The Well Society: Fan Ownership One Year On

As part of a new series of videos for our consultancy arm Club Development Scotland – we visited members The Well Society to hear more about their ownership of Motherwell FC one year on.

Motherwell FC were the first club in the top flight of Scottish football to be owned by their supporters when The Well Society took on ownership of the club in 2016. Here we explore the impact their ownership has made to the club.

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