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Top local amateur team Greenock HSFP entertain the Glasgow Colleges
Football Association Select in the final of the Trophy World Direct Cup final this Saturday
at the Battery Park, kick off 2pm with local charity Children in Poverty Inverclyde (SC044563) the beneficiary of monies raised.
Greenock will be favourites to lift the silverware although the influence of
captain Jamie Bradley who is on Scotland Amateur National duties in Slovenia will
be missed but stand in captain Jamie McDonald will hope that his farewell game ends on a high as he will play for Largs Thistle next season who beat a host of junior clubs for his services.
High scoring front pair of Brown and McColgan who have shared 40 goals will be a
real threat to the GCFA defence ably assisted by the promptings of Burden and
Munro as well as 19 year old Robbie Davis, who has performed well in his first season in
the amateur grade which has not gone unnoticed by both junior and senior clubs.
The nucleus of GCFA select will comprise five players from Premier Division champions,
the Jimmy Johnstone Academy, who amassed 117 goals in all competitions. The GCFA
pool was selected after three trial matches involving players from all three
It promises to be a very entertaining game and organisers are hopeful of a large
crowd to support this charity to send Inverclyde families in need of a holiday.
Provost Moran and Morton legend Allan McGraw will make the presentation of the
TWD Cup to the winning team and present prizes to both finalists.
The organisers express their grateful appreciation to Brian Harkins Estate Agency,
Ardgowan Football Development and TSB Scotland for their willing and generous
sponsorship of the match.