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Find your play in Glasgow
Glasgow has football in its blood and has a long association with the sport. Rangers and Glasgow are two of the fiercest rivalries anyway in the world. The professional success at the top of the Scottish Premier League has filtered down to the grassroots levels, where the game is thriving. Glasgow has a great selection of football facilities to choose from and these cover 11-a-side, 9-a-side, 7-a-side, 6-a-side and 5-a-side. Players who wish to book indoor football venues in and around Glasgow can do so too. Football pitches in Glasgow come in a range of surfaces, which include grass, astroturf, 3G astro and MUGA.
Leagues and tournaments run regularly in the city for those players wanting to push themselves in a competitive environment. Rugby is a popular sport to play in Glasgow too and there are many pitches to book online. Tennis, badminton, squash are thriving in the city and each sport is excellent for keeping fit and seeing friends. Netball is continuing to blossom as a sport and the World Cup will add further momentum to the growth of the sport. Basketball is another fun sport to play in Glasgow and it can be played indoor and outdoor - depending on your sporting preference.
Powerleague Glasgow can be found in Townhead and is a wonderful place to play grassroots football. Any footballers arriving here will have their pick from a wide selection of football pitches, all bookable online or using the app. Every pitch is 3G astroturf and the surfaces are meticulously looked after by the Powerleague Glasgow staff. Players can take advantage of the lovely changing rooms for getting prepped for a big game or getting ready for a drink with teammates following the final whistle. The darker months do not impact the matches at Powerleague Glasgow as floodlights surround all the 3G pitches.
If you love grassroots football and live in Glasgow, then you simply must book a game at the famous Powerleague Paisley. Here footballers will be able to enjoy a wide selection of quite brilliant pitches, all of which are 3G astroturf. Floodlights surround all the pitches too and that means that football matches can kick-off all year long. Staff here are very friendly and keep the pitches in wonderful order. Powerleague Paisley runs tournaments and leagues for those footballers wanting to challenge themselves in a competitive game. There are changing rooms for people to use coming from work and then get ready for a drink after the whistle blows.
If you’re looking to hire a football pitch with your mates in Glasgow South, Goals is the perfect venue for you. There are 9 excellent 3G astroturf pitches available, either 5-a-side or 7-a-side, which can all be booked instantly through our online bookings calendar. The venue provides the ultimate comfort during your stay, being fully equipped with on-site changing rooms, free wifi, a bar and cafe showing a multitude of sports, so you won’t miss any of the latest action. Free parking is available to customers, but if you’re coming via public transport, the centre is situated just a short walk from both Queens Park and Crossmyloof train stations. Go check it out, you won’t be disappointed.
Additional info for Glasgow residents
Glasgow Sport operates one of the most extensive leisure operations in the UK with 32 leisure facilities and a significant outdoor leisure estate including the Emirates Arena and Tollcross Swimming centre. The dedicated Sports Development and Physical Activity Team promote sport from grassroots level through to elite athletes.
Registered charity SSF have worked extremely hard in recent years to improve the wellbeing of the country, using sport as a medium. SSF claim introducing more people to an active lifestyle has had major benefits which include; increased activity levels, reductions in anti-social behaviour as well as increasing confidence & self-esteem of individuals engaging with the charity.
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