A good pub quiz question might be . . . “When did Celtic sign two ‘Rangers men’ in one day?”
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The intense rivalry between Dundee United supporters and Dundee fans is not just confined to inside these city walls.
Joe Jordan’s 1981 transfer from Manchester United to AC Milan prompted a query from a Monifieth reader.
Recently reading of chairman John Christison being honoured for his long-service to Arbroath, brought back memories of a double transfer the Gayfield Park men were involved in.
While shuffling through cuttings in search of another story, I came across a great line.
Sean Crowe emailed me to ask for information on a relative, who once played for one of the city clubs.
For people of a certain age, there is one stand-out game in the history of football which stirs many emotions.
Above is a ‘legendary’ team photo of Dundee FC at the start of their 1961-62 title-winning season.
My April 15 tale of Dundee’s woe as Aberdeen hammered them 7-0 at Dens in March brought a comment on Facebook from Steve Long.
BLETHER: A future Dundee MP met Celtic legend wee Jinky Johnstone in the queue at his doctor’s surgery
A response to Andy Walker’s story regarding Celtic players and the club doctor came from a retired Member of Parliament.
Scottish football needs a massive shake-up.
Each week, BwB will give a sample from the Readers’ Queries file in the old Sporting Post.
I overheard a discussion regarding Dundee Football Club legend Bobby Seith.
Murray Thomson’s chat with his local postman drifted to the topic of football.
Red cards were the order of the day as Joe Hunt sent in several queries.
May 29 marked 50 full years for me working with this company, DC Thomson.
Andy Walker continues his crusade on what Lochee did for the sporting world.
Another recent contribution from Andy Walker mentioned striker Joe McBride.
If my memory serves me well, it was around the early 1980s that the marathon fad hit these shores.
Andy Walker responded to the recent query regarding Denis Law’s six-goal haul against Luton in 1961.