Kitmart Dundee Stars will begin the new season with a Challenge Cup double header against Glasgow Clan.
Dave Roberts phoned to ask for details from the early 1960s when Tottenham Hotspur hammered a team in a cup competition.
I’ve never hidden the fact that I love perusing through our archives with old photographs and cuttings.
Some football stories are legend. The following two tales, I’m assured, are true...
Rob Boag sent in this grainy photo, with the line: “Another piece of lost history dragged into the light.”
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.