Places available now for Celtic FC Foundation’s 1888 Charity Shield

PLACES are now available for Celtic FC Foundation’s 2016 1888 Charity Shield. Sponsored by the US-based Yours in Soccer Foundation, this seven-a-side tournament will take place in the idyllic surroundings of Celtic FC’s prestigious Lennoxtown Training Centre on Saturday, June 18.

The tournament will run UEFA Champions League-style, with teams being split into round-robin qualifying groups and then the top eight moving on to the knock-out stages.

The victorious squad of 10 will not only be presented with the Shield and medals on the day of the tournament, but will also receive a fantastic matchday experience at Celtic Park for an SPFL match (date TBC), including official presentation of the 1888 Charity Shield at half-time.

The cost to enter a squad of 10 players into this year’s 1888 Charity Shield is £1,000. Places are limited and will be offered on first come, first served basis.

Across 2013, 2014 and 2015 a magnificent total of almost £55,000 has been raised to support delivery of a wonderful partnership between Celtic FC Foundation and Scottish Disability Sport, our Inspiring Sport project.

This vital initiative provides physical activity in sport for young people with severe and complex disabilities.

With your support of the 2016 1888 Charity Shield, we can continue to expand and develop this key project which fits perfectly within our Equality strand.

To register your team, please email [email protected] or call 0141 551 4262.