Date: 20th November 2017
CAITHNESS GLASS CONFIRMED AS SPONSOR FOR SCOTTISH FOOTBALL FAN AWARDS
20 November 2017: Internationally renowned designers and creators of high quality glass gifts, Caithness Glass, has been named as a sponsor of the Scottish Football Supporters Association’s (SFSA) Fans Awards, for the second year.
Founded in the north of Scotland in 1961, Caithness Glass is based in Crieff, in the heart of Scotland, and is synonymous across the world with high quality and handmade glass gifts. It was included as an official product supplier to the 2012 Olympic Games.
Richard Halliday, Commercial Director at Caithness Glass said: “Caithness Glass is proud to once again sponsor the Scottish Footballers Supporters Association’s Fans Awards and to provide these special trophy pieces. As Scotland’s best known name in hand-made glassware, Caithness has created each of these unique items at its Perthshire studios using traditional craft techniques and the finest materials.
“The company also enjoys a long and illustrious association with Scottish sporting achievements at every level with specially commissioned pieces chosen and presented from amateur club level through to professional and national level sport.”
Paul Goodwin from the SFSA said: “Caithness Glass is recognised across the world for excellence in its field and that is what the Fans Awards represent too. I had the honour of handing over the awards designed for the first Fans Awards earlier this year and the reaction to them was tremendous. Scottish football always creates memorable moments and the Caithness Glass awards add to that.”
The Scottish Football Supporters Association is a not-for-profit, members’ body open to everyone, whether they are individuals, supporters groups or affiliates and currently has over 70,000 members.
In the inaugural SFSA Fans Awards, announced at the beginning of 2017, Celtic and Scotland’s, prolific goalscorer Leigh Griffiths was named as Scotland’s first Fans Player of Year.
Aberdeen supporters were named as the country’s top travelling fans with Ross County’s Victoria Park rated the most family friendly ground and Hearts’ Tynecastle stadium voted the ground most away fans like to visit.
Amongst other awards made were Goal of the Year for Kilmarnock’s Souleymane Coulibaly’s 40 yard wonder strike against Celtic, Mascot of the Year for Partick Thistle’s shy and unassuming Kinsgley Chris Sutton receiving the fans’ Best TV/Radio pundit.
The SFSA can be found on Twitter @scottishfsa or through #reclaimthegame and on Facebook.
Please note that TITLE sponsorship is still available.
For further information on the SFSA and the Fans Awards, please contact Paul Goodwin on 07702-252519.
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