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Pollok

Pollok Football Club

Nickname: The Lok

Founded: 1908

Ground: Newlandsfield Park, Newlandsfield Road, Glasgow, G43 2XR (Capacity: 4,000)

Manager: John Richardson

League: SJFA West Super League Premier Division

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BehindGoalNet ARTHURLIE are celebrating West Superleague safety after securing a hard-earned win over Cumnock. The Barrhead side defeated their Ayrshire visitors 2-0 while Glasgow rivals Pollok slumped to a 3-2 defeat at Glenafton meaning the Newlandsfield outfit are relegated from the West Superleague for the first time. After a nip and tuck opening half hour at [...]

JF_Background11.jpg BRIAN McCLUCKIE insists his side will take it one game at a time as they bid to edge away from the fighting pack at the bottom of the table. The Cumnock boss was relieved as they relied on a Stephen McCluskey injury time winner to beat Largs Thistle 2-1 and McCluckie admitting he can enjoy [...]

Ball_GoalKick GARY SMITH insists Arthurlie’s destiny will be decided by everyone at the club as they battle to avoid the drop. The striker returned after a six game ban to a much needed 4-1 win over Kirkintilloch Rob Roy and believes they have enough to see them safe. He said: “The league table never lies and [...]

Ball_GoalKick CLYDEBANK bounced back brilliantly from the loss of two early goals to overpower poor Pollok. Bankies’ 100 per cent record at Newlandsfield – six wins in six visits – looked dead and buried as the relegation-haunted home men raced 2-0 ahead inside six minutes. But instead of kicking on Tony McInally’s men retreated into their [...]

SlideTackle STEWART MAXWELL insists Rob Roy are proving the doubters wrong after producing a stunning fightback to take the points against Pollok. The Adamslie Park boss hailed his side’s recovery to seal a 4-2 victory in a result which brought a shuddering halt to the Newlandsfield outfits’ short-lived return to form. Maxwell believes the display was [...]

SlideTackle TONY McINALLY is hoping his Pollok side can take a step in the right direction after winning their first game in eight matches. The Pollok boss was satisfied with their comfortable 5-0 win over Renfrew to march into the third round of the League Cup but stressed they must produce more from now until the [...]

ScottishCup PENICUIK ATHLETIC booked their place in the last 16 of the Scottish Junior Cup for the first time since 1981 after dumping Glasgow giants Pollok. The East Premier side will now look forward to a fifth round showdown with Ayrshire cracks Irvine Meadow after securing a shock 2-1 victory in the replay at Penicuik Park. [...]

SlideTackle DARREN HENDERSON insists Hulford have dodged an upset after reaching the last 16 of the Scottish Junior Cup. The Hurlford boss was happy with their 3-0 win at Larkhall Thistle but played down any talk of silverware for the time being. He said: “This was a potential banana skin and all the pressure was on [...]

SlideTackle IRVINE MEADOW maintained their lead at the Superleague summit with a superb 3-1 win at Rob Roy. The rejuvenated Ayrshire side managed to cope best with a rain-sodden Adamslie Park pitch to retain their position at the top of the pile in the race for the title. Medda made the perfect start as they edged [...]

SlideTackle NEW Pollok boss Tony McInally couldn’t get his reign off to a winning start as they slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Irvine Meadow The former Shotts gaffer will know the size of his task after watching familiar failings from the Glasgow giants in yet another defeat in what has been a campaign of underachievement. [...]

JF_Background11.jpg STEVIE RANKIN insists Irvine Meadow are severe underdogs for the Superleague title despite making it six wins in row. The Ayrshire side hit the summit and moved alongside Auchinleck Talbot with a 2-0 win over Glenafton Athletic. Goals from Ryan Caddis and Garry McCann ensured another three points in the title race and Rankin is refusing to get carried [...]

