Tag: football

Blantyre Volunteer collects Football Award

Grassroots football hero Linda Riddoch, from Blantyre travelled to Hampden Park for the 2019 national Scottish FA Grassroots Football Awards, in partnership with McDonald’s and the Sunday Mail, where they were honoured for their incredible work in the local community. The prestigious ceremony was held on Thursday 19th September and saw Linda crowned as the 2019 […]

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 […]

Fives (Hamilton) Ltd new venue

The staff of Powerleague Hamilton, are delighted to announce that the football fun is set to continue at the Bothwell Road site as Fives (Hamilton) Limited will take over the site from 1st February 2019. The staff would like to thank customers for their loyalty in recent weeks and months and can confirm that there […]

12 Hour Football Match

Blantyre boy John Paul Doyle has come up with a novel idea for fundraising for Saint Andrew’s Hospice. With his assistance and from his own idea, a group of high school students and teachers from Saint John Ogilvie High School are participating in a 12 hour game of football to raise money in aid of […]

Charity Football Match this weekend

Blantyre Vics, Castle Park ground at Forrest Street is the scene for an “old firm” charity football match this Sunday. Kick off is at 2pm on Sunday 27th September with the game being held in the memory of Eddie Maxwell, who died recently following a battle with cancer. Entry to the “Celtic v Rangers themed […]

Blantyre Celtic Lifts the Cup!

Today Blantyre Celtic lifted the Paul Canning Memorial Trophy in an excellent tournament hosted by Eddlewood. Blantyre Celtic’s website commented,” The lads done the gaffer proud by winning the first match 5-0 against Phoenix Utd with goals coming from a Craig Dickson hat trick which saw him collect the top goal scorer award, Danny Sneddon and […]