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    Armed Forces Go Free 

    Saturday, August 13, 2011 2:46:49 AM

    Alloa chairman Mike Mulraney is again throwing the doors of Recreation Park open to members of the Armed Forces for League games as his way of showing appreciation for the work they do at home and abroad.
    The Wasps first home League game of the season is this Saturday against Clyde and members of the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force will get in free of charge throughout the season on production of their Military ID card and as far as Mike Mulraney is concerned the more that come along the better.
    Mike Mulraney explained, “We first did this a couple of years ago as our way of giving something back to the guys and girls that do so much for us. I watched a programme about how much the American public did for their service personnel and realised that we, as a country, were not as supportive. This is one way of showing that support.”
    “There cannot be anyone in Britain that does not know someone or knows someone how knows someone affected by military affairs so we should be doing more.”
    The Recreation Park Chief added, “The Services are a popular employer in the Alloa area and we would love to see as many people as possible take advantage of this offer. They do not need to turn up in uniform or anything like that, and they do not need to be Alloa fans, just people who want to see a good game of football. They can bring their colleagues with them and they will all get in for free with their military ID card.”
    Mike Mulraney is delighted to be building on an already established relationship as he said, “During the summer we hosted a match between a team of Scottish MSP’s and the Royal Air Force Officers Team and their Chairman Wing Commander Eddie Roughsedge was delighted with the facilities at Recreation Park. Allowing free entry to all our games is just another way of showing how important these people are to us.”


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