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by SlovSam
Wed May 09, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: The Anglo Scottish Floodlit Tournament of 1955,1956 and 1957
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The Anglo Scottish Floodlit Tournament of 1955,1956 and 1957

Would anyone have any details about this tournament that seemed to run for at least 3 years in the late 1950's :?: It was set up by definition for clubs with floodlights and seemed to attract very large crowds attracted no doubt by the novelty of floodlights and the high standard of oppostion. Hibs ...
by SlovSam
Mon Mar 19, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Hibernians
Replies: 36
Views: 23270

scottish wrote:Welcome to the forum Slovsam and thanks for your input.
Thanks for the welcome and my apologies for mentioning it :wink: (3-1 would have been a much fairer reflection of the game) but was there an official attendance given for yesterday :?: as I've now seen 3 different numbers.
by SlovSam
Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Hibernians
Replies: 36
Views: 23270

It was as early as 1909 that Hibs sought to build the ground at Northfield because of uncertainty over their tenancy at Easter Road. John Mackay writes that 'plans were well advanced, on the most up-to-date lines to build a stadium to accommodate 50,000 spectators, when the North British Railway Co...