Yoker Athletic have granted a testimonial match for the club’s longest serving player, Gary Bissland.

Midfielder Gary has been with the club for 17 years and continues his relationship with the club after joined the coaching staff this summer. To mark his commitment to the Whe Ho, Yoker Legends will take on Clydebank Legends at Holm Park

Gary joined the club in 2004 after leaving the very successful Goldenhill BC at U21 level.

Gary stuck with the Whe Ho through relegation and promotion teams and is long overdue this special day.

Former manager Graeme George George will boss the Yoker Legends team which will include ex-players from across the years.  In the opposite dugout, the Bankies will be led by Budgie McGhie, the club’s former manager who has enlisted the likes of Darian MacKinnon and Gordon Moffat in a strong squad. McGhie says: “In delighted to be able to help Gary mark his playing career at Yoker. “He was always a tough opponent and I’m sure he’ll do well as a coach.”

Gary’s testimonial takes place at Holm Park on Sunday, July 18. Kick off 2pm. On behalf of Gary we would like to invite friends, family, former players, ex officials or anyone that wants to enjoy this special day. 

A special thanks to Holm Park Facilities, Yoker Athletic FC and Clydebank FC as well as all the players and coaching staff helping to celebrate the occasion. 

The match will take place at Holm Park on Sunday 18th July, kick-off 2pm