Co-operative Insurance Cup
Saturday 1st August 2009
Referee Dougie McDonald
Under 16’s FREE
As the wee Rangers head down south to play in Arsenal’s Emirates Cup, the big Rangers head north to Firhill Stadium for a 1st round tie in the Co-operative Insurance cup.
Mr. McCall has a full squad excepting Archibald and Kinniburgh to pick from and after Jags comeback at Killie he has pleasant headaches trying to select the right team to take us through to the next round.
As this is a Football Family Fun day game, one hundred mini-footballs will be given to the first 100 under 16s through the turnstyles, there will also be 500 free football skill posters available to all youngsters. Other activities will be available throughout the day.
Wednesday 29th July 27, 2009
Rugby Park Kilmarnock
Conc., £5.00 [Students must show matriculation Card]
City Centre supporters bus leaves Station bar @5.30pm Non-Members welcome
Adults £8.00 - Concessions £4.00
Contact Duncan Murray to book 07979 496154
Glasgow Central Lve18.03 ARV 18.43
Kilmarnock Lve. 21.50 Arv., 22.27
£5.90 Rtn., £3.90 with R/C
Please note it is quite a long walk from the station to the ground and vice versa.
Thistle head down to Kilmarnock for this friendly, which may be named “The protest friendly” as it is believed there may be a protest by the Killie fans against the closure of the Johnny Walker factory. The organizers are hoping that union members in the Jags support will join in the protest.
Airdrie United 0-1 Partick Thistle Alba Challenge Cup
Saturday 25 July 2009 3.00pm New Broomfield
Reporter Kieron Dempsey
Referee: Calum Murray
The Challenge Cup tournament is one that a lot of people feel is superfluous at best and a waste of time at worst in the Scottish Football season callender. Perhaps that is why only 1,325 turned out for a match which was a repeat of last season’s semi-final with Thistle putting last season’s cup winners out of the tournament in the first round. This time the match was held in Airdrie’s territory at New Broomfield - a stadium that provides a fine example of a tidy modern football arena. Clean, modern and, crucially, four sided and proportionate, the stadium has a capacity of 10,000. However, there was a distinct lack of atmosphere as the two sides faced each other with the Thistle support narrowly outnumbering the home support. (more…)
Airdrie United v Partick Thistle
Alba Challenge Cup
Saturday 25thJuly 2009
Broomfield Park Stadium
Referee: Calum Murray
This week its forty years since man walked on the moon. The question is, will Jags fans be over the moon come Saturday around 4.45pm after celebrating a victory over rivals Airdrie United in the Alba Challenge Cup?
Mr. McCall has a full squad to pick from for this game and it will be good to see if the new signings show up well in a competitive match.
Airdrie United have been busy in the transfer front, signing among others Ricky Waddell, Paul Keegan, Alan Trouten and Aussie Frank Lajana. Come Saturday we also may see an appearance of Adam Strachan in an Airdrie shirt.
Trains leave Queen Street low level every half hour at 27 and 57 past the hour to Drumgelloch.Trains pass through Partick 10mins earlier.
Trains return from Drumgelloch @8 and38 mins past.
Fare: Adult £4.00 with Rail card £2.65.
Children travel free with an adult.
Can anyone looking to travel on the Jordanhill Supporters Bus please phone Ian(this week only) on 07779668357 to book seats for the Airdrie game, bus leaving at 1.45.
Updated details on this year’s Jordanhill Supporters Bus.
To commemorate the Centenary year of Firhill Stadium a photographic exhibition will open at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on 25 July and will run until 6 September.
Featuring many previously unseen photographs from the Herald and Times Group archive, the exhibition follows the changes over 100 years of the way the football ground has been used.
- From muddy patch of earth to a 50,000 plus capacity stadium to the lopsided ground of today.
- From crowds of mainly working class men in flat caps to families dressed in replica kits.
- From greyhound racing to boxing, to American football and rugby, with football the constant feature.
Entry is free.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday and Saturday 10am to 5pm, Friday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.
The following Hospitality package is available for the Alan Archibald Testimonial match with Liverpool on Tuesday August 11th.
• Guests arrive 5:45pm.
• Introduction and Welcome
• Buffet Meal
• 2 complimentary drinks
• Executive seating
• Match Programme signed by Alan Archibald
• Hall time Tea/Coffee and Pie
• Pay bar before and after game.
Price £60 per person.
To book please contact Partick Thistle on 0141 579 1971.
Clyde v Partick Thistle
Saturday 18th July 2009
Kick -Off 3.00 pm
Reporter: Alan Murray
Thistle pre season continued with a visit to old rivals Clyde. Jags fans were in the main stand near the Clyde fans so there was plenty of opportunity for banter between the supporters.
Clyde V Partick Thistle
Pre - Season Friendly
Saturday 18th July 2009
Many Glaswegians will packing their bags this Saturday to head out to distant shores for their local annual holidays, while Jags fans will be looking out the scarves for the third time in as many days for our friendly with our local rivals the “Bully Wee”.
Mr. McCall will probably go with the same squad of players that have been involved in our last two friendlies as our young squad are heading down to compete in a two-day tournament involving hosts Beith, along with junior clubs Clydebank and Glencairn.
Clyde, at the time of writing have still to make a signing, so it is possible that the team will be made up of players that took part in the open trials that Clyde have held over the last few weeks.
Trains leave Queen Street going to Croy [Edinburgh train] on the hour and the half hour [Do not take the Edinburgh train on the Quarter to and Quarter past] also trains going to Stirling /Dumblane at 18 and 48 mins past stop at Croy.
Frequent service on return, 17.10-17.33-17.40-18.03 plus
Day Return £4.00 with Rail card £2.65
Dumbarton V Partick Thistle
Tuesday 14th July 2009
Strathclyde Homes Park
The Jags head down to the Rock for their second open door friendly of the season, where a collection will be made for the Gordon Lennon fund.As entrance prices are low, it is hoped that the Thistle fans will make their usual generous donations.
Strathclyde Homes Park sits at the foot of Dumbarton Rock.Travelling by car, look for sign to Castle just past Dumbarton Railway station.The ground is at the foot of Victoria Street.
A frequent service of trains leave from Queen St Lower Level ,last train before K.O 18.40 arr 19.12
Return trains 21.27 -21.34 – 21.57 plus Adult £4.15 Rtn R/card £2.75