House of Commons
FUTURE OF MARYHILL FOOTBALL CLUB
EDM #2600
Tabled 15 July 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House notes with concern the current uncertainty regarding the future of Maryhill Football Club; offers its solidarity and best wishes at this challenging time; congratulates the club president, Tam Drew, acting secretary, Jeff Holmes, manager, Allan Kelly, and his assistant, Kevin Lafferty, on their excellent work running the club in such circumstances; recognises that the club needs backing, including additional volunteers from the local community, in order to provide stability for the coming season and expand in the future; commends those involved with the club over many generations who have ensured that it has played a central role in Maryhill and Scottish football during its proud 135-year history, in particular in winning the Scottish Junior Cup on two occasions and the Central League Premier Division in 1997 and 1998; notes some of the famous names associated with the club, including the footballing legends, Danny McGrain and Tommy Burns, and high profile figures still involved in football such as Jim Duffy; welcomes the club’s plans to hold a fundraising football friendly in July 2019 with Insane Wrestling, and urges people in Maryhill and beyond to rally round their local junior football team and help the Hill towards many more successes in the future.

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