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by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Double internationalists
Replies: 29
Views: 18276

Re: Double internationalists

Ah, he may have ended as a colonel but was he a colonel when he played? Sir Govan wasn`t Sir Govan during his playing days.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Double internationalists
Replies: 29
Views: 18276

Re: Double internationalists

Lieut.Henry Waugh Renny-Tailyour(Royal Engineers) born Mussoorie, North West Province, India played for Scotland against England in the Rugby Union International at the Kennington Oval in 1872 and in the same fixture under Association football rules on the same ground on 8th March 1873 - the only fo...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Scotland Amateur Trials, 1950s
Replies: 1
Views: 3121

Re: Scotland Amateur Trials, 1950s

Sorry, I have next to nothing on Strollers` fixtures but I`ll have apoke about & see if I can find anything.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: CLYDE 1, CELTIC 1
Replies: 9
Views: 8123

Re: CLYDE 1, CELTIC 1

What a boy! Thank you. Can you help out with these teams reported fragmentally?: 25/5/1940 vs. QP 20/5/1941 vs. PT, 12/5/1942 vs. PT & 8/5/1946 vs. 3rd.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: John Jackson - Scotland goalkeeper 1931-1935
Replies: 7
Views: 8208

Re: John Jackson - Scotland goalkeeper 1931-1935

Aw naw it isnae! My bug suster wis a teacher in Belrock Primary School in Glasgow`s East End in the mid 60s and she got her weans to write an essay on our dear Queen`s visit to Glasgow at the time & it was definitely "Jookie"! So there.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: John Jackson - Scotland goalkeeper 1931-1935
Replies: 7
Views: 8208

Re: John Jackson - Scotland goalkeeper 1931-1935

Nicknames too can cause confusion to the non native English speaker although, being Scottiash, English often doesn`t come into it. Back in the 1880s, Dumbarton had two Robert Browns and to differentiate between them one was nicknamed Plumber because he was a.....The other, a slight fellow, had the n...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: CLYDE 1, CELTIC 1
Replies: 9
Views: 8123

Re: CLYDE 1, CELTIC 1

McNeill`s the one I`d pencilled in but thank you kindly for the backup there.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Glasgow Charity Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 8027

Re: Glasgow Charity Cup

I`m fairly sure Jock Stein looked after the teams in 1965 & 1966 but what his official capacity was I don`t know.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Glasgow Charity Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 8027

Re: Glasgow Charity Cup

What colours did the Select play in for these games?
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: CLYDE 1, CELTIC 1
Replies: 9
Views: 8123

CLYDE 1, CELTIC 1

Can anyone confirm who actually played centre half for Celtic in the last Charity Cup Final in May 1961? I have seen three candidates suggested(newspaper, website & book) - Billy McNeill, John McNamee & John Kurila. Additionally, who refereed the game and who am I missing from the following in Clyde...
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN
Replies: 5
Views: 5698

Re: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN

Thank you for that deeply informative information on him.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: QUEEN`S PARK
Replies: 5
Views: 18182

Re: QUEEN`S PARK

Ah, thank you qpsnapper. We dodn`t get a lot of Queen`s Park coverage in sunny downtown Oxfordshire so when I saw the piece on the QP website for a new hooped jersey displaying "1867-2017" I thought it was for 2017 NOT 2018.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN
Replies: 5
Views: 5698

Re: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN

Thank you very much for that both of you. Vandermotten made a single appearance for 3rd Lanark, a 1-0 defeat to Celtic in the Merchants Charity Cup on 3rd May 1950
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: QUEEN`S PARK
Replies: 5
Views: 18182

Re: QUEEN`S PARK

Don`t get the Daily McCoist down here but would imagine it`s of the cut out & throw away variety. Queen`s will be back to their black & white hoops this coming season with the blue & grey sesquecentennial retro one consigned to collectors` cupboards.
by LEATHERSTOCKING
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN
Replies: 5
Views: 5698

WILLIE VANDERMOTTEN

Does anyone have career information with dates for Willie Vandermotten? He seems to have turned out for quite a number of clubs in either one or two occasions in the 40s & 50s.