Reproducing little tales which appeared in local newspapers at least 40 years ago.
From February 1972, the cutting simply said . . .
Dundee United manager Jim McLean has made another ‘S’ signing in Stobswell schoolboy John Holt.
John, of course, went on to become a vital player in Jim McLean’s great side of the 1980s, playing regularly as the club achieved two League Cup successes and a Premier League title win.
A legend, he left a Tannadice in 1988 and had stints with Dunfermline, Dundee and Forfar.
John had spells in management with Highland League side Deveronvale and Montrose.