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The Cooperative Insurance Cup Family Funday

Friday, 09 July 2010 00:00

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Following on from last season’s success in attracting more children and families to attend games in the First Round of The Co-operative Insurance Cup, where The Scottish Football League reported a 55% increase in match attendances, clubs are supporting the initiative again during the 2010/11 season.

The Co-operative Insurance Cup First Round ties will take place on Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August 2010 and, in addition to the matches themselves, will consist of the following activity:

  • Children and young people aged 16 and under will be admitted free of charge to games provided they are accompanied by one paying adult (maximum ratio of 6 children to 1 adult).
  • Club community coaches will provide a fun football coaching session for a minimum of 20 children pre-match. Competitions to win these places will appear in the local press.
  • 200 football skills posters developed by Billy Stark, the SFA’s Under 21/Youth Teams National Coach, will be supplied to clubs to hand out to children attending games.
  • Mini footballs for the first 50 children to arrive at each match
  • A half-time 10 second challenge between club youth teams.

      Competitions will also run in the local press to find mascots and there will also be opportunities to win match tickets.

      FIRST ROUND MATCHES:
      Saturday 31 July 2010

      Dundee -v- Montrose
      Elgin City -v- Ayr United
      Dunfermline Athletic -v- Arbroath
      Annan Athletic -v- Partick Thistle
      Stirling Albion -v- Forfar Athletic
      Albion Rovers -v- Airdrie United
      Ross County -v- Livingston
      Stenhousemuir -v- Brechin City
      Raith Rovers -v- East Fife
      Clyde -v- Cowdenbeath
      Peterhead -v- Berwick Rangers
      Stranraer -v- Morton
      Queen of the South -v- Dumbarton
      Inverness Caledonian Thistle. -v- Queen’s Park

      Sunday 1 August 2010

      East Stirlingshire -v- Alloa Athletic

      If you have any questions about The Co-operative Insurance Cup Football Family Funday, please ask at the club.

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