Fans of Glasgow Clan have raised over £10,000 for Beatson Cancer Charity.

The club thanked their Purple Army for their support of the team's official charity.

Beatson Cancer Charity supports people affected by cancer through providing services and funding specialists, research and education to invest in a 'better future' for cancer patients and their families.

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A bucket collection was carried out in the Braehead Arena during the club's recent EIHL home game against the Nottingham Panthers.

Special limited edition 'Bee' jerseys were worn by the players to acknowledge their partnership with the charity, and were later auctioned off to supporters.

The cash raised went towards their end of season donation to the charity, with the total amount reaching £10,006.

Clan chief operating officer Gareth Chalmers said: "On behalf of the club I would like to thank the whole Purple Army for their superb support of our official charity.

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"This is as much about the Clan fans than anyone else, it’s their superb support of the jersey auction that has allowed us to continue to make such a substantial financial contribution to the likes of Beatson Cancer Charity.”

Maisie McCormick of Beatson Cancer Charity commented: "On behalf of Beatson Cancer Charity I would like to thank Glasgow Clan for their incredible support over the past year.

"Without the Purple Army we couldn’t support the 8,000 new patients and their families who walk through the doors of the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre every year.

“Because of your generosity we can say to all those patients and families, ‘We’re with you’.”