The purpose of The Scottish Football Partnership Trust’s Growing the Game Award, in partnership with The Clydesdale Bank, 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 project aims to create 60 new grassroots teams during the 2016/17 season.
Melrose F.C. (South East)
26 new players created
4 -v- 4, 5 -v-5 and 7 -v-7 format of the game
On receiving their award from the SFP Trust, Claire Jordan from Melrose F.C. said “Sincere thanks and appreciation from the newly formed Melrose Football Club Girls U-9s Team who are delighted with their new kit and equipment. The girls were awarded £500 funding from the ‘Growing the Game Initiative 2016’ through The Scottish Football Partnership Trust who support Scottish football at the grassroots, in partnership with the Clydesdale Bank.” The photograph shows the girls in their new kit – all raring to go! GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS!