List of Motherwell F.C. players

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This is a list of footballers who have played for Motherwell. The records include all the players who have played at least once in a league game since 1946.

For a full list of all Motherwell players with Wikipedia articles see Category:Motherwell F.C. players.

Current players[edit]

As of 28 February 2017[a]
Name Number Nation Years Apps Goals Notes
Craig Samson 1  Scotland 2015– 28 0
Richard Tait 2  Scotland 2016– 24 1
Steven Hammell 3  Scotland 1999–2006, 2008– 489 4
Ben Heneghan 4  England 2016– 26 0
Stephen McManus 6  Scotland 2013– 135 6
Lionel Ainsworth 7  England 2013– 113 24
Carl McHugh 8  Republic of Ireland 2016– 7 0
Louis Moult 9  England 2015– 60 26
Ryan Bowman 11  England 2015– 11 1
Chris Cadden 12  Scotland 2013– 50 3
Keith Lasley 14  Scotland 1999–2004, 2006– 408 19
Joe Chalmers 15  Scotland 2015– 25 0
Kieran Kennedy 16  England 2015– 22 0
Elliott Frear 17  England 2017– 2 0
Lee Lucas 18  Wales 2016– 10 0
Jacob Blyth 19  England 2016– 2 0
Craig Clay 20  England 2016– 25 1
Zak Jules 21  Scotland 2016– 3 0 [1]
James McFadden 24  Scotland 2000–2003, 2013–2014, 2015– 111 36
David Ferguson 25  Scotland 2013– 11 0
Allan Campbell 26  Scotland 2016– 2 0
Ross MacLean 27  Scotland 2014– 8 0
Jack McMillan 30  Scotland 2016– 14 0
Jake Hastie 34  Scotland 2016– 3 0
Scott McDonald 77  Australia 2004–2007, 2015– 160 58
Stephen Pearson 88  Scotland 2004–2006, 2015–2016, 2017 123 21
a ^ League matches only are stated.

Former players[edit]

