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Grim Jim

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In Topic: You're First Scotland Match. What Age We You And What Was The Score

12 April 2015 - 08:04 PM

Scotland v East Germany 1982 Euro Qualifier. We won 2-0. I was 8 and my dad took me and my brothers.Remember being in the old main stand with wooden seats.

 

 

Luxury compared to the terracing.

Lol

 

Absolutely :lol:

 

I can remember auld guys there with plaids across their laps to keep warm and sharing their whisky in wee nip glasses.   My dad took me there at first as there was less swearing.   No family area in those days (early 70's).


In Topic: You're First Scotland Match. What Age We You And What Was The Score

10 April 2015 - 09:26 PM

I'm not 100% sure now, but reckon '69 and/or 71 games vs Northern Ireland. My dad would have been hoping to see Denis Law and George Best, so picked those of the home internationals.   I'm thinking the earlier one 'cause Colin Stein scored ...or maybe I'm just befuddled in my decrepitude.   Scores were 1-1 & 0-1 so wasn't captivated :(

 

He never took me to a full international vs England before even the need for "political correctness", but just away from general not-niceness :mellow: .  When I was able and old enough, I did go to one myself, but was not best pleased by said atmosphere and did not go to another one until Celtic Park last.   For different reasons I didn't enjoy that one either :-))

 

Instead, I'm pretty sure I went to two of these at some time in the 70's with him, but confess I don't remember much...

http://en.wikipedia....tball_League_XI

 


In Topic: Willie Macrae

07 April 2015 - 07:37 PM

Cheers Flure. I've just come back south though and missed it.


In Topic: Willie Macrae

07 April 2015 - 07:18 PM

Where about's the memorial cairn on Loch Loyne?


In Topic: Is This As Plausible As God / Creation .

31 March 2015 - 09:28 PM

Fug me 660,000 hits :oops: