Families


Hutton Bremner’s younger brother Gordon also played for the club. Other brothers to play for the ‘Well include, Colin and Tom McAdam, Billy and Sammy Reid, George and Cammy Murray and Billy and John Davies and their brother-in-law, John Spencer.

Pat Gardner’s son Jim played for ‘Well in the 1990s. As did Willie McFadyen’s son Ian and Willie Paterson’s son Robin.

Phil O’Donnell’s nephews Davie Clarkson, Brian Demspie and Stephen O’Donnell all followed in their uncles footsteps. While Brian and David were on the books at Motherwell, Stephen played for Dundee United, St Mirren, Dundee and Clyde.

Former Motherwell managers Willie McLean and Tommy McLean are brothers. Their other brother Jim had a successful spell managing Dundee United.

Tommy and Jim McLean
Tommy and Jim McLean lead out their sides at the 1991 Scottish Cup Final

Daniel Crainey’s brother Christie played for Hamilton Accies.

John McMenemy’s brothers Frank and Harry played for Hamilton Accies and Hearts respectively. His father James was a Celtic legend.

George Stevenson’s brother John had spells at Ayr United, Aberdeen, Bury, Nelson and St Johnstone

Ben Ellis’ brother Bill played for Bangor in his native Wales.

Darren Jack’s father Ross is a Dunfermline legend.

Steven Craig’s father Joe donned the hoops of Celtic.

Tommy Coyne’s son Tommy Jr. has had spells with Kilmarnock and Dumbarton.

Gerry Baker’s brother Joe was an England international.

Alfie Conn’s father, also named Alfie played for Hearts.

Dave Latchford’s brother Peter played for Celtic. His other brother Bob was an England international.

Jackie McInally is the father of former Celtic player turned football pundit Alan McInally.

John McStay and former Celtic hero Paul McStay, are cousins.

Ange Oueifio’s brother Wilfred, played for Hearts.

Greig Miller’s father Alex played for Rangers and managed Hibernian and Aberdeen.

Gordon Marshall’s father also named Gordon played for Hearts.

Willie Kinniburgh’s younger brother Steven progressed through the youth ranks at Rangers.

Rob Matthaei’s nephew Marc Klok played for Ross County and Dundee.

Chris McCart’s son Jamie, came through the youth ranks at Celtic, incidentally he would make his senior debut against Motherwell.

John Sutton’s older brother Chris had a highly successful career in England and Scotland turning out for Norwich City, Blackburn Rovers, Chelsea and Celtic.

Scott Thomson’s son Robbie, also a Goalkeeper, came through the ranks at Celtic before serving Hamilton Accies and Falkirk.