Award: Best Volunteer in Youth Football - South West Region
Club: Blantyre Soccer Academy
Kevin O’Neil is the Head of Academy, with approximately 400 registered players, overseeing all football matters for the full pathway from 2012's to Amateur team and a Disability Section. He has been one of the main driving forces behind the Academy’s success, which has seen them win the Community Club of the Year at last year’s Awards and successfully secured funding for the Academy to appoint a part time Administrator and Business Development Manager. Kevin also organises the Annual Reamonn Gormley Festival, which attracts over 4000 players over two weekends.