1982 Scottish Junior Cup

In the “coaffin”at the Hoolet’s Nest. The date is 1982. Pictured is Hugh Simm (L) and Archie Simm who came back from Texas specifically for the Cup Final.


The cup toured several places in Blantyre that year. L to R is Jim O’Neill, Jimmy Boyle, John Bryson, John (the “Sheriff”) Jackson. With thanks to Archie Simm for sharing these photos.


Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said:

Mark Grieve Lilian Grieve ,,,big john Bryson
Billy Russell Superb 👏👏👍 great memories. The patter was brilliant/ brutal /without mercy
Selina Fleming Great photo handsome guys
John Dunsmore I had a drink out the. Cup
Michelle Mcgaulley Jimmy Boyle was a character x
Gay Frazier Dose anyone know my brother Bill Baillie he passed away but lived in Blantyre his whole life
Debbie Jones-Kelly Mr Boyle, Mr O’Neil and John Bryson total gentlemen and always full of fun and laughter. Great memories of working in the Hoolets xx
Alex Forsyth Jimmy Boyle great man lovely lovely guy
Iain Mcmillan Worked with john in Hoover nice guy also know john Jackson and hughie sim

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