These are the Blantyre lads whom in January 1978, put on a knockout show at Blantyre Miner’s Welfare Club.
The big event saw Blantyre boxers take on lads from Newcastle at the invitation of local firm, Reyrolle Belmos Ltd, who sponsored the matches.
The young stars of the Blantyre Miner’s ABC and North East English team Perth Green ABC slogged it out to a draw, 4 matches each.
Belmos Sponsors stand behind the boxers. Miners ABC secretary Tommy Chassels stands on the far right.
From “Blantyre Explained” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017
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