JF_Background11.jpg KILBIRNIE LADESIDE took full advantage of a decimated fixture card by taking the points at Petershill and climbing up to third. The Ayrshire side romped to a 5-1 win as the weather forced all other Superleague games to be postponed or abandoned. Despite fierce winds and driving rain, Kilbirnie were in charge throughout the contest [...]

JF_Background11.jpg ROB ROY’S battle against the drop received a boost after Alan Urquhart netted the only goal of the game as the Adamslie Park side beat Glenafton 1-0. Irvine Meadow made it seven wins in a row when they came back to win 2-1 at Kilbirnie with Gary McCann blasting a double despite Darren McLean opening [...]

DiacksDiary NOTHING comes as a surprise to me in football. But I admit everyone in the Pollok dressing room was stunned by boss Stevie Docherty’s decision to hand in his resignation on Monday night. He was a hugely popular figure during his time as both a player here and as a coach. Stevie will have had [...]

SlideTackle STEVIE DOCHERTY believes it’s onwards and upwards after Pollok secured only their third league win of the season. The Newlandsfield boss was thrilled as they beat Rob Roy 3-1 and is adamant they are looking to push on from now until the end of the campaign. He said “Our league form has not been great [...]

JF_Background2.jpg IRVINE MEADOW made hard work of their win over Pollok after almost allowing a three goal lead to slip from their grasp. The Ayrshire side’s recent revival was underlined by a superb second-half spell which looked like putting them well out of sight from the Glasgow giants but they were to endure a scare at [...]

ScottishCup SHOTTS boss Tam McDonald admits promotion back into the Superleague comes before Scottish Cup success. The Hannah Park side crusied past Stoneywood with a 4-1 win with Chris Walker, Sean McKenna, Gary McStay and Paul Burns were all on the score sheet as Stuart Skinner fired a consolation. But McDonald insists his team must put [...]

JF_Background11.jpg FORMER St Mirren striker Stewart Kean scored five times as Hurlford delivered the Superleague performance of the day by dismantling Rob Roy. It was a stunning display of clinical finishing from the Ayrshire hitman at Adamslie Park to ensure the top-flight new boys continue their impressive start to the campaign. Despite the comprehensive manner of [...]

pollok1 POLLOK have appointed Stephen Docherty and Brian McGinty as their new management team. The pair have been asked to replace John Richardson who resigned due to personal reasons last week. Despite speculation the post would be advertised, the Newlandsfield side have been put in charge with Docherty as boss and McGinty filling the assistant role. [...]

ScottishCup POLLOK caretaker boss Stevie Docherty strengthened his claim for the vacant post as he led his side into the Scottish Junior Cup second round with a 4-1 win over Luncarty and a hat-trick from juniorfitba.com columnist Iain Diack. After a week which saw John Richardson stun the club by resigning due to family issues it was [...]

DiacksDiary IT wasn’t a shock to hear John Richardson had resigned as Pollok boss. But it didn’t make it any less disappointing to lose a manager who I hold in the highest regard. There was talk this summer he would have to stand down due to a family health issue but he decided to try  jugtogle [...]

PollokTackle JOHN RICHARDSON has quit his post as Pollok boss for personal reasons. The news comes as a shock to all at Newlandsfield just a day after they lost out to Clydebank in the Sectional League Cup Final. Richardson had revamped his squad this summer and had spoken of challenging for the Superleague title but has [...]

The champagne corks pop for the Bankies. ©Stevie Doogan CLYDEBANK lifted the first silverware of the season with a well-deserved win against Pollok at Lochburn Park. Second-half strikes from Ciaran McElroy and Andy Paterson clinched the Sectional League Cup after the game sparked to life following a scrappy first half. Pollok missed chances at the start of each half but Bankies had more of [...]

FootballerRedSocks2 JUNIOR football’s first silverware of the season will be won today as West Super Premier rivals Clydebank and Pollok face off at Lochburn Park, Maryhill (2pm). Up for grabs is the Euroscot Engineering Sectional League Cup and bookies Ladbrokes make Bankies the favourites at 6-5 with Pollok 7-5. Bankies have had the upper in hand [...]

