New book documents history of Scottish football grounds – including Dens Park and Tannadice

A former Evening Telegraph journalist celebrated the launch of his new book documenting the history of Scottish football grounds.

Author Steve Finan greeted customers at Waterstones on Commercial Street where he signed copies of his new book Lifted Over The Turnstiles.

Author Steve Finan with the Evening Telegraph’s chief football writer Tom Duthie.

The book features almost 200 never-before-seen black and white photos of 42 senior league football stadiums from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, including Dens Park and Tannadice.

Steve, now editor of DC Thomson Heritage, said: “It was great to see such a large and lively crowd at the launch.”

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