2005–06 Motherwell F.C. season

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Motherwell
2005–06 season
Chairman John Boyle
Manager Terry Butcher
Premier League 8th
Scottish Cup Third Round
League Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League: Scott McDonald
Richie Foran (11)
All: Richie Foran (12)
Highest home attendance 11,503 vs Celtic
22 January 2006
Lowest home attendance 3,438 vs Inverness C.T.
15 April 2006
Average home league attendance 6,250
Home colours
Away colours

The 2005–06 season was Motherwell's 8th season in the Scottish Premier League, and their 21st consecutive season in the top division of Scottish football.

Squad[edit]

As of 21 March 2011[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Scotland DF Martyn Corrigan
3 Scotland DF Steven Hammell
4 Scotland MF Brian Kerr
5 Northern Ireland DF Stephen Craigan
6 Republic of Ireland MF Alan McCormack (loan from Preston North End)
7 Australia FW Scott McDonald
9 Republic of Ireland FW Richie Foran
10 Scotland MF Phil O'Donnell
11 Scotland DF Jim Paterson
12 Scotland FW David Clarkson
14 Scotland MF Steven McGarry
15 Scotland GK Graeme Smith
16 Scotland FW Jim Hamilton
No. Position Player
17 Scotland MF Kevin McBride
18 Scotland GK Colin Meldrum
19 Scotland DF Paul Quinn
20 Scotland FW Kenny Wright
21 Scotland MF Shaun Fagan
22 Scotland DF William Kinniburgh
23 Haiti FW Abel Thermeus (loan from Créteil-Lusitanos)
24 Scotland MF Marc Fitzpatrick
27 Scotland MF Robert Donnelly
37 Scotland MF Darren Smith
39 Scotland DF Mark Reynolds
47 Northern Ireland DF Brian McLean (loan from Rangers)
Scotland FW Adam Coakley

Transfers[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

Classification[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
6 Kilmarnock 37 14 10 13 60 63 −3 52
7 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 38 15 13 10 51 38 +13 58
8 Motherwell 38 13 10 15 55 61 −6 49
9 Dundee United 38 7 12 19 41 66 −25 33
10 Falkirk 38 8 9 21 35 64 −29 33

Source: Fir Park Corner
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 13 10 15 55 61 −6 49 7 5 7 35 31 +4 6 5 8 20 30 −10

Source: Fir Park Corner

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H H A H A A H H A H A A A H A H H A A H A H H A A H A A H H A H A H A H A H
Result D W L L L W W L D W L L W D D D L W L W W L L D L W L W W D D W L L D L W D
Position 7 3 7 8 9 8 6 7 7 6 6 7 6 6 6 7 8 7 8 7 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 7 7 8 8 8 8 8

Source: Fir Park Corner
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Results by opponent[edit]

Team Results[12] Points
1 2 3 4
Aberdeen 2–2 3–1 2–2 5
Celtic 4–4 0–5 1–3 1
Dundee United 4–5 1–1 2–0 1–1 5
Dunfermline 1–0 3–0 1–1 2—3 7
Falkirk 5–0 1–0 3–1 1—1 10
Heart of Midlothian 1–2 1–1 0–3 1
Hibernian 1–3 1–2 2–2 1
Inverness C.T. 2–1 0–2 1–0 0–1 6
Livingston 1–0 2–1 2–1 1—0 12
Kilmarnock 1–4 2–2 0–2 1
Rangers 0–2 0–1 0–1 0

Source: Scottish Premier League 2005–06 article

Results[edit]

[13]