BehindGoalNet RICHIE BARR continued his scoring run with a double as Pollok cruised to the points against derby rivals Arthurlie. The summer signing from Irvine Meadow followed on from his brace last week by once again being the man who made the difference in a game that saw the Newlandsfield side click into gear. Lok dominated [...]

SlideTackle RICHIE BARR’S double made it back-to-back draws for Pollok as they fought to secure a point against Glenafton. The Ayrshire side took the lead on the stroke of half-time through Aaron Connelly only for Barr to level from the spot in the 73rd minute. Barr edged the Glasgow side ahead with 10 minutes remaining before [...]

Tommy Martin fires Bankies ahead with the help of a deflection ©Stevie Doogan THE Euroscot Engineering Cup Final between Clydebank and Pollok will take place at Lochburn, Maryhill on Sunday, September 22 at 2pm. It’s a move from tradition by SJFA officials with the showpiece affair normally under lights in midweek. However, both clubs will welcome the Sunday showdown and the possibility of attracting a crowd of around [...]

SlideTackle CHRIS MACKIE cracked in a hat-trick as honours were shared between Petershill and Pollok in a hard-fought Glasgow derby. There was a goal flood right from the opening minute as Thomas Sinclair headed the Newlandsfield side into a quickfire lead. But that was only to last 60 seconds as Mackie hit his first of the game from close range. [...]

BallInNet CUMNOCK overcame local rivals Auchinleck Talbot to book their place in the final of the Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup. Brian McLuckie’s men had recently lost 2-1 to the West Super Premier and Scottish Cup champions in the group stage of the same competition. But Stephen Maguire’s solitary strike was enough to separate the East Ayrshire rivals this [...]

Ball_GoalKick WE’VE reached the semi-final stages of the sectional league cups and some cracking ties are in prospect. In the Ardagh Glass Cup the big tie is the meeting between fierce rivals Cumnock and Auchinleck Talbot – both of who recorded crushing Super League successes at the weekend. The winners of that contest will face Beith [...]

SlideTackle TEN-MAN Pollok looked mere pretenders to the Superleague throne after a second-half collapse saw champions Auchinleck Talbot cruise towards three points. The Glasgow side were put to the sword by the finishing skills of David Gormley who fired a treble as the Ayrshire giants fought back from a goal down to underline their credentials as [...]

DiacksDiary THE acid test for Pollok’s Superleague ambitions this season will arrive this weekend when we entertain Auchinleck Talbot. This will be the marker for where we are as a squad and what’s required in the months ahead as we strive to make it a season to remember. After starting the campaign with a win last [...]

BehindGoalNet CUMNOCK survived a scare against Girvan to set up an Ardagh Glass Cup semi-final meeting at home to fierce rivals Auchinleck Talbot. Girvan held their mighty foes to a 1-1 draw but lost 4-2 on penalties. Mike McCann hit a double as Talbot eased to a 3-1 win against Maybole while the other semi-final will [...]

Ball_GoalKick BOSS Budgie McGhie couldn’t contain his anger after seeing his 10 men crash to a first-ever league defeat at the hands of Pollok. McGhie branded linesman Tony Ventre “a disgrace” as he left the pitch following a match marred by a puzzling decision to send off Clydebank midfielder Chris Wilson. Iain Diack’s first-half opener had [...]

Ball_GoalKick TWO of the best sides in the West went goal crazy as they hit eight apiece in spectacular warm-ups to next weekend’s league openers. Champions and Scottish Cup holders Auchinleck smashed eight past poor Muirkirk in the Ardagh Glass League Cup and Clydebank battered nine-man Ashfield by a similar 8-0 scoreline in the Euroscot Engineering [...]

PollokTackle CARLO MONTI stole the show with a double as Pollok ended their season on a high by lifting the Euroscot Eng Central League Cup with a three goal win over Ashfield. The former Celtic kid celebrated being named skipper for the night by hitting a brace and creating another to light up a game which [...]

