Balmoor Bulletin #1

Jan 20, 2023



Community News


  • Danny Strachan has started his second term of coaching children at Buchanhaven School after a very successful first term representing PFC.
  • Natty Porter and Ian Kennedy began new all-day coaching sessions at Clerkhill School taking place every Thursday until Summer.
  • Natty Porter and Steven Chalmers started both the men’s and women’s FFIT classes at Balmoor with a great turnout for both free fitness sessions.

General News

  • We had a break in at the stadium, we would have preferred to report that the youngsters broke in to play football unfortunately this was not the case, and they went on a spree of wilful damage that we are now in the process of repairing. We are working with Grampian Police to identify the culprits and actively looking to install CCTV cameras to cover the ground.
  • Preparations are well underway for our Business Lunch to be held at the Marcliffe on 24th February with all tables now booked for this event.

Team News

  • Loran Venrooy has made the decision to remain in Holland to pursue his football career. Administrative red tape meant that Loran was not eligible to sign for us during the Summer and had to wait for the January transfer window to become a PFC player however following on from discussions with Loran, he has decided to look for a team nearer to home.
  • Prince Asare started his loan spell at Lochee United JFC with a goal on Saturday against East Craigie in the Midlands Junior Football League.
  • Hamish Ritchie continues his post-op rehabilitation with physio provided by our club physiotherapist Donal Gallacher.
  • Paul Dixon is still side lined with an injury that could see him out for the remainder of the season.
  • Connor O’ Keefe remains out injured with a hospital appointment booked for next week to assess whether surgery is required to fix the problem.
  • Robbie McGale has moved on and we wish him all the best with his future playing career.
  • There could be two new faces tomorrow pending SFA approval.