Glasgow City & Partick Thistle Link Up For Derby Games

Last updated : 13 March 2024 By bhjbhjbhbk

Glasgow City and Partick Thistle have jointly announced an initiative to help grow the women’s game in Scotland. #GrowingTheGame will see season ticket holders of Glasgow City and Partick Thistle, along with kids, gain free entry for both games between the sides in the split, regardless of who has home advantage.  City host the first Petershill Park derby meeting between the sides on Wednesday 17 April with Thistle the home team in the penultimate game of the season on Wednesday 15 May.

Glasgow City Commercial Manager & Co-Founder Carol Anne Stewart on the initiative: "The top six of the SWPL is one of the most competitive in Europe on the pitch. Off the pitch we are delighted to collaborate with Partick Thistle for our forthcoming matches by allowing both sets of season ticket holders and all youths free entry to both games.Hopefully the matches will be competitive and exciting for a bumper crowd, and the collaboration has a positive impact on the growth of our game."

 Tommy Hughes X GCFCPartick Thistle Women's FC CEO Caroline Mackie said: "We all want our own clubs to grow but more importantly we have a duty to ensure that the women's game flourishes from grassroots up. We look forward to helping to encourage this alongside Glasgow City with this initiative.  We hope to see both sets of fans at Petershill Park cheering on their teams, for what will be two exciting games."

Both games between the sides so far this season have been entertaining spectacles for spectators and with an exciting run in to the season ahead, the remaining two fixturesshould be no different.