SlideTackle CARLO MONTI’S solitary strike ensured Pollok’s Superleague status after taking three priceless points at relegated Shotts. But it was anything but an easy night for the Glasgow side who were kept waiting until the final ten minutes to find goal in a game which was win or bust. John Richardson’s men missed a host of [...]

SlideTackle POLLOK came from behind to book a Euroscot Engineering Central League Cup Final clash with Ashfield after a ten goal thriller at Neilston. In an astonishing tie, it was the hosts who raced into a quickfire lead through Darren Christie and the midfielder added another seconds later. That setback spurred Lok into life and Carlo [...]

SlideTackle THE battle for West Superleague survival took more twists and turns as two Paul Stewart goals guaranteed Arthurlie’s survival in a superb 4-0 win at Rob Roy. It’s three points which confirmed the Barrhead club’s place in the top flight next season but they will know they left it far too close for comfort. Mark [...]

SlideTackle TWO first half goals secured three priceless points for Irvine Meadow against ten man Pollok. Chris Strain’s side continued their recent hot streak which is hauling the Ayrshire club towards Superleague safety. Medda’s display should have delivered a more generous winning margin as John Richardson’s Lok’s struggles continue. It was the visitors who threatened first [...]

BallInNet AUCHINLECK TALBOT secured their first West Superleague title since 2006 with a clinical display against Pollok at Newlandsfield. Tommy Sloan’s men were on top form as they clinched the title with five games remaining and his team can now look forward to another senior Scottish Cup adventure. Talbot raced into a 3-0 lead midway through the first half [...]

BehindGoalNet SHOTTS went goal crazy as they rattled eight past Vale of Leven without reply in their Euroscot Engineering Central League Cup third round clash. In a remarkable afternoon, the strikes were shared throughout the side with eight outfield players all on target within the opening hour for the Hannah Park side. Allan McKenzie sent them [...]

FootballCornerFlag A HOST of West Region Superleague sides were put on the spot as local cup competitions dominated the midweek fixture card. It was a night of drama at a number of ties which were decided by penalty shoot-outs. A John Bradford penalty proved decisive as Cumnock booked an Ayrshire Weekly Press Cup semi-final spot with a [...]

Ball_GoalKick CLYDEBANK completed the double over Pollok for the second season running to stay on course to finish third in the Super League. Pollok created the better chances in an entertaining match but couldn’t find a way past inspired keeper Robert Hamilton and a hard-working defence. The only goal came in 25 minutes when Scott Walker [...]

Ball_GoalKick BRIAN McGINTY fired a late winner to ease Pollok’s drop fears and leave Beith deep in the relegation mire. The former Rangers striker rattled home a 30-yarder to seal the points in a five goal thriller which capped a miserable afternoon for the Ayrshire side who need to kick-start a revival with five games remaining. [...]

Ball_GoalKick CARLO MONTI fired a double as Pollok leapfrogged local rivals Arthurlie in the Superleague table to ease their relegation fears. The Newlandsfield side recovered from going a goal down to turn on the style and secure a result which strengthens their case for avoiding the drop with five games remaining. But it was Arthurlie who opened the [...]

FootballCornerFlag PETERSHILL’S Superleague title hopes were dealt a huge blow despite Sean McKenna’s late strike securing a draw with Pollok. The Springburn side now trail leaders Auchinleck Talbot by four points with the Ayrshire outfit enjoying the luxury of having three games in hand. But their plight could have been much worse had the Newlandsfield side [...]

PollokTackle CUMNOCK claimed a crucial win at Pollok after coming from behind in a match which saw both teams finish with ten men. Stuart McDonald was given a controversial straight red card in the fifth minute for a violent conduct after a scuffle with several Lok players and the decision had the visitors seething. But the [...]

