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Kevin O’Neil – Award Winner

Congratulations are offered today to local man, Kevin O’Neil who last night, Thursday 21st September 2017 scooped “The People’s Award” in the Scottish FA’s Grassroots Awards 2017. Kevin, although narrowly missing out on the Merit award, was absolutely delighted and thrilled to pick up the People’s Award for his services to Community Football. Also pictured […]

Daring duo leap for Kano Foundation

Well done to Blantyre pals Jimmy Whelan and John O’Farrell whom, on 5th July completed a 10,000ft parachute jump in aid of The Kano Foundation. The duo raised more than £850 and pride themselves on keeping Football Free for Kids! Jimmy commented, “The Kano Foundation are a great charity with a great sentiment for children.” […]

Exclusive: BSA Fundraising Success

Another amazing example of fundraising going on in Blantyre. Well done on the incredible donation of £8,500 raised by the wonderful folks supporting events organized by the Blantyre Soccer Academy. This has directly benefited the Good Child Foundation in Thailand. Jimmy Whelan, of Blantyre Soccer Academy told Blantyre Telegraph, “The Academy are delighted with the […]