Why Motherwell deserve a Grade D+ for their season so far

Joel Sked breaks down the season thus far for every team in our series of Ladbrokes Premiership mid-term report cards.

Scott Sinclair has been an excellent addition for Celtic. Picture: John Devlin

Marks out of 10 for every Scottish Premiership signing so far

Through a series of 12 seperate articles, Craig Fowler rated and reviewed every single singing made by Scottish Premiership clubs this season prior to the January transfer window.

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West Ham United were said to be interested in the Celtic striker. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: No West Ham bid for Dembele | Rangers to wait on Toral deal | Hearts star to MK Dons

West Ham United have not made a £20million offer for Moussa Dembele, contrary to reports; transfer target Jon Toral tells Rangers they’ll have to wait for his signature, and Robbie Neilson is planning to raid his old club Hearts for attacker Robbie Muirhead.

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Richard Tait was much-needed filler for the void at right-back. Picture: SNS

Motherwell signings: How every recruit has fared this season

As Scottish Premiership clubs enter the January transfer window, Craig Fowler looks back upon their business so far this season and ranks every signing out of ten.

Lee Wallace and Ali Crawford have both been in excellent form this term. Picture: John Devlin

The 2016/17 Scottish Premiership team of the season (so far)

Once again, BT’s pre-match Scottish Football Extra show descended into wonderfully, entertaining squabbling as each of Chris Sutton, Michael Stewart and Stephen Craigan chose their team of the season so far.

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Jota of Brentford has been linked with Rangers.  Picture: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Craig Fowler’s guide to what your club needs in January

The window is open but what will the managers of the 12 Ladbrokes Premiership clubs be buying in the January sales?

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Motherwells Louis Moult heads home a last-gasp equaliser. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Hamilton Accies 1- 1 Motherwell: Accies fans left furious

If ever a club needed to ring out the old and bring in the new, it’s Hamilton Academical. Yesterday’s match was the 11th time during the current campaign that they have failed to cash in on being in a winning position, although the nature of their late collapse here angered their supporters – who called for manager Martin Canning to go – more than most.

Ross Draper battles for the ball against Motherwell's Ben Heneghan (right). Picture: SNS

Inverness CT 1 - 2 Motherwell: ICT remain rooted to the bottom

Craig Clay and Scott McDonald lifted Motherwell up three places to seventh in the Premiership table in Inverness last night.

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  Motherwell manager Mark McGhee

Mark McGhee: Next two games could define Motherwell season

Manager Mark McGhee has described Motherwell’s end-of-year double-header as potentially season defining.

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Richie Foran watched his side lose to Rangers on Saturday. Picture: Getty

Inverness eager to go out and erase Rangers disappointment

Richie Foran says Inverness would have happily given up their Christmas dinner if it would have allowed them to wipe out memories of their Ibrox disappointment.

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Martyn Waghorn is back in form ahead of the New Year. Picture: SNS

The 12 Premiership players set for an interesting 12 months

The emergence of Kieran Tierney, the revitalisation of Danny Swanson, the demise of Alim Ozturk and the importance of Kenny Miller, 2016 has been an interesting year for many top-flight talents.

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Aberdeen's Adam Rooney follows up his saved penalty by scoring the rebound. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Motherwell 1 - 3 Aberdeen: Dons rediscover their swagger

Despite some wasteful finishing, Aberdeen returned to winning ways with a certain degree of swagger as they bettered Motherwell in this highly-charged, controversial clash at Fir Park.

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James Maddison says his loan spell at Aberdeen has given him everything he wanted. Picture: SNS.

James Maddison keen to extend loan spell with Aberdeen

James Maddison would be happy to stay at Aberdeen for the rest of the season.

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Motherwell's David Ferguson (left) and St Johnstone's goalscorer Chris Kane during the 1 - 1 draw at McDiarmid Park. Pitcure: Kenny Smith/SNS

St Johnstone 1 - 1 Motherwell: Chris Kane goal earns a point

This being time of year when tradition is to the fore it was perhaps no surprise to see Motherwell take the lead and then be clawed back – it’s been a near metronomic occurrence in their meetings with St Johnstone in recent times.

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Kris Commons has signed for Hibs on an emergency loan deal.

Rumour Mill: Commons delight at Hibs move | Waghorn ‘happy’ at Ibrox | Lennon loving Edinburgh life

Commons arrives at Easter Road, Warburton keen for Waghorn to stay, Lennon ‘settled’ in Edinburgh and the SPFL’s most prolific striker is enjoying life.

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Motherwell's Louis Moult has labelled St Johnstone 'tricky opponents'. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Louis Moult calls for different approach from Motherwell

Louis Moult admits Motherwell might have to come up with something different to end their difficulties against St Johnstone.

Aberdeen supporters leave Pittodrie after the game was abandoned due to floodlight failure. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Aberdeen v Motherwell abandoned due to floodlight failure

Aberdeen’s Ladbrokes Premiership game against Motherwell has been abandoned due to floodlight failure.

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Hearts and Rangers will meet at Tynecastle on Wednesday, 1 February. Picture: SNS

11 Scottish Premiership games moved for live TV coverage

Hearts will play in front of the TV cameras three times in the space of six days after the latest batch of Ladbrokes Premiership live matches were announced by the SPFL.

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Aberdeen defender Andrew Considine is confident of moving above Rangers in the Premiership. Picture: SNS.

‘We’re stronger than Rangers’ says Aberdeen’s Andrew Considine

Andrew Considine believes the current Aberdeen squad is not only the best he has been involved with but they remain superior to Rangers and will prove it by finishing as Celtic’s closest challengers for a third successive season.

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Motherwell's Richard Tait, right, battles for the ball against Kilmarnock's Jordan Jones. Pitcure: SNS

Motherwell 0 - 0 Kilmarnock: Mark McGhee slams ‘mediocre’ Well

Mediocre was the word Motherwell manager Mark McGhee used afterwards to describe this contest and there were no dissenting voices.

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