1967 Blantyre Thistle

In June 1967, local football team Blantyre Thistle won the Fourth Division Championship.  It was their first year in the Lanarkshire Amateur Football League. The Championship trophy was handed over at the Parkville by Boxer Walter McGowan (middle) to team Captain Billy Kelly (right).

Recognise anybody?

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

Anne Mccreadie Am sure my cousin is in there he played with them then
Jimbo McSkimming Terry Murphy, Jock McCarroll
Mark Grieve Lilian Grieve one for my dad
Brian McGaulley My uncle Pat McGaulley. Second at the right hand side.
Margaret Liddle I was only leaving school that year from Saint Joseph’s a long long time ago
Caroline McDougall My Uncle Danny McDougall, back row last on the right.

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