Motherwell assistant coach glad to take advice from Craig Brown

Tue 26 January 2021 | 14:54

Motherwell's assistant manager Chris Lucketti will rely on football doyen Craig Brown if he and head coach Graham Alexander need any help or advice.

Lucketti and Alexander, the new managing team of the


Dossers, played six years together at Preston, during which previous Well and Scotland coach Brown had a two-year run as manager. 

In front of the

Scottish Premiership

face-off against Ross County on Wednesday night, Lucketti, who was with Alexander at Fleetwood, Scunthorpe, and Salford, talked about


's impact, who is presently at the age of 80. 

He said:

"I was signed by David Moyes at Preston so I had a good connection with him and regularly keep in touch with him.

"Craig Brown came to manage after he left and Craig is somebody that I have a load of respect for.

"He still texts me and had nothing but good wishes for Graham and myself and I have nothing but respect for what he did for me at Preston.

"He was superb, great to work for and he knows the game inside out.

"He came to Preston and he was just a great guy, you wanted to perform to your highest levels.

"He was nothing but supportive to me and everyone at Preston in my time there.

"I didn't speak to him before we came but I've spoken to him since we have signed and he is positive.

"He has been a big part of Motherwell himself obviously and he is a great sounding board if we ever need to use him for advice."



have drawn twice and lost once since Alexander took over from Stephen Robinson; however, Lucketti trusts victories are not very far away.

The 49-year-old coach said:

"We are looking to build on the performances and we have been really pleased with the performances but we need to extend that 90 minutes.

"We had 45 minutes against St Mirren and for 75 minutes against Rangers we were superb and even in the first half against Aberdeen we hit the post and we were creating chances.

"So the performance levels have been really good it is now a case of extending those and those will lead to the results we need.

"We have been focusing on performances and we do believe performances will lead to results."




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