Dunfermline Athletic’s match against Hibernian on Saturday 22 October will be the centrepiece of a Disability Awareness Day (DA-Day), designed to highlight the problems faced by disabled football supporters and how they can be overcome. Dunfermline’s General Manager Michael Mlotkiewicz explained: “Dunfermline Athletic takes its responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 very seriously,and we’re constantly looking at ways to improve the matchday experience, both for our own and for visiting disabled supporters. We’re proud of what we have achieved so far, but there is still a lot to do.” All supporters entering the ground will be given a flyer with some facts about disability and about Dunfermline Athletic Disabled Supporters’ Club (DADSC). Fans can buy DADSC merchandise from a stall in the Norrie McCathie Stand, and a bucket collection will [...]
October 10, 2016
Message from Sandy Riach Chairman – ” Due to unforeseen circumstances the meeting this week has had to be cancelled. Further information will follow shortly”
September 9, 2016
The Celtic Disabled Supporters Association have taken this on please click on http://scottishdsa.co.uk/club/celtic/ for more details.
August 10, 2016
Regarding the recent lead story below the session on the 21st August has had to be postponed due to coach availability which is key from a health & safety point of view. Watch this space for new dates. FOOTBALL COMING HOME FOR EAST OF SCOTLAND AMPUTEES A Scottish charity that supports amputees has teamed up [...]
"Tony Higgins is a former Hibernian, Partick, Morton and Stranraer player who now sits on the FIFPro board and has offered to support the SDSA where possible."
"Jim Leishman MBE, is a former professional footballer and is currently an honorary director of Dunfermline Athletic F.C. In 2012 he was elected to be a Scottish Labour Party councillor."
"Sir Thomas Sean Connery KBE is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and is an icon in the world of cinema. SDSA chairman Keith Ferguson's father played football with Sir Sean in the early 50's."
"Patrick “Pat” Nevin is a well know retired Scottish footballer having played for Clyde, Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers, Kilmarnock and Motherwell.Since retiring he has worked as chief executive of Motherwell and is now better known as a football writer and broadcaster. Pat is also Honorary President of the Hibernian Disabled Supporters Association."