"The football tournament with the Dirrans Centre"

About: Dirrans Centre

(as a service user),

I attended the football tournament with the Dirrans Centre. The night before I was like a kid at Christmas, I packed my bag the night before then double checked it. We arrived at the tournament and the coach Stephen said to us-Thiers no expectations on you just go out there have fun and enjoy the experience. That is exactly what I did I had great fun and really enjoyed the experience. OK I played awful and we only won one of our four games. But I was able to make real contact with people from the highlands and connections with other from all round Scotland. It highlighted physical aspects of me I still need to work on, also got sunburn and a bit of a knock on the ankle. The atmosphere was amazing. At the end of the day I was physically shattered but mentally invigorated. I would like to thank Nanette and the team at the Dirrans Centre for making this tournament possible.

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Response from Nanette Masterton, Unit Manager - Dirrans, North Ayrshire Council

Dear Michael Juggernaught,

Delighted to hear you had a great time at the Scottish National Disability Football Tournament at Glasgow Green. The team performed really well for a first tournament and everyone had a fantastic day. The football team is going from strength to strength and we will soon have our Dynamo Dirrans football strips, courtesy of sponsorship from Thistle Help Irvine.

I hope you were not too shattered after the game and we will be sure to bring factor 50 sun screen next time!!

Many thanks for letting us know about your day.


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