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by Gorgiewave
Sun Mar 28, 2010 12:47 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Cup Final attendances
Replies: 19
Views: 7094

Cup Final attendances

Over the years I have seen a fair bit of discrepancy in Cup Final attendances. In particular the following are often given as at least two different figures: 1937: 146,433 or 147,365 (Scotland v England the same year: 149,415 or 149,547 or 150,239) 1956: 132,840 or 133,399 1996: 37,730 or 37,760 199...
by Gorgiewave
Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scottish football clubs' "surnames"
Replies: 38
Views: 16857

Interesting stuff, thanks for replying. I also see on Kirkintilloch Rob Roy took their name from a curling team in Perthshire - but does anybody know if that in turn came directly from Rob Roy McGregor or, probably more likely, via Sir Walter Scott? http://www.robroy.org.uk/col.asp?cid=40 Do clubs o...
by Gorgiewave
Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scottish football clubs' "surnames"
Replies: 38
Views: 16857

Scottish football clubs' "surnames"

Hello to all, I have just been registered on www.scottishleague.net so this is my first post. I had two questions about "surnames" used by Scottish teams: 1. Is there any significance in the fact that there have been very few Scottish clubs have had any kind of civic identity in their surname: city,...