Shotts players celebrate securing a place in the next round of the Scottish Cup. © Stevie Doogan SHOTTS BON ACCORD triumphed over adversity by marching into the last 16 of the Scottish Junior Cup with a win at Pollok. The Hannah Park holders grabbed a late winner through Mark Sideserf after being told hours before the game that influential players Paul Burns and Alan McKenzie were hit with three-game suspensions. In a controversial move [...]

Ball_GoalKick TONY FRASER’S own goal sealed the points for Clydebank who managed to get their Superleague campaign back on track. It was a welcome win for a side who have stuttered through recent weeks and just about edged a contest which could have swung either way. An entertaining first half failed to deliver a breakthrough but [...]

ScottishCup THE DRAW for the fifth round of the Emirates Junior Cup was made on Thursday evening live on Radio Clyde’s Super Scoreboard. And once again junior football’s top competition didn’t disappoint in throwing up some cracking ties that will have fans across the country preparing for another Junior Cup extravaganza. With no fewer than 10 fourth-round ties still [...]

ScottishCup JOHN RICHARDSON heaped praise on his Pollok side for staging a”‘Hollywood” Scottish Cup finish and claim a dramatic win over Beith. The Newlandsfield boss insists Ryan McArdle’s injury-time goal that booked a fifth-round place was a deserved reward on an action-packed afternoon. After ensuring their progress in the five-goal thriller, Richardson insists it was a game that took [...]

Ball_GoalKick POLLOK boss John Richardson insists his side were worthy of their three points after a last-gasp Ryan McArdle strike sunk Glenafton. The Newlandsfield side bounced back from defeat to Irvine Meadow by returning to winning ways in match which failed to spark into life. But Richardson believes the result was a reward for his team [...]

FootballCornerFlag IRVINE MEADOW’S long wait for a league win was brought to an end as two second-half goals earned the points at Pollok. The Ayrshire side’s alarming slide down the Superleague table in recent weeks had taken them into the drop zone but it was a return to form which allowed Medda to climb back into [...]

SlideTackle JIMMY LINDSAY admits Pollok midfielder Carlo Monti proved the difference as Rob Roy were left empty handed at Adamslie. The Rabs boss hailed the contribution of the former Celtic youth player who hit the decisive strike in a game which could have swung either way. Despite a defeat which dents their Superleague title ambitions, Lindsay [...]

ScottishCup A SOLITARY Stevie Reilly strike was enough to send Pollok into the Scottish Cup fourth round after a nervous afternoon against Glenafton. The Glasgow giants endured a backs-to-the-wall display for a win which was all about character and missed chances from their hosts. It was the ideal start for Lok as former Queen’s Park skipper Reilly [...]

ScottishCup THERE were comfortable victories in the Emirates Scottish cup for holders Shotts Bon Accord and Lochee United while Camelon will face a replay on Saturday after being held at Carmuirs Park by Thorniewood. East Superleague side Camelon found it tough going against their West Super First Division opponents as they twice had to come from behind to earn a [...]

JuniorGround POLLOK survived a late Shotts onslaught to take full points in a game which was the classic slow burner. The first 45 minutes were best forgotten but the second period fired the contest into life as Carlo Monti turned on the style for the Newlandsfield side. A stunning strike from the edge of the area [...]

SlideTackle PAUL McQUILKEN fired a double to help Pollok battle back for a share of the spoils against Beith. In a game which was packed with goalmouth incident, neither side can have any complaints with a draw which could have swung either way. It was Beith who drew first blood as Andy Reid’s clever play allowed [...]

SlideTackle PAUL McQUILKEN fired two goals against former club Rob Roy as honours were shared at Newlandsfield. The striker hit an early opener to give his side a slim advantage at the break but the game was to burst into life during a second half packed with incident. Willie Easton levelled matters from the spot and [...]

ScottishCup ROB ROY made the most of their Friday night stay away before facing Burghead Thistle by firing an astonishing 11 goals past the Moray outfit. The Kirkintilloch side were in stunning form against their North Region hosts as Iain Diack struck four times in the one-sided Emirates Scottish Junior Cup clash. Alan Lindsay hit a double with [...]

