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Football Hooliganism 1927

  Blantyre Railway Station and the surround railway line was the location for disturbing scenes of football hooliganism…..in September 1927. A football match had taken place between Blantyre Vics and Parkhead on Saturday 10th September 1927. It was filled with tension as Vics had been beaten by that club 5-1 2 weeks earlier, but in […]

Councillors imprisoned after meeting rammy

Feelings ran high in Blantyre during Summer 1934 about the level of unemployment. This came to a head when on 29th June 1934, seventeen people were charged and found guilty with inciting a riot in High Blantyre after besieging the offices of the Blantyre Council. This occurred after the council decided not to let a […]

1934 Glasgow Road Dance Rammy

At Hamilton J.P. Court on Monday 10th December 1934, Robinson McCormack, a garage assistant, 8 Greenside Street, Blantyre, pleaded guilty to having, at a dance-hall at Glasgow Road, Blantyrc, assaulted John O’Neil, motor driver, Bellshill Road, Motherwell and committing a breach of the peace. The Fiscal heard how the said accused and some other men […]