This photo is shared with written permission from Margaret McGaulley. Pictured in the 1960s is Blantyre Thistle and features her dad.
Blantyre Thistle 1967— with Jimmy Perry, Joe Stoney, Davey French, George Longmuir, Hugh Swan, John Agnew, James Robertson, Terry Murphy, John Gorrance, Pat Cleary, Bill McMahon, Derek Burns, Eddie O’farrell, Dendy McCarroll (Manager), Walter mcGowan (World boxing Champ), Billy Burns, Sam Wood, Billy Kelly, Danny McDougall, Patrick McGaulley and Jock McCarroll.
Blantyre Thistle Football Club was formed the year before. (1966). The photo was taken in the Parkville Hotel celebrating a winning season.
Standing by the cup, is boxing sensation of the time, Walter McGowan.
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Blantyre Thistle Pictured in 1969 at Blantyre Public Park.