A famous face stopped in for some pre-season training with Glenafton Athletic last night.

Scotland and Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Billy Gilmour joined the Glens in training as he stepped up his fitness ahead of the new season.

It's not the first time the Ardrossan-born star has joined in with the New Cumnock side, having also trained with Ryan Stevenson's team last summer.

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It's a potentially huge season ahead for the 22-year-old, as he looks to become a Premier League regular, and the possibility of a spot in the Scotland squad at next summer's European Championships up for grabs.

Glenafton's session took place at St Josephs Academy in Kilmarnock ahead of their first pre-season match away against St Rochs on Saturday (July 8).

New signings Gary Fraser, Luke McBeth, Ryan Sinnamon and Michael Moffat were all in attendance.

Cumnock Chronicle: Billy Gilmour at Glenafton training.Billy Gilmour at Glenafton training. (Image: Glenafton Athletic)

A Glens representative said: "The session was geared towards raising the fitness levels of the players for the upcoming season.

"We look forward to our first pre-season fixture on Saturday at St Rochs, and the players and management would all like to wish Billy all the best for the upcoming season with Brighton, and we look forward to welcoming him to a game soon."

The New Cumnock outfit begin their league campaign with a trip to Darvel on Saturday, July 29.

Earlier tonight, the players returned for their first pre- season session at St Josephs Academy in Kilmarnock ahead of...

Posted by Glenafton Athletic Official on Thursday, 6 July 2023