Young footballers get Old Firm invite

More than 60 of Hawick’s junior footballers are set to rub shoulders withformer stars of Celtic and Rangers.

The youngsters from the Hawick Youth set-up, who are aged from under-eight to under-11, will be mascots for the Old Firm Legends game at Netherdale Stadium, Galashiels, on Sunday, January 18, and have been invited to take part in seven-a-side match at half-time.

The young Teries will also each receive a signed diploma from the two side’s respective captains – Frank McGarvey of Celtic and Rangers’ Andy Goram, and will accompany both teams out on to the pitch and be included in the team photograph.

The Legends game kicks off at 3pm and admission is £7 (concessions £4). Pay at the gate.