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Blantyre Vics – Part 2 1900-1920

Continued from Blantyre Vics Part 1 The current and present club that arose from the ashes was formed in 1900, but again as juniors. The team were reconstructed that year as a professional football team. The story is that the team was formed from a crowd of boys who hung around the corner of Rosendale, […]

Candidates Withdraw from Election

  A particularly unusual occurrence took place in early December 1928 in the County and Parish Council Elections for Blantyre. Four candidates whose names appeared on the ballot papers and after month’s of separate campaigning, suddenly issued a joint manifesto, just before the election asking for the people of Blantyre NOT to vote for them! […]