Berwick to host schools’ international


Berwick Rangers’ Shielfield Park is to host an international match this weekend.

The game, between Scotland and England Independent Schools’ FA is to be held at the ground on Sunday, April 27.

Kick-off is 1.30pm and entry on the gate is £6 per adult and £2 per child.

This will be the eighth international game between the Independent Schools’ FA’s.

A spokesman for the organisers said: “We must place on record our gratitude to everyone at Berwick Rangers FC for permitting us to play this match at Shielfield Park,

“Thanks go to Dennis McCleary and all his associates for their assistance in the organisation of this game.

“We are also indebted to the young match officials, referee Ruaridh Kilgour, Scott Berry and Chris Philips.

Chairman George Laing of the SISFA said: “Scotland v England is the oldest international fixture in world football and has always had a special significance no matter what level it is played.

“ I am sure this game will be no different.

“We look forward to a memorable match played in the spirit of sportsmanship that is a traditional feature of Independent Schools football.”