Festival of Football

More than 1,000 primary school-aged children from across the Borders will participate in the 10th Festival of Football on Sunday.

The annual tournament is one of the biggest participation events in the region and the largest of its kind in the South East of Scotland. Over 100 teams will take part, with games being played on a round robin basis.

The festival also includes SBJFA cup finals for U13s (Gala Fairydean v Hawick 11am); U14s (Gala Fairydean v Eyemouth 12.20pm); U15s (Gala Fairydean v Selkirk 1.55pm); andU17s (Hawick v Duns 3.30pm).

The event is organised by Borders Sport and Leisure in conjunction with the SBJFA and honours the memory of Selkirk teenager, Cameron Gunn who died while playing football, aged 19, in 1991.