As of 13 June 2016
  Players who represented their country while at the club.
Name Nation Career[2] Appearances Goals Notes
Derek Adams  Scotland 1998–2004 159 19
Charlie Aitken  Scotland 1950–1966 314 38
Ian Alexander  Scotland 1983–1985 24 2
Ian Angus  Scotland 1990–1994 87 8
Henri Anier  Estonia 2013–2014 33 9
Dougie Arnott  Scotland 1986–1998 240 59
Hervé Bacqué  France 1999 1 0
Alex Bain  Scotland 1954–1957 23 10
Gerry Baker  United States 1956–1958 13 4
Paul Baker  England 1992–1993 9 1
Franck Bernhard  France 2001–2002 3 0
Kenny Black  Scotland 1983–1984 17 0
Nick Blackman  England 2010–2011 18 10 [3]
Gary Bollan  Scotland 2004 3 0
Tom Boyd  Scotland 1983–1991 252 6
Ged Brannan  England 1998–2001 81 16
Gerry Britton  Scotland 2005 3 0
Billy Brown  Scotland 1970–1973 9 0
Jimmy Brown  Scotland 1946–1947 18 16
Mark Brown  Scotland 2001–2002 19 0
George Burley  Scotland 1989–1991, 1993–1994 59 0
Alex Burns  Scotland 1991–1997, 2003–2005 117 11
Andy Burton  Scotland 1904–1905 25 6
Walter Carlyle  Scotland 1964–1965 25 7
Peter Carr  England 1978–1979 7 0
Joe Carson  Scotland 1978–1984 126 8
Stuart Carswell  Scotland 2009–2015 86 0
Esteban Casagolda  Spain 2010–2011 12 0
Mark Caughey  Northern Ireland 1987–1988 15 0
Saïd Chiba  Morocco 2001 7 0
Tim Clancy  Republic of Ireland 2011–2012 26 0
Robert Clark  Scotland 1984–1986 13 1
David Clarkson  Scotland 2002–2009, 2015–2016 225 49
Hughie Clifford  Scotland 1894–1895 2 0
Ian Clinging  Scotland 1977–1983 113 21
Adam Coakley  Scotland 2004–2007 3 0
Tommy Coakley  Scotland 1963–1966 22 1
Giles Coke  England 2009–2010 32 2
Alfie Conn  Scotland 1981–1984 27 3
Kenny Connolly  Scotland 2004–2008 2 0
Davie Cooper  Scotland 1989–1994 157 17
Barry John Corr  Scotland 2003–2005 11 0
Martyn Corrigan  Scotland 2000–2008 243 6
Stephen Cosgrove  Scotland 2001–2002 2 0
David Cowan  England 2002–2004 17 0
Steve Cowan  Scotland 1987–1990 51 11
Owen Coyle  Republic of Ireland 1997–1999 79 25
Brian Coyne  Scotland 1983–1984 35 2
Tommy Coyne  Republic of Ireland 1993–1998 132 59
Steven Craig  Scotland 2003–2004 37 5
Stephen Craigan  Northern Ireland 1995–2000, 2003–2012 318 5
Adam Cummins  England 2011–2015 26 1
Saša Ćurčić  Yugoslavia 2000 5 0
Nick Cusack  England 1989–1992 77 17
Jason Dair  Scotland 2003–2004 29 2
Omar Daley  Jamaica 2011–2013 39 3
Luke Daniels  England 2008 2 0
Vic Davidson  Scotland 1975–1978 95 19
Billy Davies  Scotland 1993–1998 116 9
John Deans  Scotland 1965–1971 152 78
Éric Deloumeaux  France 2001–2002 23 0
Brian Dempsie  Scotland 1999–2003 1 0
Greig Denham  Scotland 1994–2000 49 0
William Dickson  Scotland 1974–1975 12 0
Sieb Dijkstra  Netherlands 1991–1994 80 0
Jim Dobbin  Scotland 1984 2 0 [4]
Michel Doesburg  Netherlands 1998–1999 49 0
Jamie Dolan  Scotland 1987–1997 193 5
Bobby Donnelly  Scotland 2005–2007 4 0
Andy Dornan  Scotland 1982–1986 92 4
Mario Dorner  Austria 1997 2 0
Andy Dow  Scotland 2001–2002 9 1
François Dubourdeau  France 2001–2003 26 0
Jóhannes Eðvaldsson  Iceland 1982–1984 55 6
Calum Elliot  Scotland 2006 15 2 [5]
Stuart Elliott  Northern Ireland 2000–2002 70 22
Lee Erwin  Scotland 2013–2015 35 6
Roy Essandoh  Northern Ireland 1994–1997 5 0
Shaun Fagan  Scotland 2000–2007 72 3
Jamie Fairlie  Scotland 1987 12 1
Willie Falconer  Scotland 1996–1998 66 11
John Fallon  Scotland 1971–1972 10 0
Ray Farningham  Scotland 1986–1989 76 12
Hughie Ferguson  Scotland 1916–1925 288 284
Iain Ferguson  Scotland 1990–1993 51 10
Steven Ferguson  Scotland 2002–2003 19 2
David Ferrère  France 2002 10 3
Bob Ferrier  England 1917–1937 626 255
Marc Fitzpatrick  Scotland 2003–2011 117 4
Bobby Flavell  England 1982–1983 31 6
