CLYDEBANK FC is raising funds to join the Scottish Football Association (SFA) pyramid for the first time in 20 years.

The tiered system was created by the SFA back in 2013, and is used to help low-league teams like Clydebank make their way to the very top of Scottish football – from the Scottish Professional Football Leagues all the way to the Scottish Premiership.

And with the Bankie’s looking to become a member, Holm Park needs to be a licensed ground which reaches certain standards. It would need to provide facilities like disabled toilets, a medical room and a separate changing area for the match officials, and that’s estimated to cost around £15,000.

The club has now made £4,300 thanks to an online drive, but admit more must be done to reach their £15,000 goal.

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David Brockett, media officer at Clydebank FC, said: “We want the club to be as open and as accessible as it can for fans of both Clydebank and visiting fans, as well as all parts of the local area. Raising the funds could mean the town will have a team back in the football pyramid for the first time in 20 years and be a real community hub.”

The club are accepting donations via bank transfer to account number: 00000092 and sort code: 30-25-83

They are also looking for local business to get involved, and can donate funds.

Email to discuss more.