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by leicester
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Bob Currie born 1884
Replies: 5
Views: 8952

Re: Bob Currie born 1884

Siblings: Currie, Samuel Percy b. Kilwinning, Ayrshire, 22nd November 1887; d. Prestonpans, East Lothian, 7th December 1962 Career: 1906 Kilwinning Rangers; trials-St Mirren; May 1909 FOSSE; May 1922 Wigan Borough. Fosse debut v Birmingham (A) 19.3.1910 Fosse’s regular left-back for six seasons befo...
by leicester
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Steve Archibald : Aberdeen or Spurs ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3381

Re: Steve Archibald : Aberdeen or Spurs ?

According to the Aberdeen Heritage sitem Archibald had already signed for Spurs before the Northern Ireland game.

http://www.afcheritage.org/history/dark ... yer_id=619
by leicester
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN
Replies: 5
Views: 5109

Re: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN

According to Hugman's Footballers site: Full name William Vandermotten Born Tuesday, 26 August 1930 Glasgow, Scotland Died 30 June, 1979 Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England Position Inside Forward Just a quick flip through the BNA (utterly inexhaustive) shows him at Third Lanark, Cowdenbeath, Bradford ...
by leicester
Fri May 12, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: East Fife Players
Replies: 15
Views: 12465

Re: East Fife Players

Brian Sheasby: b. Birmingham, April 1951.
Don't have full playing details, but with Forest Green Rovers in eg 1980/1
Most recently resident in Dorset.
by leicester
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: OSWALD
Replies: 4
Views: 4186

Re: OSWALD

Hi, According to the 1881 census, brothers James (13; messenger boy) and John (11; school) – both born Greenock – were living in the family home in Govan with parents Joseph & Mary. Which, by my reckoning, makes John the Junior... Afraid I'm now out of Scotland's People credits, but it should be eas...
by leicester
Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: William A. Dickson b. 27-08-1866
Replies: 5
Views: 5567

Re: William A. Dickson b. 27-08-1866

Sorry to muddy these waters, but I can see where the 'Alexander' comes in... Entry from the government's Find a Will site: Dickson, William Alexander, of Prince of Wales Inn, Liverpool Road, Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, died 1 June 1910. Probate London, 18 July, to Jessie McLaren Dickson, widow....
by leicester
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Alexander Wood
Replies: 9
Views: 8007

Re: Alexander Wood

Thanks, SFA. I have to admit that this is an irksome one. Sandy's birth registration image on Scotland's People actually shows no middle name whatsoever. The widely-used 'Lochian' variant emanated from long-ago correspondence with Stateside soccer historian Colin Jose; and previous to your post I'd ...
by leicester
Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Alexander Wood
Replies: 9
Views: 8007

Re: Alexander Wood

Just to eliminate the Sandy Wood of Leicester City from this skein, herewith his profile from "Of Fossils & Foxes" (2016 edition): Wood, Alexander Lochian b. Lochgelly, Fife, 12th June 1907; d. Gary, Indiana, USA, 20th July 1987 Career: Gary Soccer Club; 1923 Chicago Bricklayers; 1929 Holley Carbure...
by leicester
Wed Sep 07, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Alex King Clyde FC 1930-32
Replies: 3
Views: 3347

Re: Alex King Clyde FC 1930-32

Not the best quality, but will this do???

http://www.dufcarchive.co.uk/player.php?id=1029

Cheers

PT
by leicester
Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:36 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: James Smith
Replies: 2
Views: 2808

Re: James Smith

This Arab Archive page should suffice:

http://www.arabarchive.co.uk/player.php?id=1323

Cheers,

PT
by leicester
Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Info on Thomas Cleghorn (Leith Ath, Liverpool, Portsmouth)
Replies: 7
Views: 4159

Re: Info on Thomas Cleghorn (Leith Ath, Liverpool, Portsmout

You can discount the Stow-born Thomas: he was living with an uncle and working as a baker in Peeblesshire in 1891. Your Thomas was boarding in Darlington in 1891, claiming an age of 21 and merely noted as born 'in Scotland'. I was originally suspecting that he may have been chary about his age, as h...
by leicester
Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Half-times required
Replies: 10
Views: 7939

Re: Half-times required

Hi Stephen,

The following courtesy of BNA match reports:

16.11.29: HT 4-3
06.02.37: HT 4-3
02.01.39: HT 3-3
20.09.47: HT 3-4

Cheers,
PT
by leicester
Sun Jun 14, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Durhamstown Rangers 1880s
Replies: 5
Views: 5279

Re: Durhamstown Rangers 1880s

According to a stray mention in an 1886 edition of the Edinburgh Evening News, it is/was "near Bathgate". Two other near contemporaneous mentions on the BNA site of other Durhamstown Rangers fixtures, but not the Hibs game.
by leicester
Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:38 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Bob Davidson of Dumbarton
Replies: 2
Views: 2514

Re: Bob Davidson of Dumbarton

Sunday Post, 11.9.1949; p13, mentions forthcoming benefit game v Clyde for Dumbarton centre-half Bobby DONALDSON.
by leicester
Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Raymond Clark *sp
Replies: 6
Views: 4699

Re: Raymond Clark *sp

Sincere thanks, Robert.

Both communications duly acknowledged. Apols for delayed response: exigencies of my partner's birthday intervened.

PT