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BLANTYRE SOCCER ACADEMY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 725: tabled on 18 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the key contribution to Blantyre made by the Blantyre Soccer Academy; further recognises the vital role that its numerous volunteers, from its coaches to administrative staff, play in their aim to use football for good; notes that since its inception in 2010, it has successfully promoted public participation of football in Blantyre, benefiting the health and social skills of the participants; commends their inclusive-to-all ethos, whereby they are welcoming to children irrespective of age, race, colour, religion, sex, sexuality or disabilities; further commends the Blantyre Soccer Academy's continual charity work, which has benefited both home and abroad, and can be evidenced in its fundraising efforts for the Good Child Foundation in Thailand and through its annual Reamonn Gormley Memorial Soccer Festival; agrees with its motto of Building a Better Blantyre, one person at a time; hopes the academy's teams are successful in the Norway Cup in Oslo in 2016; and further hopes the Blantyre Soccer Academy continues to benefit the wider community for many years to come.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.