Wes Fletcher  England 2015–2016 14 1
Richie Foran  Republic of Ireland 2004–2007 90 23
Ross Forbes  Scotland 2007–2012 55 5
Eddie Forrest  Scotland 2001–2002 13 0
Tom Forsyth  Scotland 1967–1972 150 17
Zaine Francis-Angol  Antigua and Barbuda 2011–2015 67 3
Michael Fraser  Scotland 2009–2010 8 0
Paul Friar  Scotland 1983–1984 2 0 [6]
Mitchell van der Gaag  Netherlands 1995–1997 67 4
John Gahagan  Scotland 1979–1980 291 38
Éric Garcin  France 1997–1998 11 1
Ian Gardiner  Scotland 1956–1959 95 48
John Gardiner  Scotland 1984–1987 78 0
Jimmy Gardner  Scotland 1988–1993 16 0
Morgaro Gomis  Senegal 2016 10 0 [5]
Don Goodman  England 1999 47 8
Sam Goodwin  Scotland 1972–1975 24 2
Andy Goram  Scotland 1998–2001 57 0
Alan Gow  Scotland 2010–2011 9 1
Mark Gower  England 1999 9 0
Lewis Grabban  England 2007–2008 5 0
Ally Graham  Scotland 1993 9 1
Bobby Graham  Scotland 1973–1977 132 37
Conor Grant  England 2015 11 1 [7]
William Grant  Scotland 1935–1939 100 1
Martin Grehan  Scotland 2008 1 0
Liam Grimshaw  England 2015–2016 14 0 [8]
Gavin Gunning  Republic of Ireland 2011 14 0 [3]
Ben Hall  Northern Ireland 2013–2016 18 1
Stephen Halliday  England 1998–2000 9 0
Jordan Halsman  Scotland 2009–2012 1 0
Jim Hamilton  Scotland 2004–2006 48 11
Colin Hampton  Scotland 1909–1914 134 0
Andy Harrow  Scotland 1982–1986 103 19
Tom Hateley  England 2009–2013 148 9
John Hendry  Scotland 1995–1998 36 3
Steven Hetherington  England 2011–2013 3 0
Michael Higdon  England 2011–2013 72 40
Kallum Higginbotham  England 2013 10 1 [9]
Chris Higgins  Scotland 2002–2005 1 0
Lee Hollis  Scotland 2010–2014 18 0
Harry Hood  Scotland 1976–1977 15 0
Scott Howie  Scotland 1994–1998 137 0
Stephen Hughes  Scotland 2007–2009, 2011–2012 70 2
Chris Humphrey  Jamaica 2009–2013 132 8
Wilson Humphries  Scotland 1946–1956 199 68
William Hunter  Scotland 1957–1967 228 43
Shaun Hutchinson  England 2007–2014 121 7
Willie Irvine  Scotland 1979–1982 121 49
Francis Jeffers  England 2011 10 1
Steve Jennings  England 2009–2012 93 2
Marvin Johnson  England 2015–2016 55 7
Alex Jones  England 1992 12 1
Steve Jones  Northern Ireland 2011 12 1
Gunnlaugur Jónsson  Iceland 1997–1998 2 0
Lukas Jutkiewicz  England 2009–2010 33 12 [7]
Mikko Kavén  Finland 1998–1999 16 0
Paul Keegan  Republic of Ireland 2007 8 0
Archie Kelly  Scotland 1949–1953 104 65
David Kelly  England 2001–2002 19 6
Khaled Kemas  Algeria 2002–2003 6 1
Benito Kemble  Suriname 1999–2001 48 1
Brian Kerr  Scotland 2004–2007 79 5
Fraser Kerr  Scotland 2012–2015 53 1
Albert Kidd  Scotland 1979–1981 53 18
Paul Kinnaird  Scotland 1987–1988 34 0
William Kinniburgh  Scotland 2001–2008 58 3
Steve Kirk  Scotland 1986–1995 301 63
Maroš Klimpl  Slovakia 2008–2009 21 1
Miodrag Krivokapić  Serbia 1992–1996 71 0
Artur Krysiak  Poland 2009 1 0 [10]
Louis Laing  England 2015–2017 26 2
Paul Lambert  Scotland 1993–1996 103 6
Simon Lappin  Scotland 2008 14 2 [11]
Dave Latchford  England 1977–1979 8 0
Josh Law  England 2014–2016 63 0
Nicky Law  England 2011–2013 76 10
Paul Lawson  Scotland 2013–2015 20 0
Dirk Lehmann  Germany 2002–2003 43 9
Scott Leitch  Scotland 2000–2006 128 1
Jack Leitch  Scotland 2012–2016 26 0
Jimmy Lindsay  Scotland 1976–1979 21 1
George Long  England 2015 15 0 [12]
Kenny Lyall  Scotland 1983–1984 19 2
Robert Maaskant  Netherlands 1991–1992 12 0
Stewart MacLaren  Scotland 1974–1979 123 5
Robert Malcolm  Scotland 2008–2009 21 3
Gordon Marshall  Scotland 2003–2005 67 0
Brian Martin  Scotland 1991–1998 237 10
Roberto Martínez  Spain 2001–2002 16 0
John Martis  Scotland 1957–1969 16 0
Rob Matthaei  Netherlands 1998–2000 20 0
Ally Mauchlen  Scotland 1982–1985 76 4
Ally Maxwell  Scotland 1983–1991 134 0
