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by topmab
Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Player wages through history
Replies: 21
Views: 14919

Re: Player wages through history

I have an original Hearts 1916-17 Players Contract signed by manager McCartney as well as the player and there is a prominent hand written clause on the first page saying that the wage is restricted to £1 per week as specified by the Scottish League. Interestingly, there is another hand written clau...
by topmab
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Bobby Walker - Football's First Superstar
Replies: 0
Views: 2024

Bobby Walker - Football's First Superstar

Some alternative Sunday night viewing incorporating rare images from around the early 1900's. :wink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkhNFvg_fu0
by topmab
Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:25 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Undiscovered Film Footage of Scotland 1900 Team -Filmed 1928
Replies: 4
Views: 3162

I came across this whilst trying to trace info on Bobby Walker who passed away only a couple of years later. Poor Bobby Walker would not even have reached 50 years at the time this footage was taken and he looked 60. Just goes to show how hard life must have been then but I also think that a few of ...
by topmab
Sat Dec 15, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Undiscovered Film Footage of Scotland 1900 Team -Filmed 1928
Replies: 4
Views: 3162

Undiscovered Film Footage of Scotland 1900 Team -Filmed 1928

In 1900 Scotland defeated England at Hampden 4-1 in a match which set a world record attendance for an international. The following link takes you to a silent movie of a 1928 reunion of the Scotland players. This includes former Hearts goalkeeper Harry Rennie along with what must be the last film fo...
by topmab
Sat Feb 17, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: 100 Year Old SFL&Hearts Mysteries - Can You Help Solve?
Replies: 3
Views: 2877

thanks for this Davy :wink:
by topmab
Sun Feb 11, 2007 9:17 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: 100 Year Old SFL&Hearts Mysteries - Can You Help Solve?
Replies: 3
Views: 2877

100 Year Old SFL&Hearts Mysteries - Can You Help Solve?

As it says on the tin! Please see the attached article and the many questions raised on the last page. I have had loads of enquiries and some light has been shed on George Robertson and the 1901 Bobby Walker Scotland strip. In particular, I'm seeking answers to the mystery of the 1910 SFL cap. Can y...
by topmab
Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:21 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: S.F.L.S Versus E.S. in 1910
Replies: 11
Views: 6465

Cinneide wrote:What was the relationship between the Southern League and the Football League?
That's a darn good question. If I might add, why would what we know as the SL today be important enough to warrant the Scottish Football League as opponents? :?:
by topmab
Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: S.F.L.S Versus E.S. in 1910
Replies: 11
Views: 6465

Thank you to 'Sat31March1928' for all your help and thanks to Scottish for the 'maybees aye, maybees naw comment'. I'm presuming there are one or two visitors to this messageboard from the 'darkside' :roll: If there are, hopefully they will steer clear of this thread. I will go away now and consider...
by topmab
Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: S.F.L.S Versus E.S. in 1910
Replies: 11
Views: 6465

Hi Scottish,

many thanks for your helpful and informative reply. You all seem to be a civilised bunch on this messageboard and I feel at home already.

I will follow up you suggestion and see what it turns up.

Cheers
:D :D
by topmab
Mon Oct 09, 2006 7:58 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: S.F.L.S Versus E.S. in 1910
Replies: 11
Views: 6465

S.F.L.S Versus E.S. in 1910

Hi, this is my first post so please be gentle with me! Does anyone hold any info on the above match which I am interpreting to mean Scottish Football League Select Versus English Select which took place in 1910 ? Or can anyone suggest a source which might be able to provide details? I am lookng for ...