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Sun Jan 30, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Division C - the last few results
Replies: 24
Views: 15275

Re: Division C - the last few results

50/51
North West
Date and score required for Brechin v Montrose (played Jan 2 but abandoned with score 2-0); the result may have stood.

The match was abandoned after 61 minutes. The Brechin Advertiser for 8 May 1951 reported that Brechin had been awarded the 2 points.
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Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Kilmarnock and Paper Roses
Replies: 8
Views: 7673

Re: Kilmarnock and Paper Roses

Birmingham City adopted 'Keep Right On' during their run to the FA Cup final in 1955-56. Legend has it that one of the players, Alex Govan (a Scot) led the singing on the team bus and this was part of his repertoire. It was then taken up by the fans and has remained associated with the club ever sin...
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Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Second Eleven Cup
Replies: 14
Views: 7424

Re: Second Eleven Cup

Here's all the results for 39-40: Round 1 Saturday 7 October Aberdeen 8, St Johnstone 2; Falkirk 2, Hibernian 3; Motherwell 4, Hamilton Academical 1 Saturday 14 October Ayr United 2, Queen of the South 0; Kilmarnock 5, Queen’s Park 1 Saturday 21 October Rangers 6, St Mirren 1 Friday 15 March Clyde 0...
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Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Who's the blackleg in the black?
Replies: 33
Views: 8914

Re: Who's the blackleg in the black?

Having spent a considerable amount of time in the last year or so trawling through Scottish papers for the wartime period a factor that stands out is the regular complaints about poor refereeing standards/bias in matches involving Rangers. These are not just coming from Celtic but also the provincia...
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Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Division C - the last few results
Replies: 24
Views: 15275

Re: Division C - the last few results

46/47Date required for Dundee United A v Dundee A (result 2-5)
This was played on Monday 9 September.
by soccerhistory
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Brake Clubs
Replies: 3
Views: 2607

Re: Brake Clubs

Brake clubs existed from the late 19th century in both Scotland and England, however, they were particularly associated with Glasgow football. There are a number of images of Brake Club banners (similar to trade union banners) from this time. Their prinicpal role in the early days was transporting f...
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Wed Nov 10, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Junior Internationals 1937 and 1938
Replies: 27
Views: 19265

Re: Scottish Junior Internationals 1937 and 1938

This is as far as I've got with some very intermittent research on the 70s and 80s (Scotland v England only): Sunday 16 April 1972 At Saracen Park, Glasgow. Att 3,000 Scotland 2 (Prentice, Nelson) England [Birmingham County FA] 2 (McLean, Butler) HT: ??? Scotland: Robertson (Whitburn); Ross (Carluke...
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: England v Scotland under 18s 1974 @ Maine Road
Replies: 14
Views: 5691

Re: England v Scotland under 15s 1971 @ Maine Road

The England game was played 18 March 1974 and the report in the Herald says Lindsay Muir scored with a header in the second half. The fixture gives the venue as Maine Road and the report gives Old Trafford! The FA Year Book gives the date of the Wales game as 11 May 1974.
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Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: England v Scotland under 18s 1974 @ Maine Road
Replies: 14
Views: 5691

Re: England v Scotland under 15s 1971 @ Maine Road

Not sure if this is the same player, but the only L Muir in the Who's Who of schoolboy players is L Muir of Trinity Academy, Edinburgh who played in the U18 fixtures against England & Wales in 1974. The results section shows a 1-1 draw with England at Manchester and a 4-2 defeat by Wales in Edinburgh.
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Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Online Archive
Replies: 128
Views: 149727

Re: Online Archive

I would strongly urge that sufficient time is taken to achieve a high level of accuracy on this project rather than rush into it and try to complete the data in the quickest possible time. I have been researching newspapers for line-ups, etc for over 30 years and can assure you that its not just a s...
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Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Pre-War Jewish players
Replies: 13
Views: 8002

Re: Pre-War Jewish players

There is a discussion on Kerrydale Street about the two Celtic players. This is what is posted: Geronimo Felix Vincent Solis Sometimes referred to as Jerome and Jerry, but the records suggest his actual first name was Geronimo! From the Wiki: Signed from Maryhill Hibs in 1931 as outside left and und...
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Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Pre-War Jewish players
Replies: 13
Views: 8002

The issue of Jewish players is a little more complex than other religions - Saturday was the main day for professional football and this is also the Jewish Sabbath. This explains partly why there were so few Jewish players, particularly in the pre-WW2 period when most were from families that had mig...
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Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Pre-War Jewish players
Replies: 13
Views: 8002

There is information about his religion here:
http://thejc.com/community/community-li ... n-106-dies
by soccerhistory
Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Pre-War Jewish players
Replies: 13
Views: 8002

Pre-War Jewish players

With the exception of Sam Latter (Third Lanark), who eventually attained the title of Scotland's Oldest Man, is anyone aware of any other Jewish players who appeared in the Scottish League pre-1939?
by soccerhistory
Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:09 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: James Baillie
Replies: 9
Views: 8340

There's a team pic for Cambridge City in 1970-71 here:

http://ccfcgallery.smugmug.com/City-Tea ... 1397_bsLYG

This should resolve the issue. The same site has a very grainy picture for 1971-72 as well.