A big weekend of league and cup action across all of United Glasgow's teams will take them from Springburn to Greenock and Scotstoun to Drumchapel, all in search of goals, wins and smiles!
It's cup duty for the UGFC Men's Saturday Team who travel, again, to Greenock to play Belleaire to play the first leg of their Thomsons Trophy quarter final which was postponed from last week because apparently there was some "big game" on that people wanted to watch. United will feel that they are due a result against Belleaire after a number of poor results of their own making and will be hoping to go better than last year's run to the Thomsons Trophy Semi Final (where they lost to Newshot). The game is a 2pm kick off at Battery Park, Eldon Street (PA16 7QG) in Greenock.
On Sunday, the UGFC Men's Sunday Team turn their attention to league duty after being knocked out of cup competitions thanks to some slow starts and an absolute group of death in the GCCL Show Racism the Red Card Cup. United travel to Drumchapel to play against Clydebank outfit Drumbank Thistle with a 2pm kick off. UGFC's teams have played against Drumbank numerous times over the past few years in the GCCL and the Unity League and it's invariably ended in goals. For which team? Let's wait and see! The game is at Glasgow Club Donald Dewar, Garscadden Road (G15 8SX), in Drumchapel!
Closer to home, the UGFC Women's Team take on Pollock United Ladies for the third time in the league this season at Scotstoun Stadium. With the games so far sitting with an aggregate of 6-6, United will be looking to get the better of Pollock over the course of the season with a win today. With a degree of flux in the squad following the addition of Holly, and other new players on the way, and a few departures, United will be looking to halt their losing streak against Pollock. Kick off at 12pm at Scotstoun Stadium, Danes Drive (G14 9HY).
At the same time, the UGFC Men's Development Team take on the uneviable task of opening their league season against Harmony Row, one of the strongest teams in the GCCL. Only keeping the score down to 5-0 thanks to the heroics of now-departed goalkeeper Antoine last time out, United will have a tough task on their hands against a confident and well-organised side. However, having qualified for the Challenge Cup quarter finals (where they'll play Saltire Thistle), United should feel more confident now than they did at the same stage last season and will be hoping to spring an upset in the first game of the season. The Men's Development Team kick off at 12pm at Springburn Park Synthetic Pitch (G21 3UQ).