Celtic’s 3-0 Champions League victory this season over Anderlecht in Brussells in September last year was, rightly, lauded from all sides.
Blether with Brown
Unusually, I didn’t get a single response to the ‘Violet’ clock, featured a few weeks ago.
John Charles’ appearance in BwB on January 20 was not lost on one prominent former junior footballer.
The John Markie medal tale continues to provoke response, and the latest comes from yet another reader in Canada.
Andy Walker’s recent mention of a Scotland XI touring Hong Kong and the Far East, Australia, New Zealand and Canada in 1967 threw up some great names.
Recently, I’ve been sharing some of the information unearthed when perusing through cuttings files.
Our recent stories on ‘crab’ football prompted another aficionado of this unique game to get in touch.
Continuing our sifting of the cuttings files, one stood out from November 3, 1977. It offered:
Our resident Lochee historian has picked up on a recent “discussion” between his beloved club and the national football body.
Irene Perry sent in a photo cutting of a local football team — and I have to admit it’s a club I have never heard of.
The old saying that a bookmaker never loses is turned on its head by Rob Boag.
Each week, BwB gives a sample from the Readers’ Queries file in the old Sporting Post.
My former East Fife team-mate Graham Honeyman joined Dundee United for a short spell in the late 1970s.
Rob Boag relays a boxing tale brought about when he bumped into a fellow-Scot called Jim in a local coffee shop in Vancouver.
“Give me a break” is a phrase heard often on the football pitch.
A night out for Rabbie Ogg was interrupted by a phone call from a family member.
The article on Bert McCann on January 20 didn’t give great information about the Dundee-born footballer.
I’ve told in previous BwB articles that goalkeeper Sandy ‘Sy’ Thomson kept a report of every game he played in from a very young age.
Some regular BwB contributors have received glowing praise from another correspondent for these pages, Rob Boag.
The latest Canadian resident to join the BwB family is a former Elmwood player.