Dave Souter offered some input after we featured Joe Ogilvie on March 29.
Blether with Brown
Andy Walker informs me this year is the 60th anniversary of Celtic winning the Coronation Cup.
Graham Snaith was recently looking through some old photos and cuttings and came across this old photo of Fintry Primary School from, he reckons, 1973.
Only 14 years separate the Alyth United JFC teams pictured but, certainly, the hairstyles are a generation apart!
One reader delighted that former DFC player Gordon Strachan has been appointed Scotland’s manager is Kenneth Brannan, of Greenlee Drive, Lochee, Dundee.
The recent death of Dennis Gilfeather brought back memories for many of the halcyon days of local amateur boxing.
My father (Jock) often regaled tales of Dundee’s Danny Malloy a renowned defensive hard man.
Andy Walker’s latest tale is of two Lochee teams playing at the coveted Wembley Stadium two years in succession and also three in a four-year spell.
Stuart Young, formerly of Broughty Ferry, played for the successful YM Anchorage team in the Midlands AFA in the 1950s.
The McManus Galleries in Dundee are seeking assistance in identifying the medals.
All the names in the “Hairy Bunch” photo, which has featured a couple of times in recent weeks, have now been confirmed.
Jim Isard recently broke the sad news that his father, also Jim, well-known locally as a former boxing coach, had died aged 88.
The reason Andy Walker hasn’t featured of late is that he has been moving house.