SAFN Writer Tom Scott investigates the ever-increasing number of clubs in membership of the Strathclyde Saturday Morning Amateur Footballl League four years ago. YOUR CLUB could feature in his popular Series of Articles. Recapture a significant achievement for inclusion @AmmyFitbaNews by contacting Tom through the usual channels of communication. Please include your full name, Club position and a Contact number.
FOOTBALL in the sponsored Stax Trade Centre – sponsored SSMAFL structure was certainly booming for the 2016-2017 season. A new influx of clubs including two from Port Glasgow had boosted overall numbers to 43 split between three divisions.
Here is how the 2016-2017 campaign looked and four years on quite a few of those names still retain membership.
PREMIER DIVISION – AFC Ravenscraig, AS Airdrie, Bengal Lancers, Blochairn Star, Calderglen, Cambusnethan Talbot, Dennistoun Vale, East Dunbartonshire, Maryhill Blackstar, Renfrew, Semsa, Shawbridge, Tynecastle AFC and Windlaw.
DIVISION 1A – Bargeddie, Carluke, Clydebank, DTI, East Kilbride Accies, Glenwood, Holytown Colts, Kelvinbridge, Kirkintilloch Thistle, Manhattan Blacks, Motherwell C.T., Port Glasgow Celtic, Port Glasgow United, UB United, and Victoria Croftfoot.
DIVISION 1B – Barony of Blackhall, Barshaw, Bridgeton Vale, Chaplains, East Kilbride Thistle, Firhill United, Glasgow South, Petershall Villa, Plains, Quayside, Southside Whitecart, Tantallon, Uddingston Accies and Westercommon Star.