Category: Sports

Blantyre Community Football Stadium

Blantyre Telegraph has this week, learned of proposals to build a new Football Stadium at McAnulty (Stonefield) Public Park, Low Blantyre. The plans follow ongoing proposals that would see the existing grass football pitches in the park, being asset transferred over from South Lanarkshire Council to Blantyre Victoria Community Club. Vics would then propose to […]

Blantyre Celtic Sponsor Needed

Local football team, “Blantyre Celtic” are looking for an official sponsor! Ryan McNulty, the manager of the Blantyre Celtic over 35s told us, “We are currently looking at getting a sponsor on board to help, perhaps from locally sourced business? We play in the Central Scottish AFL.” If this is something you think you might […]

New Football Team seeks sponsors

Calderglen Thistle, a football team in Blantyre have recently started up an amateur team to join the kids age groups already going within the club. This will provide a pathway from grassroots to amateur and when the time comes for when kids are old enough & the boys club status ends there will be an […]

Blantyre RGM v Bearsden

It’s been a BRILLIANT week for Blantyre football teams. Local football team “Blantyre RGM” have made it to the John Smith’s Cup Final! Come along and support the local team. They now face a deciding final match with Bearsden.Blantyre RGM vrs Bearsden The BIG game takes place on Wednesday 22 May 2019 with kickoff at […]

Remembering Billy McNeill

Billy McNeill, the former Blantyre Vics player who became a Celtic legend, has died aged 79. McNeill captained Celtic to their only European Cup victory over Inter Milan in 1967 and later managed the club over two spells. He won the league nine times with the club, the Scottish Cup seven times and six Scottish […]

Cycle Scotland Award for BSA

Well done to Blantyre Soccer Academy in recently picking up a Silver Award from Cycle Scotland for their fantastic initiative, ‘Blantyre Bikes Better.’ The award recognises efforts in getting children and adults back on bikes, out and about and to get fitter. Nicole Martin, Lisa Mallin and Linda Riddoch of Blantyre Soccer Academy are pictured […]