The purpose of The Scottish Football Partnership’s Growing the Game Award is to assist Scottish FA Quality Mark clubs add one new team to their playing membership. The funding provided assists with the start-up cost of a new team and is delivered in conjunction with the Regional Football Development staff. This ambitious pilot project aims to create 60 new Grassroots teams during the 2014/15 season.
East Kilbride F.C.- Girls (South West Region)
12 new players created
2 new coaches
Fun Fours format of the game
Club secretary Claire Morrison said, “Our club specialises in training girls as young as 7 the basic football techniques in a friendly atmosphere. This develops their teamwork skills and social interaction abilities. The Growing the Game award has assisted us in purchasing training strips so that all the girls look the same and makes them feel part of the team, which is one of the main reasons for girls joining a club, along with having fun of course”.