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Glasgow to stay at Firhill for next five years

GLASGOW will continue playing at Firhill for the next five years.

The Warriors have been permanently based at the home of Partick Thistle since 2007 following a brief spell there in 2005. Head coach Sean Lineen said: "Firhill is a great stadium and is ideal for this club as we continue to improve on the field and grow off it. The players enjoy playing on what is a great surface and the noise the fans generate from the Jackie Husband Stand is fantastic."

Chief executive Ian Riddoch added: "Glasgow Warriors has grown into a fantastic club and it was important that we secured a consistent playing venue for the team and its supporters.

"Firhill has certainly become a home for us and I'm delighted that we will continue to grow in such a great venue."

Partick Thistle chairman Allan Cowan said: "We are delighted that the Warriors have decided to extend their agreement with us for another five years. It allows us both to plan ahead for that period and we look forward to developing our partnership with them.

"An increasing number of football clubs are realising that they must maximise the use of their facilities and this deal is an example of what is possible."

At Firhill in January Glasgow were able to break their attendance record when 6,665 supporters witnessed their Magners League victory over Edinburgh.

 
 
 

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