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The 2017-18 season in numbers

Ever wondered when Pollok score most of their goals? Or maybe how many goals we scored in the second half when attacking the pavilion end? What about settling the age old question, what strip was our lucky strip this year?

Wonder no more! Thanks to Martin Donnelly, you can now settle these pub teasers with the compendium to the Lok’s 2017-18 season.

Starting with our 5-1 win against St Anthony’s on the 2nd of August all the way through to our Central League Cup win on the 14th of June, this is the ultimate guide to the 17/18 season.

Download your guide below

Pollok FC Season 2017-18

Newlandsfield departures

The club can confirm Liam Rowan, Derek Hepburn, Nicky Little and Paul Byrne have all left the club following the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.

Jordan Brown has also left the club following his loan spell from Cumbernauld Utd.

Manager Tony McInally commented “I’d like to thank the players for their contribution during their time at the club. We wish them all the very best in the future.

Del Hepburn signed for the club in summer 2015 from Vale of Clyde and will be remembered for his last gasp heroics as Pollok lifted the West of Scotland Cup in 2017.

Liam joined the club in February 2016 after previous spells with Falkirk, Arbroath and Stranraer.

Paul and Nicky both joined the club last summer from Hurlford Utd and Clydebank respectively.

All the best lads!

Del scores against Cumnock

Liam scores a late equaliser to send Newlandsfield into raptures

Under 19’s clinch league title!

Congratulations to the Pollok Under 19s who last night won the league title with a 1-0 win against closest challengers Clydebank.

Going into the match the young Lok needed a win or draw to take the title and the 3 points were secured thanks to an outstanding strike by Alberto Vezza.

Well done from everyone at Pollok!

Pollok U19s to play league decider at Newlandsfield

This Thursday night we are delighted to once again host the Pollok U19’s in their crucial league match against Clydebank.

The final game of the league season sees the young ‘lok three points ahead of their counterparts needing a win or draw to become champions. Kick off is at 7:15 and it’s free to get in.

In their penultimate league game, Pollok U19’s ran out convincing 9-1 winners away at Larkhall Thistle.

GAME OFF – Rutherglen v Pollok

Due to an ongoing police incident in the Rutherglen area, this afternoons cup match away to Rutherglen Glencairn has been postponed.

An offer to switch the game to Newlandsfield was declined by Rutherglen.

The rearranged fixture will be announced in due course.

Our next fixture is away to Cambuslang on Monday, kicking off at 1930.

Striker signs on for the new campaign

Pollok are delighted to announce that Stefan McCluskey has agreed a deal to stay at the club for season 2018-19. The exciting forward has a wealth of senior experience under his belt with Greenock Morton, Clyde and Alloa amongst others.

Stefan has made 29 appearances for Pollok this season scoring 16 goals. Most recently he scored a first half hat-trick in the 11-0 win away to Saltcoats in the West of Scotland Cup.

 

Pollok U19s v Finnart BC

With no games for the first team this week, head down to Newlandsfield this Thursday to see the U19s take on Finnart in the league.

Kick off at 7pm.

Updated Cup News – Wishaw and Cambuslang ties now scheduled

*UPDATE*

On Wed 30th May we welcome Scottish Cup semi finalists Wishaw Juniors to Newlandsfield in the Central League Cup. This game will kick off at 7:30pm. The winner of this tie will be away to Rutherglen Glencairn on Saturday 2nd June.

Tonight’s postponed fixture against Cambuslang Rangers in the West of Scotland Cup will now take place on Monday (4th June) at Somervell Park, also with a 7:30pm kick off.

 

 

 

Postponement – Cambuslang Rangers v Pollok

Tomorrow night’s match against Cambuslang Rangers has been postponed due to a bereavement suffered by an official at Cambuslang.

All at Pollok would like to offer their sincere condolences to the Cambuslang committee.

Once we have a rescheduled date, we will advise supporters through the website and social media channels.

Pollok U19s v Albion Rovers U19s

We are delighted that this Thursday, the Pollok U19s will play their league match against Albion Rovers at Newlandsfield with a 7pm kick off.

After Sunday’s hard fought 3-1 win against Cumbernauld Utd, the ‘lok maintained their position at the top of the table. With just 7 games left this season, the U19s have a 4 point lead from Clydebank in 2nd with Thursdays opponents Albion Rovers in 3rd.

This season Scott Johnson, Mouhamed Niang, Tony Coutts and Nathan McGarvey have all joined up with the first team squad so it would be great to see a big crowd at Newlandsfield on Thursday to support the boys and see some more possible stars of the future.

Kick off is 7pm and admission is free.