Exciting Lochgilphead football tournament ahead

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Lochgilphead Red Star will host the popular Argyll and Bute Cup football competition, with eight teams taking part.

The competition on Saturday August 5 will be split into two sections. Section 1 will be played at the Ropework and sees hosts Lochgilphead Red Star take on local rivals Tarbert as well as Glasgow Islay and tournament debutants South Lochaber Thistle.

Section 2 takes place at the joint campus 3G and involves tournament holders Dunoon Ams, Scottish Cup semi-finalists Oban Saints, Neilston AFC and Tannahill who make the trip to Argyll from Paisley.

The winners and runners up of each section will progress to the semi–finals at the Ropework followed by the final which is scheduled to take place at 5pm.

The opening matches start at 10am with Red Star v Tarbert at the Ropework and Dunoon v Oban Saints at the joint campus 3G.

All matches will be 20 minutes each way.

An exciting and enjoyable day’s football awaits for players and supporters.