Motorpoint partners with Clyde FC to help drive football club forward

17 September 2018 Press Release Blog

Motorpoint has teamed up with Clyde FC for the 2018-19 season.

The Glasgow branch, which recently opened its new-look showroom, is supporting the Ladbrokes League Two club both on and off the pitch over the next twelve months. 

Clyde FC, Scotland’s first Community Interest Company, has had a strong start to the season and currently occupy one of the play off positions after five games. Motorpoint have provided the club’s manager Danny Lennon with an executive car. It will also look at how to support its various community programmes across North Lanarkshire from the club’s base in Cumbernauld.

Adam Gilmore, General Manager of Motorpoint Glasgow, explained. “We are delighted to have teamed up with Danny Lennon and the team at Clyde FC. We love the ethos of the Community Interest Club and are keen to play our part in supporting the local community in North Lanarkshire.” 

Norrie Innes, Chairman of Clyde FC, added: “Motorpoint prides itself on driving dreams and they certainly have helped Clyde FC pursue its ambitions by getting our Manager Danny Lennon mobile – thus enabling him to promote our community and footballing development programmes. As Chairman I am personally excited about the potential for this relationship to grow and develop into a long term mutually beneficial partnership.”

This good news comes a mere matter of weeks after Tam (Mark Cox) and Isa (Jane McCarry) from hit BBC comedy Still Game officially opened Motorpoint Glasgow’s refurbished showroom. The pair took time out from filming the final series to help welcome customers to the new showroom on Hamilton Road in Mount Vernon.

Motorpoint teamed up with Glasgow-based award-winning interior architects BSD Associates to transform its popular showroom. It is a wonderful environment for car buyers to choose, buy and drive away with a low mileage nearly car from 30 different manufacturers on the same day.

The new look showroom, which took over two months to create, boasts a boutique style Moto Café, where customers can choose from a wide selection of hot and cold food. It also has a Kids Zone and an area dedicated to customers four-legged friends as part of the branches continuing support for their charitable partner, The Dog’s Trust.