HEARTBROKEN family and friends of a tragic Glasgow footballer are to gather in his memory to hold a special balloon release.

Anton Houghton's loved ones will remember the 21-year-old, who died suddenly earlier this week, with a special service on Monday.

Guests have been invited to let off green, white and organge balloons in honour of the Celtic fan, who hailed from the city's south side.

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Those wishing to join the commemmoration for the former Barrhead Youth Football Club player should head to the field in Prospecthill Circus for 7.30pm.

The balloons will be released at 8pm.

Writing on Facebook, Anton's family said: "We will be letting balloons off for Anton at the field beside the nursing home in Prospecthill Circus (next to the old path to asda beside the mire).

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"If people could be there for half 7 onwards to be ready to let them off at 8.

"Can we also ask that it’s green white and orange balloons please."

The Evening Times told yesterday how the popular lad passed away earlier this week.

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Friends, his former football clubs and even Celtic star Calvin Miller were quick to pay tribute.