dinner at the Strathclyde Hilton, Bellshill are available from the Fir Park ticket office, priced at £50 per head or a table of ten for £500 or twelve for £600. More details at www.stephencraigan.com
  15. Are you volunteering? The next one we're set to screen is Accies away...
  16. I'm wi you on this Gav!!!
  17. Great to see this being discussed. I've read all of your comments and would like to answer some of the questions being asked and add my own comments. Yes, there's no sound. The footage is filmed by the Club's own camera man, we don't have a sound man working for us. As for commentry, feel free - could be great fun!! The TVs include the projector screen which is massive" by massive", 2 x 42" flatscreens and one 19" which is the control point. Advertising - every single home game, "Look whats happening a Fir Park" flyers are distributed in the Cooper, Centenary etc as well as at the kiosks. It was advertised on the home page of the official website, it was on the forum. Next time, I'll make sure it's announced during the warm up and at half time. I'll also have it highlighted in the programme. If I'm missing anything let me know and I'll sort it - thanks for the feedback, magic!! Any SPL or Premiership match can be shown (if there is one) before and after we screen our game. To be perfectly honest with you, that's up to the folks that turn up. You can go to any pub in this fine shire and watch whatever you like! What we tried to do today was offer something that NO OTHER PUB IN THE WORLD could offer you today and that was unique to the Cooper Bar. We want to encourage families to come along and I doubt you'd get that anywhere else either - oh, and then there were the free hotdogs we fed everybody today - the people who did turn up thoroughly enjoyed them and that deserves a mention, cooked by the fair hands of myself and Dougie Arnott- okay, so we're nae chefs but we'd nae complaints...hot dogs, onions, mustard or ketchup It's not all about making money, it's about making our Club the hub of our community, making the Cooper a nice friendly place to visit on a Sunday afternoon with your pals or your families. Do you want us to continue with this or should we just let it lie empty on a Sunday because the screen's no' big enough, it wisnae advertised enough (even though you were all reading about it on this very forum).... sometimes folks... you just need to try something different... We did so I suppose it's over to you. Thanks for your interest
  18. It's possible for us to show another match on one of the TVs. I think it's the Arsenal game that's on today so no problem to show it. The bar opens at 1pm, the screening of our match starts at 2pm and the kids are more than welcome - families encouraged. I'd love to have one or two of the players pop in, possibly even the gaffers, just depends on them and their own commitments. I'll make a couple of calls and see if I can find anyone willing to give up some of their time today but canny promise. I'll try and meet wth the gaffer before the next screening for his thoughts on this and let you know how it goes. It's up to us to make a success of it and the more people that turn up for these screenings the better. It's just a bit of fun - you'll no' see it anywhere else on a Sunday so if you fancy a pint the Cooper's the place to be this avvy. Craggs tells me it's the best we've played a' season so I watched a bit of it last night (just to make sure everything's working). Give us a wee bit of support eh? Pound a pint I canny do but the beer's that cheap in the Cooper it's NEARLY free Thanks to Craig and Dave for helping me get rid of that monstrosity of a telly, Sam C for his fabulous technical ability. PS - it's gonnae be great - we win
  19. Crazy Diamond

    Jim O Brien

    Remember Jim will be in the Davie Cooper Suite on Saturday NIGHT for our fans' Christmas Party! Tickets are a tenner each and are available from the ticket office. As Well as Jim, we'll have music from wee Dee's band - The Banter Theifs and Carluke's finest, Miscued Vine. Also in attendance will be Melting Pot DJs including our own Matt J who incidentally, has his book on sale in the Club shop! Look forward to seeing you all there!
  20. Plenty of tickets left lads on sale at the ticket office until 3.30pm today or you can pick them up from Jack Daniels any time. You can also pay at the door tomorrow night.
  21. Stephen Craigan's Testimonial Race Night is set to take place at Jack Daniels on Saturday, 24th October, the event will be compered by Tam Cowan. A range of ‘money can’t buy prizes’ will be available on the night as well as opportunities to ‘sponsor a race’, ‘name your horse’ and of course to back a winner!! A free prize draw will take place for ticket holders and of course most of Stephen’s team mates will be there to offer their full support and chat with the fans. Tickets priced at just £5 and are available from the ticket office at Fir Park or from the bar at Jack Daniels. LIMITED AVAILABILITY!!!! If yer no' fast yer last!!!!
  22. Tickets for Stephen Craigan's Race Night are on sale at the ticket office & Jack Daniels priced £5. All ticket holders will take part in a prize draw on the night!
  23. Perty tickets on sale 'up by' ALSO behind the bar in the Coop (where beer is also sold) Craggs race night is sorted though there's a change of venue - Jack Daniels, Saturday 24th October, tickets on sale (fiver) at same outlets...
  24. Yabba, if you want Tuslanski Pilsner's in the fridge mate you shall have it
  25. CLARET & AMBER CHRISTMAS PARTY 12th December 2009, 7.30pm DAVIE COOPER SUITE STARRING Motherwell FC's JIM O'BRIEN Along with SURREAL KNIGHTS & THE BANTER THIEFS Supported by our talented barmen Jamie & Sean MacIntryre Plus Melting Pot DJs TICKETS £10 – INCLUDES CHRISTMAS BUFFET

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