Gleniffer Thistle

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Abbotsinch Training Fields , Paisley
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About Gleniffer Thistle

Founded in Paisley, Scotland in the year 1972 with only one age group Gleniffer Thistle has grown both in size and stature in the clubs 40 year history. We now have 12 age groups ranging from boys under 5s all the way up to under 19s playing football in the West of Scotland, and our recently formed girls section.

Within the club is the small sided section of the club, where over 150 children aged between 4 and 11 years are coached and encouraged to play football in a non competitive league, and you will see that we are developing the skills of over 200 young people in the area.

The reputation of this club within senior football is second to none, and this is something we at Gleniffer are proud of. Gleniffer Thistle have coached and nurtured the talents of many young footballers who have gone on to play at the highest level. Have a look around the site we hope you like what you see.

At Gleniffer Thistle have a girls / ladies section, as part of our ongoing SFA club accreditation. This section and all coaching matters will be the responsibility of Lynn McInally who will oversee all coaching for these sections. We are looking for girls born in the following years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, coaching is taking place mid week and on Sunday afternoons.

If you wish to get involved with the girls section then please contact: Lynn 07918875409 or Billy 07973829135

We are now holding trials for the following age groups for boys, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 2009. Anyone interested in getting involved, either with coaching or playing, should contact Billy Hassan on 0141-884-1008 or e-mail us at the e-mail address at the top of the page.

The club are seeking to recruit more coaches, assistance is required at most age groups. If you are over 16 and interested in getting involved please contact us at

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