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    Sportsman's Dinner 2019 

    Monday, March 25, 2019 8:55:19 AM

    Alloa Athletic FC held their 21st Annual Sportsman's Dinner on Friday 22nd March at the Inglewood House Hotel, Alloa. The event was sponsored by Energy Assets Utilities who along with other local companies provided auction and raffle prizes.

    George McNeill, Mike Mulraney & John McKelvie
     
    The audience of 130 men and women were treated to the best in food & entertainment, the club having secured in George McNeill & John McKelvie, two of the best speakers on the circuit. George McNeill, former World Professional sprint champion who later played football for Hibernian, Greenock Morton & Stirling Albion and after his playing career ended was sprint coach and teamed up with Jim Leishman at Livingston FC.
     
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    The other speaker was John McKelvie who also did a fantastic job encouraging people to hand over their money for the many auction prizes which helped the club raise funds on the evening. John McKelvie returned after being so well received on his first Alloa Sportsman's Dinner back in 2010 and again didn't disappoint with his stories regarding his time with the Strathclyde Police which he served for 30 years and then to increase his popularity he joined the Lanarkshire Referees Association taking charge of the Scottish Amateur Cup Final.
     
    Over the evening which included a "Spot the Team", "Heads & Tails", "The Auction", " Raffle" & "Star Raffle" the club are hoping to raise in the region of £ 6,000 from the event.
     
     
     
     


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