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Tickets for firefighters' match against ex-Rangers stars now on sale at Thurso shop


By Alan Hendry

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Michael Mols will be among the squad of former Rangers players heading to Thurso in August.
Michael Mols will be among the squad of former Rangers players heading to Thurso in August.

Preparations for this summer's showpiece fundraising match between Thurso firefighters and a team of ex-Rangers stars have been stepped up with tickets now on sale at a local shop.

The game is scheduled for the Dammies on Saturday, August 7, Covid-19 restrictions permitting. Funds from the match and an evening function at the Weigh Inn will be used to buy life-saving defibrillators as well as helping local charities.

Match tickets are now available from J Waters paint and wallpaper shop which has reopened following the lockdown.

Tickets can also be obtained from firefighters Brian Davidson, David Bain and Karl Drummond of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, who put together a nine-strong organising committee.

Tickets for the sportsman's dinner and charity auction sold out within 25 minutes of going on sale at the end of February.

Rangers legends, managed by Stan Gordon, will feature Roy Carroll, Marvin Andrews, Colin Hendry, Bob Malcolm, Alex Rae, Derek Ferguson, Charlie Miller, Nacho Novo, Michael Mols, Andy Little, Gordon Durie, John MacDonald and possibly Marco Negri.

Ex-Wick Academy manager Alistair Budge will be coaching the fire station team.

Main sponsors are Eric Gunn Driver Training, CS Drilling Services and Autoquip of Wick, along with a full set of individual player sponsors.

Match tickets are available from J Waters or from Brian Davidson (07415 888236), David Bain (07810 120859) or Karl Drummond (07795 844222). Prices are £7 for adults and £3 for under-12s.


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