Pitch battle to save match

A FOOTBALL match in a stadium built amidst a forest is under threat after heavy rain.

Organisers will today carry out a pitch inspection ahead of Saturday’s Forest Pitch event, a project combining sport and art, near Selkirk.

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The News yesterday told how Capital artist Craig Coulthard had spent two years developing the pitch along with stands and changing rooms.

He said: “We are still working hard in the hope the pitch can be ready for Saturday.”