Date Opponent Venue Result[12] Attendance Motherwell Scorer(s)[14] Report
30 Jul 2005 Celtic Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 4–4 9,903 Brian Kerr, Jim Hamilton, Scott McDonald, William Kinniburgh
06 Aug 2005 Dunfermline Athletic Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 1–0 4,649 Jim Hamilton
13 Aug 2005 Aberdeen Rugby Park, Kilmarnock (A) 1–4 5,035 David Clarkson
20 Aug 2005 Hibernian Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 4–5 4,706 Alan McCormack, Scott McDonald, Marc Fitzpatrick, Jim Hamilton
27 Aug 2005 Hearts Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh (A) 1–2 16,213 Richie Foran
10 Sep 2005 Inverness CT Caledonian Stadium, Inverness (A) 2–1 4,018 Scott McDonald, William Kinniburgh
17 Sep 2005 Falkirk Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 5–0 5,625 Jim Hamilton, Richie Foran (2), Shaun Fagan, Scott McDonald
24 Sep 2005 Hibernian Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 1–3 6,461 Richie Foran (pen.)
01 Oct 2005 Aberdeen Fir Park, Pittodrie Stadium (A) 2–2 11,448 David Clarkson (2)
15 Oct 2005 Livingston Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 1–0 4,507 Richie Foran
22 Oct 2005 Rangers Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (A) 0–2 49,215
26 Oct 2005 Celtic Celtic Park, Glasgow (A) 0–5 57,388
29 Oct 2005 Dunfermline Athletic East End Park, Dunfermline (A) 3–0 4,421 Brian Kerr, Martyn Corrigan, Jim Hamilton
05 Nov 2005 Kilmarnock Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 2–2 4,979 Scott McDonald, Brian Kerr
19 Nov 2005 Dundee United Tannadice Stadium, Dundee (A) 1–1 6,305 Scott McDonald
26 Nov 2005 Hearts Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 1–1 8,131 Brian McLean
03 Dec 2005 Inverness CT Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 0–2 4,103
10 Dec 2005 Falkirk Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk (A) 1–0 4,972 Jim Hamilton
17 Dec 2005 Hibernian Easter Road, Edinburgh (A) 1–2 11,926 Scott McDonald
26 Dec 2005 Aberdeen Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 3–1 6,555 Scott McDonald, Alan McCormack
31 Dec 2005 Livingston Almondvale Stadium, Livingston (A) 2–1 4,431 Richie Foran, Kevin McBride
15 Dec 2006 Rangers Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 0–1 10,689
22 Jan 2006 Celtic Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 1–3 11,503 Jim Hamilton
28 Jan 2006 Dunfermline Athletic East End Park, Dunfermline (A) 1–1 4,961 Jim Hamilton
08 Feb 2006 Kilmarnock Rugby Park, Kilmarnock (A) 0–2 5,169
11 Feb 2006 Dundee United Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 2–0 5,257 Richie Foran (2)
18 Feb 2006 Hearts Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh (A) 0–3 16,976
04 Mar 2006 Inverness CT Caledonian Stadium, Inverness (A) 1–0 3,183 Richie Foran (pen.)
11 Mar 2006 Falkirk Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 3–1 8,179 Scott McDonald (2), Richie Foran
18 Mar 2006 Hibernian Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 2–2 6,724 Phil O'Donnell, Stephen Craigan
25 Mar 2006 Aberdeen Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen (A) 2–2 10,212 Brian McLean, Richie Foran (pen.)
01 Apr 2006 Livingston Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 2–1 4,458 Jim Hamilton, Brian McLean
08 Apr 2006 Rangers Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (A) 0–1 49,481
15 Apr 2006 Inverness CT Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 0–1 3,438
22 Apr 2006 Falkirk Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk (A) 1–1 4,467 Phil O'Donnell
29 Apr 2006 Dunfermline Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 2–3 3,621 Jim Paterson, Stephen Craigan
3 May 2006 Livingston Almondvale Stadium, Livingston (A) 1–0 2,283 David Clarkson
6 May 2006 Dundee United Fir Park, Motherwell (H) 1–1 5,269 Jim Hamilton

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent H/A Score[12] Motherwell Scorer(s)[15] Attendance Report
7 January 2006 3rd Round St Mirren A 0-3 - 6,507

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent H/A Score[12] Motherwell Scorer(s)[15] Attendance Report
23 August 2005 2nd Round Hamilton Academical H 2-1 Scott McDonald (pen.,41), Jim Hamilton (89) 4,619
20 September 2005 3rd Round St Mirren A 2-0 David Clarkson (97) Darren Smith (104) 3,810
8 November 2005 Quarter-final Aberdeen H 1-0 Brian Kerr 3,989
1 February 2006 Semi-final Celtic N 1-2 Richie Foran (11) 32,595

Statistics[edit]

Appearances[edit]