Eddie May  Scotland 1994–1999 109 5
Colin McAdam  Scotland 1975–1978 62 3
Tom McAdam  Scotland 1986–1989 99 3
Gary McAllister  Scotland 1981–1985 70 8
Joe McBride  Scotland 1962–1965 88 51
Kevin McBride  Scotland 2004–2005 38 1
Stephen McBride  Northern Ireland 1984 3 0
Willie McCall  Scotland 1948–1950 28 8
Bert McCann  Scotland 1956–1965 246 21
Chris McCart  Scotland 1985–1997 260 6
Brian McClair  Scotland 1981–1983, 1998 51 15
Jamie McClen  England 2000–2001 3 0 [13]
Peter McCloy  Scotland 1964–1970 137 0
Alan McCormack  Republic of Ireland 2005–2006 24 2 [14]
Ross McCormack  Scotland 2006–2008 48 10
Lee McCulloch  Scotland 1995–2001 124 21
Steve McDonald  Australia 2005–2006 1 0
Paul McFadden  Scotland 1983–1986 23 4
Steven McGarry  Scotland 2006–2010 89 3
Michael McGlinchey  New Zealand 2010 8 0
Jamie McGowan  England 1998–2000 45 1
Paul McGrillen  Scotland 1990–1995 87 12
Robert McHugh  Scotland 2007–2015 70 5
Alan McKay  Scotland 1969–1974 39 0
Kevin McKeown  Scotland 1985–1990 3 0
Rob McKinnon  Scotland 1992–1996 152 8
Brian McLaughlin  Scotland 1979–1982 116 37
John McLaughlin  Scotland 1965–1966 18 4
Brian McLean  Northern Ireland 2006–2009 55 5 [15]
Alex McLeish  Scotland 1994–1995 3 0
Chic McLelland  Scotland 1979–1981 51 1
Joe McLeod  Scotland 1990–1993 46 1
Mick McManus  Scotland 1975–1977 3 0
Stephen McMillan  Scotland 1993–2001 153 6
John McPhee  Scotland 1957–1962 74 16
Shaun McSkimming  Scotland 1994–1998 63 7
John McStay  Scotland 1984–1987 20 1
Willie McVie  Scotland 1975–1979 87 2
Steven Meechan  Scotland 2009–2011 4 0
Colin Meldrum  Scotland 2005–2009 24 0
Simon Mensing  England 2007–2008 2 0
Jan Michels  Netherlands 1998–1999 7 0
Greg Miller  Scotland 1998–1999 4 0
Gus Moffat  England 1965–1968 41 6
Trevor Molloy  Republic of Ireland 2006–2007 6 0
John Moore  Scotland 1963–1965 3 0
Yassin Moutaouakil  France 2009–2010 13 0
Ian Muir  Scotland 1950–952 7 0
Danny Murphy  Republic of Ireland 2007–2008 15 1
Jamie Murphy  Scotland 2006–2013 176 34
Derek Murray  Scotland 1984–1988 95 5
Pat Nevin  Scotland 1998–2000 58 2
Rob Newman  England 1997–1998 11 0
Stevie Nicholas  Scotland 1999–2002 60 5
Gunnar Nielsen  Faroe Islands 2008, 2013–2015 19 0
Luc Nijholt  Netherlands 1990–1993 96 5
Kai Nyyssönen  Finland 1998–1999 3 1
Jim O'Brien  Scotland 2008–2010 64 4
Mark O'Brien  Republic of Ireland 2014–2015 18 0 [16]
Phil O'Donnell  Scotland 1990–1994, 2004–2007 201 23
Richard Offiong  England 2003 9 0 [13]
Duncan Ogilvie  Scotland 1932–1936, 1936–1941 91 35
Tommy O'Hara  United States 1981–1983 53 0
Henrik Ojamaa  Estonia 2012–2013, 2014–2015 73 14
James Okoli  Nigeria 2000–2001 6 0
Tommy O'Neill  Scotland 1976–1977 12 1
Jimmy O'Rourke  Scotland 1976–1978 46 14
Ange Oueifio  Central African Republic 2000–2002 17 0
Jonathan Page  England 2008–2013 14 0
David Partridge  Wales 2002–2005 86 2
Craig Paterson  Scotland 1986–1991 158 9
Jim Paterson  Scotland 2004–2008 124 6
Willie Pettigrew  Scotland 1972–1979 146 80
John Philliben  Scotland 1986–1998 302 7
Jamie Pollock  Scotland 2009–2012 5 0
Chris Porter  England 2007–2009 59 23
Ian Purdie  Scotland 1977–1978 16 2
Pat Quinn  Scotland 1955–1962 166 83
Paul Quinn  Scotland 2002–2009 160 4
Stuart Rafferty  Scotland 1978–1984 89 17
Dougie Ramsay  Scotland 1997–2003 39 2
Simon Ramsden  England 2012–2015 70 1
Darren Randolph  Republic of Ireland 2010–2013 111 0
Wallace Rea  Scotland 1956–1958 14 3
Karl Ready  Wales 2001–2002 36 3
Willie Redpath  Scotland 1946–1956 227 19
Craig Reid  Scotland 2014– 32 1
John Reilly  Scotland 1985–1987 56 12
Mark Reilly  Scotland 1988–1991 4 0
Mark Reynolds  Scotland 2005–2011 166 6
Franz Resch  Austria 1997 3 0
