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by kiwiscot
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:49 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Morton's record home attendance at Love St
Replies: 28
Views: 7131

Mortons record Home attendance

I guess this would be very common on the continent where clubs such as Ajax, when their stadium capacity was around the 20,000 mark played all important home games at the Olympic Stadium. And if you move on to South America , and Rio I guess every club in Rio would have had their biggest gates at th...
by kiwiscot
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:35 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Morton's record home attendance at Love St
Replies: 28
Views: 7131

Mortons record Home attendance

Dont know the actual attendence ,but, I presume the league Cup semi final home leg of the Meadowbank Thistle v Rangers match at Tynecastle 25 or so years ago, possibly drew more than they ever got at Meadowbank Stadium for a league or cup match.
by kiwiscot
Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: OF in England
Replies: 28
Views: 6501

OF in England

As a Rangers fan, the prospect of the OF playing in the Premiership, I must admit would be welcomed by most OF fans and the fact stated here before ,that teams play in not only cross border leagues but also Down Under a Wellington Club , in New Zealand ,who are members of The Ocianna Federation , pl...
by kiwiscot
Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Babcock and Wilcox - how did they win Renfrewshire Cup in t
Replies: 34
Views: 16801

Babcock & Wilcox Renfrewshire Cup Win

My text should have read , I have no known record of a 2nd leg being played. Im off to stand in the corner with a pointed hat with D on it.
by kiwiscot
Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:59 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Babcock and Wilcox - how did they win Renfrewshire Cup in t
Replies: 34
Views: 16801

Babcock & Wilcox Renfrewshire Cup Win

Perhaps the game you were at was on the Tuesday March 28th 1961 in a semi final tie The buddies won 6 -0 at Love St against B & W just 24 hours before Rangers beat Wolves in the ECWC semi final. and two and a half weeks before the 9-3 Wembley disaster. 4 days later the Saints played Jock Stein's Dun...
by kiwiscot
Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Babcock and Wilcox - how did they win Renfrewshire Cup in t
Replies: 34
Views: 16801

Babcock & Wilcox Renfrewshire Cup Win

When I lived in Dover 1987- 90 I used to go to The British Library Newspaper Division at Hendon, once a week to record the results of friendlies and local cups from the end of the 2nd World War onwards of Scottish League Clubs. I managed to get to 1956 and I think there was a massive newspaper strik...
by kiwiscot
Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:56 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Andy Bowman
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Andy Bowman

Just read on Wikipedia that Andy Bowman the Hearts wing half of their great side of the late 50s ,died on the 9th March, last month ,of a heart attack.
by kiwiscot
Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:19 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Alex 'Buttons' Stark, Falkirk FC 1885-1895
Replies: 3
Views: 1579

Alex 'Buttons ' Stark Falkirk FC 1885 -1895

Canterbury is the province in NZ that the city of Christchurch is in, so if he played for Canterbury it would be a Select X1 from the provinces clubs . They would have played only a handfull of games a year. If you know what his club side was that would be a help in finding out, and remember that cl...
by kiwiscot
Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: GLASGOW GIANTS/BUNDESLIGA
Replies: 15
Views: 4675

Glasgow Giants/ Bundesliga

I would guess probably Brian Laudrup and question marks on possibly Mark McGhee and Christian Nerlinger, has Kloss scored an og in both countries ?
by kiwiscot
Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:43 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Hibs v Ayr United & St Mirren Anglo Scottish Cup
Replies: 13
Views: 4121

Hibs V Ayr Utd & StMirren Anglo Scottish Cup

I have a figure of 13,100 for The Airdrie V Nottingham Forest game I presume that figure came from Rothmans, I'll have to dig out all the old Rothmans books from a cabin trunk under the staircase amongst vynall LPs etc, ran out of room in my programme cupboard years ago.
by kiwiscot
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Albion Rovers v Elgin City
Replies: 7
Views: 2216

Albion Rovers V Elgin City

Or a possible 251
by kiwiscot
Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Albion Rovers v Elgin City
Replies: 7
Views: 2216

Albion Rovers V Elgin City

Just realised this post is same as the one I started after (Fiftyone and counting) and like I said there, my fear is that it is correct, and if it is there has to be some system put in place for ambitious non league clubs to gain entry to the SFL
by kiwiscot
Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:28 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Fiftyone and counting
Replies: 0
Views: 1377

Fiftyone and counting

Was 51 the correct attendance at the Albion Rovers game this evening or was it a misprint, although I fear it wasn't.
by kiwiscot
Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Glasgow First Class juvenile League
Replies: 4
Views: 3472

Glasgow First Class Juvenile League

Germiston was another club I remember I think they came from the Garngad area of Glasgow.
by kiwiscot
Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Urban Myths?
Replies: 5
Views: 1881

Urban Myths

There was one doing the rounds a while back, Which 3 former Scunthorpe Utd. players captained England? The answer was Ray Clemence, Kevin Keegan & Ian Botham, although I'm not sure if Clemence did in fact captain his country.