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Blantyre Vics – Part 6 Rest of 1950s

Continued from Part 5 They still talk in Blantyre about the teacher in the days gone by who asked, “What famous man was born at Blantyre?” and received the prompt answer from a little nipper, “Jimmy Brownlie?!” Historians and others not well versed in football were, of course shocked when they heard about this reply […]

Blantyre Vics – Part 4 The 30’s & 40s

Continued from Part 3….. In the 1930’s players included Burns, Lyle, Fletcher, Towers, Williamson, Lindsay, Picken, Russell, Tarbert, McPhail, Howitt, McQuarter, Mr. Richard Black, Law, McKay, Stirling, Wallace, Bimbi and Geators. In early October 1931, Mr. Jimmy Walsh the international junior league goalkeeper of Blantyre Vics was invited to trial for Charlton Athletic. Spectator Injury: […]