The official site of the Paisley Pirates. Founded in 1946. Home games are played at Braehead Arena.
June 2016


Ian Turley (left), Player/Coach of The Paisley Pirates, and Steven Gardner (right) of Paisley Ice Hockey shop, Cold blooded Sports ,29 June 2016, Picture: Al Goold (

Paisley Pirates have received a huge pre-season boost by confirming that they have entered into a sponsorship arrangement with local company, and supplier of ice hockey equipment, Cold Blooded Sports, based in Lawn St in the town.   “Make no mistake about this deal with Cold Blooded Sports”, said delighted coach Ian Turley, “it’s huge for the club, as big a sponsorship package as I can remember for the Pirates, certainly in the time that I’ve been associated with them. It makes a BIG difference to how we will be able to do things and we are more than pleased …

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BRAEHEAD, SCOTLAND - November 15:  
action during the SNL  game between Paisley Pirates and Aberdeen Lynx  on November 15th, 2015 in Braehead, United Kingdom.   (Photo by Al Goold)

Paisley Pirates fans will take to the streets in a few weeks’ time as they participate in the forthcoming Paisley 10k and 3k runs which will be held in the town on Sunday 21 August, then take part in the Pedal for Scotland bike ride which takes place the following month on 11 September.   “The main Paisley Pirates club has been promoting the concept of healthier and fitter lifestyles in the past year in particular,” said chairman Bill Elliot. “The club abandoned the traditional Man of the Match case of beer last season to replace it with healthier isotonic …

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The new ice hockey season may seem to be months away to Paisley Pirates fans starved of their regular dose of action, but the good news is that the club is already working towards making it at least as successful as the one which ended in April with the club winning the Scottish Cup.   “Yes, you don’t get much of a breather from it all when you’re running a club like the Pirates,” said coach Ian Turley. “We’re not long back from our family holiday in Florida, and we were promoting the club over there at NHL side Tampa …

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Tampa Bay

Paisley Pirates may be found these days playing in the Scottish National League, as their recent success in the Scottish Cup illustrates, but they recently made an appearance during the Holy Grail of competitions to ice hockey fans, the Stanley Cup, in Tampa, thousands of miles from their regular base at the Braehead Arena.   Coach Ian Turley explained, “Whilst in Florida, we were in contact with our friends at Tampa Bay Lightning who were about to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final of the Stanley Cup.”   “Their response was amazing-as well as sorting tickets …

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