Gary Manson salutes Wick captain Alan Farquhar forward of testimonial
The Scorries will tackle a choose aspect chosen from Caithness novice soccer tomorrow in Farquhar’s dwelling village of Castletown to have a good time his 13 years at Harmsworth Park.
Kick-off is at 4pm, however previous to that there will probably be a youth soccer match within the morning and a Wick veterans v Caithness veterans sport at midday.
Wick Academy player-manager Gary Manson has hailed the service of Alan Farquhar as he will get prepared for his testimonial.
Farquhar joined Wick in 2009 and has made 347 appearances in black and white.
The 34-year-old defender was made membership captain in 2014 and skippered Academy to their North of Scotland Cup triumph a yr later.
Manson mentioned: “I’ve recognized Alan for a very long time and he’s made an enormous contribution through the years.
“He’s been membership captain for fairly some time now and his affect inside the squad has grown as his profession has gone on.
“All of the boys respect Alan, he’s a high quality participant, he’s a very good captain and a very good man to have across the dressing room.
“When he was injured final season we missed him, however now he’s again preventing match which is nice and it’s additionally nice to have a good time his service along with his testimonial.”
Though it’s a testimonial, Manson says there will probably be a aggressive edge to tomorrow’s tussle and expects to come back up towards some acquainted faces.
He added: “It is going to be a tricky check, as a result of there’s a powerful novice scene with numerous good groups within the space.
“I haven’t seen their squad, however I’d be shocked if Steven Anderson (who left Wick this summer time to spend extra time along with his household) wasn’t in it and we all know all about him.
“I’d think about Andrew Hardwick (who additionally left Wick this summer time) is one other who will probably be concerned and Jonah Martens will most likely be enjoying as nicely.
“Hopefully there’s a good crowd and I’m positive the locals will need to see how the novice gamers fare towards us.
“Everybody is aware of one another and there’ll be bragging rights to play for thus, though it’s a pleasant and a testimonial, it will likely be aggressive as a result of either side will probably be determined to win.”