Plea from Giffnock Soccer

GIFFNOCK Soccer Centre has launched an appeal for volunteers for the first-ever Securigroup international youth football festival.

The two-day event at Loch Inch and Cartha Playing Fields on June 2 and

3 is expected to attract around 5,000 visitors.

Help is required for a whole range of tasks from car parking to selling programmes and helping in food tents.

Any parents, grandparents or friends interested in helping out can contact Joe McKerns at

Meanwhile, Giffnock’s Under-15 side is looking to strengthen for next season’s Paisley and District League First Division campaign.

Any boys with a 1998 birthday who are interested in a trial can contact Forbes Butterfield at or on 07903 585510.