Civil Service Strollers FC have confirmed they have entered into a Football Partnership with Salvesen Community FC. The agreement, which is for an initial two year period, allows a pathway for young players to develop within the game, and make the transition from Youth to Senior football. Both these Clubs have been at the forefront of Football within the Edinburgh area for a great number of years and are looking forward to a long and successful partnership. Both clubs will continue to operate under their individual names.

From next season the Civil Service Strollers First Team will be managed by former Salvesen Coach, Andy Raeburn, who returns to Civil Service Strollers for a second spell and former Salvesen player Ryan Harding joins Civil as First Team Coach /Player after playing over 180 SFL games mainly with Greenock Morton and Alloa Athletic.

Civil Service Strollers Vice President, Tom Brown said:- ” We are delighted with the partnership agreement and see many opportunities for both parties. We firmly believe this is the way forward and look forward to working with Salvesen FC”.

SalvesenFC Chairman, Athole MacDonald said:-” We are delighted to partner with CSS to provide a pathway for players to progress from our club into the East of Scotland Leagues. We look forward to working closely with CSS to provide the best opportunity for our players to develop in football”.