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by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Football Books
Topic: QUEEN`S PARK
Replies: 1
Views: 389

QUEEN`S PARK

The news you`ve all been waiting for! The new edition of THE MEN WITH THE EDCUCATED FEET a statistical and pictorial history of the Queen`s Park Football Club to celebrate the Club`s 150th anniversary is available from Queen`s Park FC., Hampden Park, Leatherby Drive, Glasgow G42 9BA(attention of Chr...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football
Replies: 7
Views: 2586

Re: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football

West of Scotland Football Club played Edinburgh Academicals Football Club on 15th November 1867 when the differences between the handlers` version of football and the dribblers` was infinitesimal eg. Queen`s Park(by then 4 months old) played games with anything between 10 and 16 a side and their rec...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football
Replies: 7
Views: 2586

Re: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football

Missed out two other possible fixtures predating the Rangers vs. Dumbarton game; Queen`s Park scratched to Oxford University in the semi finals of the FA Cup in the Spring of 1873 and, as there is still a University Football Club, that`s still on the cards and on 21st March 1874 Queen`s beat Clydesd...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football
Replies: 7
Views: 2586

Re: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football

In November 1871, Queen`s Park were due to play Donington School in the 1st Round of the new Football Association Challenge Cup in Glasgow but the pair couldn`t agree a date so both, as per the rules at the time, progressed into the 2nd Round when, again no convenient date could be found due to it b...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football
Replies: 7
Views: 2586

Re: Oldest fixture in Scottish Football

Queen`s Park beat Rangers 4-0 in the first Merchants Charity Cup Final @ 1st Hampden Park on 28th April 1877.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: SCOTLAND MINOR GAMES
Replies: 0
Views: 2019

SCOTLAND MINOR GAMES

Does anyone have details(teams, venues, referees) for Scotland`s 2 World Cup Finals warm up games in Los Angeles in May 1986?(Ah, how nostalgic - "World Cup Finals warm up games", eh? - sigh!). Also Scottish League substitutes, the Scotland team(& subs) and referee for the SFL`s centenary match @ Ha...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Tue May 28, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: UNOFFICIAL INTERNATIONALS
Replies: 0
Views: 2665

UNOFFICIAL INTERNATIONALS

Can anyone help me here re officials in Scotland`s 19thC unofficial games? I`m looking for the following: vs. ENGLAND: umpires & referee 5/3/1870, referee 9/11/1870, umpires & referee 18/11/1871 & umpires & referee 24/2/1872 vs. CANADA: umpires 19/9/1888, umpires & referee 3/10/1891. For the first t...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Tue May 07, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Oldest Surviving Scottish Internationalists
Replies: 113
Views: 90750

Re: Oldest Surviving Scottish Internationalists

I`m seriously considering withdrawing from this website; this thread is making me feel ancient. Players who I watched when they were quite young are now shuffling off this mortal coil with disturbing rapidity.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Tue May 07, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: New site administrator - Andy Mitchell
Replies: 3
Views: 11388

Re: New site administrator - Andy Mitchell

Thank you Andy, you`ve rescued a valuable source and a scene of sense in a morass of crass nonsense.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: ORKNEY-CRAIGMYLE CUP
Replies: 3
Views: 5328

ORKNEY-CRAIGMYLE CUP

I came across the 1st Round draw for this competition of 1st September 1931. Was this a one-off competition or was it regular?
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: HJULIAN
Replies: 2
Views: 4854

Re: HJULIAN

I never thought of wikipedia! Thank you for that.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: HJULIAN
Replies: 2
Views: 4854

HJULIAN

Celtic played a Swedish goalkeeper in 1925 called Hjulian. Does anyone know anything about him?
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: GEORGE SINCLAIR
Replies: 2
Views: 4887

Re: GEORGE SINCLAIR

That`s great, thank you.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: GEORGE SINCLAIR
Replies: 2
Views: 4887

GEORGE SINCLAIR

Does anyone have any details of a testimonial match for George Sinclair played between East of Scotland & West of Scotland in 1920?
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: SEMI FINMALS
Replies: 9
Views: 6507

Re: SEMI FINMALS

Here`s a wee article I did for a magazine a few years ago which might be of interest: On 9th March 1912, Clyde beat 3rd Lanark 3-1 at Hampden Park to reach their 2nd Scottish Cup Final and three weeks later Celtic beat Hearts 3-0 at Ibrox Park to join them. So what? you might well ask. Well, it`s mo...