House of Commons
EDM #376
Tabled 11 October 2017
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Fife Soccer Sevens, based in Dunfermline, on its 20th anniversary; notes that the group was founded in 1997 to support the development of young football players and coaches, and now has 177 teams affiliated with it and over 1,700 children registered to it; recognises the group's success in improving the skills and fitness of Fife children, irrespective of their ability, in an inclusive, safe and supportive environment; praises the commitment and effort of the volunteer coaches who give up their free time to ensure local children have an opportunity to play football in their community and to nurture sporting talent among young players; commends the group for investing in a life-saving public access defibrillator in 2016; and wishes Fife Soccer Sevens an enjoyable and successful end of season festival as t marks 20 years of youth football.