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by HibeeJibee
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Jimmy Frame - Rangers and Dumbarton
Replies: 3
Views: 3277

Re: Jimmy Frame - Rangers and Dumbarton

Many thanks to both.
by HibeeJibee
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Jimmy Frame - Rangers and Dumbarton
Replies: 3
Views: 3277

Jimmy Frame - Rangers and Dumbarton

This forward - full name James Buchanan Frame - was born on 22nd October 1929... He signed for Rangers from Clydebank Juniors in September 1948 but only seems to have made 1 first-team appearance the month before (as a trialist?), probably as he was on national service: he played for the British Arm...
by HibeeJibee
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: First of Many I Guess...
Replies: 5
Views: 9012

Re: First of Many I Guess...

Perhaps unsurprisingly, quite a lot of terrace chants and songs have their origin in hymns and other religious songs. Off the top of my head - "When the Saints Go Marching In" (self-explanatory)... "This is my Story, This is my Song" / "Blessed Assurance, Jesus is Mine"... "Stand Free"+"We are XYZ F...
by HibeeJibee
Sat May 27, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: 1967 and all that!
Replies: 16
Views: 14629

Re: 1967 and all that!

Scottish football was in demand globally. Outwith the U-S-A tournament, Dundee and Dunfermline met the Manchester clubs and Chelsea in tour matches across America. Hearts toured Iceland. Queen's Park toured Sierra Leone. Before the season had finished Rangers visited Toronto. There are probably othe...
by HibeeJibee
Sat May 27, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: 1967 and all that!
Replies: 16
Views: 14629

Re: 1967 and all that!

I enjoyed watching BBC Scotland’s programme on the Lisbon Lions last night. With the exception of the demise of Third Lanark, what a year that was! Here is my list. Is it complete? Club European Cup winners – Celtic European Cup Winners’ Cup losing finalists – Rangers (only non-Scot in the final wa...
by HibeeJibee
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Indoor Football
Replies: 2
Views: 3274

Re: Indoor Football

AFAIA it was the first competitive senior match - and therefore senior cup final - played indoors. There have been a number of U20 games, youth internationals and so on played at Oriam since it opened last year, plus as noted a couple of Junior games were played at Ravenscraig (and also at Toryglen?...
by HibeeJibee
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scottish Services team - tour to Belgium 1945
Replies: 9
Views: 5802

Re: Scottish Services team - tour to Belgium 1945

Other than the result - Belgian Services 2-1 Army-RAF Combination - nothing else appears in the "AFS War Reports" or "Datasport Book of Wartime Football" publications.
by HibeeJibee
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Player wages through history
Replies: 21
Views: 17263

Re: Player wages through history

I think there is quite a bit of information on this dotted throughout Bob Crampsey's SFL Cententary book and also his small book - A5 slim paperback - called "The Scottish Footballer"? There were I think maximum wages in both the wars - certainly the Second World War - to give clubs a better chance ...
by HibeeJibee
Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Oldest Scorers
Replies: 16
Views: 13431

Re: Oldest Scorers

Bump. East Kilbride's social media is suggesting Robbie Winters may have become the oldest-ever Scottish Cup goalscorer today, netting twice in a 9-1 First Round win. Remarkably, Winters is less than 6 weeks short of his 42nd birthday. None of the usual suspects... Craig Brewster, Andy Millen, Davie...
by HibeeJibee
Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: BARCA 7, CELTIC 0
Replies: 9
Views: 6684

Re: BARCA 7, CELTIC 0

It's undoubtedly an embarrassing result and if Rodgers doesn't think losing 1-0 to a team from Gibraltar, or 7-0 to Barcelona, is embarrassing then you have to ask what is going to qualify so in his eyes. Perhaps losing 7-0 to a team from Gibraltar... Tbf, it's not as if such scores are only a recen...
by HibeeJibee
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: C Division Supplementary League, 1948 & 1949
Replies: 4
Views: 3237

Re: C Division Supplementary League, 1948 & 1949

They did a similar thing in domestic rugby union last season after the SRU pulled the Scottish clubs out of the British & Irish Cup. Having reduced the Premiership 1 down to 18 games from 22... initially by introducing 3 'splits' into the top 2 divisions after 1 round of matches/latterly by reducing...
by HibeeJibee
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: New Types of Team in the SPFL Challenge Cup
Replies: 5
Views: 5018

New Types of Team in the SPFL Challenge Cup

Additional clubs from the Highland and Lowland leagues entering but the bigger revelation is an admittance of 12 Premiership 'B' teams, 2 Northern Irish and 2 Welsh clubs. Aside from the rights/wrongs of it: how will this affect its consideration in historical records? Traditionally people excluded ...
by HibeeJibee
Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: "The [Insert Dignitary Here] Kicked-off"
Replies: 10
Views: 7005

"The [Insert Dignitary Here] Kicked-off"

Been meaning to ask this for a while. On a number of occasions before WWII - normally benefits / friendlies, but perhaps not invariably - I've noticed match report saying a dignitary "kicked off". Did they literally kick-off, as if they were an actual player - then dashed to the side while play was ...
by HibeeJibee
Wed May 25, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scottish Football Historical Archive
Replies: 5
Views: 5043

Re: Scottish Football Historical Archive

Site is looking excellent, and more and more interesting content keeps appearing.

Just one suggestion (if not already on the 'to do list'): could there be a quick link and contents page for Wartime? There was on the old site, IIRC, and it was very handy.
by HibeeJibee
Thu May 19, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Kirkcaldy footballers in America (1912)
Replies: 2
Views: 2995

Re: Kirkcaldy footballers in America (1912)

I thought they didn't want to go to Idaho, and they'd rather stay home in Kirkcaldy?