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by cowdenbeather
Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Townhead Emerald, 1912-13
Replies: 6
Views: 2907

Re: Townhead Emerald, 1912-13

Lost 5-3 to Old Kilpatrick in the 1915 Scottish Juvenile Cup final at Clydebank. Scorers were Campbell 3 and Murphy 2 for Old Kilpatrick with Buchanan 2 and Dowds scoring for Townhead.
by cowdenbeather
Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Fife Cup Final, 1968
Replies: 14
Views: 4752

Re: Fife Cup Final, 1968

Have found out the story behind this. It was the second leg of the Fife Cup final between RR and EF at Stark's Park on 4th May 1968. Dunfermline's two Scottish Cup final scorers (and ex Raith players) Pat Gardner and Ian Lister paraded the Scottish Cup before the game and also on show was Raith's Go...
by cowdenbeather
Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Willie Paul (Partick Thistle & Scotland) D.O.B. ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1518

Re: Willie Paul (Partick Thistle & Scotland) D.O.B. ?

William Paul was born 7 February 1866 at 2 Merkland Street, Partick
by cowdenbeather
Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Origin of the minute's silence at football
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

Re: Origin of the minute's silence at football

Suspect that it came into vogue sometime after the Great War. In October 1930, all Scottish matches had a one minute silence re the R101 disaster (2 minutes in England) then in 1931 all the Scottish games had a 2 minute silence for John Thomson
by cowdenbeather
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: International
Topic: 1934 World Cup Final Reports - Low Key
Replies: 11
Views: 6969

Re: 1934 World Cup Final Reports - Low Key

This leads to a question as to what trophy was given to the winners - it wouldn't take 4 people to lift the Jules Rimet trophy?
by cowdenbeather
Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: The Calder brothers of Cowdenbeath
Replies: 4
Views: 3584

Re: The Calder brothers of Cowdenbeath

Let me know if you manage to confirm the Hereford link. As an aside, do you have any detail re Tommy Brown who played for Worcester around that same time. He was born in Cowdenbeath
by cowdenbeather
Mon Mar 24, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Footballers Roll of Honour
Replies: 80
Views: 77818

Re: Scottish Footballers Roll of Honour

John Litster's disk shows him making 17 SFL appearances for Cowdenbeath scoring one goal. 11 games 1 goal in 1905/06 and 6 more games in 1909/10. His full name was Charles Penman Scott and he lived at 29 Foulford Place, Cowdenbeath. His death was reported in the Dunfermline Journal of 19th August 19...
by cowdenbeather
Sun Mar 23, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Footballers Roll of Honour
Replies: 80
Views: 77818

Re: Scottish Footballers Roll of Honour

Signed from Hearts of Beath in 1905, Charlie Scott played for his local club Cowdenbeath for two seasons. Later, he played for East Fife. During the Great War, he served as a lance corporal in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and died on the Somme on 10 August 1916. He is buried in the Gordon Dum...
by cowdenbeather
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: McIntyre Players Ayr United 1960
Replies: 1
Views: 1367

Re: McIntyre Players Ayr United 1960

Ally and Willie were brothers and George wasn't related
by cowdenbeather
Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Current grounds that have never been televised live
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

Re: Current grounds that have never been televised live

Central Park has had 2 live matches on TV. Cowden v Brechin 2010 Play off final 1st leg and last season's Challenge Cup semi final v Partick Thistle.
by cowdenbeather
Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: SYME
Replies: 4
Views: 1634

Re: SYME

It seems to be correct and was reported in Eugene McBride's 'Alphabet of the Celts' book some years ago which seemed to me to be pretty well researched
by cowdenbeather
Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: The Calder brothers of Cowdenbeath
Replies: 4
Views: 3584

Re: The Calder brothers of Cowdenbeath

From an article I wrote in the Cowdenbeath programme When I was at Beath High School one of my classmates was Alan Calder from Hill of Beath. His father David Calder was one of several brothers, originally from Lochgelly, who were noted local footballers. David Calder was born at 30 Nineteenth Stree...
by cowdenbeather
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: The Strange Moonlighting of Hamilton Academical
Replies: 9
Views: 3156

Re: The Strange Moonlighting of Hamilton Academical

Here's an article I wrote on this subject some years back ‘The Mid-Annandale Cuckoos’ Founded in 1875, Hamilton Academicals are the 8th oldest senior football club in Scotland. For nigh on 120 years they were based in the Ducal Burgh but since selling their Douglas Park ground in 1994 for a developm...
by cowdenbeather
Sat Nov 09, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Jock (John) Halliday and Billy Halliday??
Replies: 10
Views: 3585

Re: Jock (John) Halliday and Billy Halliday??

I can confirm all 3 John, Dave and Billy were indeed brothers. Johnny played for Lincoln and Doncaster
by cowdenbeather
Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Alexander Stewart goalkeeer Falkirk and others1908-1927
Replies: 16
Views: 7402

Re: Alexander Stewart goalkeeer Falkirk and others1908-1927

Alex had two footballing sons as far as I know - From my notes: Alex’s son was also Alex Stewart and he joined Queens Park as amateur in 1928 after playing for St Johnstone YMCA. He then moved to St Mirren a year on. Sheffield United was his next club. Alex Stewart was a strong outside left and he j...