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by bluedragon
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Complete Records
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Complete Records

LEATHERSTOCKING wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:32 am
Robin Marwick wrote Albion Rovers` history about 20 yyears ago.
“The Boys from the Brig: The life and times of Albion Rovers” by RW Marwick ISBN 0 946120 19 6
by bluedragon
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Daniel Munro (Cowdenbeath/Dunfermline Athletic)
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Daniel Munro (Cowdenbeath/Dunfermline Athletic)

Thanks for your help, Gordon. With what you say about Glencraig Rangers and the fact he is reported as “ D. Munro (Glencraig) ” suggests he probably did step up from the juveniles. There is a "Munro (Strathclyde)" who played in a Junior Scotland trial match as a centre forward in 1903 but we have tr...
by bluedragon
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Daniel Munro (Cowdenbeath/Dunfermline Athletic)
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Daniel Munro (Cowdenbeath/Dunfermline Athletic)

At the start of the 1907/08 season the newspapers reported that “ D. Munro (Glencraig), a junior internationalist " had signed for Kelty Rangers. We cannot find him playing for the SJFA (or even in a trial match) or playing for a junior league against the Irish Junior League. We think he might be Da...
by bluedragon
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: England v Scotland juvenile international 1934-35
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: England v Scotland juvenile international 1934-35

Good luck with finding a newspaper match report. This was a Scottish Secondary Juvenile Football Association international played on Monday 22 April 1935 (Easter Monday) at Old Trafford, Manchester. The newspapers give the result as England 3 Scotland 0 but in another thread the Association of Scott...
by bluedragon
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scotland Under-18 team in 1972
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: Scotland Under-18 team in 1972

Gordon - many thanks for the details.
by bluedragon
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scotland Under-18 team in 1972
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Scotland Under-18 team in 1972

I wonder if anyone can help me please. I am looking for some information on matches played by the Scotland Under-18 team in 1972. 2 May 1972 England Name of ground, score & Scottish goal scorers. 13 May 1972 Hungary Lost 3-4 Name of ground in Valencia & Scottish goal scorers. 15 May 1972 West German...
by bluedragon
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Birmingham City v Irvine Meadow XI
Replies: 11
Views: 22550

Re: Birmingham City v Irvine Meadow XI

I recently acquired the programme for Royal Navy v RAF (played at Birmingham the preceding Wednesday).In a rather 'David & Goliath' billing it lists City's next 2 home games as: Saturday next, 14th March, 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers Football League (Division 1) Kick-Off 3pm Monday next, 16th March...
by bluedragon
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: McNairn
Replies: 8
Views: 2877

Re: McNairn

Does anyone have access to finding out accurate dates of birth, death and marriage? The ScotlandsPeople website https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ is where to go. The online records give you the basics but you can buy credits and with those get copies of the full registration details that will giv...
by bluedragon
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: McNairn
Replies: 8
Views: 2877

Re: McNairn

I have found his six League games for Morton in 1947-48, but only one of his two in 1948-49 (23.10.48 at Albion Rovers). Is there a St Mirren statistician out there? Or can anyone tell me which was his second League appearances in 1948-49, please? The Falkirk Herald (Saturday 4 September 1948) repo...
by bluedragon
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scotland v Wales Under-15 Schoolboy International 9 May 1959
Replies: 4
Views: 1005

Re: Scotland v Wales Under-15 Schoolboy International 9 May 1959

ScottishFA wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:49 pm
The previous Wales game had Phillips (Swansea) alongside Rodriguez (Cardiff) at full back.
Thank you, Andy. That looks like the same full back partnership in both matches.
by bluedragon
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scotland v Wales Under-15 Schoolboy International 9 May 1959
Replies: 4
Views: 1005

Scotland v Wales Under-15 Schoolboy International 9 May 1959

I am looking for some help please. It concerns the Scotland v Wales Under-15 Schoolboy International played in Dundee on 9 May 1959. Between them the Evening Times and Glasgow Herald provide the key match details with one exception. The name of the Welsh left back from Swansea is smudged in the news...
by bluedragon
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Services XI v Flanders 7 January 1945
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: Scottish Services XI v Flanders 7 January 1945

Thank you, Brian. That is much appreciated.
by bluedragon
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Services XI v Flanders 7 January 1945
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Scottish Services XI v Flanders 7 January 1945

A Scottish Services XI selected and organised by the SFA played Flanders in Bruges on 7 January 1945. Although there were extensive newspaper reports of the match the day before against Belgium most newspapers used a short Reuters report for this second match. I wonder if anyone has any more details...
by bluedragon
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: First English winner of Scottish Cup
Replies: 1
Views: 849

Re: First English winner of Scottish Cup

Harry Clements was an early English-born Scottish Cup finalist but alas not a winner. He played in the St Mirren team that lost to Celtic in the 1908 Final.
by bluedragon
Sat May 23, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Football Historical Archive
Replies: 6
Views: 17766

Re: Scottish Football Historical Archive

Brian, this is great news. Thank you for your work on getting the Scottish Football Historical Archive up and running again as it is an invaluable resource.