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by 100groundsproject
Mon May 13, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: John Hope and the Foot-Ball Club of 1824
Replies: 5
Views: 6998

Re: John Hope and the Foot-Ball Club of 1824

That book looks fascinating. Will have to order myself a copy.
by 100groundsproject
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Help with early history of Alloa Athletic
Replies: 7
Views: 7697

Re: Help with early history of Alloa Athletic

Brian McColl’s excellent club directory says a club called Clackmannan County (1878-1879) became Alloa Association (1879-1884). This club then merged with another club, Wellington, in 1884 to form the club that is today’s Alloa Athletic. This new club was known as Alloa Association (1884-85) then A...
by 100groundsproject
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Help with early history of Alloa Athletic
Replies: 7
Views: 7697

Re: Help with early history of Alloa Athletic

A couple of other points of interest. There appears to be a Clackmannan County dating back to 1873, playing the Rugby Code. The Alloa Advertiser, 28 October 1882 has Clackmannan County v Stirling County playing on the same day as Alloa Athetic v King’s Park. (see attached) I can only assume both cod...
by 100groundsproject
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Help with early history of Alloa Athletic
Replies: 7
Views: 7697

Help with early history of Alloa Athletic

Afternoon all. First time poster on this excellent site. I’m researching the early years of Alloa Athletic and wondered if someone could help with the following: CLUB NAME According to some sources, including posts on here: • Alloa Athletic started as Clackmannan County in 1878 renaming themselves a...