Over his sixteen-year playing career, Tony Fitzpatick made countless clearances on the pitch, but it’s the streets of Renfrewshire that his namesake will be making sure are clear of snow and ice this winter.

Tony Gritzpatrick

Last year, a campaign to #NameOurGritters saw more than 8000 votes cast online to name Renfrewshire’s gritting machines after famous faces and places, with Tony Gritzpatrick coming out on top alongside other famous names such as Ploughlo Grittini and Thawin’ Batty.