Glasgow Gladiators Powerchair Football Club

The Glasgow Gladiators are the newest club to join the SPFA, as a form of introduction a small sample of excerpts from the clubs own website are copied below, for full information please visit http://www.glasgowgladiators.com. Welcome one and all and good luck.

  • Glasgow Gladiators Powerchair FC provides a fast paced team sport for people of all ages in the Glasgow area who use a powered wheelchair.
  • The club ensure participation by all players, no matter of their ability, with everyone getting fair and equal game time in Scottish Powerchair Football League matches.
  • At present, there are 12 officially registered players who will compete in the Scottish Powerchair Football League in season 2016/17. The players make up two teams of six called, Glasgow Gladiator BRAVEHEARTS and Glasgow Gladiator CLAYMORES.
  • The players train every Tuesday evening between 7.00pm and 8.30pm at the Craigholme Sports Complex, 97 Haggs Rd, Glasgow G41 4RD

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Glasgow Gladiators may not be in the running for medals this year in the National Football League but, the team are all winners and working together to build their club into the best it can be.
It’s not just all about the football, it’s about being a team and having fun together. Fun they did have when they kicked off the Santa Dash in George Square last December. That event boosted the funds of the club and has enabled the players to fund additional training nights. There have been other fundraising activities also, e.g. pin badge sales.
Club Fundraising Manager, Ross Livingston has presented medals to the top fundraisers in 2016. Ross also recognised every player at the club as every one of them contributed to the club funds in 2016.
Top Fundraiser Award 2016 went to Eddie Kirkwood. Eddie managed to sell 450 of the club’s pin badges in a month. Together with his Santa Dash sponsorship, Eddie raised a total of £997.05 for the club.
Top Fundraiser Award for the Santa Dash went to Ross Munro who raised a total £446.
The club would like to thank Ross Livingston, Eddie Scott and Alex McGarvey who have come on board and helped enormously in making 2016 a year to remember.
Next up is The St Patrick’s Day Charity Ball on 11th March.

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