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by soccerhistory
Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:15 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Rangers international centenarians
Replies: 15
Views: 5455

If you are prepared to wade through it, most T & T line-ups from recent years can be found here: http://www.socawarriors.net/mens-senior ... sults.html

The site is a very useful resource for anything related to Trinidad football.
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Sun Sep 21, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: John McHarg
Replies: 6
Views: 2837

If he went to Preston try contacting Peter Holme at the (English) National Football Museum at Deepdale. They have the player registration records for all FL clubs for this period, which include men who did not play in the first team. They also have many of the Preston North End records, including wa...
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Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Juvenile Internationals
Replies: 7
Views: 12427

Juvenile Internationals

I came across a report today of what was described as a Juvenile International between Scotland and England. Scotland won 3-1 at Easter Road in front of a 6,000 crowd on 23 April 1938. The match was described as the sixth of the series of games, with England represented by the Lancashire and Distric...
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Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Football Books
Topic: Soccer History Magazine, Issue 19
Replies: 0
Views: 3671

Soccer History Magazine, Issue 19

Issue 19 of Soccer History Magazine is now available. The contents include a detailed analysis of the origins of Cowdenbeath FC by David Allan plus BBC TV's Saturday Sport programme in the 1962-63 season, the apprenticeship scheme in England, Stockport County in the 1960s and a wide selection of obi...
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Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: International
Topic: "Association of Football Statisticians"
Replies: 4
Views: 6588

I don't think there was anything political about the wrangling that went on. There was certainly an issue in that many members saw themselves as belonging to a membership-based organisation and as a result contributed their own research for free on this basis. In the early days, for example, there a...
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Sun May 25, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Jack Rennie
Replies: 4
Views: 4102

Jack Rennie

I am trying to put together a short obituary for Jack Rennie but seem to be hitting some contradictory evidence and wondered if anyone had any further information about him. John Rennie is shown on John Litster's pre-war disk as signing for Hibs on 21.10.1936, he is registered for 36/37, 37/38 and 3...
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Thu May 15, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: PFA Scotland/Scottish Football Players Union
Replies: 4
Views: 3150

Thanks all for the information. Its very useful and gives me a starting point for my research.
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Mon May 05, 2008 11:39 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: PFA Scotland/Scottish Football Players Union
Replies: 4
Views: 3150

PFA Scotland/Scottish Football Players Union

Anyone know of any articles, etc relating to the history of the players' union in Scotland? As far as I am aware there was certainly a Scottish Players Union Journal in the early 1950s but I've no idea whether any copies have survived, if they have, where are they kept? Also on the same subject, wha...
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: George Jeffreys
Replies: 7
Views: 3084

The Spurs Alphabet gives the following information: Career - Wishaw Juniors; Spurs Nov 1936; Motherwell cs. 1939. "George Jeffrey joined Spurs in November 1936, made his one League appearance almost a year later, scoring in a 3-2 win over Plymouth, and then disappeared back into the reserves before ...
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Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Apprentices
Replies: 4
Views: 6081

There are actually two questions here (although I didn't make this clear in my initial post). Firstly, English League clubs were not allowed to recruit boys from Scotland or Northern Ireland as apprentices when the apprenticeship scheme was introduced. This is mentioned in a biography of George Best...
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Thu Mar 06, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Games under Electric Light
Replies: 3
Views: 2262

Here are the fixtures arranged under electric lighting in Scotland in 1878: 25.10.1878 3rd Lanark RV 1, Vale of Leven 3 31.10.1878 Parkgrove 4, Shaftesbury 0 04.11.1878 3rd Lanark RV 3, Rangers 2 (at Hampden Park) 06.11.1878 Queen's Park 2, Vale of Leven 0 (at Hampden Park) 07.11.1878 Ayr Academical...
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Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Games under Electric Light
Replies: 3
Views: 2262

There were two main phases of floodlit football in the nineteenth century. The first took place around 1878 and seems to have been aimed at promoting the possibility of outdoor illumination in the general sense (as opposed specifically for football or sporting activities). I have a list of these gam...
by soccerhistory
Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Apprentices
Replies: 4
Views: 6081

Apprentices

When the Football League clubs introduced an apprenticeship scheme in 1960 I understand that regulations prevented lads from Scotland and Northern Ireland from becoming apprentices. Can anyone confirm whether this is correct. Also, if this is true, when was the ban on Scottish players signing as app...
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Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: James Keenan
Replies: 2
Views: 2669

James Keenan

The link below relates the tale of James Keenan who apparently was about to sign for Rangers in 1937 when it was discovered he was Catholic. He therefore moved to France and joined the Paris club Red Star. I wondered if anyone knows any more about the story, or indeed about Keenan. The link is as fo...
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Sat Jan 12, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: I Zingari?
Replies: 24
Views: 15819

By chance I came across the following report in the Scottish Referee for 28 April 1890: "A pleasant game is fixed on Wednesday evening, on Hampden Park, between the I Zingari and Rugby Rovers in aid of the Langside Dorcas Society. Mr Charles Campbell has undertaken the management of the match, and t...