List of Motherwell F.C. records and statistics

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Motherwell Football Club is a Scottish professional association football club from the North Lanarkshire town of Motherwell, competing in the Scottish Premiership. This is an overview of all the statistics and records involving Motherwell since its official formation on 17 May 1886.[1]

Honours[edit]

Honour Year(s)
Scottish Premier League Runners-up 1994–95, 2012–13
Scottish Football League Winners 1931–32
Scottish League First Division[note 1] Winners 1953–54, 1968–69, 1981–82, 1984–85
Scottish Cup Winners 1951–52, 1990–91
Runners-up 1930–31, 1932–33, 1938–39, 1950–51, 2010–11
Scottish League Cup Winners 1950–51
Runners-up 1953–54, 2004–05
Scottish Qualifying Cup Winners 1902
Runners-up 1896, 1901
Summer Cup Winners 1943-44, 1964–65
Lanarkshire League Winners 1898–99
Lanarkshire Cup Winners 1894–95, 1898–99, 1900–01, 1906–07, 1911–12, 1926–27,
1927–28, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1931–32, 1939–40, 1949–50,
1952–53, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1956–57, 1958–59, 1959–60,
1960–61, 1961–62, 1963–64, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1972–73,
1976–77, 1980–81, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1988–89, 1989–90,
1990–91
Runners-up 1887-88, 1893–94, 1897–98, 1950–51, 1962–63, 1969–70
Lanarkshire Charity Cup Winners 1917-18
Airdrie Charity Cup Winners 1892-93
Wishaw Charity Cup Winners 1913-14
West of Scotland League Winners 1902-03

Sources:[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Records and Statistics[edit]

Firsts[edit]

Individual[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Goals[edit]

Scorelines[edit]

Points[edit]

Most points in a season:

  • Two for a win: 66 Season 1932-1933
  • Three for a win: 70 Season 2013-2014

Fewest points in a season:

  • Two for a win: 15 Season 1983-1984
  • Three for a win: 28 Season 2002-2003

Sequences[edit]

  • Longest sequence of wins: 12, 1968
  • Longest sequence of draw: 5, 1975 and 1988
  • Longest sequence of defeats: 9, 1979
  • Longest sequence of clean sheets: 7, 1996
  • Longest run of games without scoring a goal: 8, 1995-1996
  • Longest run of games without a win: 19, 1988
  • Longest run of games without a draw: 34, 1953-1954
  • Longest unbeaten run: 30, 1930
  • Longest run of games without keeping a clean sheet: 35, 1905-1906
  • Longest run of games scoring at least one goal: 56, 1932-1934

Basic Statistics[edit]

  • Most wins in a single season (Top Flight): 30, 1931-1932
  • Most draws in a single season (Top Flight): 17, 1977-1978
  • Most defeats in a single season (Top Flight): 25, 1983-1984
  • Fewest wins in a single season (Top Flight): 4, 1983-1984
  • Fewest defeats in a single season (Top Flight): 2, 1931-1932
  • Most goals scored in a single season (Top Flight): 119, 1931-1932
  • Fewest goals scored in a single season (Top Flight): 28, 1995-1996
  • Most goals conceded in a single season (Top Flight): 86, 1938-1939, 1978-1979
  • Fewest goals conceded in a single season (Top Flight): 31, 1931-1932
  • Number of wins in European football: 9 (7 home, 2 away) [note 9][note 3]
  • Number of draws in European football: 1 (1 away)[note 9][note 3]
  • Number of defeats in European football: 18 (9 home, 9 away)[note 9][note 3]
  • Number of aggregate wins in European football: 5 [note 9][note 3]
  • Number of aggregate defeats in European football: 9 [note 9][note 3]
  • Total number of goals scored in European football: 32 (20 home, 12 away) [note 9][note 3]
  • Total number of goals conceded in European football: 37 (20 home, 17 away) [note 9][note 3]
  • Total number of clean sheets in European football: 6 (3 home, 3 away) [note 9][note 3]
  • Total number of games without scoring in European football: 15 (7 home, 8 away) [note 9][note 3]
  • Best performance in European football: play-offs, season 2010-2011 and 2012-13 [note 9][note 3]

All-time Statistics[edit]

  • Total number of wins (SPL): 159[note 10]
  • Total number of draws (SPL): 115[note 10]
  • Total number of defeats (SPL): 216[note 10]
  • Total number of goals scored (SPL): 592[note 10]
  • Total number of goals conceded (SPL): 744[note 10]
  • All-time goal difference (SPL): −147[note 10]
  • All-time points (SPL): 654[note 10]
  • All-time league placing (SPL): 6TH[note 10]
  • Total number of wins (Premiership): 22[note 11]
  • Total number of draws (Premiership): 4[note 11]
  • Total number of defeats (Premiership): 12[note 11]
  • Total number of goals scored (Premiership): 64[note 11]
  • Total number of goals conceded (Premiership): 60[note 11]
  • All-time goal difference (Premiership): +4[note 11]
  • All-time points (Premiership): 70[note 11]
  • All-time league placing (Premiership): 2ND[note 11]

Lasts[edit]

Attendances[edit]

  • Highest home attendance: 35,632 versus Rangers, 1952
  • Highest home SPL attendance: 12,944 versus Celtic, 22 May 2005
  • Lowest home SPL attendance: 2,818 versus Inverness C.T. 13 May 2009
  • Highest home European attendance: 11,318 versus France AS Nancy, 2 October 2008
  • Lowest home European attendance: 4,307 versus Wales Llanelli, 2 July 2009[note 12]

Transfer Fees[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Jeffrey, Jim; Fry, Genge (2001). The Men Who Made Motherwell Football Club. Tempus Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7524-2191-9. 
  • Wilson, Derek (2008). Motherwell FC On This Day. Pitch Publishing. ISBN 978-1905411375. 
  • Wilson, Derek (2009). Motherwell FC Miscellany. Pitch Publishing. ISBN 978-1905411375. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Second tier of the Scottish League
  2. ^ This was the first official match, since Motherwell were awarded a walkover in the previous round.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Motherwell in Europe
  4. ^ All but two were earned whilst playing for Motherwell
  5. ^ Statistic correct as of 1 July 2013
  6. ^ Statistic correct as of 11 May 2014
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h League Only
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup Only
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Correct as of end of 2013-14 season.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h All-time SPL statistics
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h All-time Premiership statistics
  12. ^ Match was played at Excelsior Stadium, Airdrie

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