Pollok’s international contingent were amongst the goals last night as the Scottish Junior national team rounded off their warm up program ahead of next weeks Umbro tournament with a 7-0 win against Renfrew.
Midfielder Bryan Young wore the captains armband for the international side as fellow midfielders Ross Brash and Gary McCann also started the match for Scotland. Mark Sideserf was named on the substitutes bench.
A first half Ross Brash header to put Scotland 2-0 up was later followed in the second half by another header, this time by Bryan Young, which put the Scots 5-0 up. Gary McCann capped off a fine display with a curling effort in the 88th minute.
The Umbro tournament featuring Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the Isle of Man starts next Wednesday with a programme of 3 games over 4 days. Scotland’s final match against the Isle of Man will take place at Newlandsfield on Saturday 14th October with a 2:30pm kick off.
The full list of fixtures and venues are as follows;
Matchday 1 – Wednesday 11th October – 2:30pm
Rep of Ireland v Isle of Man (Somervell Park, Cambuslang Rangers)
N.Ireland v Scotland (McKenna Park, St.Anthonys)
Matchday 2 – Thursday 12th October – 7:00pm
Isle of Man v N.Ireland (New Tinto Park, Benburb FC)
Scotland v Rep of Ireland (New Western Park, Renfrew FC)
Matchday 3 – Saturday 14th October – 2:30pm
Rep of Ireland v N.Ireland (McKenna Park, St.Anthonys)
Isle of Man v Scotland (Newlandsfield Park, Pollok FC)