The Well Society is delighted to welcome young goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem to Lanarkshire as he undertakes his trial with Motherwell Football Club.
The stopper, who was highly impressive for the Indian national side at the FIFA U-17 World Cup last year, arrives at the Steelmen following a spell playing for the All India Football Federation and a stint training with Kerala Blasters, alongside the likes of Wes Brown and Dimitar Berbatov.
With a proud history of developing young talent, the ‘Well will be assessing the keeper during his stay with the fan-owned club, with the intention of possibly securing the services of a top, young talent who already boasts some impressive experience.
Commenting on Dheeraj’s arrival, Well Society Board member Markus Schieren said:
Everyone at the Well Society is keen to extend a warm welcome to Dheeraj after his arrival in Lanarkshire – it already shows the ambition and the dedication that he has that he is prepared to come to Scotland at a young age in order to show what he can do.
When I originally moved to Scotland from Aachen in Germany in 2004, I found Motherwell F.C. to be so welcoming that I fell in love with the club almost instantly – with that in mind, I hope that the Well Society and all associated with the club can extend that same sort of welcome to Dheeraj.
Being able to have a star of the Indian U-17 side training at the club is another example of how a supporter-owned club, with as rich a history and with as good a record of developing young players as Motherwell, can be an attractive place to come to for talented young players.
The Well Society, the majority shareholder group at Motherwell, ended last year with over 2,350 members, highlighting the Society’s ongoing growth – thanks, in part, to such initiatives as a review of member benefits and the recently launched Exiles Club for members who live outwith Scotland.
The fan-group now counts the first-team squad and management at Fir Park amongst its members.