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by problemchild
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Rugger Buggers in Edinburgh
Replies: 7
Views: 3262

Re: Rugger Buggers in Edinburgh

I've heard it said, due to the lack of flair and excitement half a century ago, that if you were a fan of rugby in the 60s, you were really a fan of rugby.
by problemchild
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Floodlit Firsts
Replies: 44
Views: 21194

Re: Floodlit Firsts

What took football so long to use floodlights? Hawick played Melrose under lights in 1879 and made £63 into the bargain.

http://www.rugbyfootballhistory.com/timeline1870s.htm
by problemchild
Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: International
Topic: The Scot who scored in a World Cup semi-final
Replies: 6
Views: 8254

Re: The Scot who scored in a World Cup semi-final

Patrick Lambie, the South Africa rugby internationalist, comes from the same family tree.
by problemchild
Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: INTERNATIONALISTS
Replies: 9
Views: 4523

Re: internationalists

Football could always take a cue from rugby in the amateur era, when you had listings such as Hamish Arbuthnott-Cameron-Highlander (Glasgow Accies and the Army) or Gavin Macdonald-Smyth (Watsonians and Cambridge University). Says it all really. It was continued for a while in the pro era too, with ...
by problemchild
Sat Jun 26, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Rab Douglas, goal machine
Replies: 8
Views: 5587

jeroen wrote:A mysterious anonymous user removed the goals scored :twisted:
Oh, now I want it to be true that he did score four goals. Good ones too.
by problemchild
Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Rab Douglas, goal machine
Replies: 8
Views: 5587

Any word on the Tayside Chilavert?
by problemchild
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: International
Topic: Supporting England
Replies: 49
Views: 33985

Did anyone else see Garth Crooks doing his nut on BBC3 after Nigeria went out? He was like an articulate Ian Wright.
by problemchild
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Rab Douglas, goal machine
Replies: 8
Views: 5587

Yes, but wikipedia claims that this lot are also goalies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Brown_(footballer_born_1976) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Caig http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%93lafur_Gottsk%C3%A1lksson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yves_Makabu-Makalambay http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
by problemchild
Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Rab Douglas, goal machine
Replies: 8
Views: 5587

Rab Douglas, goal machine

I know wikipedia is not to be trusted, but under Rab Douglas' entry it says he scored 4 goals in his first spell at Dundee. Really?
by problemchild
Mon May 03, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Four brothers / triplets on the same side
Replies: 15
Views: 11508

Re: relatives

Problem Child - football and rugby - it's been done. Up until at least the early seventies, there was an annual fun game played at Hampden at the end of each season: Rugby Rovers, a team of rugby players who were also good at football, would play against a Queen's Park XI. The first half was normal...
by problemchild
Sun May 02, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Four brothers / triplets on the same side
Replies: 15
Views: 11508

Re: Relatives

You could be super silly by playing rugby v football . Or add on a few other sports. John & Alan Hansen both football but the thunderbirds puppet also played for Scotland at U-18 level in Squash, Volleyball and Golf. Played simultaneously on the same field, these sports are collectively known as Au...
by problemchild
Sun May 02, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Four brothers / triplets on the same side
Replies: 15
Views: 11508

Re: Relatives

Or you could have the Scottish Rugby XV Dream Pack of the three Milne brothers in the front row, the Brown brothers in the second and the Calder twins plus their elder brother in the back row - or am I being silly now? You could be super silly by playing rugby v football and throwing on the Brown's...
by problemchild
Sat May 01, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Four brothers / triplets on the same side
Replies: 15
Views: 11508

scottish wrote:
problemchild wrote:Just to throw a hat into the ring, what about Rod, Danny and the other Wallace, did they all play for Southampton in the same game?
See my reply to the OP.
Oops, I was a bit pished when I wrote that.
by problemchild
Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: International
Topic: Managers should learn Spanish, according to Graham Taylor
Replies: 6
Views: 5612

Roy Hodgson seems a good example of working abroad working.
by problemchild
Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Four brothers / triplets on the same side
Replies: 15
Views: 11508

Just to throw a hat into the ring, what about Rod, Danny and the other Wallace, did they all play for Southampton in the same game?