The stormy weather has meant the cancellation of an important preparation day for our Boys’ international squad on Monday 10th February.
The international squad were due to visit Garscube for a morning coaching session followed by a game against the Glasgow University students in the afternoon.
Despite many hours considering the logistics of an alternative arrangement, the coaching staff ( Craig Johnstone, Scott Douglas, Gerry O’Hare and Steven Harvey) considered that the risks involved in travel uncertainty, the possibility of late cancellation and the continuing stormy weather outweighed the benefits of pushing ahead with arrangements.
A proposed TV interview of Scotland’s three players from further north in the country will also be re- arranged. BBC Alba were due to attend Monday’s event to speak with Millar Gamble and Lewis Nicholson both Culloden HS and James Graham, formerly Nicholson Institute, Stornaway.
Journalist Ruaridh MacLennan will now hopefully attend the next planned SSFA get together when the group is due to visit Stirling University on Wednesday 26th February.
The first Centenary Shield International is due on 6th March against Northern Ireland at Beith Juniors at 1.00 pm.
The under 15 international girls squad will be able to go ahead with their planned preparation get together also on Monday 10th February. The safety of the indoor venue at the Toryglen Regional Football Centre means that that event goes ahead as planned.