Many fine footballers have been born and bred in the city of Dundee.
Blether with Brown
Continuing our look back at some of the old Sporting Queries, which were so popular in the Sporting Post.
Definitive proof that Jim Henry played in a winning Black Trophy team has come from one of his victorious team-mates.
Dundee United legendary striker Finn Dossing was the subject of our lead story on October 13.
Continuing our look back at some of the old Sporting Queries, so popular in the Sporting Post.
If the quiz question was: “Who was the former Dundee Violet junior player who scored a hat-trick on his debut for the Scotland international team?”, would you be able to answer that one?
Around a year ago, BwB carried a story which told of how former Dundee schoolboy Jimmy McEwan became Aston Villa’s oldest living player.
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.
The murals currently being displayed on the wall of Thomson Park on Liff Road, Dundee, continue to provoke comment and great interest.
My story on Lochee Harp on August 4 sent Rob Boag searching for some photos.
Dundee fan George McGregor has enlisted BwB for help in tracing a team photo.
I’ve never hidden the fact that I love perusing through our archives with old photographs and cuttings.
I received an email with a plea from a boxing fan with the username ‘Andy Womble’.
George MacRae, of Coldside, Dundee, asked for a list of trophies won by a junior club over a certain decade.
Regular contributor Kenneth Brannan said he “really enjoyed the article about Jim Henry – an absolutely smashing bloke”.
Dundee reader Bob Gibson wants to know if Ian Ure and Billy Bremner played together for the Scottish international side.
Broughty United AFC supremo Ally Martin was able to help with our recent query regarding Jim Henry and the Black Trophy.
Rob Boag sent in this school photo.
The winter months usually mean time is sparse for playing rounds of golf.