The club are delighted to announce that free tickets for Saturday’s cinch Championship
match with Raith Rovers have been made available in local schools.
Head coach Stuart Taylor and club chairman Allan Maitland want to reward the community following
the tremendous backing the club has received from the last few community events held at the
Colin McNair, a former player in the Scottish top flight, has been working with the HAFC Community
Trust for the last few years and in recent days has visited local schools as part of the Know The Score
initiative – giving alcohol and drug awareness talks to local youngsters.
In partnership with the Blameless Children’s Charity, the talks are designed to educate young people
on the dangers of alcohol and drugs through sharing lived experiences in the hope that the
youngsters will make positive choices in life.
Taylor said: “The club are well renowned for their efforts in the local community and have been for a number of years. The decision to give out free tickets is just another example of that.
“Saturday’s match is a big one, we are at home and want to make home advantage count. I hope to see you all there for kick-off.”
Maitland said: “We hope that efforts like these will encourage a new wave of fans to Hamilton Accies. This is something we hope will wet the appetite for many young children in the area to follow their local team.
“The tickets are out and we look forward to running similar campaigns in the future. “