SlideTackle TONY FRASER hit a last minute equaliser to secure a point for Pollok in an action packed clash at Arthurlie. Both sides finished with ten men in match full of talking points and incident. But it was the Barrhead side who drew first blood as James Marks netted in the 14th minute after nipping in [...]

Ball_GoalKick A GOAL in each half was enough for Pollok to progress into the West of Scotland Cup second round. But it was anything but a stroll for the Newlandsfield side with both teams being reduced to 10 men. Lok had Tony Fraser to thank for burying a half chance in the 25th minute to give [...]

SlideTackle CARLO MONTI continued his stunning goalscoring streak by firing Pollok to three points against Ashfield. The former Morton midfielder proved the difference in a dull Newlandsfield encounter which could have swung either way. In a first half of few chances, the Saracen Park side had Andrew Brand to thank for two goal-line clearances as Pollok [...]

BallInNet POLLOK collected the season’s first silverware with a convincing victory over West Super First Division side Renfrew in the Euroscot Engineering League Cup Final at Maryhill’s Lochburn Park. John Richardson’s men were never in any real danger from the first minute to the last against their lower-league opponents. Lok had created a few early chances [...]

ScottishCup CARLO MONTI continued his stunning start to the season by grabbing four goals as Pollok outclassed Cambuslang Rangers in the first round of the Emirates Scottish Cup. The former Celtic striker wrote his name all over the tie by hitting a first-half double which had the Newlandsfield side on easy street. Number one arrived in the 16th [...]

FootballBoots AUCHINLECK TALBOT maintained their place at the Superleague summit thanks to a comfortable win over 10-man Pollok. The Ayrshire side were always in control of a contest which was left in little doubt after the first half dismissal of Newlandsfield defender Paul Lovering for picking up two yellow cards. It was Talbot who claimed the [...]

Newlandsfield Park, Pollok STEPHEN McGLADRIGAN’S second-half double secured the Glasgow derby bragging rights for Petershill as Pollok’s inconsistent start to the season continues. A host of missed chances in the opening 45 minutes proved costly for the Newlandsfield side who were made to pay just after the interval. Nine minutes into the second period it was advantage Peasie [...]

F_LegendsPollokvArthurlie SOME of the greatest players to grace junior football in Glasgow will roll back the years as the fifth annual Legends match between Arthurlie and Pollok takes place on Sunday. A large crowd is expected to turn out for the Eric Hickey Charity Shield clash between the two old rivals at Newlandsfield. Pollok icons including [...]

ScottishJuniorCupTrophy THERE are great cup competitions and competitive leagues in the world of juniors – but not many performance-related awards. Man-of-the-match prizes, players of the month awards, manager of the month picks – we’d love to see them all and report on them all. So in a bid to kickstart the awards process we’ve come up [...]

LadbrokesPens   Ladbrokes have been a welcome addition to junior football betting – and they’ve raised the bar higher by pricing up top scorer markets for the East and West Super Leagues. It’s something none of their rivals are doing and it’s a feature that should prove popular with punters. In the West we’re two games into [...]

FootballMitreGrass   POLLOK booked their place in Euroscot Eng Sectional League Cup Final with a comfortable win against Shotts Bon Accord. A victory over the Scottish Cup holders and the chance to land early silverware when they tackle Renfrew in the final signals a remarkable transformation for the Glasgow side after last season’s brush with relegation. The Newlandsfield [...]

FootballBoots   SUPER LEAGUE giants Irvine Meadow and Auchinleck Talbot will contest the Ayrshire Cup Final after thrilling wins tonight. Talbot recovered from 2-0 down to beat Glenafton 3-2 in a crackerjack of a match. And Super League champions Medda were equalled pushed. They led 2-0 and were pegged back to 2-2 before Chris Strain hit [...]

