Extract from recent article on Dunfermline Athletic F.C. web site….. “Dunfermline Athletic are delighted to announce the appointment of volunteer Disability Access Officer (DAO), Lynsey Jones. Lynsey, from Glenrothes will take up the new post with immediate effect and will provide the liaison between the Dunfermline Athletic Disabled Supporters Club (DADSC) and the DAFC Board as well as acting as the point of contact for any disabled supporters who wish to visit East End Park. Lynsey will also be on hand to help DAFC’s own disabled fans should they encounter any issues when attending games home or away. Lynsey’s appointment as DAO ensures that DAFC continue to meet the UEFA Club Licensing criteria and she will also be able to offer valuable advice when it [...]
July 5, 2017
Whitburn F.C. are pleased to inform disabled fans of the junior game that they have now taken delivery of a new seated enclosure with spaces for three wheelchairs. It was a long haul to put this in place as a substantial amount of money had to be raised and they should be congratulated for ensuring [...]
June 7, 2017
Airdrieonians Supporters’ Trust (AST) and the Shippey Campaign are proud to announce the first ever Sensory Cup, to be held between teams from Airdrie FC, Rangers FC, Middlesbrough FC and Sunderland FC. The contest will take place on Saturday 10 June at the Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie, who are sponsoring the tournament. It involves clubs [...]
May 31, 2017
Our web site carried a recent story about an Off The Bawl gig at the Kings Theatre in Glasgow as part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Tam Cowan and Stuart Cosgrove announced at the show proceeds would be donated to the S.D.S.A. A cheque duly arrived for a £1,000. This was a wonderful gesture and [...]
"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."
"A lifelong Saint Johnstone supporter,he is the more erudite and highbrow half of the Off the Ball show. He is a Doctor of English from the University of Hull, has studied at Harvard and has four honorary doctorates and professorships across the UK. Stuart is honorary president of the St Johnstone Disabled Supporters Club."
"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."
"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."