Dundee supporter Brian Beaton reckoned two local brothers played for the Dens Park club in the late 1970s.
When you are celebrating your 70th birthday, and you have taken your good lady to the other side of the world, the least you can hope for is a break from local football tales.
Football throws up many quirky tales. The following, I’m assured, is true . . .
The latest information on Seafield FC comes from Maralyn Knight.
Each week, BwB gives a sample from the Readers’ Queries file in the old Sporting Post.
It’s always sad when a football legend moves on from a club.
I don’t know if this story is 100% true or not, but it is a great tale, nevertheless.
Recent stories re Alan Gilzean continue to provoke response.
Defender Callum Booth says the Dundee United takeover and the speculation in the run-up to it was never a big topic of conversation in the dressing-room.
Dundee United expect to have a “same again” squad for Saturday’s trip to face Alloa.
Frank Gilfeather, whose family were steeped in boxing, featured recently when he assisted a BwB reader with information about the old Premierland boxing stadium in Dundee, which was situated in William Lane, between King Street and Victoria Road.
Some weeks back, Rob Boag and Ron Lawson lauded 30-year Hibs supremo Harry Swan.
Kenny Dick reads this column and I reckon he may be tickled with this.
Lochee ex-Pat Rob Boag came up with some interesting stuff while having a clearout.
I told recently of Rangers signing two players called Smith with days of each other in 1966.
It’s very unusual for a team to sign two players with the same surname within a few days of each other.
Two different former Dundee junior footballers with the same name featured recently in this column.
A few months ago, I asked if there were any non-Scots in Celtic’s nine-in-a-row league championship line-ups 1966-1974.
I told last week how, in 1963, Scotland, under boss Ian McColl, embarked on a mini close-season tour.
Recently, I came across a photo of Leo Horn.