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by Alan McCabe
Mon Jul 04, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scala for Hearts
Replies: 17
Views: 32127

I must admit to remaining very sceptical about all that's going on at Tynecastle these days. Mr Romanov gave an interesting, and worrying, insight into the possible way ahead for Hearts when he was quoted as saying that it would be his dream to have the entire Lithuanian national side playing for th...
by Alan McCabe
Mon Jul 04, 2005 7:24 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Glasgow's Amateurs
Replies: 22
Views: 24337

Glasgow's Amateurs

Could you be refering to Rosebery Park perhaps? Shawfield Juniors played there until their demise in 1960. I am sure the ground still exists in its entirity although it has been locked shut to the public for many years following the discovery that it lay on contaminated land. Like Cathkin Park, the ...
by Alan McCabe
Mon Jul 04, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Forgot to enter
Replies: 2
Views: 4587

Forgot to enter

Have any clubs ever forgotten to enter the Scottish FA Cup? Whilst I appreciate that entry is automatic nowadays, have there ever been unintentional omissions? A number of clubs have failed to compete in the (English) FA Cup competition for various reasons (eg Manchester Utd's recent forced withdraw...
by Alan McCabe
Sun Jul 03, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Glasgow's Amateurs
Replies: 22
Views: 24337

Glasgow's Amateurs

Unfortunately ground details are strangely omitted in any SFA Handbooks I have consulted. Whilst the club is listed as members within Lanarkshire (Division 5) along with Airdrieonians, Hamilton, Albion Rovers and Motherwell, the only information thereafter lists the secretary's details plus club col...
by Alan McCabe
Sun Jul 03, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Glasgow's Amateurs
Replies: 22
Views: 24337

Glasgow's Amateurs

Despite having posted this very subject previously on SFAQS I thought it would be worth another effort now that this forum has started. I am seeking info on the Shawfield Amateur club that competed in minor football between 1937 and 1965. They were eligible for Scottish Cup participation although on...