Connor Ripley  England 2015–2016 36 0 [17]
Andy Ritchie  Scotland 1983–1984 8 1
Billy Ritchie  Scotland 1970–1976 13 0
Bobby Roberts  Scotland 1959–1963 91 26
Jimmy Robertson  Scotland 1977–1978 5 0
Theo Robinson  Jamaica 2014– 10 0
Andy Roddie  Scotland 1994–1997 55 0
Maurice Ross  Scotland 2011 6 0
John Ruddy  England 2009–2010 34 0 [7]
Bobby Russell  Scotland 1987–1992 131 15
Iain Russell  Scotland 2002–2003 5 0
Steven Saunders  Scotland 2008–2013 56 2
Andy Scott  Scotland 2002–2004 1 0
Daniel Sengewald  Germany 2002–2003 7 0
Rab Shannon  Scotland 1993–1995 67 2
Tony Shepherd  Scotland 1991–1993 10 0
Cillian Sheridan  Republic of Ireland 2009 13 2 [4]
Dale Shirkie  Scotland 2012–2014 1 0
Eliphas Shivute  Namibia 1997–1999 24 3
Neil Simpson  Scotland 1991–1993 33 1
Paul Slane  Scotland 2009–2010 3 0
Tommy Sloan  Scotland 1951–1957 112 35
Andy Smith  Northern Ireland 2005 7 0
Darren Smith  Scotland 2005 58 8
Gary Smith  Scotland 2009–2012 2 0
Graeme Smith  Scotland 2005–2009 127 0
Joe Smith  Scotland 1978–1981 57 0
Paul Smith  Scotland 1986–1988 78 13
Alan Sneddon  Scotland 1992–1993 16 0
Yann Soloy  France 2001–2002 12 1
John Spencer  Scotland 1998–2000 54 18
Ian St. John  Scotland 1957–1961 113 80
Gregor Stevens  Scotland 1974–1979, 1984–1985 147 19
George Stevenson  Scotland 1923–1939 510 169
Morris Stevenson  Scotland 1960–1962 12 3
Ross Stewart  Scotland 2012–2015 1 0
Kevin Storrie  Scotland 1998–1999 1 2
Anthony Straker  Grenada 2015 13 0 [18]
Greg Strong  England 2000–2002 64 3
John Sutton  England 2008–2011, 2013–2015 174 66
Sandy Tait  Scotland 1892–1894 17 0
Neil Tarrant  England 2001 5 0
Jake Taylor  Wales 2015– 7 0 [1]
Shaun Teale  England 1998–2000 47 4
Abel Thermeus  Haiti 2006 1 0
Nathan Thomas  England 2015 2 0
Tony Thomas  England 1998–2001 16 0
Billy Thomson  Scotland 1992–1994 52 0
Scott Thomson  Scotland 1998 1 0 [19]
Derek Townsley  England 1999–2001 54 6
Kevin Twaddle  Scotland 1999–2002 71 7
Dan Twardzik  Czech Republic 2013–2014, 2014–2016 29 0
Krisztián Vadócz  Hungary 2007 11 0 [20]
Simo Valakari  Finland 1996–2000 104 0
Tony Vaughan  England 2003 12 1
Iain Vigurs  Scotland 2013–2015 47 6
Andy Walker  Scotland 1984–1987 77 17
Nicky Walker  Scotland 1982–1983 30 0
Joe Wark  Scotland 1968–1984 464 14
Bobby Watson  Scotland 1969–1976 182 2
Jimmy Watson  Scotland 1946–1952 147 48
Willie Watson  Scotland 1973–1978 127 2
Andy Weir  Scotland 1957–1968 202 45
Mickey Weir  Scotland 1996–1998 23 6
Paul Wilson  Scotland 1978–1979 21 1
Fraser Wishart  Scotland 1983–1989, 1996–1997 21 1
Stevie Woods  Scotland 1994–2003 143 0
Kenny Wright  Scotland 2002–2006 23 1

Sources[edit]

  • Jeffrey, Jim; Fry, Genge (2001). The Men Who Made Motherwell Football Club. Tempus Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7524-2191-9. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b On loan from Reading
  2. ^ Career refers to years from first to last league appearance
  3. ^ a b On loan from Blackburn Rovers
  4. ^ a b On loan from Celtic
  5. ^ a b On loan from Hearts
  6. ^ On loan from Rotherham United
  7. ^ a b c On loan from Everton
  8. ^ On loan from Manchester United
  9. ^ On loan from Huddersfield Town
  10. ^ On loan from Birmingham City
  11. ^ On loan from Norwich City
  12. ^ On loan from Sheffield United
  13. ^ a b On loan from Newcastle United
  14. ^ On loan from Preston North End
  15. ^ Initially on loan from Rangers, deal later made permanent.
  16. ^ On loan from Derby County
  17. ^ On loan from Middlesbrough
  18. ^ On loan from York City
  19. ^ On loan from Hull City
  20. ^ On loan from Osasuna

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