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by Rob R
Mon Sep 26, 2022 3:22 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Arbroath friendlies
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: Arbroath friendlies

Thanks Bluedragon &prorege for replies.
by Rob R
Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:23 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Arbroath friendlies
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Arbroath friendlies

Would anyone have the results of 2 friendlies Arbroath played on consecutive days away on 10th & 11th of May 1963 V Bedford Town & Romford.
by Rob R
Wed Jun 29, 2022 6:05 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: The Pyramid
Replies: 19
Views: 23540

Re: The Pyramid

Would like to see a 3 regional league structure below the SPFL , Highland , East of Scotland & West of Scotland and the doing away with the Lowland League. That way the 3 winners and the bottom SPFL club could take part in a Semi Final & then final for a League place. The West of Scotland League tak...
by Rob R
Wed May 26, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scottish Record Transfers
Replies: 2
Views: 1986

Re: Scottish Record Transfers

I dont know if anyone beat it, in between George McLeans transfer to Rangers in 1963 from St Mirren and Dundee topped that again with the money they paid for Charlie Cooke from Aberdeen with the money they received from Spurs for Gilzeans transfer . I think possibly one of the Smiths that Rangers si...
by Rob R
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scottish Industrial Court
Replies: 6
Views: 4097

Re: Scottish Industrial Court

Was the solicitor mentioned James Reilly the same man who was a director of Third Lanark when they folded. He also started buying shares in Celtic in the late 1940 early 50s trying to wrestle control of the club from the Kelly family.
by Rob R
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Rangers Minor Friendlies
Replies: 3
Views: 3283

Re: Rangers Minor Friendlies

When I worked in Yarrows Shipyard they had 2 football parks beside the canal in Dalmuir .And in the dressing room was a photo taken around 1959 or 60 with the Yarrow captain and the Rangers 3rd team captain shaking hands before the innaugural game for the official opening of the ground & pavilion.
by Rob R
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: RSSSF Scotland records - changes
Replies: 13
Views: 11270

Re: RSSSF Scotland records - changes

Just came across a closed door game on Thursday 16th October 1958 , two days before we met Wales in Cardiff , we beat Reading 2--0 at Elm Park.
by Rob R
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Missed penalties for Scotland
Replies: 15
Views: 9693

Re: Missed penalties for Scotland

Bobby Murdoch & John Greig both hit the post in the same spot in the same game playing for the Scottish League against their English counterparts at Hampden in March 1969. In fact when I was watching it on TV I thought the film editors got something wrong and and showed the same penalty twice such w...
by Rob R
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Albion Rovers v Forfar, September 1965
Replies: 2
Views: 5138

Re: Albion Rovers v Forfar, September 1965

Ive got a couple of hundred Soccer Stars from the early to mid 60s locked away in a cupboard will have a search through will let you know one way or another but it will take a week or so.
by Rob R
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: GROUND TITLES
Replies: 5
Views: 6199

Re: GROUND TITLES

The title Arena is starting to creep in.
by Rob R
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: GROUND TITLES
Replies: 5
Views: 6199

Re: GROUND TITLES

Aberdeen started using the word Stadium on their programmes in 69/70 season replacing Pittodrie Park
by Rob R
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: GROUND TITLES
Replies: 5
Views: 6199

Re: GROUND TITLES

On the subject of ground titles. When Dumbarton built their new stadium . AFAIK it was called Strathclyde Homes Stadium right from the word go and has changed since by other sponsors did it have officially a non sponsor title , As I'm cataloguing my programme collection I dont like using sponsor nam...
by Rob R
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Opening of Floodlights
Replies: 14
Views: 13719

Re: Opening of Floodlights

Neilston Juniors had lights in the 1960s, I remember seeing a match on Scotsport from Brigg O lea stadium one night , but I cant remember who was playing.
by Rob R
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Tour results 1968
Replies: 3
Views: 5856

Re: Tour results 1968

Thanks Scottish FA for the reply.
by Rob R
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Tour results 1968
Replies: 3
Views: 5856

Tour results 1968

Would anybody have the results, dates venue etc of Dunfermline's 1968 North American Tour and Hibernian's , West African tour of 1968. Thanks in advance for sharing.