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Well done to the club today for honouring a club legend, Willie McSeveney who celebrated his 90th birthday last Monday. DD79E71F-E681-4DE5-9AB4-A98DBEAD708E.jpeg.c8adfe739b85a8eb9fe32a948cd7bcb3.jpegArticle in match day programme and a presentation by another legend Willie Hunter on behalf of the ex-players club in the Centenary Suite.  I spoke briefly with Willie McSeveney and it was an honour to shake his hand. 

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6 hours ago, ECOSSE1991 said:

Well done to the club today for honouring a club legend, Willie McSeveney who celebrated his 90th birthday last Monday. DD79E71F-E681-4DE5-9AB4-A98DBEAD708E.jpeg.c8adfe739b85a8eb9fe32a948cd7bcb3.jpegArticle in match day programme and a presentation by another legend Willie Hunter on behalf of the ex-players club in the Centenary Suite.  I spoke briefly with Willie McSeveney and it was an honour to shake his hand. 

Happy birthday Willie 

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Jacob Blyth scores for Barrow away at Wrexham.......Cedric benched for Wigan, perhaps a long ever present season is catching up with him?

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Listening to Pat Nevin on the radio, my god he talks pish.

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2 hours ago, Clackscat said:

Jacob Blyth scores for Barrow away at Wrexham.......Cedric benched for Wigan, perhaps a long ever present season is catching up with him?

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Kieran Kennedy got Wrexham's consolation goal in that game, so ex Motherwell players scoring for both teams

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On 3/9/2019 at 7:36 PM, ECOSSE1991 said:

Well done to the club today for honouring a club legend, Willie McSeveney who celebrated his 90th birthday last Monday. article in match day programme and a presentation by another legend Willie Hunter on behalf of the ex-players club in the Centenary Suite.  I spoke briefly with Willie McSeveney and it was an honour to shake his hand. 

Great to see.
Does Well legend Ian St John ever get involved in the ex-players club? I know he still does the odd thing for Liverpool. 

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On 3/13/2019 at 3:17 PM, underboyleheating said:

Great to see.
Does Well legend Ian St John ever get involved in the ex-players club? I know he still does the odd thing for Liverpool. 

I'll try and find out.

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FA Trophy semi final first leg weekend. I'll be at AFC Fylde watching ZFA (and the rest of the team) taking on Jim Gannon's Stockport County. 

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On 3/13/2019 at 3:17 PM, underboyleheating said:

Does Well legend Ian St John ever get involved in the ex-players club? I know he still does the odd thing for Liverpool. 

I'd be surprised if he did. Apart from his spells with us as a player and manager he's never really shown much of an interest in us despite being born and brought up locally.  I read his book and it came across to me, at least, that he didn't have much time for us as he was mistreated as a player.   

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He was interviewed in the St Johnstone programme a few weeks ago and stated the Motherwell result is the first one he looks for every week.

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4 hours ago, Kmcalpin said:

I'd be surprised if he did. Apart from his spells with us as a player and manager he's never really shown much of an interest in us despite being born and brought up locally.  I read his book and it came across to me, at least, that he didn't have much time for us as he was mistreated as a player.   

I’ve never got that from him, the complete opposite in fact.

3 hours ago, Frazzie said:

He was interviewed in the St Johnstone programme a few weeks ago and stated the Motherwell result is the first one he looks for every week.

That was my assumption Frazzie that he still has a soft spot for Motherwell. 

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2 hours ago, underboyleheating said:

I’ve never got that from him, the complete opposite in fact.

That was my assumption Frazzie that he still has a soft spot for Motherwell. 

This. He always seemed to have a genuine affection for the club.

I would also add that, when acting as a pundit for TV, he always wore his heart on his sleeve and was unerringly pro Scotland if it was an international match. I also recall him cheering from the commentary box asJohn Hewitt scored the winner for Aberdeen against Real Madrid in Gothenburg. Seems one of the good guys.

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5 hours ago, Spiderpig said:

John Ruddy having a good game for Wolves tonight, currently 2-0 up against Man United in the FA cup QF

Hutchie's Milwall in action tomorrow to see if they can make it into the semi's as well

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On 3/16/2019 at 6:19 PM, Kmcalpin said:

I'd be surprised if he did. Apart from his spells with us as a player and manager he's never really shown much of an interest in us despite being born and brought up locally.  I read his book and it came across to me, at least, that he didn't have much time for us as he was mistreated as a player.   

I read his autobiography and it was glowing in his fondness for the Club he supported as a boy

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