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 [...]
"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."
"First Minister of Scotland who wrote to the SDSA on 30th August 2013 " I am delighted to lend my support to the Scottish Disabled Supporters Association.""
"Tam Cowan is a football journalist, radio and television presenter. He writes a twice weekly article in the Daily Record newspaper and is co presenter of Scottish football comedy radio show Off the Ball. Tam is honorary president of the Motherwell Disabled Supporters Club."
"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."