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Paisley Pirates win their home opener 4-3 against Solway Sharks on,18 October , Picture: Al Goold (

The pre-season work is now underway as the Paisley Pirates prepare for the new SNL season which begins in September, with their first signings giving the squad a definite family feel to it all.   “Yes, it’s a bit Team Turley at the minute, because while the players’ and officials’ registrations will go on for some time yet, as players return from holidays and sign up, so far we’ve only registered myself as player/coach, brother Chris, and Ian Senior as Team Manager, just to get the process under way. We’ll certainly register more guys in the forthcoming weeks, but it …

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Paisley Pirates fans have an opportunity to catch up on all the pre-season news at a specially convened Fans Forum, which will be held within the 5 on 5 Club in New Sneddon St, Paisley, next Wednesday (10 August) at 7.30pm.   Coach Ian Turley explained, “There will be a number of changes to our normal operations which will take effect from the start of the new season, and we feel it’s crucial that we let fans know how they will be affected, and what they can do to help us as the full effects of these changes impact on …

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Paisley Pirates Supporters Club is gearing up for the new season, even though it is still two months away, with forthcoming events planned to get fans of the team together, and raise much needed cash to keep them afloat.   “We spelled out to members at the recent AGM that the main club needs a regular flow of income into the coffers to allow it to maintain its position as one of Scotland’s premier teams,” said club chairman Bill Elliot. “To help ensure that happens we’ve started to recruit fans to run in the Paisley 10k and 3k runs on …

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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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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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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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Paisley Pirates will be honoured tonight (Friday) when they attend a civic reception hosted by Lord Provost Anne Hall to commemorate their 70th birthday this year, and their recent Scottish Cup triumph when they beat Edinburgh Capitals 9-0 to lift the trophy. Provost Hall said, “I’m delighted the Paisley Pirates have become Scottish champions. It is a terrific achievement to win a national trophy and it is only right that they are rewarded for this feat. Renfrewshire should be proud to have had them as a representative for the past 70 years and I wish them all the success in …

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The ice hockey season might be barely over for the Paisley Pirates, but they’ve already received a huge boost for the new campaign with the news that Renfrewshire Sports Charity will be providing them with a greatly enhanced sponsorship package, following the former’s successful year which saw them lift the Scottish Cup in April.   A delighted coach Ian Turley said, “Renfrewshire Sports Charity have been in discussion with us and they’re very keen to enhance the support they’ve been giving us for a number of seasons now. They will be recognising us as their main beneficiary in terms of …

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