FootballMitreGrass WHAT a huge night it is in the West on Wednesday as eight teams battle it out for places in the first two finals of the season. Irvine Meadow and Auchinleck are expected to set up a clash of the giants in the Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup by winning semi-finals against Kilbirne and Glenafton [...]

F_LegendsPollokvArthurlie PENCIL this one in your diary. It’s Sunday, September 9 and it’s the date for the fifth Legends match between ex-players from Arthurlie and Pollok. It promises to be an entertaining 90 minutes and the action starts at Newlandsfield at 3pm, with all proceeds going to charity. The legends game was born out of a [...]

Newlandsfield Park, Pollok POLLOK racked up their second successive Superleague stalemate as they shared a scrappy point with Glenafton. The Newlandsfield side had keeper Stevie McNeil to thank for a share of the spoils as he pulled off three wonder saves to deny the Ayrshire outfit who will feel aggrieved at failing to secure the win. McNeil’s acrobatics [...]

PollokTackle CARLO MONTI helped himself to four goals as Pollok booked a place in the semi-finals of the Euroscot Engineering League Cup with a hammering of Glasgow Perthshire. The former Celtic kid proved unstoppable against the lower-league side as Jamie Docherty, Stuart Mills and Tony Fraser also weighed in with efforts to edge John Richardson’s side [...]

ScottishCup THE first round draw for the Emirates Scottish Cup has been made and it’s thrown up some cracking ties. Most of the big guns have been handed byes but top-flight sides faced with an early hurdle include Clydebank, Pollok, Cumnock, Petershill, Ashfield, Beith, Bo’ness, Hill of Beath, Kelty Hearts, Lochee Utd and St Andrews. Tie [...]

BallAstroturf THE early season midweek junior action continues with a packed fixture card in both the West and East Regions. In the West Region there are some intersting ties taking place in the Sectional League Cup quarter-finals with the pick of the bunch sure to be the Ardagh Glass Sectional League Cup all-Superleague tie between Beith and Irvine [...]

PollokTackle POLLOK eased into the quarter-finals of the Euroscot Engineering League Cup thanks to a late Willie Sawyer strike. The former Clyde hitman’s spectacular goal 10 minutes from the end was enough to settle the tie which was far from pleasing on the eye. Lok boss John Richardson admits it wasn’t a classic but the result [...]

Ball_RedSocks_Allies THE dust may only just be settling on the weekend’s matches but for some of the Superleague clubs the early season games are coming thick and fast. There are four East Superleague clubs who’ll be in midweek Dechmont Forklift League Cup action starting tonight (Monday) when Steve Pittman’s Broxburn will be looking to bounce back [...]

PollokTackle HONOURS were shared in what proved a low key start to the Superleague campaign for Cumnock and Pollok. It was a story of half chances for both sides who both fielded a host of new faces from a summer of rebuilding their squads. But for Lok fans it was the familiar face of Carlo Monti [...]

FootballerRedSocks FORMER Queen’s Park defender Steven Reilly has signed on at Pollok for next season as the Glasgow side continue their recruitment drive from the senior ranks. The central defender who once famously had a trial for Real Madrid has joined former Airdrie skipper Paul Lovering with winger Tony Fraser having moved to Newlandsfield from Renfrew. Lok [...]

PollokTackle We’ve asked fans across junior football to tell us their thoughts on the season ahead. Here’s a Pollok fan’s view of season 2012/13. Your Credentials Name: Jack Docherty How long have you supported Pollok: – 10 years Why do you support Pollok: Family team, and local. Gradfather took me along when I was 8 and [...]

Newlandsfield Park, Pollok On Tuesday night Gary Thomson racked up his 48th football stadium on his journey to visit every football ground in the UK. Here at JuniorFitba.com we’ll be following his progress as he makes his way around Scotland’s Junior scene. Last night (13th August 2012) I visited Newlandsfield Park, home to Scottish Junior Side Pollok F.C. [...]