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Welcome to Pollok…Chris Duff

Pollok FC can officially confirm that left sided midfielder Chris Duff has joined the club for the forthcoming season.

The former Rob Roy, Queens Park and Cambuslang player was most recently with Rossvale where he helped them win promotion to the West Premiership.

Manager, Murdie MacKinnon had the following to say;

“I’m really pleased to welcome Chris to Pollok. He’s a good player with fantastic delivery. He chips in with his fair share of goals too and I’m sure the supporters will enjoy watching him at Newlandsfield.”

Welcome to Pollok, Chris!

News from the AGM

On Monday night, the Pollok FC members oversaw the appointment of a new President, Vice President and Match Secretary.

Tom Gilliland becomes our new President and will be ably assisted by Graham Milne as Vice President. Martin Donnelly takes on the role of match secretary whilst Stuart McCulloch remains secretary and Kerr Dickson continues to assist us as our financial advisor.

Everyone at the club would like to thank the outgoing officials for all their hard work and dedication over the years.

Another important decision was made at the AGM as Danny MacKenzie was named as members Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season. Well done Danny! The award will be presented at the Pollok Player of the Year night on May 31st. Tickets can be purchased from committee members at matches, alternatively, message the club through our social channels or email info@pollokfc.com

Pollok FC AGM 2019

The Pollok FC Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 29th April in the function suite at Loks Bar & Kitchen, starting at 7pm. Papers can be picked up at the members gate this midweek before the Renfrew game. Any remaining papers will be sent by post.

Please arrive promptly for the AGM to begin at 7pm.

Penman joins coaching staff

The more eagle eyed supporters may have noticed a new face on the coaching staff over this weekend and we’d like to take the opportunity to welcome Ian Penman to Pollok as he joins Murdie’s management team.

A player with Neilston and EK Thistle, he has since been assistant at EK and Blantyre Vics as well as on the coaching staff at Irvine Meadow.

Welcome to Newlandsfield, Ian!

Supporter Info – Pollok v Cumnock

Ahead of this Saturday’s Macron Scottish Junior Cup match, we would like to remind all Pollok and Cumnock supporters that absolutely NO alcohol is permitted inside Newlandsfield Park under any circumstances.

In order to assist Pollok FC officials to manage this, security staff will be present at Newlandsfield on Saturday.

All supporters are cordially requested to comply fully with this, as neither club is responsible for any expense or disappointment resulting from attempts to ignore it.

The admission fee is £6 for adults and £3 for concessions (OAPs and under 16s).

McGhie signs on as Assistant to Murdie

Pollok FC can tonight confirm the addition of Billy McGhie to the coaching staff as assistant to Murdie Mackinnon.

After a senior playing career of nearly 400 games at Clydebank, Partick Thistle and Queen of the South and then a nine year spell Junior with Arthurlie, Petershill and Shettleston, he became manager of Clydebank in 2003 where he spent over 13 seasons, leaving the Bankies in December 2016. He most recently held the managerial reins at Kilbirnie Ladeside, serving as manager from May 2017 until his decision to leave earlier in October 2018.

Welcome to Pollok, Billy!

Billy Kerr joins Murdie’s backroom staff

Pollok FC are delighted to announce that Billy Kerr has joined manager Murdie Mackinnon’s backroom team as goalkeeping coach. Billy brings an abundance of experience with previous spells at Rangers, Hamilton Accies, Ashfield, Irvine Meadow and Kilbirnie Ladeside.

The club would also like to put on record their thanks and best wishes to Stewart Ralston and Brian Whelan who have now left the club.