Motherwell


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Motherwell

A town of south-central Scotland on the Clyde River southeast of Glasgow.
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Motherwell

(ˈmʌðəwəl)
n
(Placename) a town in S central Scotland, the administrative centre of North Lanarkshire on the River Clyde: industrial centre. Pop: 30 311 (2001)
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Moth•er•well

(ˈmʌð ərˌwɛl, -wəl)

n.
Robert, 1915–91, U.S. painter.
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It is by Motherwell, and is called "The Song of the Cavalier." With our modern and altogether rational ideas of the absurdity and impiety of warfare, we are not precisely in that frame of mind best adapted to sympathize with the sentiments, and thus to appreciate the real excellence of the poem.
The star left Motherwell in 2001 to join US club Colorado Rapids.
MOTHERWELL Football Club was plunged into shock last night following the death of captain Phil O'Donnell.
MOTHERWELL captain Phil O'Donnell has died after suffering a suspected heart attack or brain haemorrhage on the pitch during yesterday's SPL match.
ASSISTANT manager Keith Lasley claims training compensation for young players is vital to Motherwell's future, as the club prepare to fight for money they say they are owed for Chris Cadden.
But Motherwell now has a far less desirable title as the country's payday loan capital.
It was yet another frustrating night for the Saints with Oran Kearney's men paying for missed chances and slack defending to succumb to a 2-1 home defeat to Motherwell.
A Motherwell band have found themselves a new fan - none other than indie music legend Pete Doherty.
A popular Motherwell music festival will return to the town in March following its huge success last year.
Motherwell had responded well to Popov's opener but they were cut open on the break in the 77th minute of the third qualifying round first leg.
STEPHEN McMANUS admits facing Celtic this season will be one of the most surreal moments of his career but he has vowed to give his all for Motherwell against his former club.