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East Kilbride Thistle

Formed: 1968
Home colours: Black & White / Black / Black
Change colours: Red / Red / Red
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Home ground: Showpark
Address: 17 Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride, G74 4HG
Record attendance: 5,058 vs Johnstone Burgh, 1971/72
SFA Licence Award: None
Location: From north (A749) Glasgow Road: Follow signs to East Kilbride town centre passing over two roundabouts, and also passing over the Whirlies Roundabout before turning right into Stuart Street and then take the 2nd right into Kirkton Park. Turn left at the top from where Showpark can be seen on the right hand side.
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Nearest Railway Station: East Kilbride (0.5 miles)
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Capacity: 1500
Seats: 0
Cover: Yes
Floodlights: No
Playing surface: Grass
Social club: Yes
Notes: Showpark is a neat venue with a fair-sized covered terrace set about 20 yards back from the pitch with a 5-a-side pitch in-between. There is a pie stand in the ground, while the club also have a PA system to announce the team lines and raffle winners etc.