As of 21 March 2011[13][16]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Scottish Premier League Scottish Cup Scottish League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2 Scotland DF Martyn Corrigan 32 1 27+2 1 1+0 0 1+1 0
3 Scotland DF Steven Hammell 38 0 32+1 0 1+0 0 4+0 0
4 Scotland MF Brian Kerr 41 4 32+4 3 1+0 0 4+0 1
5 Northern Ireland DF Stephen Craigan 39 2 36+0 2 0+0 0 3+0 0
6 Republic of Ireland MF Alan McCormack 28 2 24+0 2 1+0 0 3+0 0
7 Australia FW Scott McDonald 38 12 30+4 11 0+0 0 4+0 1
9 Republic of Ireland FW Richie Foran 37 12 29+3 11 1+0 0 3+1 1
10 Scotland MF Phil O'Donnell 32 2 23+6 2 1+0 0 1+1 0
11 Scotland DF Jim Paterson 19 1 10+9 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
12 Scotland FW David Clarkson 33 5 12+18 4 0+1 0 1+1 1
14 Scotland MF Steven McGarry 9 0 2+7 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
14 Northern Ireland FW Andy Smith 7 0 3+4 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
15 Scotland GK Graeme Smith 34 0 30+0 0 1+0 0 3+0 0
16 Scotland FW Jim Hamilton 38 11 30+4 10 1+0 0 3+0 1
17 Scotland MF Kevin McBride 23 1 15+6 1 1+0 0 1+0 0
18 Scotland GK Colin Meldrum 9 0 7+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
19 Scotland DF Paul Quinn 21 0 15+3 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
20 Scotland FW Kenny Wright 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
21 Scotland MF Shaun Fagan 19 1 11+5 1 0+0 0 3+0 0
22 Scotland DF William Kinniburgh 23 2 17+4 2 0+1 0 1+0 0
23 Haiti FW Abel Thermeus 2 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
24 Scotland MF Marc Fitzpatrick 10 1 1+8 1 0+0 0 0+1 0
27 Scotland DF Robert Donnelly 3 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
37 Scotland MF Darren Smith 2 1 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 1
39 Scotland DF Mark Reynolds 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
47 Northern Ireland DF Brian McLean 34 3 27+3 3 1+0 0 2+1 0
Scotland FW Adam Coakley 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players who appeared for Motherwell but left during the season:
1 Scotland GK Gordon Marshall 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
8 Scotland MF Scott Leitch (c) 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
13 Australia FW Steve McDonald 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 Scotland FW David Keogh 3 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+2 0

Top scorers[edit]

Last updated on 21 March 2011
Position Nation Number Name Scottish Premier League Scottish Cup Scottish League Cup Total
1 Republic of Ireland 9 Richie Foran 11 0 1 12
2 Australia 7 Scott McDonald 11 0 0 11
3 Scotland 16 Jim Hamilton 10 0 1 11
4 Scotland 12 David Clarkson 4 0 1 5
5 Scotland 4 Brian Kerr 2 0 1 4
6 Northern Ireland 47 Brian McLean 3 0 0 3
7 Northern Ireland 5 Stephen Craigan 2 0 0 2
8 Scotland 22 William Kinniburgh 2 0 0 2
9 Republic of Ireland 6 Alan McCormack 2 0 0 2
10 Scotland 10 Phil O'Donnell 2 0 0 2
11 Scotland 2 Martyn Corrigan 1 0 0 1
12 Scotland 21 Shaun Fagan 1 0 0 1
13 Scotland 24 Marc Fitzpatrick 1 0 0 1
14 Scotland 17 Kevin McBride 1 0 0 1
15 Scotland 37 Darren Smith 0 0 1 1
Own Goals 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 55 0 6 61

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Last updated 8 December 2010[17]
Nation Position Number Name Scottish Premier League Scottish Cup Scottish League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
Scotland GK 1 Gordon Marshall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF 2 Martyn Corrigan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland DF 3 Steven Hammell 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Scotland MF 4 Brian Kerr 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Northern Ireland DF 5 Stephen Craigan 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
Republic of Ireland MF 6 Alan McCormack 11 1 0 0 1 0 12 1
Australia FW 7 Scott McDonald 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Scotland FW 8 Ross McCormack 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Republic of Ireland FW 9 Richie Foran 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland MF 10 Phil O'Donnell 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland DF 11 Jim Paterson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW 12 David Clarkson 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Australia FW 13 Steve McDonald 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Scotland MF 14 Steven McGarry 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Northern Ireland FW 14 Andy Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland GK 15 Graeme Smith 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Scotland FW 16 Jim Hamilton 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland MF 17 Kevin McBride 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland GK 18 Colin Meldrum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF 19 Paul Quinn 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Scotland FW 20 Kenny Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Scotland MF 21 Shaun Fagan 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Scotland DF 22 William Kinniburgh 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland FW 23 David Keogh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haiti FW 23 Abel Thermeus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland MF 24 Marc Fitzpatrick 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Scotland DF 27 Robert Donnolly 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW 37 Darren Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland DF 39 Mark Reynolds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Northern Ireland DF 47 Brian McLean 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland FW Adam Coakley 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 63 2 1 0 6 0 69 2

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/scots/2005-2006/scotprm/mother.htm
  2. ^ "Keeper Smith moves to Motherwell". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kevin McBride Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Colin Meldrum Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Steven McGarry Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Alan McCormack Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Andy Smith Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Brian McLean Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Abel Thermeus Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Marshall parting Well for Hibees". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ex-Well striker joins Stranraer". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  12. ^ a b c d Motherwell's score is shown first.
  13. ^ a b Motherwell results 2005/2006, Fir Park Corner
  14. ^ The number in brackets shows the actual number of goals that were scored by one player.
  15. ^ a b The number(s) in brackets shows the minutes of the goal(s) that was/were scored.
  16. ^ Motherwell Club Stats, Soccerbase.com
  17. ^ Motherwell F.C. 2005-06 Statistics, Motherwell F.C. Official Site